Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 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 > Dorset
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 47 45
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2 -3
Contract jobs citing WPF 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.34% 0.23% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.35% 0.78% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Dorset median daily rate £375 - £175
10th Percentile £363 - £163
90th Percentile £388 - £188
South West median daily rate £375 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% +17.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dorset 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 Dorset with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 74 129 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 25.26% 29.05% 18.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 94 38
Dorset median daily rate £418 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.29% +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £332 £238 £213
90th Percentile £483 £446 £479
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 17
Dorset median hourly rate - - £37.50
South West median hourly rate £48.00 £36.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +32.41% -14.71% -

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

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

WPF
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 1 £375 -
WPF
South West

For the 6 months to 19 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 Dorset region with a requirement for WPF.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Classic ASP
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) XAML
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Classic ASP
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) XAML
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin