The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 24 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 -  
Contract jobs citing WPF 8 23 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.53% 5.54% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.76% 19.01% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Median daily rate £400 £315 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.98% -  
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 Cambridge with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 82 121 92
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 25.95% 29.16% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 76 61
Median daily rate £350 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.40% +13.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £505 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
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 Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Cambridge

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for WPF in Cambridge

WPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WPF in Cambridge

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 Cambridge region with a requirement for WPF.

1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (50.00%) MVC
2 9 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 8 (44.44%) .NET
4 6 (33.33%) WCF
5 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
5 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
6 4 (22.22%) Windows
7 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 3 (16.67%) SQL
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 3 (16.67%) TDD
7 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (11.11%) Selenium
8 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (11.11%) Silverlight
8 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Banking
8 2 (11.11%) WinForms
8 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (11.11%) PhD
8 2 (11.11%) Oracle
8 2 (11.11%) Firmware
8 2 (11.11%) Scrum
9 1 (5.56%) ISO 8583
9 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
9 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

WPF
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
1 1 (5.56%) NFC
1 1 (5.56%) RS-232
1 1 (5.56%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) MSBuild
3 1 (5.56%) MSTest
3 1 (5.56%) NUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 11 (61.11%) C# Developer
3 4 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) C# WPF Developer
3 4 (22.22%) WPF Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) GUI Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) WCF
3 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (11.11%) Silverlight
5 2 (11.11%) WinForms
6 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
6 1 (5.56%) JSON
6 1 (5.56%) LINQ
6 1 (5.56%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (5.56%) MFC
6 1 (5.56%) RESTful
6 1 (5.56%) Web Services
6 1 (5.56%) XML
6 1 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) CAN bus
1 1 (5.56%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) MVC
2 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
3 3 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.56%) BDD
5 1 (5.56%) Concurrent Programming
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.56%) MVVM
5 1 (5.56%) Push Notifications
5 1 (5.56%) Refactoring
5 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) PhD
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO 8583
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Siemens
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