The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
England / East of England
Rank 112 84 114
Rank change year-on-year -28 +30  
Contract jobs citing WPF 16 42 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.75% 1.71% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.56% 6.76% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 7
Median daily rate £400 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £303 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £24.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +72.91% -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 of England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 624 621 753
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 29.30% 25.27% 28.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 374 426
Median daily rate £375 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 25
Median hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £9.00 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 of England

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WPF in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in the East of England

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WPF in the East of England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WPF in the East of England

WPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WPF in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WPF in the East of England

WPF
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 26 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
Cambridgeshire -9 8 £400 +26.98% 8
Suffolk +2 5 £400 -5.88%
Hertfordshire 0 2 £375 +15.38% 7
Norfolk -3 1 £475 +55.73% 1
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 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 of England region with a requirement for WPF.

1 45 (83.33%) C#
2 35 (64.81%) .NET
3 24 (44.44%) Visual Studio
4 18 (33.33%) MVC
5 17 (31.48%) TDD
6 16 (29.63%) Windows
7 15 (27.78%) MVVM
8 13 (24.07%) SQL
8 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
8 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
9 11 (20.37%) Unit Testing
9 11 (20.37%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (18.52%) WCF
11 9 (16.67%) Embarcadero
11 9 (16.67%) Borland
11 9 (16.67%) Delphi
11 9 (16.67%) Software Engineering
12 8 (14.81%) Logistics
13 6 (11.11%) .NET Framework
14 5 (9.26%) Manufacturing
14 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
15 4 (7.41%) UML
15 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
16 3 (5.56%) Managed Extensibility Framework
16 3 (5.56%) SCADA
16 3 (5.56%) Multithreading
16 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
16 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
16 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
17 2 (3.70%) Scrum

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) HTTP
1 1 (1.85%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.85%) NFC
1 1 (1.85%) RS-232
1 1 (1.85%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.70%) MSTest
3 2 (3.70%) Selenium
4 1 (1.85%) Moq
4 1 (1.85%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.85%) NUnit
4 1 (1.85%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (9.26%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (74.07%) Developer
2 27 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 23 (42.59%) WPF Developer
4 17 (31.48%) C# WPF Developer
5 7 (12.96%) .NET Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Software Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Architect
6 5 (9.26%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (7.41%) C# Software Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.56%) .NET Software Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Applications Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) SQL Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Supply Chain Architect
10 1 (1.85%) C# WCF Developer
10 1 (1.85%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (64.81%) .NET
2 10 (18.52%) WCF
3 6 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (5.56%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (3.70%) Entity Framework
6 2 (3.70%) HTML
6 2 (3.70%) Silverlight
6 2 (3.70%) WinForms
7 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (1.85%) JSON
7 1 (1.85%) LINQ
7 1 (1.85%) MFC
7 1 (1.85%) RESTful
7 1 (1.85%) Web Services
7 1 (1.85%) XML
7 1 (1.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) SCADA
2 2 (3.70%) FMCG
3 1 (1.85%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.63%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) MVC
2 17 (31.48%) TDD
3 15 (27.78%) MVVM
4 11 (20.37%) Unit Testing
5 9 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 8 (14.81%) Logistics
7 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.41%) UML
9 3 (5.56%) Multithreading
9 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (3.70%) BDD
10 2 (3.70%) Integration Testing
10 2 (3.70%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (3.70%) Migration
10 2 (3.70%) Reverse Engineering
10 2 (3.70%) Scrum
10 2 (3.70%) Software Architecture
11 1 (1.85%) Data Analysis
11 1 (1.85%) Regression Testing
11 1 (1.85%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (83.33%) C#
2 13 (24.07%) SQL
3 9 (16.67%) Delphi
4 2 (3.70%) C++
4 2 (3.70%) XAML
5 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) PhD
1 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) ISO 8583
1 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.67%) Borland
2 9 (16.67%) Embarcadero
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (1.85%) Siemens
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