Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 111 88
Rank change year-on-year -6 -23 -4
Contract jobs citing WPF 32 44 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.01% 1.33% 1.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.50% 4.79% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 30
East Midlands median daily rate £475 £376 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.25% +5.99% +9.23%
10th Percentile £338 £300 £298
90th Percentile £569 £488 £475
England median daily rate £525 £455 £500
% change year-on-year +15.38% -9.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
East Midlands median hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +15.15% +10.00%
10th Percentile £43.50 £46.25 £33.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £48.38
England median hourly rate £47.83 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +12.54% - +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 915 918 806
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 28.84% 27.76% 25.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 554 513
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £225
90th Percentile £538 £501 £488
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 8
East Midlands median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +60.00% -33.33%
10th Percentile £21.78 £13.25 £12.93
90th Percentile £52.50 £46.25 £49.13
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -15 18 £366 -2.66% 1
Northamptonshire +18 10 £500 - 1
Lincolnshire 0 3 - - 3
Derbyshire -10 1 - - 1
WPF
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for WPF.

1 30 (93.75%) C#
2 29 (90.63%) .NET
3 17 (53.13%) WCF
4 13 (40.63%) SQL
4 13 (40.63%) OO
5 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 10 (31.25%) TDD
5 10 (31.25%) MVVM
6 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (28.13%) HTML
7 8 (25.00%) Oracle
7 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 8 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 8 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (18.75%) MVC
8 6 (18.75%) XAML
9 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
9 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
10 4 (12.50%) XML
10 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
10 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
10 4 (12.50%) Scrum
11 3 (9.38%) Project Management
11 3 (9.38%) Web Development
11 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
11 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
11 3 (9.38%) CSS
11 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
11 3 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared

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 2 (6.25%) ArcGIS
1 2 (6.25%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Link 16
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.13%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.25%) Avionics
1 2 (6.25%) Military
2 1 (3.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) .NET Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) WPF Developer
4 5 (15.63%) C# Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) WCF Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 2 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Designer
6 2 (6.25%) IT Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Xamarin Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Web Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (90.63%) .NET
2 17 (53.13%) WCF
3 9 (28.13%) HTML
4 8 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
6 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 4 (12.50%) XML
7 3 (9.38%) CSS
7 3 (9.38%) jQuery
7 3 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (6.25%) COM
8 2 (6.25%) DCOM
8 2 (6.25%) Web Services
8 2 (6.25%) XSLT
9 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (3.13%) Entity Framework
9 1 (3.13%) MFC
9 1 (3.13%) STL
9 1 (3.13%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Unix
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Android
2 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) OO
2 10 (31.25%) MVVM
2 10 (31.25%) TDD
3 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (18.75%) MVC
6 4 (12.50%) Scrum
7 3 (9.38%) Project Management
7 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
7 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
7 3 (9.38%) SOLID
7 3 (9.38%) Web Development
8 2 (6.25%) CRM
8 2 (6.25%) SOA
8 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
8 2 (6.25%) UML
8 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
9 1 (3.13%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 30 (93.75%) C#
2 13 (40.63%) SQL
3 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 6 (18.75%) XAML
5 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
7 2 (6.25%) C
7 2 (6.25%) MATLAB
7 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 2 (6.25%) VB
8 1 (3.13%) C++
8 1 (3.13%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) MIL-STD-1553
2 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.13%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (3.13%) Tableau