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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WPF 14 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 6.73% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.92% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £339 £325
% change year-on-year +10.70% +4.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £24.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +77.08% -40.00%  

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 74 30 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 35.58% 26.55% 41.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 16 24
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

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

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WPF in Belfast over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WPF in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 14 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 10 (71.43%) Finance
3 9 (64.29%) Scrum
3 9 (64.29%) C#
3 9 (64.29%) PL/SQL
3 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 9 (64.29%) .NET
3 9 (64.29%) Oracle
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
3 9 (64.29%) Sybase
3 9 (64.29%) ADO.NET
3 9 (64.29%) Web Services
3 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (64.29%) .NET Framework
3 9 (64.29%) JSON
3 9 (64.29%) WCF
3 9 (64.29%) WF
3 9 (64.29%) RESTful
3 9 (64.29%) Memory Management
3 9 (64.29%) Relational Database
3 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (64.29%) Algorithms
4 8 (57.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (57.14%) Banking
4 8 (57.14%) Front Office
4 8 (57.14%) OOP
4 8 (57.14%) OO
4 8 (57.14%) SOA
5 5 (35.71%) Equities
5 5 (35.71%) Derivative

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 8 (57.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) Relational Database
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) KDB
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) Banking
2 8 (57.14%) Front Office
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) C# Developer
3 5 (35.71%) C# WPF Developer
3 5 (35.71%) WPF Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
5 1 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) KDB Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
1 9 (64.29%) .NET Framework
1 9 (64.29%) ADO.NET
1 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET Web API
1 9 (64.29%) JSON
1 9 (64.29%) RESTful
1 9 (64.29%) WCF
1 9 (64.29%) Web Services
1 9 (64.29%) WF
2 4 (28.57%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Algorithms
2 5 (35.71%) Derivative
2 5 (35.71%) Equities
2 5 (35.71%) Equity Derivative
3 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Memory Management
2 9 (64.29%) Scrum
3 8 (57.14%) OO
3 8 (57.14%) OOP
3 8 (57.14%) SOA
4 5 (35.71%) Analytics
5 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
5 4 (28.57%) PnL Attribution
6 3 (21.43%) Economics
6 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C#
1 9 (64.29%) PL/SQL
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Oracle
1 9 (64.29%) Sybase
Belfast, County Antrim
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Rate: £717.00 per day
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