The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 23 June 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 / Dorset
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WPF 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.77% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £350 £339
% change year-on-year +1.78% +3.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £34.38
% change year-on-year +9.09% +20.00%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 25 62 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 19.23% 24.51% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 49 15
Median daily rate £338 £375 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +30.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £305 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £430 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £43.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.11% -4.44%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 Dorset

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Dorset

WPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF in Dorset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WPF in Dorset

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Dorset region with a requirement for WPF.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) EPiServer

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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%) EPiServer
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) LINQ
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft