Period
to 20 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 20 March 2019 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 103 - 105
Rank change year-on-year - +105 -2
Contract jobs citing WPF 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.24% - 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.75% - 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Wales median daily rate £409 - £381
10th Percentile £336 - £307
90th Percentile £442 - £461
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £46.69 £43.50
% change year-on-year -8.97% +7.33% +12.99%

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 Wales with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 534 420 507
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 31.79% 28.87% 33.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 308 398
Wales median daily rate £450 £418 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% -1.76% +17.24%
10th Percentile £313 £283 £223
90th Percentile £588 £575 £570
UK median daily rate £488 £470 £430
% change year-on-year +3.72% +9.30% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 2
Wales median hourly rate £24.50 £55.00 £20.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.45% +170.90% -55.13%
10th Percentile £20.76 £32.50 £19.30
90th Percentile £36.99 £77.50 £21.27
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £41.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year - +2.47% +4.52%

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for WPF in Wales

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Wales

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WPF in Wales over the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WPF in Wales

WPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WPF in Wales

WPF
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Wales region over the 6 months to 20 March 2019. 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
South Wales - 4 £409 - 6
WPF
UK

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 Wales region with a requirement for WPF.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) TypeScript
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) Aurelia
3 2 (50.00%) Rational Team Concert
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Rational Team Concert
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) MSTest
2 1 (25.00%) NUnit
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Aurelia
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) React
3 1 (25.00%) Vue.js
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Ergonomics
3 1 (25.00%) Human Factors
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) TypeScript
2 2 (50.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) XAML
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Xamarin