The table below looks at the statistics for the WPF Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 41 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.08% 0.32% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+13.07% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
WPF Developer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
359 303 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.51% 96.19% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 182 131
Average daily rate £400 £350 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 34
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.88 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

WPF Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF Developer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

WPF Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

WPF Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

WPF Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

WPF Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

WPF Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

WPF Developer
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited WPF Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with WPF Developer in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) WCF
1 6 (100.00%) WPF
2 5 (83.33%) OO
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (50.00%) DevExpress
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) SOA
3 3 (50.00%) WinForms
4 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (33.33%) MVVM
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 2 (33.33%) SOLID
4 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (16.67%) PhD
5 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering

WPF Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited WPF Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with WPF Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) WCF
1 6 (100.00%) WPF
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (50.00%) WinForms
3 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 2 (33.33%) MVVM
3 2 (33.33%) SOLID
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PhD
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) DevExpress