Period
to 22 October 2018

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 6 months to 22 October 2018 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
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 26 44
Rank change year-on-year +3 +18 -8
Contract jobs citing WPF 18 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 6.43% 2.94% 0.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.56% 12.50% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 3
Staffordshire median daily rate £355 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.25% +6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £313 £314 £328
90th Percentile £380 £438 £413
West Midlands median daily rate £360 £425 £363
% change year-on-year -15.29% +17.24% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands 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 Staffordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 97 56 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 34.64% 23.53% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 37 64
Staffordshire median daily rate £370 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +7.69% -10.34%
10th Percentile £310 £286 £229
90th Percentile £453 £438 £413
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £53.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £26.75 £30.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.30% +29.79% -18.09%

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WPF in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WPF in Staffordshire

WPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly 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 6 months to 22 October 2018. 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
Stoke-on-Trent +2 14 £360 -10.00% 4
WPF
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for WPF.

1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (94.44%) .NET
3 16 (88.89%) SQL Server
4 14 (77.78%) WinForms
4 14 (77.78%) SQL
4 14 (77.78%) VB.NET
5 13 (72.22%) E-Commerce
6 12 (66.67%) JIRA
6 12 (66.67%) AccuRev
6 12 (66.67%) NoSQL
7 11 (61.11%) Computer Science
7 11 (61.11%) Degree
7 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (44.44%) Web Services
8 8 (44.44%) WCF
9 7 (38.89%) MVC
9 7 (38.89%) .NET Framework
10 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (33.33%) RESTful
11 5 (27.78%) Web Application Development
12 3 (16.67%) Windows
13 2 (11.11%) CSS
13 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
13 2 (11.11%) HTML
13 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
13 2 (11.11%) IaaS
13 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
13 2 (11.11%) Entity Framework
13 2 (11.11%) PaaS

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) IaaS
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 12 (66.67%) NoSQL
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (66.67%) AccuRev
1 12 (66.67%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) MSI
2 1 (5.56%) WiX
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 15 (83.33%) C# Developer
3 12 (66.67%) .NET Developer
4 11 (61.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (44.44%) C# Software Developer
5 8 (44.44%) Software Developer
6 4 (22.22%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (16.67%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 3 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (11.11%) C# WPF Developer
8 2 (11.11%) WPF Developer
9 1 (5.56%) Backend Developer
9 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
9 1 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
9 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
9 1 (5.56%) UI Developer
9 1 (5.56%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 14 (77.78%) WinForms
3 8 (44.44%) WCF
3 8 (44.44%) Web Services
4 7 (38.89%) .NET Framework
5 6 (33.33%) RESTful
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (11.11%) CSS
6 2 (11.11%) Entity Framework
6 2 (11.11%) HTML
7 1 (5.56%) .NET Core
7 1 (5.56%) Angular 2
7 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.56%) Dapper ORM
7 1 (5.56%) jQuery
7 1 (5.56%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 1 (5.56%) MFC
7 1 (5.56%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) E-Commerce
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) MVC
4 5 (27.78%) Web Application Development
5 1 (5.56%) Coaching
5 1 (5.56%) Decision-Making
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 14 (77.78%) VB.NET
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) VMware