The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 March 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)
South West / Somerset
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 35 37
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2  
Contract jobs citing WPF 5 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.40% 0.75% 3.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.76% 2.11% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 12
Median daily rate £313 £319 £317
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +0.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £314 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £324 £327
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £24.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +77.08% -40.00%  

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 Somerset with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 74 95 135
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 35.58% 35.85% 38.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 57 99
Median daily rate £350 £325 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -8.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £235 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 23 6
Median hourly rate £50.00 £57.00 £46.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.28% +21.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Somerset

WPF
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton - 5 £313 - 2
WPF
South West

WPF
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset

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

1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) MVC
2 11 (84.62%) Scrum
2 11 (84.62%) C#
3 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET
4 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
4 9 (69.23%) Unit Testing
5 8 (61.54%) .NET Framework
5 8 (61.54%) Automated Testing
5 8 (61.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (53.85%) Kanban
6 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
6 7 (53.85%) Pair Programming
7 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
7 6 (46.15%) QA
8 5 (38.46%) TDD
8 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
8 5 (38.46%) BDD
9 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (30.77%) Line Management
10 3 (23.08%) NServiceBus
11 2 (15.38%) Web Development
11 2 (15.38%) jQuery
11 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
12 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
12 1 (7.69%) HTML5
12 1 (7.69%) NuGet
12 1 (7.69%) AngularJS

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 3 (23.08%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) NuGet
3 1 (7.69%) NUnit
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) .NET Developer
3 5 (38.46%) C# Developer
4 4 (30.77%) WPF Developer
5 3 (23.08%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Applications Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET
3 8 (61.54%) .NET Framework
3 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (15.38%) jQuery
5 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (7.69%) CSS
5 1 (7.69%) Dojo
5 1 (7.69%) DOM
5 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
5 1 (7.69%) HTML
5 1 (7.69%) HTML5
5 1 (7.69%) WCF
5 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) MVC
2 11 (84.62%) Scrum
3 9 (69.23%) Unit Testing
4 8 (61.54%) Automated Testing
5 7 (53.85%) Kanban
5 7 (53.85%) Pair Programming
6 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
7 5 (38.46%) BDD
7 5 (38.46%) TDD
8 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (30.77%) Line Management
9 2 (15.38%) Web Development
10 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
10 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
10 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
10 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
10 1 (7.69%) OO
10 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) QA
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