Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 49 67
Rank change year-on-year +7 +18 0
Contract jobs citing WPF 21 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.01% 1.62% 1.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.29% 5.05% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 6 8
Cambridge median daily rate £388 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £313 £289 £288
90th Percentile £400 £394 £388
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Cambridge median hourly rate £42.50 - £43.75
10th Percentile £39.35 - £40.63
90th Percentile £46.85 - £46.88
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.50 - £43.75

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 Cambridge with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 186 198 377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 26.65% 32.14% 39.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 119 250
Cambridge median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - +3.33%
10th Percentile £294 £280 £263
90th Percentile £525 £530 £488
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year - -1.32% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 11
Cambridge median hourly rate £45.00 £28.25 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.29% -35.43% +2.94%
10th Percentile £16.96 £15.75 £9.25
90th Percentile £97.75 £44.88 £72.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +2.86%

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing WPF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 20 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for WPF.

1 21 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (95.24%) .NET
3 14 (66.67%) SQL
4 13 (61.90%) Visual Studio
5 11 (52.38%) Windows
6 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
7 9 (42.86%) C++
8 8 (38.10%) OOP
8 8 (38.10%) WinForms
8 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
9 7 (33.33%) MVVM
10 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (23.81%) WCF
11 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (19.05%) TDD
11 4 (19.05%) NUnit
11 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
11 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
11 4 (19.05%) SQLite
11 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
11 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (19.05%) MVC
11 4 (19.05%) SOLID
11 4 (19.05%) Finance
11 4 (19.05%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (19.05%) SDLC
12 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) LDAP
1 1 (4.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (19.05%) SQLite
4 2 (9.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (61.90%) Visual Studio
2 4 (19.05%) NUnit
2 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
1 10 (47.62%) Software Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) C# Software Engineer
3 8 (38.10%) .NET Developer
4 5 (23.81%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (23.81%) C# Developer
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (19.05%) C# WCF Developer
5 4 (19.05%) C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Developer
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Developer
5 4 (19.05%) SSIS Developer
5 4 (19.05%) SSRS Developer
5 4 (19.05%) WCF Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
7 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
7 1 (4.76%) Linux Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (95.24%) .NET
2 8 (38.10%) WinForms
3 5 (23.81%) WCF
4 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (19.05%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
5 1 (4.76%) JSON
5 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
2 8 (38.10%) OOP
3 7 (33.33%) MVVM
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) MVC
4 4 (19.05%) SDLC
4 4 (19.05%) SOLID
4 4 (19.05%) TDD
4 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.76%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (4.76%) ETL
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.76%) Refactoring
6 1 (4.76%) Robotic Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (66.67%) SQL
3 9 (42.86%) C++
4 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.76%) Delphi
6 1 (4.76%) Perl
6 1 (4.76%) PHP
6 1 (4.76%) Python
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft