Period
to 21 January 2018

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 January 2018 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 - 60
Rank change year-on-year - +60 -8
Contract jobs citing WPF 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.40% - 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.35% - 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Coventry median daily rate £355 - £365
10th Percentile £353 - £358
90th Percentile £358 - £373
West Midlands median daily rate £355 £350 £313
% change year-on-year +1.43% +12.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £42.75 - £42.50

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 223 281 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 29.89% 28.91% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 207 119
Coventry median daily rate £425 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +18.52% -10.00%
10th Percentile £313 £309 £267
90th Percentile £548 £550 £547
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £378 £350
% change year-on-year +5.82% +8.00% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 2
Coventry median hourly rate £26.25 £16.00 £24.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.06% -34.61% +9.49%
10th Percentile £20.88 £12.55 £17.77
90th Percentile £42.18 £23.30 £30.17
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £24.00 £25.85
% change year-on-year +27.08% -7.14% -13.13%

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 January 2018, 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 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) HTML

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst Developer
1 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL