The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 27 June 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)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 53 64
Rank change year-on-year +3 +11  
Contract jobs citing WPF 6 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.02% 0.84% 1.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.61% 2.48% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 10
Median daily rate £400 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +11.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £353 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £373 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.13 £41.25 £34.38
% change year-on-year +6.96% +20.00%  

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 166 202 283
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 28.28% 34.01% 35.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 127 187
Median daily rate £375 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 11
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Cambridgeshire

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WPF in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WPF in Cambridgeshire

WPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WPF in Cambridgeshire

WPF
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +7 5 £400 - 5
WPF
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for WPF.

1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (85.71%) .NET
3 8 (57.14%) Visual Studio
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) WCF
5 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (28.57%) MVC
6 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
7 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
7 3 (21.43%) C++
7 3 (21.43%) TDD
7 3 (21.43%) NUnit
7 3 (21.43%) WinForms
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (14.29%) Scrum
8 2 (14.29%) Banking
8 2 (14.29%) Firmware
8 2 (14.29%) OOD
8 2 (14.29%) OO

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
2 1 (7.14%) NFC
2 1 (7.14%) RS-232
2 1 (7.14%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 3 (21.43%) NUnit
3 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (7.14%) MorphX
4 1 (7.14%) MSBuild
4 1 (7.14%) MSTest
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support
3 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) C# WPF Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 2 (14.29%) WPF Developer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# WCF Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (7.14%) WCF Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) WCF
3 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (21.43%) WinForms
6 2 (14.29%) XML
6 2 (14.29%) XSLT
7 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (7.14%) CSS
7 1 (7.14%) HTML
7 1 (7.14%) jQuery
7 1 (7.14%) JSON
7 1 (7.14%) LINQ
7 1 (7.14%) MFC
7 1 (7.14%) RESTful
7 1 (7.14%) Silverlight
7 1 (7.14%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) CAN bus
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) MVC
1 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) OOD
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) BDD
4 1 (7.14%) Concurrent Programming
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.14%) MVVM
4 1 (7.14%) Push Notifications
4 1 (7.14%) Refactoring
4 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) C++
3 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) PhD
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards
3 1 (7.14%) Nintex