The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
East Midlands / Derbyshire
Rank 33 34 33
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Contract jobs citing WPF 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 2.26% 0.41% 1.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.11% 2.94% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £304 - £303
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 - £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 - £325
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 £42.50 £24.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +77.08% -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 Derbyshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Derbyshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 54 34 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 20.38% 13.82% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 24 34
Median daily rate £363 £250 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.00% -23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £370 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derbyshire 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 Derbyshire

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WPF in Derbyshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Derbyshire

WPF
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Derby - 6 £304 - 1
WPF
East Midlands

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for WPF.

1 9 (81.82%) C#
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 5 (45.45%) MVC
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 4 (36.36%) EPoS
4 4 (36.36%) MVVM
4 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Silverlight
5 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Blend
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) Entity Framework
6 2 (18.18%) SDLC
6 2 (18.18%) Telerik
6 2 (18.18%) XAML
6 2 (18.18%) WinForms
6 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
6 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (18.18%) QA
6 2 (18.18%) WCF
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (9.09%) jQuery
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Enterprise Library

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Blend
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Developer
2 7 (63.64%) C# Developer
3 6 (54.55%) C# WPF Developer
3 6 (54.55%) WPF Developer
4 5 (45.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (27.27%) Applications Developer
5 3 (27.27%) C# Application Developer
5 3 (27.27%) C# Web Applications Developer
5 3 (27.27%) C# Web Developer
5 3 (27.27%) Web Applications Developer
5 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
6 2 (18.18%) .NET Applications Developer
6 2 (18.18%) .NET Web Applications Developer
6 2 (18.18%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (18.18%) UI Developer
7 1 (9.09%) Agile Tester
7 1 (9.09%) Web Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (27.27%) Entity Framework
3 3 (27.27%) Silverlight
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (18.18%) WCF
4 2 (18.18%) WinForms
5 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET
5 1 (9.09%) Ajax
5 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (9.09%) JSON
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 1 (9.09%) Middleware
5 1 (9.09%) MSMQ
5 1 (9.09%) Node.js
5 1 (9.09%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) EPoS
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) MVC
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) MVVM
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Microservices
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) XAML
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 1 (9.09%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Telerik
3 1 (9.09%) Google
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter