Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 22 February 2018 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)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 64 60
Rank change year-on-year +10 -4 -
Contract jobs citing WPF 8 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.23% 0.74% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.76% 3.20% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Northamptonshire median daily rate £500 £335 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.25% +11.67% -
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £368 £350
% change year-on-year +8.84% +5.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 - £32.50

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 213 219 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 32.87% 23.17% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 118 103
Northamptonshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £263 £306 £275
90th Percentile £538 £550 £500
East Midlands median daily rate £392 £375 £345
% change year-on-year +4.53% +8.70% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £9.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +310.26% -
10th Percentile £42.50 £39.00 £9.33
90th Percentile £47.50 £41.00 £9.98
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £21.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +97.67% -42.67% +29.31%

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing WPF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for WPF in Northamptonshire

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Northamptonshire

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WPF in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WPF in Northamptonshire

WPF
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 22 February 2018. 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
Northampton +10 6 £500 +11.11%
Kettering - 1 £475 -
WPF
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for WPF.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) OO
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
3 4 (50.00%) MVC
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) Web Development
4 3 (37.50%) XAML
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (37.50%) MVVM
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) SOA
5 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
5 2 (25.00%) Simulink
6 1 (12.50%) Automotive
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) WinForms
6 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 1 (12.50%) Spotfire
6 1 (12.50%) WCF
6 1 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Spotfire
General
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) MFC
4 1 (12.50%) STL
4 1 (12.50%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) WinForms
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) OO
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (37.50%) MVVM
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) Asynchronous Programming
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
3 3 (37.50%) XAML
4 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
5 1 (12.50%) C++
5 1 (12.50%) VC++
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (12.50%) Tableau