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 3 months to 27 June 2017 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WPF 15 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 4.52% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.62% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 0
Median daily rate £444 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.13 £41.25 £34.38
% change year-on-year +6.96% +20.00%  

WPF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Belfast
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 174 25 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 52.41% 29.07% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 12 11
Median daily rate £413 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £413 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £13.78 - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing WPF as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 27 June 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 Belfast region with a requirement for WPF.

1 23 (79.31%) Finance
2 20 (68.97%) SQL
2 20 (68.97%) Relational Database
3 16 (55.17%) C#
3 16 (55.17%) Front Office
3 16 (55.17%) Multithreading
4 15 (51.72%) Banking
4 15 (51.72%) OO
5 13 (44.83%) .NET
5 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
5 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (44.83%) .NET Framework
6 12 (41.38%) PL/SQL
7 11 (37.93%) Oracle
7 11 (37.93%) Sybase
7 11 (37.93%) ADO.NET
7 11 (37.93%) Web Services
7 11 (37.93%) Java
7 11 (37.93%) Scrum
7 11 (37.93%) JSON
7 11 (37.93%) WCF
7 11 (37.93%) WF
7 11 (37.93%) RESTful
7 11 (37.93%) Memory Management
7 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (37.93%) Algorithms
8 10 (34.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (34.48%) OOP
8 10 (34.48%) SOA
9 8 (27.59%) Data Modelling

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 10 (34.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (68.97%) Relational Database
2 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
3 5 (17.24%) KDB
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 23 (79.31%) Finance
2 16 (55.17%) Front Office
3 15 (51.72%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (86.21%) Developer
2 15 (51.72%) C# Developer
3 11 (37.93%) Senior Developer
4 10 (34.48%) Java Developer
4 10 (34.48%) WPF Developer
5 9 (31.03%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (24.14%) C# WPF Developer
7 4 (13.79%) .NET Developer
7 4 (13.79%) Architect
7 4 (13.79%) Core Java Developer
7 4 (13.79%) Senior WPF Developer
8 3 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (10.34%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
10 1 (3.45%) C# Web Developer
10 1 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
10 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Developer
10 1 (3.45%) Senior SQL Developer
10 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
10 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) .NET
1 13 (44.83%) .NET Framework
2 11 (37.93%) ADO.NET
2 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET Web API
2 11 (37.93%) JSON
2 11 (37.93%) RESTful
2 11 (37.93%) WCF
2 11 (37.93%) Web Services
2 11 (37.93%) WF
3 4 (13.79%) Flash
4 1 (3.45%) J2EE
4 1 (3.45%) Java EE
4 1 (3.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Algorithms
2 8 (27.59%) Equities
3 7 (24.14%) Equity Derivative
4 6 (20.69%) Derivative
5 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
7 1 (3.45%) Fixed Income
7 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Unix
2 5 (17.24%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Multithreading
2 15 (51.72%) OO
3 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (37.93%) Memory Management
4 11 (37.93%) Scrum
5 10 (34.48%) OOP
5 10 (34.48%) SOA
6 8 (27.59%) Data Modelling
7 5 (17.24%) Analytics
8 4 (13.79%) ETL
8 4 (13.79%) Low Latency
8 4 (13.79%) PnL Attribution
9 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (10.34%) Economics
9 3 (10.34%) Information Security
9 3 (10.34%) Integration Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Mathematics
9 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
10 2 (6.90%) BDD
10 2 (6.90%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) SQL
2 16 (55.17%) C#
3 12 (41.38%) PL/SQL
4 11 (37.93%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle
1 11 (37.93%) Sybase