Period
to 24 April 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 24 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 79 91
Rank change year-on-year -22 +12 +8
Contract jobs citing WPF 46 72 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.54% 2.34% 1.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.24% 7.68% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 29 23
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £368 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.84% -2.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £326 £273 £290
90th Percentile £525 £455 £475
England median daily rate £475 £485 £525
% change year-on-year -2.06% -7.62% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +354.55% -
England median hourly rate £46.69 £46.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year -0.13% +23.03% -2.56%

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 878 938 838
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 29.47% 30.50% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 553 502
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -4.41%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £245
90th Percentile £538 £523 £487
England median daily rate £475 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 19
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% +45.63%
10th Percentile £12.25 £20.75 £10.80
90th Percentile £47.50 £80.13 £47.75
England median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year - +5.81% +10.71%

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 24 April 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 24 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
Nottinghamshire -18 29 £400 +8.84% 13
Leicestershire +5 6 £390 +1.30% 4
Northamptonshire -3 4 £500 +11.11%
Lincolnshire -3 3 £350 -17.65% 2
Derbyshire -2 1 £400 +20.75% 6
WPF
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for WPF.

1 45 (97.83%) C#
2 41 (89.13%) .NET
3 35 (76.09%) WCF
4 26 (56.52%) SQL
5 20 (43.48%) PL/SQL
6 17 (36.96%) HTML
6 17 (36.96%) JavaScript
6 17 (36.96%) Oracle
7 16 (34.78%) TDD
8 15 (32.61%) MVVM
9 13 (28.26%) Oracle Database
10 12 (26.09%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET
10 12 (26.09%) Unix
10 12 (26.09%) Shell Script
10 12 (26.09%) CRM
11 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (19.57%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (17.39%) XML
13 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
13 7 (15.22%) OO
13 7 (15.22%) .NET Framework
14 6 (13.04%) Data Management
14 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
14 6 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (10.87%) Dependency Injection
15 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET Web API
15 5 (10.87%) Web Services
15 5 (10.87%) Degree
15 5 (10.87%) XAML

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.70%) Apache Solr
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) Oracle Database
2 12 (26.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (19.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
5 4 (8.70%) MongoDB
5 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.17%) NUnit
3 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 33 (71.74%) Developer
2 20 (43.48%) .NET Developer
3 14 (30.43%) WPF Developer
4 11 (23.91%) Architect
4 11 (23.91%) Designer
5 10 (21.74%) C# Developer
6 8 (17.39%) WCF Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (10.87%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (8.70%) .NET Architect
8 4 (8.70%) Oracle Architect
8 4 (8.70%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL Developer
8 4 (8.70%) SQL Developer
9 3 (6.52%) .NET Designer
9 3 (6.52%) .NET Solutions Architect
9 3 (6.52%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (6.52%) C# WPF Developer
9 3 (6.52%) Oracle Solutions Architect
9 3 (6.52%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (89.13%) .NET
2 35 (76.09%) WCF
3 17 (36.96%) HTML
4 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET
5 8 (17.39%) XML
6 7 (15.22%) .NET Framework
7 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (10.87%) Web Services
8 4 (8.70%) XSD
8 4 (8.70%) XSLT
9 3 (6.52%) jQuery
9 3 (6.52%) WinForms
10 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
10 2 (4.35%) CSS
11 1 (2.17%) Ajax
11 1 (2.17%) Akka.NET
11 1 (2.17%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (2.17%) Silverlight
11 1 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) CCTV
2 3 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Unix
2 4 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) TDD
2 15 (32.61%) MVVM
3 12 (26.09%) CRM
4 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (15.22%) OO
5 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
6 6 (13.04%) Data Management
7 5 (10.87%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (8.70%) Analytics
8 4 (8.70%) ArchiMate
8 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (8.70%) Multithreading
8 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (6.52%) MVC
9 3 (6.52%) SOLID
10 2 (4.35%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (4.35%) Scrum
10 2 (4.35%) SOA
11 1 (2.17%) E-Commerce
11 1 (2.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 45 (97.83%) C#
2 26 (56.52%) SQL
3 20 (43.48%) PL/SQL
4 17 (36.96%) JavaScript
5 12 (26.09%) Shell Script
6 5 (10.87%) XAML
7 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.17%) VB
8 1 (2.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 17 (36.96%) Oracle
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft