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 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)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 28 26 36
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing WPF 7 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.45% 5.15% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.64% 16.81% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 0
Median daily rate £388 £315 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.01% -
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 Cambridge region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
81 119 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 28.32% 30.67% 37.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 73 75
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
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 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 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for WPF.

1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) MVC
2 8 (53.33%) Visual Studio
3 6 (40.00%) .NET
4 5 (33.33%) WCF
5 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
5 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 2 (13.33%) Windows
7 2 (13.33%) UML
7 2 (13.33%) PhD
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
7 2 (13.33%) WinForms
7 2 (13.33%) Selenium
7 2 (13.33%) SCADA
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (13.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (13.33%) MVVM
7 2 (13.33%) Silverlight
7 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
8 1 (6.67%) RESTful
8 1 (6.67%) WebDriver

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C# WPF Developer
3 4 (26.67%) WPF Developer
4 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) C# GUI Developer
6 1 (6.67%) GUI Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) WCF
3 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (13.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 2 (13.33%) Silverlight
4 2 (13.33%) WinForms
5 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
5 1 (6.67%) RESTful
5 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) MVC
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) MVVM
4 2 (13.33%) UML
4 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
5 1 (6.67%) BDD
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Refactoring
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Siemens