The median contractor rate for a WPF Developer was £385 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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) Developer
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 - 35
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.34% - 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% - 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £385 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +17.18% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £37.00 -
% change year-on-year +9.45% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 285 271 299
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 96.94% 96.79% 96.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 144 185
Median daily rate £313 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £139 £81
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 24
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +37.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

WPF Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire that featured WPF Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for WPF Developer in Leicestershire

WPF Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WPF Developer in Leicestershire.

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF Developer in Leicestershire

WPF Developer Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, WPF Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leicestershire region featuring WPF Developer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server

WPF Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) SQL