The median contractor rate for a WPF Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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) Developer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 37 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 -  
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 2 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.63% 2.39% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 2.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £315 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.92% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +17.18% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £37.00 -
% change year-on-year +9.45% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 293 408 316
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 93.02% 97.61% 97.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 264 188
Median daily rate £375 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 31 29
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +82.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £57.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

WPF Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured WPF Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for WPF Developer in Cambridge

WPF Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF Developer in Cambridge

WPF Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF Developer in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WPF Developer in Cambridge

WPF Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, WPF Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region featuring WPF Developer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) WPF
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) PhD
3 2 (50.00%) WinForms
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Silverlight
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (25.00%) MVVM
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) SCADA
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Siemens
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) UML

WPF Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) WPF
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) Silverlight
3 2 (50.00%) WinForms
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) MVVM
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Siemens