Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 157 169
Rank change year-on-year +16 +12 -6
Contract jobs citing WPF 14 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.41% 0.11% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.85% 0.44% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 11
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - -
10th Percentile £321 £313 £290
90th Percentile £438 £395 £375
South East median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Hampshire median hourly rate £46.69 - £47.83
South East median hourly rate £46.69 - £47.83

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 758 901 1,022
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 22.00% 25.03% 24.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 515 649
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £286 £285
90th Percentile £534 £525 £489
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 50 38
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £43.98 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.32% -2.27% +20.00%
10th Percentile £33.39 £21.56 £34.75
90th Percentile £80.73 £56.83 £57.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +23.08%

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 20 January 2018. 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
Southampton +11 9 £388 +10.71% 8
Portsmouth +6 3 - - 1
Eastleigh - 1 £400 -
Farnborough - 1 £375 -
WPF
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 14 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (92.86%) .NET
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
5 6 (42.86%) WCF
6 5 (35.71%) WinForms
6 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
6 5 (35.71%) OO
7 4 (28.57%) SQL
7 4 (28.57%) MVVM
7 4 (28.57%) Retail
7 4 (28.57%) Use Case
8 3 (21.43%) REST
8 3 (21.43%) JSON
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Blend
8 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
8 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
8 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
8 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
8 3 (21.43%) Client/Server
8 3 (21.43%) OOD
8 3 (21.43%) SOAP
8 3 (21.43%) C++
8 3 (21.43%) HTML
8 3 (21.43%) EPoS
8 3 (21.43%) OOP
8 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) GIS
2 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Blend
2 1 (7.14%) JUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Mockito
2 1 (7.14%) Moq
General
1 4 (28.57%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Back Office
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) C# Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) WPF Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) C# WPF Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior WPF Developer
5 1 (7.14%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
2 6 (42.86%) WCF
3 5 (35.71%) WinForms
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) JSON
4 3 (21.43%) REST
4 3 (21.43%) SOAP
5 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (14.29%) HTML5
5 2 (14.29%) jQuery
5 2 (14.29%) Node.js
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
6 1 (7.14%) Ember.js
6 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
6 1 (7.14%) Java EE
6 1 (7.14%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Client/Server
1 3 (21.43%) EPoS
2 1 (7.14%) Fintech
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (35.71%) OO
2 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
3 4 (28.57%) MVVM
3 4 (28.57%) Use Case
4 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 3 (21.43%) OOD
4 3 (21.43%) OOP
4 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Web Development
6 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) C++
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Xamarin