The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 37 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing WPF 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 1.34% 0.95% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.56% 2.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
54 39 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 24.11% 37.14% 41.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 17
Median daily rate £400 £325 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing WPF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WPF across the Belfast region.

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Belfast region with a requirement for WPF.

1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) MVC
3 6 (60.00%) Multithreading
4 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (50.00%) Banking
4 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (40.00%) UML
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) Scrum
6 3 (30.00%) Web Services
6 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (30.00%) JSON
6 3 (30.00%) WCF
6 3 (30.00%) WF
6 3 (30.00%) Sybase
6 3 (30.00%) ADO.NET
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (30.00%) Memory Management
6 3 (30.00%) RESTful
6 3 (30.00%) Multithreaded Programming
6 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
7 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (20.00%) BDD

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (50.00%) C# WPF Developer
3 5 (50.00%) WPF Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior WPF Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (30.00%) ADO.NET
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (30.00%) JSON
3 3 (30.00%) RESTful
3 3 (30.00%) WCF
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) WF
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) CSS3
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) LINQ
4 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Multithreading
2 6 (60.00%) MVC
3 4 (40.00%) UML
4 3 (30.00%) Memory Management
4 3 (30.00%) Multithreaded Programming
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) BDD
5 2 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) OOP
5 2 (20.00%) SOA
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (10.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) Sybase