Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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 > Gloucestershire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 76 65
Rank change year-on-year +19 -11 -
Contract jobs citing WPF 5 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.75% 0.44% 1.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.82% 1.84% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 13
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -13.33% -
10th Percentile £413 £313 £318
90th Percentile £438 £408 £388
South West median daily rate £363 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +11.54% -13.33% +17.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £57.50 £46.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +8.88% -
10th Percentile £56.25 £46.00 £39.75
90th Percentile £58.75 £46.00 £44.50
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 131 217 307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 19.73% 23.77% 30.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 148 192
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £400 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.56% +10.36%
10th Percentile £270 £309 £257
90th Percentile £563 £575 £524
South West median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.40% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 15
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -10.11% +4.71%
10th Percentile £41.25 £40.00 £39.75
90th Percentile £58.75 £44.80 £55.88
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% -

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 6 months to 24 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
Gloucester -2 2 - - 1
Tewkesbury - 2 - -
Cheltenham +14 1 £425 +30.77% 1
WPF
South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for WPF.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) MVVM
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Subversion
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) Ajax
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) ESRI
4 2 (40.00%) ArcGIS
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) XAML
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Teradata
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript

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 (40.00%) ArcGIS
1 2 (40.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# WPF Developer
2 3 (60.00%) WPF Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Ajax
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) MVVM
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (40.00%) VBA
2 2 (40.00%) XAML
3 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) ESRI
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) MicroStrategy
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Teradata