The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 28 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 / Gloucestershire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 - 49
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WPF 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.52% - 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.14% - 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £400 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 - £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 - £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £339
% change year-on-year - +3.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £51.25 - -
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 70 122 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 21.34% 25.31% 29.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 322 324
Median daily rate £350 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £313 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 4 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £40.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.75 £40.00 £47.50
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 Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for WPF in Gloucestershire

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Gloucestershire

WPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WPF in Gloucestershire

WPF
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 4 £400 -
Tewkesbury - 1 - -
WPF
South West

For the 6 months to 28 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for WPF.

1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) MVVM
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) UML
4 2 (33.33%) ESRI
4 2 (33.33%) ArcGIS
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) XAML
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (16.67%) Kendo UI
5 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
5 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
5 1 (16.67%) WinForms
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Telerik
5 1 (16.67%) WCF
5 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) Windows

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (33.33%) ArcGIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# WPF Developer
2 4 (66.67%) WPF Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) GUI Developer
4 1 (16.67%) HTML Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Tools Developer
4 1 (16.67%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) Kendo UI
2 1 (16.67%) MFC
2 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
2 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
2 1 (16.67%) WinForms
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) MVVM
2 3 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) XAML
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) ESRI
2 1 (16.67%) Telerik