Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 December 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)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +47
Contract jobs citing WPF 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.59% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Slough median daily rate £500 - -
Berkshire median daily rate £525 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +31.25% +14.29% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough 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 Slough with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 89 74 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 25.65% 26.06% 22.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 50 49
Slough median daily rate £400 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +17.86% -
10th Percentile £225 £313 £250
90th Percentile £550 £526 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.19% -6.25%

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for WPF in Slough

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Slough

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WPF in Slough over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WPF in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Slough region with a requirement for WPF.

1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (55.56%) Docker
3 5 (55.56%) Multithreaded Programming
3 5 (55.56%) OO
3 5 (55.56%) Multithreading
3 5 (55.56%) MongoDB
3 5 (55.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (55.56%) NoSQL
3 5 (55.56%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (55.56%) Big Data
3 5 (55.56%) Apache Spark
3 5 (55.56%) Kubernetes
4 4 (44.44%) SOA
4 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
5 3 (33.33%) Kafka
5 3 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (33.33%) Microservices
6 2 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (22.22%) .NET Core
6 2 (22.22%) DevOps
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (22.22%) MVC
6 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
6 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) JSON
6 2 (22.22%) Computer Science

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 7 (77.78%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (55.56%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (55.56%) Big Data
1 5 (55.56%) MongoDB
1 5 (55.56%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Senior Software Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Elasticsearch Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (33.33%) Kafka
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Core
4 2 (22.22%) JSON
4 2 (22.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Multithreaded Programming
1 5 (55.56%) Multithreading
1 5 (55.56%) OO
2 4 (44.44%) SOA
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Microservices
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft