The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton 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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 30 30 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Contract jobs citing WPF 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 2.30% 0.45% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.09% 2.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +11.94% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
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 Northampton with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Northampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 66 49 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 25.29% 22.07% 14.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 35 24
Median daily rate £338 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.84% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £426 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £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 Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton 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 Northampton

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Northampton

WPF
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 22 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 Northampton region with a requirement for WPF.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (50.00%) LINQ
5 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (33.33%) CSS

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# WPF Developer
2 3 (50.00%) WPF Developer
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (50.00%) LINQ
3 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET