Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 164 178
Rank change year-on-year +6 +14 -10
Contract jobs citing WPF 11 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.27% 0.35% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.20% 1.68% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 5
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £264
90th Percentile £405 £443 £388
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £361
% change year-on-year - +3.81% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £47.83 - £47.50

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 920 893 988
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 22.40% 20.77% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 530 625
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £275 £250
90th Percentile £545 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 30
Berkshire median hourly rate £32.00 £25.00 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -31.97% +93.42%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £44.88 £50.00 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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
Reading +12 9 £400 +3.23% 2
Maidenhead - 1 £325 -
WPF
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for WPF.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) DevExpress
3 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
4 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) Xamarin
6 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
6 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 1 (9.09%) SQL
6 1 (9.09%) Front Office
6 1 (9.09%) WinForms
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) Android
6 1 (9.09%) iPhone

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:

General
1 1 (9.09%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
1 10 (90.91%) WPF Developer
2 9 (81.82%) C# Developer
2 9 (81.82%) C# WPF Developer
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
3 1 (9.09%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (9.09%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
2 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
2 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) DevExpress
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Xamarin