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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 45 36 -
Rank change year-on-year -9 -  
Contract jobs citing WPF 8 25 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.50% 4.02% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.19% 12.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 0
Median daily rate £400 £315 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.98% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £24.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +72.91% -40.00%  

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 154 203 220
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 28.84% 32.64% 32.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 123 108
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £320 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £515 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Median hourly rate £16.50 £33.60 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.89% +14.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 -10 8 £400 +26.98% 5
WPF
East of England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 13 (59.09%) Visual Studio
3 9 (40.91%) MVC
4 8 (36.36%) .NET
5 6 (27.27%) WCF
5 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
6 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
6 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
7 4 (18.18%) Windows
7 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
8 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
8 3 (13.64%) SQL
8 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
8 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
8 3 (13.64%) TDD
8 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (9.09%) Selenium
9 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (9.09%) Silverlight
9 2 (9.09%) Banking
9 2 (9.09%) WinForms
9 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (9.09%) PhD
9 2 (9.09%) Oracle
9 2 (9.09%) Firmware
9 2 (9.09%) Scrum
10 1 (4.55%) ISO 8583
10 1 (4.55%) Telecoms

WPF
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
1 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
1 1 (4.55%) NFC
1 1 (4.55%) RS-232
1 1 (4.55%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.09%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) MSBuild
3 1 (4.55%) MSTest
3 1 (4.55%) NUnit
3 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 11 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 8 (36.36%) WPF Developer
4 4 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) C# WPF Developer
5 3 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.55%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) C++ Developer
7 1 (4.55%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) GUI Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) .NET
2 6 (27.27%) WCF
3 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
4 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
4 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (9.09%) Silverlight
5 2 (9.09%) WinForms
6 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
6 1 (4.55%) JSON
6 1 (4.55%) LINQ
6 1 (4.55%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (4.55%) MFC
6 1 (4.55%) RESTful
6 1 (4.55%) Web Services
6 1 (4.55%) XML
6 1 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) CAN bus
1 1 (4.55%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) MVC
2 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.64%) TDD
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
6 1 (4.55%) BDD
6 1 (4.55%) Concurrent Programming
6 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (4.55%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.55%) MVVM
6 1 (4.55%) Push Notifications
6 1 (4.55%) Refactoring
6 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) C++
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) PhD
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO 8583
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Siemens
Cambridge
People Source Consulting
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 19 days ago