The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 26 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)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 86 80
Rank change year-on-year -1 -6  
Contract jobs citing WPF 3 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.24% 0.72% 0.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.85% 2.33% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 9
Median daily rate £513 £410 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +13.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £371 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
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 Surrey with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 354 387 375
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 28.76% 31.08% 28.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 288 232
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £46.00 £52.18
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 Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Surrey

WPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WPF in Surrey

WPF
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 26 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
Woking - 1 £500 -
WPF
South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 Surrey region with a requirement for WPF.

1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) SOLID
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 2 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (33.33%) MVVM
5 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) WinForms
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) WCF

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) WPF Developer
3 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (50.00%) C# WPF Developer
4 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Senior WPF Developer
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
3 1 (16.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) SOLID
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
2 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 2 (33.33%) MVVM
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (33.33%) Degree