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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 49 57 69
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +12
Contract jobs citing WPF 3 20 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.52% 2.35% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.66% 6.43% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 2
Median daily rate £350 £338 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £339
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.46% +14.66%
WPF
East of England

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
181 311 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 31.64% 36.55% 33.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 203 170
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £9.50 £33.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £50.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

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
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 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +11 2 - - 9
WPF
East of England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for WPF.

1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 8 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 6 (50.00%) XAML
4 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
5 4 (33.33%) LINQ
5 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Change Control
6 3 (25.00%) MVVM
6 3 (25.00%) System Testing
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 2 (16.67%) Windows
7 2 (16.67%) OO
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) Subversion
7 2 (16.67%) Degree
7 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
7 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
8 1 (8.33%) Lambda Expressions
8 1 (8.33%) Performance Optimisation
8 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
8 1 (8.33%) API Development
8 1 (8.33%) WCF
8 1 (8.33%) Silverlight
8 1 (8.33%) Ajax

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) NUnit
3 1 (8.33%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) WPF Developer
3 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
4 4 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
5 3 (25.00%) C# WPF Developer
6 2 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (16.67%) XAML Developer
7 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (8.33%) Analyst
7 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (33.33%) LINQ
4 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
5 1 (8.33%) Ajax
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
5 1 (8.33%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) Lambda Expressions
5 1 (8.33%) Silverlight
5 1 (8.33%) WCF
5 1 (8.33%) Web Services
5 1 (8.33%) WinForms
5 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
1 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Change Control
2 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 3 (25.00%) MVVM
3 3 (25.00%) System Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 2 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) API Development
5 1 (8.33%) CAD
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
5 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) XAML
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft