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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 - 66
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WPF 10 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.23% - 0.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.22% - 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
Median daily rate £338 - £316
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 - £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 - £324
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £339 £325
% change year-on-year +10.70% +4.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £24.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +77.08% -40.00%  

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 237 205 191
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 29.19% 22.55% 22.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 147 136
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £319 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 1
Median hourly rate £41.75 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.28% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

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 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 29 March 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 14 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) .NET
3 9 (64.29%) MVC
4 8 (57.14%) Scrum
5 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (42.86%) Finance
6 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
6 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
8 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
8 4 (28.57%) QA
8 4 (28.57%) Kanban
8 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
8 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
8 4 (28.57%) CSS
8 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 4 (28.57%) HTML
8 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 4 (28.57%) SQL
8 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
9 3 (21.43%) Windows
9 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
10 2 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (14.29%) REST
10 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
10 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
10 2 (14.29%) HTML5
10 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS

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 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Axure RP
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C# WPF Developer
3 3 (21.43%) WPF Developer
4 2 (14.29%) AWS Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C++ Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C++/C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Sitecore Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (28.57%) CSS
5 4 (28.57%) HTML
6 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 2 (14.29%) HTML5
6 2 (14.29%) jQuery
6 2 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (14.29%) REST
6 2 (14.29%) WCF
7 1 (7.14%) Ajax
7 1 (7.14%) LINQ
7 1 (7.14%) WinForms
7 1 (7.14%) XML
7 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) MVC
3 8 (57.14%) Scrum
4 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Kanban
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (14.29%) Data Management
6 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
6 2 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (14.29%) Microservices
7 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.14%) TDD
7 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
4 2 (14.29%) C++
4 2 (14.29%) VB
4 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 2 (14.29%) VB6
5 1 (7.14%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (7.14%) Sitecore
3 1 (7.14%) Xamarin
Bristol
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 days ago