Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 21 July 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)
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 65 52
Rank change year-on-year +6 -13 +2
Contract jobs citing WPF 1 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.16% 0.95% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.64% 2.89% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 2
Coventry median daily rate - £425 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +22.30% -7.33%
West Midlands median daily rate £335 £413 £313
% change year-on-year -18.79% +32.00% -15.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Coventry median hourly rate - - £23.75
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £23.75

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 Coventry with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 156 277 163
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 24.22% 32.74% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 182 109
Coventry median daily rate £425 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +21.21% +1.54%
10th Percentile £294 £300 £225
90th Percentile £538 £488 £495
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Coventry median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £23.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +3.78% -36.47%
10th Percentile £21.00 £13.60 £15.30
90th Percentile £30.00 £35.20 £34.15
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.50 £24.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year +12.24% -14.60% +8.26%

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for WPF in Coventry

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Coventry

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Coventry region with a requirement for WPF.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Transformation Programme

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# WPF Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) WPF Developer
1 1 (100.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#