Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 101 115
Contract jobs citing WPF 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.49% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Wales median daily rate - £331 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -23.85% +39.20%
UK median daily rate £525 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £47.83 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +12.54% - +13.33%

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 376 406 540
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 31.57% 28.77% 32.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 299 427
Wales median daily rate £400 £438 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +20.69% +3.57%
10th Percentile £250 £294 £242
90th Percentile £550 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 15
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.63% -27.12% +31.11%
10th Percentile £21.87 £21.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £24.42 £21.50 £59.15
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%

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 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