The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 44 39 65
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +26
Contract jobs citing WPF 12 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.13% 2.53% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.94% 7.82% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 1
Median daily rate £375 £315 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +5.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £346 £328
% change year-on-year
+1.08% +5.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.69% +6.42%

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 Cambridgeshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
202 179 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 35.88% 32.31% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 106 156
Median daily rate £388 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £310 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 13
Median hourly rate £16.50 £50.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

WPF
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

WPF Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

WPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

WPF
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge 0 11 £375 +19.04% 4
WPF
East of England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for WPF.

1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (68.42%) Visual Studio
3 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
4 6 (31.58%) MVC
5 5 (26.32%) .NET
5 5 (26.32%) Manufacturing
6 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
6 4 (21.05%) WCF
7 2 (10.53%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 2 (10.53%) Selenium
7 2 (10.53%) Silverlight
7 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
7 2 (10.53%) SCADA
7 2 (10.53%) TDD
7 2 (10.53%) WinForms
7 2 (10.53%) Windows
7 2 (10.53%) UML
7 2 (10.53%) PhD
8 1 (5.26%) Siemens
8 1 (5.26%) Web Services
8 1 (5.26%) SQL
8 1 (5.26%) XAML
8 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
8 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
8 1 (5.26%) QA
8 1 (5.26%) Refactoring
8 1 (5.26%) Xamarin
8 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
8 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
8 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (5.26%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 13 (68.42%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.53%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (26.32%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) C# Developer
3 8 (42.11%) WPF Developer
4 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.79%) C# WPF Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) C# GUI Developer
6 1 (5.26%) GUI Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) WCF
3 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
3 2 (10.53%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 2 (10.53%) Silverlight
3 2 (10.53%) WinForms
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) SCADA
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
2 6 (31.58%) MVC
3 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) TDD
4 2 (10.53%) UML
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
5 1 (5.26%) MVVM
5 1 (5.26%) Refactoring
5 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Siemens
1 1 (5.26%) Xamarin