Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 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)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 66 83
Rank change year-on-year -8 +17 +16
Contract jobs citing WPF 22 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.54% 1.49% 1.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.13% 4.38% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 8 16
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +3.85%
10th Percentile £313 £292 £263
90th Percentile £400 £391 £388
East of England median daily rate £388 £358 £350
% change year-on-year +8.39% +2.14% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.50 - £43.75
10th Percentile £39.35 - £40.63
90th Percentile £46.85 - £46.88
East of England 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 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 429 388 586
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 30.13% 34.04% 36.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 196 368
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.32% +7.80%
10th Percentile £285 £258 £263
90th Percentile £500 £550 £488
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £381
% change year-on-year +6.25% +4.92% +1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 20
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £44.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -8.73% +1.43%
10th Percentile £20.41 £15.75 £9.25
90th Percentile £93.25 £47.43 £59.00
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.48
% change year-on-year +18.75% -3.94% +7.84%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WPF in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 +7 21 £388 +3.33% 4
WPF
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for WPF.

1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (95.45%) .NET
3 15 (68.18%) SQL
4 14 (63.64%) Visual Studio
5 12 (54.55%) Windows
6 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
7 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
7 9 (40.91%) C++
8 8 (36.36%) OOP
8 8 (36.36%) WinForms
9 7 (31.82%) MVVM
10 5 (22.73%) SDLC
10 5 (22.73%) MVC
10 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (22.73%) WCF
10 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
10 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
11 4 (18.18%) SQLite
11 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
11 4 (18.18%) Finance
11 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (18.18%) TDD
11 4 (18.18%) NUnit
11 4 (18.18%) SOLID
11 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (18.18%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning

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 (4.55%) CMS
1 1 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) LDAP
1 1 (4.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (18.18%) SQLite
4 2 (9.09%) MySQL
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (63.64%) Visual Studio
2 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (18.18%) NUnit
4 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.55%) MorphX
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) Software Engineer
3 9 (40.91%) C# Software Engineer
4 8 (36.36%) .NET Developer
5 5 (22.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (22.73%) C# Developer
6 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (18.18%) C# WCF Developer
6 4 (18.18%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (18.18%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (18.18%) SQL Developer
6 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Developer
6 4 (18.18%) SSIS Developer
6 4 (18.18%) SSRS Developer
6 4 (18.18%) WCF Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
8 1 (4.55%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) PC Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Python Developer
8 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 8 (36.36%) WinForms
3 5 (22.73%) WCF
4 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (18.18%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 2 (9.09%) XML
6 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (4.55%) CSS
6 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
6 1 (4.55%) HTML
6 1 (4.55%) jQuery
6 1 (4.55%) JSON
6 1 (4.55%) WF
6 1 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 8 (36.36%) OOP
3 7 (31.82%) MVVM
4 5 (22.73%) MVC
4 5 (22.73%) SDLC
5 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (18.18%) SOLID
5 4 (18.18%) TDD
5 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.55%) CRM
7 1 (4.55%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (4.55%) ERP
7 1 (4.55%) ETL
7 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (4.55%) Refactoring
7 1 (4.55%) Robotic Automation
7 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (68.18%) SQL
3 9 (40.91%) C++
4 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.55%) C
6 1 (4.55%) Delphi
6 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.55%) Perl
6 1 (4.55%) PHP
6 1 (4.55%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) X++
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) JD Edwards
2 1 (4.55%) Nintex