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 3 months to 27 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)
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 55 59
Contract jobs citing WPF 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex - 0.62% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.27% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.13 £41.25 £34.38
% change year-on-year +6.96% +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 Essex with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 205 132 175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 47.45% 27.33% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 69 90
Median daily rate £488 £313 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.00% -21.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £220 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 11
Median hourly rate £41.50 £31.27 £40.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.71% -22.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £37.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £36.00 £45.90
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 Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 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