Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 50 75
Rank change year-on-year -18 +25 -14
Contract jobs citing WPF 3 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.37% 1.49% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.11% 4.76% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 0
Northamptonshire median daily rate £425 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% - -
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £376
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.31% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - £45.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +15.15%

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 270 210 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 33.21% 31.30% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 134 131
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £310 £265 £313
90th Percentile £546 £550 £550
East Midlands median daily rate £401 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.39% +1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +116.22%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -11 2 £400 -20.00%
WPF
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) ENOVIA
3 1 (33.33%) CATIA
3 1 (33.33%) PLM
3 1 (33.33%) Java

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 1 (33.33%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) ENOVIA
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java