Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 18 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 92 97
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5 +2
Contract jobs citing WPF 9 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.58% 0.072% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.37% 0.32% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 1 7
Hertfordshire median daily rate £388 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.81% -10.00% +11.94%
10th Percentile £356 £331 £313
90th Percentile £394 £344 £388
East of England median daily rate £388 £358 £350
% change year-on-year +8.39% +2.14% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 - £43.75

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 380 317 396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 24.28% 22.79% 24.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 185 208
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.09%
10th Percentile £265 £263 £225
90th Percentile £588 £538 £504
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +6.25% +4.58% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 10
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £34.81 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.91% +66.29% -49.55%
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% +7.91%

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WPF in Hertfordshire

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Hertfordshire

WPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WPF in Hertfordshire

WPF
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Stevenage - 4 £388 -
Watford - 3 £388 -
Rickmansworth - 2 - -
WPF
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for WPF.

1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) WCF
4 6 (66.67%) SDLC
5 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (44.44%) MVC
6 4 (44.44%) Finance
6 4 (44.44%) SOLID
6 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (44.44%) TDD
6 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
7 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
7 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (22.22%) SOA
8 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
8 2 (22.22%) DevOps
8 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
8 2 (22.22%) WinForms
8 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 2 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (22.22%) Confluence
8 2 (22.22%) WiX
8 2 (22.22%) Windows
8 2 (22.22%) InstallShield
8 2 (22.22%) SQL

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (22.22%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (22.22%) InstallShield
3 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (22.22%) JIRA
3 2 (22.22%) WiX
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) .NET Developer
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# WCF Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Full Stack Developer
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Developer
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Developer
2 4 (44.44%) SSIS Developer
2 4 (44.44%) SSRS Developer
2 4 (44.44%) WCF Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) WCF
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 2 (22.22%) Silverlight
4 2 (22.22%) WinForms
5 1 (11.11%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) SDLC
3 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) SOLID
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (22.22%) DevOps
5 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 2 (22.22%) SOA
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) Time Management
6 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 1 (11.11%) UML
6 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Atlassian