Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 58 73
Rank change year-on-year -13 +15 +24
Contract jobs citing WPF 23 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.78% 1.78% 1.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.87% 5.29% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 11 5
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £363 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +15.38% +8.33%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £280
90th Percentile £400 £400 £360
East of England median daily rate £388 £375 £346
% change year-on-year +3.33% +8.30% -1.07%
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 £42.75 £43.75
% change year-on-year -0.58% -2.29% +5.42%

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 392 359 480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 30.39% 33.65% 35.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 164 284
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.60% +10.00%
10th Percentile £269 £250 £271
90th Percentile £525 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 19
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -19.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £32.50 £15.75 £37.45
90th Percentile £95.50 £46.83 £60.50
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WPF in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 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 +2 23 £363 -3.33% 20
WPF
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 23 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (91.30%) .NET
3 16 (69.57%) Windows
4 13 (56.52%) Visual Studio
5 12 (52.17%) Software Engineering
6 11 (47.83%) SQL
7 10 (43.48%) C++
8 9 (39.13%) WinForms
8 9 (39.13%) MVVM
9 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
9 8 (34.78%) OOP
10 7 (30.43%) WCF
10 7 (30.43%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (26.09%) SDLC
11 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
11 6 (26.09%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (21.74%) TDD
12 5 (21.74%) Linux
13 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
13 4 (17.39%) MySQL
13 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
13 4 (17.39%) NUnit
13 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (17.39%) Finance
13 4 (17.39%) MVC
13 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (17.39%) SQLite
13 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API

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 (8.70%) Apache
1 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (17.39%) MySQL
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (17.39%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (56.52%) Visual Studio
2 7 (30.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (17.39%) NUnit
4 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Developer
1 10 (43.48%) Software Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) C# Software Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) .NET Developer
3 7 (30.43%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (30.43%) C# Developer
4 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 4 (17.39%) C# WCF Developer
4 4 (17.39%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Developer
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Developer
4 4 (17.39%) SSIS Developer
4 4 (17.39%) SSRS Developer
4 4 (17.39%) WCF Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) C# WPF Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (91.30%) .NET
2 9 (39.13%) WinForms
3 7 (30.43%) WCF
4 6 (26.09%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
6 3 (13.04%) Entity Framework
6 3 (13.04%) JSON
6 3 (13.04%) LDAP
6 3 (13.04%) XML
7 2 (8.70%) LAMP
7 2 (8.70%) REST
7 2 (8.70%) Silverlight
8 1 (4.35%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
2 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) CAN bus
3 1 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Software Engineering
2 9 (39.13%) MVVM
3 8 (34.78%) OOP
4 6 (26.09%) SDLC
4 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
5 5 (21.74%) TDD
6 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (17.39%) MVC
6 4 (17.39%) SOLID
7 3 (13.04%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (13.04%) Refactoring
8 2 (8.70%) Change Management
8 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
8 2 (8.70%) OO
8 2 (8.70%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (8.70%) Physics
8 2 (8.70%) Release Management
8 2 (8.70%) Statistical Modelling
8 2 (8.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (47.83%) SQL
3 10 (43.48%) C++
4 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
5 3 (13.04%) PHP
6 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
6 2 (8.70%) Java
6 2 (8.70%) XAML
7 1 (4.35%) Delphi
7 1 (4.35%) Perl
7 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO 14001
1 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft