Period
to 18 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 October 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 84 98
Rank change year-on-year +8 +14 -6
Contract jobs citing WPF 6 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.48% 0.72% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.01% 3.35% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 11
Reading median daily rate £381 £425 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.29% +32.81% +2.40%
10th Percentile £316 £343 £319
90th Percentile £400 £438 £350
Berkshire median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 298 328 426
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 23.71% 21.42% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 201 328
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.08% +11.20%
10th Percentile £302 £275 £286
90th Percentile £538 £488 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 7
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £19.61 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.51% -56.42% +136.84%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.05 £14.15
90th Percentile £47.50 £24.13 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £12.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year +164.00% -65.03% +88.16%

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for WPF in Reading

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Reading

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

1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) DevExpress
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) WinForms
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 6 (100.00%) C# WPF Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) WPF Developer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) DevExpress