The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 25 June 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)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 - 24
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WPF 11 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 9.40% - 2.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.67% - 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 1
Median daily rate £335 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £34.38
% change year-on-year +9.09% +20.00%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 30 31 62
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 25.64% 17.42% 35.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 38
Median daily rate £335 £300 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.66% -13.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £381 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Staffordshire

WPF
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 10 £335 - 1
WPF
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for WPF.

1 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (73.33%) MySQL
2 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (73.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (66.67%) TDD
3 10 (66.67%) HTML
4 9 (60.00%) SOLID
4 9 (60.00%) CSS
4 9 (60.00%) Line Management
4 9 (60.00%) Mentoring
4 9 (60.00%) Microservices
5 7 (46.67%) AngularJS
5 7 (46.67%) HTML5
5 7 (46.67%) Angular 2
6 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
7 4 (26.67%) Back Office
7 4 (26.67%) WinForms
7 4 (26.67%) Windows
8 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (6.67%) Web Services
9 1 (6.67%) RESTful
9 1 (6.67%) Retail

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 11 (73.33%) MySQL
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (26.67%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (93.33%) C# Developer
3 11 (73.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 10 (66.67%) C# WPF Developer
4 10 (66.67%) HTML Developer
4 10 (66.67%) WPF Developer
5 9 (60.00%) HTML CSS Developer
6 7 (46.67%) Angular Developer
7 4 (26.67%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (26.67%) Software Developer
8 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
8 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (13.33%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (13.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
9 2 (13.33%) VB.NET Developer
10 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
10 1 (6.67%) Senior Full Stack Developer
10 1 (6.67%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) HTML
3 9 (60.00%) CSS
4 7 (46.67%) Angular 2
4 7 (46.67%) AngularJS
4 7 (46.67%) HTML5
5 4 (26.67%) WinForms
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (6.67%) RESTful
7 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) TDD
2 9 (60.00%) Line Management
2 9 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 9 (60.00%) Microservices
2 9 (60.00%) SOLID
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) VB.NET