Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 96 103
Rank change year-on-year -16 +7 -11
Contract jobs citing WPF 39 53 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.34% 1.68% 1.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.51% 5.31% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 18
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £368 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.84% -8.13% +22.14%
10th Percentile £353 £271 £294
90th Percentile £526 £450 £453
England median daily rate £480 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -6.44% +2.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 6
East Midlands median hourly rate - £50.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +354.55% -
England median hourly rate £46.69 £47.83 £24.25
% change year-on-year -2.38% +97.24% -42.94%

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 864 999 811
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 29.60% 31.73% 25.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 616 493
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £284 £275 £250
90th Percentile £525 £500 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 11
East Midlands median hourly rate £41.25 £50.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +33.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26.88 £28.13 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.63 £67.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £41.52 £40.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.51% +8.00% +4.17%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 -6 28 £400 +8.84% 6
Northamptonshire -8 4 £430 -4.44% 1
Derbyshire +12 2 £400 +18.52% 6
Lincolnshire -6 1 - - 3
Leicestershire - 1 £390 - 5
WPF
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 38 (97.44%) C#
2 34 (87.18%) .NET
3 31 (79.49%) WCF
4 24 (61.54%) SQL
5 22 (56.41%) PL/SQL
6 16 (41.03%) Oracle
7 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
7 15 (38.46%) HTML
8 14 (35.90%) TDD
8 14 (35.90%) MVVM
9 12 (30.77%) Oracle Database
10 11 (28.21%) Oracle Database 11g
10 11 (28.21%) Unix
10 11 (28.21%) Shell Script
10 11 (28.21%) CRM
11 10 (25.64%) XML
11 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (20.51%) Oracle Database 10g
14 7 (17.95%) OO
14 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET
14 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
14 7 (17.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (17.95%) .NET Framework
14 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (17.95%) Git (software)
14 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (17.95%) Analytics
15 6 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
15 6 (15.38%) Greenfield Project

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 (10.26%) Apache Solr
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) ENOVIA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) Oracle Database
2 11 (28.21%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (20.51%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
4 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (17.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (10.26%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (17.95%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.56%) NUnit
3 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (66.67%) Developer
2 15 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 14 (35.90%) C# Developer
4 11 (28.21%) Architect
4 11 (28.21%) WPF Developer
5 10 (25.64%) Designer
6 9 (23.08%) WCF Developer
7 6 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (15.38%) Solutions Designer
8 5 (12.82%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (12.82%) C# WCF Developer
8 5 (12.82%) C# WPF Developer
9 4 (10.26%) .NET Architect
9 4 (10.26%) Oracle Architect
9 4 (10.26%) Oracle Developer
9 4 (10.26%) PL/SQL Developer
9 4 (10.26%) SQL Developer
10 3 (7.69%) .NET Designer
10 3 (7.69%) .NET Solutions Architect
10 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (87.18%) .NET
2 31 (79.49%) WCF
3 15 (38.46%) HTML
4 10 (25.64%) XML
5 7 (17.95%) .NET Framework
5 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET
5 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (15.38%) Web Services
6 6 (15.38%) WinForms
7 4 (10.26%) XSD
7 4 (10.26%) XSLT
8 2 (5.13%) Silverlight
9 1 (2.56%) Akka.NET
9 1 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (2.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) CCTV
3 1 (2.56%) NHS
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Unix
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) MVVM
1 14 (35.90%) TDD
2 11 (28.21%) CRM
3 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.95%) Analytics
4 7 (17.95%) OO
5 6 (15.38%) Data Management
5 6 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (10.26%) ArchiMate
6 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
6 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Scrum
8 2 (5.13%) SOA
8 2 (5.13%) SOLID
8 2 (5.13%) Web Development
9 1 (2.56%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (2.56%) Exploratory Testing
9 1 (2.56%) Problem-Solving
9 1 (2.56%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (97.44%) C#
2 24 (61.54%) SQL
3 22 (56.41%) PL/SQL
4 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 11 (28.21%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.13%) XAML
7 1 (2.56%) Java
7 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) ISEB
2 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) PMO
1 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Oracle
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft