Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 23 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)
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 77 78
Contract jobs citing WPF 0 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex - 0.34% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.66% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 6
Essex median daily rate - £365 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.81% -22.50%
East of England median daily rate £388 £358 £350
% change year-on-year +8.39% +2.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 - £43.75

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 357 181 306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 44.85% 20.62% 25.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 114 191
Essex median daily rate £513 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.43% -12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £317 £250 £240
90th Percentile £600 £525 £600
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 28
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.37% +8.23%
10th Percentile £26.44 £31.00 £31.18
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.90 £42.00
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% +7.91%

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for WPF in Essex

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Essex