The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 25 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 West / Bristol
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 64 76
Rank change year-on-year -3 +12  
Contract jobs citing WPF 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.72% 0.36% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.65% 1.51% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Median daily rate £375 £315 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.04% +0.80%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
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 Bristol with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 226 199 277
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 27.26% 23.69% 29.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 157 226
Median daily rate £350 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £20.39 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +169.74% -  
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 Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Bristol

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WPF in Bristol over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WPF in Bristol

WPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WPF in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 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 Bristol region with a requirement for WPF.

1 16 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (62.50%) .NET
4 9 (56.25%) Scrum
5 6 (37.50%) MVC
5 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
6 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 5 (31.25%) Finance
7 4 (25.00%) Data Management
7 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 4 (25.00%) C++
7 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (25.00%) Kanban
7 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
8 3 (18.75%) QA
8 3 (18.75%) WCF
8 3 (18.75%) VB6
8 3 (18.75%) HTML5
8 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
8 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
8 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (18.75%) HTML
8 3 (18.75%) VB
8 3 (18.75%) CSS
8 3 (18.75%) Windows

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (6.25%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
3 1 (6.25%) NuGet
3 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) C# Developer
3 6 (37.50%) C# WPF Developer
3 6 (37.50%) WPF Developer
4 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (18.75%) C++ Developer
5 3 (18.75%) C++/C# Developer
6 2 (12.50%) AWS Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Cloud Developer
7 1 (6.25%) .NET Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Agile C# Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Agile Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Architect
7 1 (6.25%) C# Architect
7 1 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Software Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (18.75%) CSS
5 3 (18.75%) HTML
5 3 (18.75%) HTML5
5 3 (18.75%) WCF
6 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 2 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (12.50%) REST
7 1 (6.25%) .NET Core
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Core
7 1 (6.25%) CSS3
7 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
7 1 (6.25%) jQuery
7 1 (6.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (12.50%) User Experience
3 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Scrum
3 6 (37.50%) MVC
3 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (25.00%) Data Management
4 4 (25.00%) Kanban
5 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
5 3 (18.75%) Microservices
5 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (12.50%) MVVM
6 2 (12.50%) Time Series Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
7 1 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (6.25%) OO
7 1 (6.25%) Software Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (25.00%) C++
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) VB
3 3 (18.75%) VB6
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.25%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) CA Agile Central