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 3 months to 24 June 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.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WPF 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.28% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.16% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £34.38
% change year-on-year +9.09% +20.00%  

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 86 83 77
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 23.76% 21.61% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 68 60
Median daily rate £450 £420 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +24.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £320 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £187.50 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +476.92% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for WPF.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (50.00%) LINQ
5 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
5 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
5 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
5 3 (37.50%) CSS
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
6 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (12.50%) jQuery
7 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (12.50%) HTML5
7 1 (12.50%) Ajax
7 1 (12.50%) Web Development
7 1 (12.50%) JSON
7 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
7 1 (12.50%) Advertising
7 1 (12.50%) Web Services
7 1 (12.50%) XML
7 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
7 1 (12.50%) Client/Server

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) C# Developer
3 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (50.00%) C# WPF Developer
3 4 (50.00%) WPF Developer
4 3 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) LINQ
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
2 1 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (12.50%) SOLID
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft