Period
to 21 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 October 2020 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 167 169
Contract jobs citing WPF 0 2 34
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.051% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.21% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 21
Median daily rate - £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -15.29%
England median daily rate £550 £425 £550
% change year-on-year +29.41% -22.73% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £43.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year - -2.27% -7.69%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 333 966 1,563
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.13% 24.47% 30.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 685 959
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £280 £306 £305
90th Percentile £540 £575 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 12
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +30.84% -12.30%
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.78 £41.69
% change year-on-year -21.84% +7.42% +4.22%

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing WPF as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for WPF in the West Midlands

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing WPF in the West Midlands.

Daily rate trend for WPF in the West Midlands

WPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing WPF in the West Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for WPF in the West Midlands