The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank - 20 -
Contract jobs citing WPF 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 1.06% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 3.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £346 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.08% +6.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Northern Ireland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45 30 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 19.15% 31.91% 42.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 24
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.34 - -
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 Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for WPF.

1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) MVC
4 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (50.00%) UML
6 4 (40.00%) Banking
6 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (30.00%) Multithreaded Programming
7 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
7 3 (30.00%) Finance
8 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (20.00%) BDD
8 2 (20.00%) TDD
8 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (20.00%) Web Services
8 2 (20.00%) XML
8 2 (20.00%) Oracle
8 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
8 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
9 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
9 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
9 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (10.00%) CSS3
9 1 (10.00%) HTML
9 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
9 1 (10.00%) CSS

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) .NET Developer
2 8 (80.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (50.00%) C# WPF Developer
4 5 (50.00%) WPF Developer
5 4 (40.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (40.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 4 (40.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (40.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (30.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (20.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (20.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (20.00%) Senior WPF Developer
7 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
8 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) CSS3
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) LINQ
4 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) MVC
3 5 (50.00%) UML
4 3 (30.00%) Multithreaded Programming
4 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
5 2 (20.00%) BDD
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (10.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle