The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 39 55 -
Rank change year-on-year +16 -  
Contract jobs citing WPF 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.59% 1.20% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.68% 2.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £450 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £24.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +72.91% -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 Cardiff with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 119 168 66
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 35.00% 40.29% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 125 40
Median daily rate £388 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.97% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Cardiff

WPF
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

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

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Sitecore Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore