The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 27 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)
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 28 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 -  
Contract jobs citing WPF 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.85% 0.67% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.26% 2.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £288 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.04% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Portsmouth with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 57 38 11
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 35.19% 25.50% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 33 11
Median daily rate £325 £320 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £486 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.12% -  
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 Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth citing WPF as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WPF in Portsmouth

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Portsmouth

WPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WPF in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 27 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for WPF.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Telerik
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) WCF

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 3 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) ASP Developer
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# WPF Developer
3 1 (33.33%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Telerik