The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 24 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 West / Wiltshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 60 58
Rank change year-on-year +14 -2  
Contract jobs citing WPF 16 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.43% 0.92% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.94% 3.55% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 1
Median daily rate £300 £361 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.95% -15.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Wiltshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 179 169 82
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 27.16% 25.80% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 114 64
Median daily rate £350 £344 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.81% -1.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £313 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £600 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +42.85%  
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 Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Wiltshire

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WPF in Wiltshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WPF in Wiltshire

WPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WPF in Wiltshire

WPF
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Chippenham - 8 £288 -
Swindon -3 3 £320 -11.41% 2
WPF
South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for WPF.

1 15 (93.75%) SQL
1 15 (93.75%) .NET
1 15 (93.75%) C#
2 13 (81.25%) WCF
3 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) CSS
5 3 (18.75%) jQuery
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (12.50%) Telerik
6 2 (12.50%) Web Development
6 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (12.50%) MVC
7 1 (6.25%) XAML
7 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.25%) HTML
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (6.25%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (6.25%) Sass
7 1 (6.25%) LESS
7 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
7 1 (6.25%) SDLC

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (87.50%) C# Developer
3 8 (50.00%) Desktop Support
4 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C# WCF Developer
4 3 (18.75%) WCF Developer
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (6.25%) ASP Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (6.25%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (6.25%) HTML Developer
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) .NET
2 13 (81.25%) WCF
3 3 (18.75%) CSS
3 3 (18.75%) jQuery
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (6.25%) HTML
5 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (6.25%) LESS
5 1 (6.25%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (6.25%) Sass
5 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) MVC
1 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
1 2 (12.50%) Web Development
2 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
2 1 (6.25%) SDLC
2 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
2 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) C#
1 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) XAML
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Telerik