Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 60 63
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 +1
Contract jobs citing WPF 2 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.28% 1.02% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.81% 4.37% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Northamptonshire median daily rate £430 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.44% - -
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £368 £395
% change year-on-year +8.84% -6.96% +16.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - £11.00
East Midlands median hourly rate - £50.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year - +354.55% -

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 246 183 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 34.12% 23.43% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 107 114
Northamptonshire median daily rate £423 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.55% +10.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £313 £293 £275
90th Percentile £528 £500 £501
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £328
% change year-on-year +6.67% +14.50% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £45.00 £113.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.44% +250.00% -
10th Percentile £42.50 £53.23 £15.05
90th Percentile £47.50 £178.48 £36.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -15.00% +33.33% +45.63%

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 27 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WPF in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Agile .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# WPF Developer
2 1 (50.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL