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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 114 96
Contract jobs citing WPF 0 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - 0.42% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.01% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 17
Median daily rate - £343 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.48%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £350 £339
% change year-on-year +1.78% +3.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £34.38
% change year-on-year +9.09% +20.00%  

WPF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 383 498 482
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 20.88% 21.07% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 302 305
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £543 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.06 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.57% -46.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £9.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.00 £33.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing WPF as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Logistics
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# WPF Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft