Period
to 24 November 2017

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 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 101 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 - +106
Contract jobs citing WPF 11 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.56% 0.47% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.95% 1.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 0
Bristol median daily rate £363 £370 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.03% - -
South West median daily rate £363 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +11.54% -13.33% +17.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £57.50 £23.78 £42.25
% change year-on-year +141.85% -43.73% +20.71%

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 Bristol with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 563 484 486
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 28.49% 28.50% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 358 398
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £275 £270 £271
90th Percentile £513 £525 £524
South West median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.40% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Bristol median hourly rate £47.50 £38.25 £51.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.18% -25.37% +7.89%
10th Percentile £22.90 £33.23 £17.18
90th Percentile £56.13 £42.68 £95.25
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% -

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

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 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 Bristol region with a requirement for WPF.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) .NET
3 6 (54.55%) MVC
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) CSS
3 6 (54.55%) Unit Testing
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) Java EE
6 3 (27.27%) WCF
6 3 (27.27%) Moq
6 3 (27.27%) Mockito
6 3 (27.27%) jQuery
6 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
6 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
6 3 (27.27%) Spring
6 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 3 (27.27%) Java
6 3 (27.27%) JUnit
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (18.18%) Time Series Analysis
7 2 (18.18%) MVVM
7 2 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
7 2 (18.18%) Windows
7 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
7 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration

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 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (9.09%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 1 (9.09%) Spatial Data
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JUnit
1 3 (27.27%) Mockito
1 3 (27.27%) Moq
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) Mercurial
3 1 (9.09%) NuGet
3 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) C# Developer
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C# WPF Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) WPF Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Azure Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Umbraco Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) CSS
2 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
3 3 (27.27%) Java EE
3 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) Spring
3 3 (27.27%) WCF
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Core
5 1 (9.09%) Backbone.js
5 1 (9.09%) CSS3
5 1 (9.09%) Ember.js
5 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
5 1 (9.09%) HTML5
5 1 (9.09%) LINQ
5 1 (9.09%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (54.55%) MVC
1 6 (54.55%) Unit Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) MVVM
3 2 (18.18%) Time Series Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) Content Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (9.09%) Kanban
4 1 (9.09%) Microservices
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft