Period
to 15 December 2018

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 15 December 2018 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 72 34
Rank change year-on-year +38 -38 -10
Contract jobs citing WPF 12 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 3.59% 0.56% 3.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.16% 1.47% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 9
Belfast median daily rate £460 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% - -
10th Percentile £404 £365 £263
90th Percentile £472 £421 £419
County Antrim median daily rate £460 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +15.00% - -
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 131 204 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 39.22% 37.99% 21.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 158 31
Belfast median daily rate £425 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +0.61% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £321 £263
90th Percentile £510 £475 £456
County Antrim median daily rate £425 £413 £410
% change year-on-year +3.03% +0.61% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Belfast median hourly rate £33.00 - £12.13
10th Percentile £31.50 - £10.00
90th Percentile £34.50 - £14.36
County Antrim median hourly rate £33.00 - £12.13

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

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WPF in Belfast over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WPF in Belfast

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (66.67%) MVC
3 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (50.00%) SQL
6 5 (41.67%) SOA
6 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (25.00%) Finance
7 3 (25.00%) WCF
7 3 (25.00%) Multithreading
8 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 2 (16.67%) Banking
8 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
8 2 (16.67%) Automated Trading
9 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (8.33%) Deployment Automation
9 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (8.33%) Task Parallel Library
9 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (8.33%) Asynchronous Programming
9 1 (8.33%) Oracle
9 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
9 1 (8.33%) OOP
9 1 (8.33%) OO
9 1 (8.33%) Scrum
9 1 (8.33%) WinForms

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 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (41.67%) C# Developer
4 4 (33.33%) Senior Developer
5 3 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 1 (8.33%) C# WPF Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 1 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (8.33%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (25.00%) WCF
5 1 (8.33%) Task Parallel Library
5 1 (8.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) MVC
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) SOA
4 3 (25.00%) Multithreading
5 2 (16.67%) Automated Trading
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (8.33%) Asynchronous Programming
6 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) MVVM
6 1 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (8.33%) OOP
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle