Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 24 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)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 89 101
Contract jobs citing WPF 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales - 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.72% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
South Wales median daily rate - £331 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -23.85% +39.20%
Wales median daily rate - £331 £435
% change year-on-year - -23.85% +39.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales 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 South Wales with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 249 276 469
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 26.52% 24.45% 36.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 202 380
South Wales median daily rate £385 £425 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.53% +17.65% +7.04%
10th Percentile £250 £288 £245
90th Percentile £524 £543 £475
Wales median daily rate £400 £438 £360
% change year-on-year -8.57% +21.53% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 11
South Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.63% +34.38% -36.00%
10th Percentile £21.87 £21.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £24.42 £21.50 £60.25
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year +7.63% -27.12% +31.11%

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for WPF in South Wales

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in South Wales

WPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WPF in South Wales