Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 116 100
Rank change year-on-year -18 -16 -16
Contract jobs citing WPF 7 34 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.26% 1.06% 1.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.85% 3.73% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 24
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.31% +7.50%
10th Percentile £363 £315 £300
90th Percentile £466 £550 £488
England median daily rate £550 £532 £455
% change year-on-year +3.48% +16.81% -9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - £45.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.26% +15.15%
England median hourly rate £43.92 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -2.41% +5.88% -

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 825 911 916
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 31.18% 28.50% 28.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 607 537
East Midlands median daily rate £401 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.80% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £510
England median daily rate £480 £470 £425
% change year-on-year +2.13% +10.59% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 5
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +116.22%
10th Percentile £16.68 £13.60 £13.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.40 £46.25
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

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 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 14 December 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 5 £400 +9.22% 8
Northamptonshire -16 2 £400 -20.00%
WPF
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 7 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) WCF
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) WinForms
4 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 2 (28.57%) Workshop Facilitation
5 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
5 2 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (28.57%) REST
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) Microservices
5 2 (28.57%) Public Cloud
5 2 (28.57%) Data Management
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 2 (28.57%) HTML

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Applications Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# WCF Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# WPF Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Designer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior WPF Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) WCF Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) WCF
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (42.86%) WinForms
3 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (28.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Public Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) EPoS
2 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (14.29%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) Microservices
2 2 (28.57%) Workshop Facilitation
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft