The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 / North East
Rank 80 72 58
Rank change year-on-year -8 -14  
Contract jobs citing WPF 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.83% 0.23% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.07% 0.78% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Median daily rate £375 £308 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.95% +2.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 North East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 290 257 155
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 40.00% 29.54% 23.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 174 93
Median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £544 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £11.00
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 North East

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

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in the North East

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for WPF in the North East

WPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WPF in the North East

WPF
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the North East 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
Tyne and Wear -10 5 £388 +26.01% 5
Durham - 1 £325 -
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

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 North East region with a requirement for WPF.

1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) C#
3 8 (72.73%) MVC
3 8 (72.73%) HTML
3 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
3 8 (72.73%) CSS
4 7 (63.64%) SQL
4 7 (63.64%) T-SQL
5 6 (54.55%) Scrum
5 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
6 5 (45.45%) LINQ
6 5 (45.45%) Ajax
6 5 (45.45%) jQuery
6 5 (45.45%) Sitecore
6 5 (45.45%) Advertising
6 5 (45.45%) VB.NET
6 5 (45.45%) XML
6 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
6 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
7 4 (36.36%) CMS
7 4 (36.36%) Finance
7 4 (36.36%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (27.27%) TDD
8 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
9 2 (18.18%) DevOps
9 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
2 4 (36.36%) CMS
2 4 (36.36%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) Couchbase
3 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (45.45%) Advertising
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Electronics
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Sitecore Developer
3 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# WPF Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum Master
5 1 (9.09%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) CSS
2 8 (72.73%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
4 5 (45.45%) Ajax
4 5 (45.45%) jQuery
4 5 (45.45%) LINQ
4 5 (45.45%) XML
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
7 1 (9.09%) REST
7 1 (9.09%) RESTful
7 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) MVC
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) BDD
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) Android Development
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) T-SQL
4 5 (45.45%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
1 5 (45.45%) Sitecore
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
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