Period
to 26 May 2019

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 26 May 2019 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
26 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 102 84
Rank change year-on-year +9 -18 +15
Contract jobs citing WPF 31 43 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.50% 1.47% 2.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.75% 4.88% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 24
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.84% -6.96%
10th Percentile £358 £333 £265
90th Percentile £538 £525 £446
England median daily rate £492 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +3.58% -5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £50.00
England median hourly rate £42.96 £46.69 £46.25
% change year-on-year -7.99% +0.95% +21.71%

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 652 881 963
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 31.62% 30.14% 32.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 552 585
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +12.78%
10th Percentile £310 £269 £268
90th Percentile £550 £525 £515
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 14
East Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £42.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.47% -15.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £15.37 £13.00 £25.18
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.75 £67.50
England median hourly rate £43.50 £42.25 £41.00
% change year-on-year +2.96% +3.05% +7.89%

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 26 May 2019.

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 26 May 2019. 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 +9 17 £400 - 3
Northamptonshire +7 9 £525 +22.09% 2
Leicestershire +4 3 £340 -12.82%
Lincolnshire 0 1 - - 3
WPF
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2019, 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 31 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (67.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (64.52%) .NET
4 18 (58.06%) WCF
5 17 (54.84%) SQL Server
6 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (48.39%) SQL
7 15 (48.39%) Windows
7 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
7 15 (48.39%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (45.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (45.16%) T-SQL
8 14 (45.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (45.16%) Microsoft Azure
9 13 (41.94%) PL/SQL
9 13 (41.94%) WinForms
10 12 (38.71%) Oracle
11 11 (35.48%) Retail
12 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (32.26%) .NET Core
13 9 (29.03%) EPoS
14 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
14 8 (25.81%) Artificial Intelligence
14 8 (25.81%) .NET Framework
14 8 (25.81%) Robotics
14 8 (25.81%) Entity Framework
14 8 (25.81%) Problem-Solving
15 6 (19.35%) Mobile App
15 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (19.35%) Dependency Injection

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 (12.90%) IIS
1 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (54.84%) SQL Server
2 14 (45.16%) SQL Server 2012
2 14 (45.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (16.13%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (67.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.45%) InstallShield
3 2 (6.45%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (35.48%) Retail
2 6 (19.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (100.00%) Developer
2 21 (67.74%) C# Developer
3 18 (58.06%) .NET Developer
4 10 (32.26%) Senior Developer
5 9 (29.03%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (25.81%) C# WPF Developer
6 8 (25.81%) WPF Developer
7 6 (19.35%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (12.90%) C# WCF Developer
8 4 (12.90%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (12.90%) Senior SQL Developer
8 4 (12.90%) Senior WPF Developer
8 4 (12.90%) SQL Developer
8 4 (12.90%) WCF Developer
9 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (9.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (6.45%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
11 1 (3.23%) C# Web Developer
11 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (64.52%) .NET
2 18 (58.06%) WCF
3 15 (48.39%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (41.94%) WinForms
5 10 (32.26%) .NET Core
6 8 (25.81%) .NET Framework
6 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
6 8 (25.81%) Entity Framework
7 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (19.35%) LINQ
8 5 (16.13%) CSS
8 5 (16.13%) HTML
8 5 (16.13%) jQuery
9 4 (12.90%) CSS3
9 4 (12.90%) HTML5
9 4 (12.90%) SignalR
10 2 (6.45%) OAuth
10 2 (6.45%) OAuth2
11 1 (3.23%) JSON
11 1 (3.23%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (29.03%) EPoS
3 8 (25.81%) Robotics
4 6 (19.35%) Mobile App
5 4 (12.90%) RIA
6 2 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (6.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Android
2 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) Artificial Intelligence
2 8 (25.81%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (19.35%) Dependency Injection
3 6 (19.35%) Logistics
3 6 (19.35%) MVC
4 2 (6.45%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (6.45%) DevOps
4 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.45%) MVVM
4 2 (6.45%) Web Development
5 1 (3.23%) Analytics
5 1 (3.23%) Change Control
5 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.23%) Scrum
5 1 (3.23%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (48.39%) SQL
3 14 (45.16%) T-SQL
4 13 (41.94%) PL/SQL
5 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
2 12 (38.71%) Oracle
3 4 (12.90%) Xamarin