Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 26 July 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)
England > South West
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 194 157
Rank change year-on-year +52 -37 +30
Contract jobs citing WPF 62 17 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.13% 0.28% 0.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.11% 1.10% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 13 32
South West median daily rate £331 £365 £317
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.25% +15.14% +1.44%
10th Percentile £266 £307 £284
90th Percentile £425 £421 £396
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
South West median hourly rate £57.50 £11.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +422.73% -73.33% +3.13%
10th Percentile £45.25 £11.00 £37.88
90th Percentile £58.75 £11.00 £43.63
England median hourly rate £47.83 £24.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +97.24% -42.94% +13.33%

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 the South West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1509 1548 1654
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 27.57% 25.68% 25.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 962 1083 1113
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £279 £263 £265
90th Percentile £525 £525 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 51 74
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £39.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.99% +10.07%
10th Percentile £31.25 £20.39 £21.68
90th Percentile £54.50 £55.00 £55.00
England median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +9.33% +3.45% +3.57%

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for WPF in the South West

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in the South West

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WPF in the South West over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WPF in the South West

WPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WPF in the South West

WPF
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the South West region over the 6 months to 26 July 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
Wiltshire +12 16 £300 -16.96% 1
Bristol +11 11 £375 +1.35% 3
Gloucestershire - 9 £400 - 1
Somerset +5 7 £338 +5.88% 6
Devon -14 4 £220 -
Dorset - 3 £375 - 2
WPF
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 South West region with a requirement for WPF.

1 57 (91.94%) C#
2 48 (77.42%) .NET
3 31 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (48.39%) SQL
5 29 (46.77%) MVC
6 27 (43.55%) SQL Server
6 27 (43.55%) ASP.NET
7 24 (38.71%) Scrum
7 24 (38.71%) WCF
8 22 (35.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (30.65%) Unit Testing
10 17 (27.42%) Security Cleared
11 15 (24.19%) Software Engineering
12 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
13 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
13 13 (20.97%) Test Automation
14 12 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (19.35%) HTML
14 12 (19.35%) CSS
14 12 (19.35%) Pair Programming
15 11 (17.74%) TDD
15 11 (17.74%) .NET Framework
16 10 (16.13%) Continuous Delivery
17 9 (14.52%) NServiceBus
17 9 (14.52%) jQuery
17 9 (14.52%) MVVM
18 8 (12.90%) Kanban
18 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web API
19 7 (11.29%) XAML
19 7 (11.29%) C++

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 9 (14.52%) NServiceBus
2 3 (4.84%) ArcGIS
3 2 (3.23%) SAS
4 1 (1.61%) CMS
4 1 (1.61%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.61%) IIS
4 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Internet
1 1 (1.61%) Intranet
1 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (43.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.61%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.61%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 12 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (11.29%) Visual Studio
3 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.23%) Subversion
4 2 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.61%) JIRA
5 1 (1.61%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.61%) NuGet
5 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (4.84%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Advertising
2 1 (1.61%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 58 (93.55%) Developer
2 33 (53.23%) C# Developer
3 24 (38.71%) .NET Developer
4 14 (22.58%) ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (19.35%) WPF Developer
6 11 (17.74%) C# WPF Developer
7 8 (12.90%) Desktop Support
8 7 (11.29%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (9.68%) Software Developer
10 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 4 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (6.45%) C# Software Developer
12 3 (4.84%) .NET Software Developer
12 3 (4.84%) Angular Developer
12 3 (4.84%) C# WCF Developer
12 3 (4.84%) C++ Developer
12 3 (4.84%) C++/C# Developer
12 3 (4.84%) Lead Developer
12 3 (4.84%) WCF Developer
13 2 (3.23%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (77.42%) .NET
2 27 (43.55%) ASP.NET
3 24 (38.71%) WCF
4 22 (35.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (19.35%) CSS
5 12 (19.35%) HTML
6 11 (17.74%) .NET Framework
7 9 (14.52%) jQuery
8 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (9.68%) AngularJS
10 4 (6.45%) HTML5
10 4 (6.45%) REST
10 4 (6.45%) Web Services
10 4 (6.45%) WinForms
10 4 (6.45%) XML
11 3 (4.84%) Ajax
11 3 (4.84%) Entity Framework
12 2 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 1 (1.61%) Kendo UI
13 1 (1.61%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.84%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.61%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (46.77%) MVC
3 24 (38.71%) Scrum
4 19 (30.65%) Unit Testing
5 15 (24.19%) Software Engineering
6 13 (20.97%) Test Automation
7 12 (19.35%) Pair Programming
8 11 (17.74%) TDD
9 10 (16.13%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (14.52%) MVVM
11 8 (12.90%) Kanban
12 7 (11.29%) BDD
13 6 (9.68%) Web Development
14 5 (8.06%) Data Management
14 5 (8.06%) Microservices
15 4 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
15 4 (6.45%) UML
16 3 (4.84%) Mathematics
17 2 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
17 2 (3.23%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 57 (91.94%) C#
2 30 (48.39%) SQL
3 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.29%) C++
4 7 (11.29%) XAML
5 4 (6.45%) VB
5 4 (6.45%) VB6
6 3 (4.84%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.23%) VBA
8 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (27.42%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.84%) ESRI
2 3 (4.84%) Telerik
3 2 (3.23%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle
3 2 (3.23%) Teradata
4 1 (1.61%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (1.61%) Xamarin
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