Period
to 23 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for WPF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WPF over the 6 months to 23 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 154 165 149
Rank change year-on-year +11 -16 +20
Contract jobs citing WPF 15 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.35% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.45% 0.91% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 2
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +11.89% -39.15%
10th Percentile £369 £313 £324
90th Percentile £575 £450 £385
South East median daily rate £470 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +29.66% -9.38% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £46.69 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +9.86% +286.36%

WPF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,037 985 751
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 24.48% 24.45% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 563 439
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £588 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 22
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £13.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.33% -38.64% -51.11%
10th Percentile £20.83 £8.00 £12.53
90th Percentile £47.97 £51.00 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing WPF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for WPF in Berkshire

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WPF in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Berkshire

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WPF in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WPF in Berkshire

WPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WPF in Berkshire

WPF
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 23 March 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 8 £500 -
Reading -8 5 £475 +18.75%
Maidenhead +4 1 £365 +12.31%
WPF
South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for WPF.

1 14 (93.33%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) C#
3 9 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (53.33%) OO
4 8 (53.33%) MongoDB
5 7 (46.67%) Multithreading
5 7 (46.67%) WCF
6 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (40.00%) NoSQL
6 6 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (33.33%) Entity Framework
7 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 5 (33.33%) MVC
7 5 (33.33%) Big Data
7 5 (33.33%) Docker
7 5 (33.33%) Apache Spark
7 5 (33.33%) Kubernetes
7 5 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
8 4 (26.67%) Microservices
8 4 (26.67%) Kafka
8 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
8 4 (26.67%) Windows
8 4 (26.67%) SOA
9 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 3 (20.00%) SQL
9 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (20.00%) TDD
9 3 (20.00%) Computer Science

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (33.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) MongoDB
2 6 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (33.33%) Big Data
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (6.67%) Neo4j
5 1 (6.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Moq
2 1 (6.67%) MSTest
General
1 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Electronics
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Software Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) WPF Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# WPF Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) WCF
3 6 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 5 (33.33%) Entity Framework
5 4 (26.67%) Kafka
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (13.33%) .NET Core
7 2 (13.33%) JSON
7 2 (13.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 2 (13.33%) MSMQ
7 2 (13.33%) RESTful
7 2 (13.33%) Silverlight
7 2 (13.33%) Task Parallel Library
8 1 (6.67%) Apache Avro
8 1 (6.67%) Memcached
8 1 (6.67%) Protocol Buffers
8 1 (6.67%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (13.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.67%) EPoS
3 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) OO
2 7 (46.67%) Multithreading
3 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
4 5 (33.33%) MVC
5 4 (26.67%) Microservices
5 4 (26.67%) SOA
6 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (20.00%) MVVM
6 3 (20.00%) SOLID
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
7 2 (13.33%) BDD
7 2 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (13.33%) DevOps
7 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
7 2 (13.33%) Physics
7 2 (13.33%) SDLC
7 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) XAML
4 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) PhD
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Google
2 2 (13.33%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Rackspace