Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 147 170
Rank change year-on-year -14 +23 +11
Contract jobs citing WPF 42 40 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.82% 0.83% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.79% 3.14% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 22 26
East of England median daily rate £388 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.39% +2.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £288
90th Percentile £406 £424 £463
England median daily rate £525 £453 £500
% change year-on-year +15.96% -9.45% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 - £43.75
10th Percentile £39.35 - £40.63
90th Percentile £46.85 - £46.88
England median hourly rate £47.83 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +12.54% - +13.33%

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 1506 1275 1644
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.47% 26.60% 27.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 755 1030
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £297 £256 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 42 72
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% +7.91%
10th Percentile £25.75 £16.95 £15.25
90th Percentile £70.63 £45.78 £47.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

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 20 November 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 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 20 November 2017. 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
Cambridgeshire -13 22 £375 - 9
Suffolk +17 12 £388 +21.09%
Hertfordshire +2 9 £388 +14.81% 2
Bedfordshire - 3 £388 - 2
WPF
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 42 (100.00%) C#
2 35 (83.33%) .NET
3 20 (47.62%) SQL
4 19 (45.24%) Windows
5 18 (42.86%) C++
5 18 (42.86%) Visual Studio
6 17 (40.48%) MVVM
7 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
8 13 (30.95%) WinForms
9 12 (28.57%) Software Engineering
9 12 (28.57%) WCF
10 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (23.81%) TDD
11 10 (23.81%) OOP
12 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
12 8 (19.05%) MVC
12 8 (19.05%) XAML
13 7 (16.67%) T-SQL
13 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (16.67%) SDLC
14 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (11.90%) NUnit
15 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (11.90%) .NET Framework
15 5 (11.90%) Linux
15 5 (11.90%) Silverlight
15 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
15 5 (11.90%) Managed Extensibility Framework
15 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Software

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 2 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (4.76%) Confluence
2 1 (2.38%) CMS
2 1 (2.38%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) LDAP
1 1 (2.38%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (9.52%) SQLite
4 2 (4.76%) MySQL
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (11.90%) NUnit
4 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.76%) InstallShield
4 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.76%) JIRA
4 2 (4.76%) WiX
5 1 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.38%) MorphX
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (69.05%) Developer
2 18 (42.86%) C# Developer
3 14 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 12 (28.57%) Software Engineer
5 10 (23.81%) C# Software Engineer
5 10 (23.81%) Software Developer
6 9 (21.43%) C# Software Developer
7 7 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (14.29%) C++ Developer
8 6 (14.29%) C++/C# Developer
8 6 (14.29%) WPF Developer
9 5 (11.90%) C# WPF Developer
9 5 (11.90%) C++ Software Developer
9 5 (11.90%) C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 4 (9.52%) C# WCF Developer
10 4 (9.52%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (9.52%) SSIS Developer
10 4 (9.52%) SSRS Developer
10 4 (9.52%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (83.33%) .NET
2 13 (30.95%) WinForms
3 12 (28.57%) WCF
4 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (11.90%) .NET Framework
5 5 (11.90%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 5 (11.90%) Silverlight
6 2 (4.76%) LINQ
6 2 (4.76%) RESTful
6 2 (4.76%) Web Services
6 2 (4.76%) XML
7 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (2.38%) CSS
7 1 (2.38%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.38%) jQuery
7 1 (2.38%) WF
7 1 (2.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.38%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 19 (45.24%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Unix
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) MVVM
2 12 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (23.81%) OOP
4 10 (23.81%) TDD
5 8 (19.05%) MVC
6 7 (16.67%) SDLC
7 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
8 4 (9.52%) SOLID
8 4 (9.52%) Workflow
9 3 (7.14%) CRM
9 3 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (4.76%) DevOps
10 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.76%) Multithreading
10 2 (4.76%) SOA
10 2 (4.76%) Test Automation
10 2 (4.76%) Time Management
10 2 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (47.62%) SQL
3 18 (42.86%) C++
4 8 (19.05%) XAML
5 7 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.38%) C
7 1 (2.38%) Delphi
7 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.38%) Perl
7 1 (2.38%) PHP
7 1 (2.38%) Python
7 1 (2.38%) X++
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.38%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.38%) Nintex