Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 87 81
Rank change year-on-year -25 -6 +10
Contract jobs citing WPF 30 57 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.01% 1.80% 1.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.52% 6.14% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 29 29
East Midlands median daily rate £406 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.80% +5.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £314 £285 £298
90th Percentile £544 £488 £475
England median daily rate £525 £451 £500
% change year-on-year +16.54% -9.90% -4.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 - £41.25
10th Percentile £42.50 - £33.13
90th Percentile £47.50 - £48.38
England median hourly rate £47.67 £41.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +14.86% -2.35% +13.33%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 853 928 826
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 28.62% 29.34% 26.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 549 497
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.73% +5.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £248
90th Percentile £549 £501 £487
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 17
East Midlands median hourly rate £38.75 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.23% +7.50% -44.83%
10th Percentile £19.00 £20.75 £9.70
90th Percentile £48.85 £41.50 £49.25
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing WPF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for WPF in the East Midlands

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in the East Midlands

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for WPF in the East Midlands

WPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WPF in the East Midlands

WPF
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the East Midlands 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
Nottinghamshire -18 11 £373 +0.68% 7
Northamptonshire +15 10 £500 +11.11%
Leicestershire -11 5 £308 -13.38% 4
Lincolnshire - 2 £350 - 2
Derbyshire -2 1 - - 3
WPF
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 East Midlands region with a requirement for WPF.

1 28 (93.33%) C#
2 25 (83.33%) .NET
3 14 (46.67%) WCF
4 12 (40.00%) SQL
5 10 (33.33%) TDD
6 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (26.67%) OO
7 8 (26.67%) MVVM
8 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
8 7 (23.33%) MVC
9 6 (20.00%) XAML
9 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 6 (20.00%) HTML
9 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (20.00%) AngularJS
10 5 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (16.67%) jQuery
10 5 (16.67%) .NET Framework
11 4 (13.33%) CSS
11 4 (13.33%) VB.NET
12 3 (10.00%) Oracle
12 3 (10.00%) Windows
12 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
12 3 (10.00%) Project Management
12 3 (10.00%) Web Development
12 3 (10.00%) CCTV
12 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
12 3 (10.00%) Multithreading
12 3 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.33%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (3.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (83.33%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 7 (23.33%) C# Developer
4 6 (20.00%) WPF Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Designer
6 2 (6.67%) WCF Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.33%) IT Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Senior WPF Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (83.33%) .NET
2 14 (46.67%) WCF
3 6 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (20.00%) HTML
4 5 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 5 (16.67%) jQuery
5 4 (13.33%) CSS
6 3 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (6.67%) XML
8 1 (3.33%) Ajax
8 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (3.33%) MFC
8 1 (3.33%) STL
8 1 (3.33%) Web Services
8 1 (3.33%) WinForms
8 1 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) TDD
2 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (26.67%) MVVM
3 8 (26.67%) OO
4 7 (23.33%) MVC
5 5 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (10.00%) Multithreading
6 3 (10.00%) Project Management
6 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Web Development
7 2 (6.67%) CRM
7 2 (6.67%) Scrum
7 2 (6.67%) SOA
8 1 (3.33%) BDD
8 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.33%) Data Management
8 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.33%) Logistics
8 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (93.33%) C#
2 12 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.00%) XAML
4 4 (13.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.67%) MATLAB
5 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.33%) C++
6 1 (3.33%) VB
6 1 (3.33%) VB6
6 1 (3.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) ISEB
1 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (3.33%) Tableau
2 1 (3.33%) Xamarin