The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 39 46 43
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing WPF 8 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.20% 0.53% 1.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.55% 1.89% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £333 £325 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £325 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £325 £336
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £358
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £40.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-73.00% +8.66%
WPF
Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridge region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
106 106 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 29.12% 28.04% 40.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 82 101
Median daily rate £375 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £279 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 10
Median hourly rate £19.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.60 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge 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 Cambridge

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

WPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for WPF.

1 28 (100.00%) C#
2 27 (96.43%) .NET
3 19 (67.86%) Software Engineering
4 18 (64.29%) Visual Studio
5 17 (60.71%) .NET Framework
6 15 (53.57%) Unit Testing
7 13 (46.43%) WCF
8 12 (42.86%) Integration Testing
8 12 (42.86%) Change Control
9 11 (39.29%) WinForms
10 8 (28.57%) LINQ
11 6 (21.43%) XAML
12 5 (17.86%) CAD
12 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
12 5 (17.86%) OO
12 5 (17.86%) SQL
12 5 (17.86%) MVC
13 4 (14.29%) System Testing
13 4 (14.29%) Content Management
13 4 (14.29%) CMS
13 4 (14.29%) SCADA
13 4 (14.29%) Windows
13 4 (14.29%) PhD
14 3 (10.71%) SOA
14 3 (10.71%) Finance
14 3 (10.71%) Silverlight
14 3 (10.71%) Degree
14 3 (10.71%) DevExpress
14 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
15 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 4 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (64.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Software Engineer
2 12 (42.86%) Developer
3 10 (35.71%) C# Developer
3 10 (35.71%) WPF Developer
4 9 (32.14%) .NET Developer
4 9 (32.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (28.57%) C# WPF Developer
6 5 (17.86%) C# WCF Developer
6 5 (17.86%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (17.86%) WCF Developer
7 3 (10.71%) ASP Developer
7 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (10.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Senior ASP Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
7 3 (10.71%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (96.43%) .NET
2 17 (60.71%) .NET Framework
3 13 (46.43%) WCF
4 11 (39.29%) WinForms
5 8 (28.57%) LINQ
6 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
7 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (10.71%) Silverlight
8 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (7.14%) XML
9 1 (3.57%) Ajax
9 1 (3.57%) CSS
9 1 (3.57%) Entity Framework
9 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
9 1 (3.57%) HTML
9 1 (3.57%) jQuery
9 1 (3.57%) MFC
9 1 (3.57%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Software Engineering
2 15 (53.57%) Unit Testing
3 12 (42.86%) Change Control
3 12 (42.86%) Integration Testing
4 5 (17.86%) CAD
4 5 (17.86%) MVC
4 5 (17.86%) OO
5 4 (14.29%) Content Management
5 4 (14.29%) System Testing
6 3 (10.71%) SOA
7 2 (7.14%) MVVM
8 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.57%) API Development
8 1 (3.57%) Multithreading
8 1 (3.57%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (3.57%) OOD
8 1 (3.57%) Performance Optimisation
8 1 (3.57%) TDD
8 1 (3.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (21.43%) XAML
3 5 (17.86%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) C++
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.57%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) PhD
2 3 (10.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) DevExpress
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft