Period
to 25 April 2019

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 6 months to 25 April 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 of England
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 162 182 138
Rank change year-on-year +20 -44 -7
Contract jobs citing WPF 16 12 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.39% 0.27% 1.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.59% 0.93% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 31
East of England median daily rate £413 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £357 £294 £285
90th Percentile £435 £469 £469
England median daily rate £500 £480 £485
% change year-on-year +4.28% -1.13% -7.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +21.79% -10.86%
10th Percentile £37.50 £40.35 £36.25
90th Percentile £42.50 £55.85 £43.73
England median hourly rate £41.25 £46.69 £46.75
% change year-on-year -11.65% -0.13% +23.03%

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 of England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,009 1,285 1,343
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 24.79% 29.14% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 752 886
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £440
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 19 41
East of England median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +11.11% -4.00%
10th Percentile £23.40 £14.95 £15.25
90th Percentile £66.81 £80.00 £44.50
England median hourly rate £43.50 £41.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +6.10% - +5.81%

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing WPF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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 6 months to 25 April 2019.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 25 April 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
Hertfordshire - 7 £413 - 5
Cambridgeshire +7 6 £380 +16.92% 12
Bedfordshire - 3 £350 -
Suffolk +13 1 - - 4
WPF
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 of England region with a requirement for WPF.

1 16 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (93.75%) .NET
3 11 (68.75%) Visual Studio
4 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
5 8 (50.00%) HTML
5 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (43.75%) Silverlight
6 7 (43.75%) HTML5
7 6 (37.50%) DevOps
7 6 (37.50%) SDLC
7 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
7 6 (37.50%) .NET Framework
7 6 (37.50%) MCSE
7 6 (37.50%) MCSA
7 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
8 5 (31.25%) MVVM
9 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
10 3 (18.75%) System Testing
10 3 (18.75%) MVC
10 3 (18.75%) Finance
10 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
10 3 (18.75%) Windows
10 3 (18.75%) Entity Framework
11 2 (12.50%) .NET Core
11 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
11 2 (12.50%) CSS
11 2 (12.50%) ITIL

WPF
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Visual Studio
2 8 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (6.25%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (37.50%) WPF Developer
4 5 (31.25%) C# WPF Developer
5 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
6 3 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
7 2 (12.50%) .NET Applications Developer
7 2 (12.50%) Applications Developer
8 1 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
8 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
8 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Engineer
8 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (6.25%) C# Application Developer
8 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (6.25%) Development Team Leader
8 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
8 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
8 1 (6.25%) Web Development Team Leader
8 1 (6.25%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) HTML
3 7 (43.75%) HTML5
3 7 (43.75%) Silverlight
4 6 (37.50%) .NET Framework
5 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 3 (18.75%) Entity Framework
6 2 (12.50%) .NET Core
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (12.50%) CSS
6 2 (12.50%) LINQ
6 2 (12.50%) WCF
6 2 (12.50%) WinForms
7 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
7 1 (6.25%) CSS3
7 1 (6.25%) jQuery
7 1 (6.25%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 1 (6.25%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.25%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) DevOps
2 6 (37.50%) SDLC
3 5 (31.25%) MVVM
3 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
4 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (18.75%) MVC
5 3 (18.75%) System Testing
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) Logistics
6 2 (12.50%) Migration
7 1 (6.25%) Coaching
7 1 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (6.25%) Issue Tracking
7 1 (6.25%) OOP
7 1 (6.25%) Scrum
7 1 (6.25%) TDD
7 1 (6.25%) UML
7 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) MCSA
1 6 (37.50%) MCSE
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) PhD
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft