The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills 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 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)
Rank 28 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing WPF 17 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.57% 0.63% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.66% 1.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £318 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
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
116 115 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 31.18% 36.51% 31.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 65 46
Average daily rate £375 £375 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £200 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing WPF also 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 that cited WPF.

1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (94.74%) .NET
3 13 (68.42%) Software Engineering
4 10 (52.63%) WCF
5 9 (47.37%) .NET Framework
6 8 (42.11%) WinForms
7 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
7 7 (36.84%) LINQ
8 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
8 6 (31.58%) CAD
9 5 (26.32%) OO
9 5 (26.32%) Change Control
9 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
10 4 (21.05%) CMS
10 4 (21.05%) Content Management
10 4 (21.05%) SCADA
11 3 (15.79%) SQL
11 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
11 3 (15.79%) Windows
11 3 (15.79%) SOA
11 3 (15.79%) Finance
11 3 (15.79%) MVC
11 3 (15.79%) DevExpress
11 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (15.79%) MVVM
11 3 (15.79%) Entity Framework
12 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
12 2 (10.53%) SOLID
12 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
12 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing WPF also 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 that cited WPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) CMS
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Software Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) C# Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Developer
3 6 (31.58%) .NET Developer
3 6 (31.58%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (31.58%) C# WPF Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) WPF Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C# WCF Developer
4 4 (21.05%) WCF Developer
5 3 (15.79%) ASP Developer
5 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (15.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior ASP Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior SQL Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior WPF Developer
5 3 (15.79%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) .NET
2 10 (52.63%) WCF
3 9 (47.37%) .NET Framework
4 8 (42.11%) WinForms
5 7 (36.84%) LINQ
6 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
6 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (15.79%) Entity Framework
7 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
7 1 (5.26%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Software Engineering
2 6 (31.58%) CAD
2 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Change Control
3 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
3 5 (26.32%) OO
4 4 (21.05%) Content Management
5 3 (15.79%) MVC
5 3 (15.79%) MVVM
5 3 (15.79%) SOA
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
6 2 (10.53%) SOLID
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) PhD
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) DevExpress
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