Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 21 July 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 East > Hampshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 169 169
Rank change year-on-year +21 0 -17
Contract jobs citing WPF 15 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.40% 0.33% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.75% 1.45% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 6
Hampshire median daily rate £325 £320 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% -9.22% +21.55%
10th Percentile £284 £274 £313
90th Percentile £388 £366 £456
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £348
% change year-on-year +2.56% +12.23% -3.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £11.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +286.36% -75.56% +19.21%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 857 968 972
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 22.90% 22.59% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 660 594
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £281 £276
90th Percentile £538 £486 £488
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 43 19
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% -17.65%
10th Percentile £40.16 £16.64 £15.56
90th Percentile £69.81 £59.31 £43.00
South East median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% +14.29% -

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WPF in Hampshire

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Hampshire

WPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WPF in Hampshire

WPF
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 21 July 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
Portsmouth -6 3 £325 +13.04% 1
Southampton - 3 - - 6
Basingstoke -13 1 - -
Ringwood - 1 - -
Romsey - 1 £380 -
WPF
South East

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for WPF.

1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (93.33%) .NET
3 8 (53.33%) SQL
4 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
5 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (40.00%) CSS
5 6 (40.00%) Windows
5 6 (40.00%) MVC
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (33.33%) jQuery
6 5 (33.33%) WCF
6 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (26.67%) User Experience
7 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
7 4 (26.67%) UML
7 4 (26.67%) XML
8 3 (20.00%) Scrum
8 3 (20.00%) HTML
8 3 (20.00%) Web Development
8 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 3 (20.00%) Telerik
8 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (20.00%) Android
8 3 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (20.00%) MVVM

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 1 (6.67%) CMS
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (6.67%) GIS
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) Mercurial
3 1 (6.67%) NuGet
3 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) C# Developer
3 7 (46.67%) .NET Developer
4 5 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (33.33%) Software Developer
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (13.33%) ASP Developer
8 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (6.67%) C# WPF Developer
8 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (6.67%) Junior
8 1 (6.67%) Junior C# Developer
8 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (6.67%) Umbraco Developer
8 1 (6.67%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (40.00%) CSS
3 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (33.33%) jQuery
3 5 (33.33%) WCF
4 4 (26.67%) XML
5 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (20.00%) Entity Framework
5 3 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (13.33%) LINQ
6 2 (13.33%) REST
6 2 (13.33%) WinForms
7 1 (6.67%) Ajax
7 1 (6.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (6.67%) SOAP
7 1 (6.67%) STL
7 1 (6.67%) Task Parallel Library
7 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) User Experience
2 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) MVC
1 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) UML
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (20.00%) MVVM
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) Web Development
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
5 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (6.67%) Prototyping
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Telerik
2 3 (20.00%) Xamarin