Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 30 -
Rank change year-on-year -48 - -
Contract jobs citing WPF 3 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 0.51% 3.36% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.20% 13.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 0
Belfast median daily rate £400 £400 -
County Antrim median daily rate £400 £400 -
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 250 65 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 42.44% 24.25% 18.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 32 17
Belfast median daily rate £413 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% -2.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £351 £250 £303
90th Percentile £486 £453 £467
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +5.77% -2.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Belfast median hourly rate £13.78 £12.13 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.61% - -
County Antrim median hourly rate £13.78 £12.13 -
% change year-on-year +13.61% - -

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 17 November 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 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Derivative
2 2 (66.67%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) Front Office
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Core
3 1 (33.33%) Infragistics
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) ProC
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Task Parallel Library
3 1 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (33.33%) Memory Management

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) ProC
General
1 2 (66.67%) Front Office
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Applications Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior SQL Developer
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Core
2 1 (33.33%) Task Parallel Library
2 1 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Derivative
1 2 (66.67%) Equity Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (33.33%) Memory Management
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Infragistics