Period
to 27 April 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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 63 58
Rank change year-on-year -10 -5 +35
Contract jobs citing WPF 10 19 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.94% 1.74% 2.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.29% 5.67% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 10
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £325 £375 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +18.11% +10.43%
10th Percentile £290 £236 £286
90th Percentile £338 £438 £395
East of England median daily rate £325 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -13.33% +15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -14.29% -
10th Percentile £40.35 £36.25 £40.63
90th Percentile £55.85 £38.75 £46.88
East of England median hourly rate £47.50 £40.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year +17.28% -7.43% -

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 304 335 383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 28.54% 30.76% 31.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 176 235
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £269 £213 £288
90th Percentile £525 £515 £538
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 11
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £43.50 £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -16.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £22.59 £15.35 £18.50
90th Percentile £100.00 £45.50 £57.50
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% -6.25%

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing WPF in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 27 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 27 April 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 -1 9 £325 -13.33% 21
Peterborough - 1 - - 1
WPF
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 10 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) .NET
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
3 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (50.00%) MVVM
5 4 (40.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (40.00%) WCF
6 3 (30.00%) PhD
6 3 (30.00%) MySQL
6 3 (30.00%) C++
6 3 (30.00%) Silverlight
6 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (30.00%) WinForms
6 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (30.00%) Entity Framework
7 2 (20.00%) Mathematical Modelling
7 2 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
7 2 (20.00%) REST
7 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
7 2 (20.00%) SDLC
7 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
7 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (20.00%) Release Management
7 2 (20.00%) LAMP
7 2 (20.00%) JSON
7 2 (20.00%) Refactoring

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 2 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (10.00%) NUnit
General
1 1 (10.00%) Automotive
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C# WPF Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) WPF Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) PC Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 4 (40.00%) WCF
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (30.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (30.00%) Silverlight
3 3 (30.00%) WinForms
4 2 (20.00%) JSON
4 2 (20.00%) LAMP
4 2 (20.00%) LDAP
4 2 (20.00%) REST
4 2 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (10.00%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) MVVM
3 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Mathematical Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (20.00%) OOP
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (20.00%) Physics
4 2 (20.00%) Refactoring
4 2 (20.00%) Release Management
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) UML
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) XAML
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 14001
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft