Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 41 60
Rank change year-on-year -11 +19 -1
Contract jobs citing WPF 4 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.78% 1.72% 2.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.60% 6.40% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 6
Somerset median daily rate £320 £318 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.79% -12.41% +11.54%
10th Percentile £284 £268 £284
90th Percentile £382 £436 £431
South West median daily rate £375 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% +17.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £57.50 £23.78 £42.25
% change year-on-year +141.85% -43.73% +20.71%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 154 125 281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 30.20% 26.88% 39.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 97 178
Somerset median daily rate £375 £365 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +0.69% +11.54%
10th Percentile £275 £237 £275
90th Percentile £486 £463 £438
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 40
Somerset median hourly rate £52.50 £122.50 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.14% +186.55% +22.14%
10th Percentile £50.50 £68.00 £32.29
90th Percentile £53.75 £181.00 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £46.50 £36.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +28.28% -14.71% -

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

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 6 months to 21 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
Taunton -2 3 £355 +16.39% 1
Bath -5 1 £295 -9.23% 2
WPF
South West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Somerset region with a requirement for WPF.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Advertising

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (50.00%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Lead C# Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared