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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
England / East Midlands
Rank 59 81 68
Rank change year-on-year +22 -13  
Contract jobs citing WPF 40 14 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.69% 0.86% 1.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.30% 3.46% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 15
Median daily rate £368 £366 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.34% +4.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £308 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £406 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +354.54% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £24.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +77.08% -40.00%  

WPF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 482 405 349
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 32.37% 24.95% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 234 197
Median daily rate £363 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing WPF as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WPF in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WPF in the East Midlands

WPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing WPF in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +15 18 £368 - 4
Lincolnshire -1 7 £425 +41.66% 3
Derbyshire +1 6 £304 - 1
Northamptonshire 0 6 £450 - 3
Leicestershire -6 3 £331 -4.13% 3
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 73 (97.33%) C#
2 69 (92.00%) .NET
3 42 (56.00%) WCF
4 29 (38.67%) TDD
5 27 (36.00%) .NET Framework
6 26 (34.67%) OO
6 26 (34.67%) MVVM
7 24 (32.00%) JavaScript
8 22 (29.33%) SQL
9 21 (28.00%) Dependency Injection
10 20 (26.67%) Oracle
11 19 (25.33%) HTML
12 18 (24.00%) ASP.NET
13 17 (22.67%) XML
13 17 (22.67%) PL/SQL
14 14 (18.67%) SQL Server
15 13 (17.33%) MVC
15 13 (17.33%) Oracle Database 10g
15 13 (17.33%) Oracle Database 11g
15 13 (17.33%) Oracle Database
16 12 (16.00%) Shell Script
16 12 (16.00%) CRM
16 12 (16.00%) Unix
17 11 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
18 10 (13.33%) Visual Studio
19 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
19 9 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
19 9 (12.00%) Degree
20 8 (10.67%) Software Engineering
21 7 (9.33%) SC Cleared

WPF
Top Related 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 (5.33%) ArcGIS
2 3 (4.00%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.33%) CMS
3 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.33%) Oracle Database
2 13 (17.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 13 (17.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 9 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Blend
4 2 (2.67%) JIRA
4 2 (2.67%) NUnit
5 1 (1.33%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.33%) Subversion
5 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (5.33%) Avionics
1 4 (5.33%) Military
2 1 (1.33%) Advertising
2 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (66.67%) Developer
2 32 (42.67%) WPF Developer
3 28 (37.33%) .NET Developer
4 27 (36.00%) C# Developer
5 16 (21.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (21.33%) C# WPF Developer
6 12 (16.00%) Architect
7 10 (13.33%) Designer
8 9 (12.00%) WCF Developer
9 6 (8.00%) Analyst
10 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (6.67%) Software Engineer
10 5 (6.67%) Support Analyst
11 4 (5.33%) Technical Analyst
11 4 (5.33%) UI Developer
12 3 (4.00%) Applications Developer
12 3 (4.00%) C# Application Developer
12 3 (4.00%) C# Software Engineer
12 3 (4.00%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (92.00%) .NET
2 42 (56.00%) WCF
3 27 (36.00%) .NET Framework
4 19 (25.33%) HTML
5 18 (24.00%) ASP.NET
6 17 (22.67%) XML
7 7 (9.33%) Web Services
8 6 (8.00%) Entity Framework
9 5 (6.67%) CSS
9 5 (6.67%) DCOM
10 4 (5.33%) AngularJS
10 4 (5.33%) COM
10 4 (5.33%) LINQ
11 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (4.00%) jQuery
11 3 (4.00%) Silverlight
12 2 (2.67%) ADO.NET
12 2 (2.67%) Ajax
12 2 (2.67%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) User Experience
2 4 (5.33%) EPoS
3 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.00%) Unix
2 7 (9.33%) Windows
3 1 (1.33%) Android
3 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.67%) TDD
2 26 (34.67%) MVVM
2 26 (34.67%) OO
3 21 (28.00%) Dependency Injection
4 13 (17.33%) MVC
5 12 (16.00%) CRM
6 11 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (10.67%) Software Engineering
8 6 (8.00%) ITIL
8 6 (8.00%) Scrum
8 6 (8.00%) Software Testing
8 6 (8.00%) SOLID
9 5 (6.67%) Change Management
9 5 (6.67%) Data Management
9 5 (6.67%) UML
10 4 (5.33%) Unit Testing
11 3 (4.00%) Test Strategy
12 2 (2.67%) BDD
12 2 (2.67%) DevOps
12 2 (2.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 73 (97.33%) C#
2 24 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 22 (29.33%) SQL
4 17 (22.67%) PL/SQL
5 12 (16.00%) Shell Script
6 6 (8.00%) VB
7 4 (5.33%) C++
8 3 (4.00%) VB.NET
8 3 (4.00%) XAML
9 2 (2.67%) C
10 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (12.00%) Degree
2 7 (9.33%) SC Cleared
2 7 (9.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.33%) ISEB
4 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.33%) MCP
4 1 (1.33%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (26.67%) Oracle
2 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.00%) Telerik
4 2 (2.67%) Perforce
5 1 (1.33%) Google
5 1 (1.33%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.33%) Twitter
5 1 (1.33%) Xamarin