Period
to 16 October 2018

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 6 months to 16 October 2018 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
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 72 71
Rank change year-on-year -7 -1 +15
Contract jobs citing WPF 7 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.58% 1.19% 0.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.15% 4.12% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 28 2
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +10.71% +5.66%
10th Percentile £413 £339 £325
90th Percentile £438 £400 £375
East of England median daily rate £313 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -19.35% +10.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.33% - -
East of England median hourly rate £44.00 £43.25 -
% change year-on-year +1.73% - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 325 388 375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 27.08% 28.74% 33.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 199 197
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £268 £270
90th Percentile £538 £513 £549
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 9
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £43.50 £41.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.82% -2.35% +3.03%
10th Percentile £15.00 £29.00 £15.75
90th Percentile £47.25 £57.50 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11% -2.86%

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

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 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 6 months to 16 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -14 6 - - 13
WPF
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for WPF.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio
2 6 (85.71%) .NET Framework
2 6 (85.71%) Unit Testing
2 6 (85.71%) MVVM
3 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 5 (71.43%) UML
4 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) WinForms
5 2 (28.57%) WCF
5 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
6 1 (14.29%) IEC 62304
6 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
6 1 (14.29%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (14.29%) System Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Silverlight
6 1 (14.29%) MVC
6 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
6 1 (14.29%) Automotive
6 1 (14.29%) PhD
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET

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:

Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio
2 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
1 1 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) C# WPF Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 1 (14.29%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 2 (28.57%) WinForms
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
4 1 (14.29%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (14.29%) Silverlight
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) MVVM
1 6 (85.71%) Unit Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) IEC 62304