Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 56 63
Rank change year-on-year +17 +7 +5
Contract jobs citing WPF 9 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.89% 0.19% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.96% 1.02% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Southampton median daily rate £388 £350 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +13.82% -12.14%
10th Percentile £319 £325 £290
90th Percentile £438 £375 £379
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £335 £350
% change year-on-year +11.94% -4.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire 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 Southampton with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 113 98 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 23.79% 19.03% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 64 136
Southampton median daily rate £375 £406 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +16.07% -1.41%
10th Percentile £300 £265 £263
90th Percentile £529 £521 £494
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 12
Southampton median hourly rate £45.20 £13.13 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +244.34% -68.18% +3.13%
10th Percentile £42.21 £11.81 £16.25
90th Percentile £50.30 £14.34 £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.50 £44.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +0.56% +4.12% +9.68%

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for WPF in Southampton

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 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 Southampton region with a requirement for WPF.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) WCF
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) OO
5 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
5 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
6 3 (33.33%) MVVM
6 3 (33.33%) OOP
6 3 (33.33%) WinForms
6 3 (33.33%) Use Case
7 2 (22.22%) Retail
7 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 2 (22.22%) EPoS
7 2 (22.22%) SQL
7 2 (22.22%) OOD
7 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 2 (22.22%) CSS
7 2 (22.22%) SOAP
7 2 (22.22%) HTML
7 2 (22.22%) JSON
7 2 (22.22%) REST
7 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
7 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
8 1 (11.11%) React
8 1 (11.11%) Fintech
8 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
8 1 (11.11%) Ember.js

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Mockito
1 1 (11.11%) Moq
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 3 (33.33%) WPF Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# WPF Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior WPF Developer
4 1 (11.11%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) WCF
3 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
4 3 (33.33%) WinForms
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) JSON
5 2 (22.22%) REST
5 2 (22.22%) SOAP
6 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
6 1 (11.11%) Ember.js
6 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
6 1 (11.11%) Java EE
6 1 (11.11%) jQuery
6 1 (11.11%) Node.js
6 1 (11.11%) React
6 1 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) EPoS
2 1 (11.11%) Fintech
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (44.44%) OO
1 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
2 3 (33.33%) MVVM
2 3 (33.33%) OOP
2 3 (33.33%) Use Case
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) OOD
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft