Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 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 16 December 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)
Hertfordshire > Stevenage
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 - 24
Rank change year-on-year - +24 -
Contract jobs citing WPF 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 2.72% - 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.33% - 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 4
Stevenage median daily rate £388 - £375
10th Percentile £356 - £363
90th Percentile £394 - £388
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £338 £375
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stevenage median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire 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 Stevenage with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Stevenage
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 12 14 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 8.16% 12.96% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 12
Stevenage median daily rate £363 £418 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.17% +22.79% +18.26%
10th Percentile £343 £336 £204
90th Percentile £418 £563 £500
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Stevenage median hourly rate - £41.13 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.24% -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £41.13 £20.94
% change year-on-year - +96.44% -44.17%

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

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

Job vacancy trend for WPF in Stevenage

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for WPF.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
1 4 (100.00%) SOLID
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 4 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 4 (100.00%) C# WCF Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Full Stack Developer
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Developer
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Developer
1 4 (100.00%) SSIS Developer
1 4 (100.00%) SSRS Developer
1 4 (100.00%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
1 4 (100.00%) SOLID
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft