Period
to 24 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for WPF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WPF over the 6 months to 24 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 30 41
Rank change year-on-year -8 +11 -14
Contract jobs citing WPF 7 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 2.12% 6.71% 4.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.07% 14.58% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 26 17
Belfast median daily rate £432 £443 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.65% +10.81% -
10th Percentile £415 £363 £363
90th Percentile £460 £588 £717
County Antrim median daily rate £432 £443 £400
% change year-on-year -2.65% +10.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

WPF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 138 192 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 41.82% 46.04% 31.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 146 87
Belfast median daily rate £400 £443 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.60% +10.63% +23.08%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £270
90th Percentile £513 £525 £467
County Antrim median daily rate £400 £443 £401
% change year-on-year -9.60% +10.28% +23.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Belfast median hourly rate £44.50 - £14.34
County Antrim median hourly rate £44.50 - £14.34

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing WPF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for WPF in Belfast

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WPF in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for WPF.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) MVC
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 3 (42.86%) Windows
5 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (42.86%) Workflow
5 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
5 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
5 3 (42.86%) WCF
6 2 (28.57%) WF
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 2 (28.57%) MSTest
6 2 (28.57%) Unity DI Container
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
6 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (28.57%) NUnit
6 2 (28.57%) Banking
6 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
6 2 (28.57%) Asynchronous Programming
7 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 2 (28.57%) Oracle Workflow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MSTest
1 2 (28.57%) NUnit
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Developer
3 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Senior Developer
3 3 (42.86%) WCF Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# WCF Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 3 (42.86%) WCF
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
4 2 (28.57%) Unity DI Container
4 2 (28.57%) WF
5 1 (14.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
2 3 (42.86%) Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) Asynchronous Programming
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) MVVM
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Sprint Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle