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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 41 47 43
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing WPF 3 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.84% 2.58% 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.29% 7.41% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 4
Median daily rate - £325 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £34.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.78%
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
131 162 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.59% 34.84% 39.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 128 117
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £9.50 £39.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 1 July 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 26 (100.00%) C#
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (69.23%) Visual Studio
2 18 (69.23%) Software Engineering
3 16 (61.54%) .NET Framework
4 13 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 11 (42.31%) WCF
6 10 (38.46%) Integration Testing
6 10 (38.46%) Change Control
7 9 (34.62%) LINQ
7 9 (34.62%) WinForms
8 8 (30.77%) XAML
9 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
9 5 (19.23%) OO
9 5 (19.23%) SQL
9 5 (19.23%) MVC
10 4 (15.38%) System Testing
10 4 (15.38%) Windows
10 4 (15.38%) CAD
10 4 (15.38%) PhD
10 4 (15.38%) MVVM
11 3 (11.54%) SOA
11 3 (11.54%) Finance
11 3 (11.54%) DevExpress
11 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (11.54%) Silverlight
11 3 (11.54%) Degree
12 2 (7.69%) CMS
12 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
12 2 (7.69%) Subversion

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 2 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (69.23%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Software Engineer
2 11 (42.31%) Developer
3 10 (38.46%) WPF Developer
4 9 (34.62%) .NET Developer
4 9 (34.62%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (34.62%) C# Developer
5 8 (30.77%) C# WPF Developer
6 5 (19.23%) C# WCF Developer
6 5 (19.23%) WCF Developer
7 4 (15.38%) C# Software Engineer
7 4 (15.38%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (11.54%) ASP Developer
8 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (11.54%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (11.54%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (11.54%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (11.54%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (11.54%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (11.54%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (61.54%) .NET Framework
3 11 (42.31%) WCF
4 9 (34.62%) LINQ
4 9 (34.62%) WinForms
5 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
6 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (11.54%) Silverlight
7 2 (7.69%) Entity Framework
7 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
7 2 (7.69%) XML
8 1 (3.85%) Ajax
8 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (3.85%) CSS
8 1 (3.85%) HTML
8 1 (3.85%) jQuery
8 1 (3.85%) MFC
8 1 (3.85%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Software Engineering
2 13 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 10 (38.46%) Change Control
3 10 (38.46%) Integration Testing
4 5 (19.23%) MVC
4 5 (19.23%) OO
5 4 (15.38%) CAD
5 4 (15.38%) MVVM
5 4 (15.38%) System Testing
6 3 (11.54%) SOA
7 2 (7.69%) Content Management
7 2 (7.69%) Performance Optimisation
8 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.85%) API Development
8 1 (3.85%) Multithreading
8 1 (3.85%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (3.85%) OOD
8 1 (3.85%) TDD
8 1 (3.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (30.77%) XAML
3 5 (19.23%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) C++
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.85%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) PhD
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) DevExpress
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft