The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 29 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.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WPF 14 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 6.17% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.87% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £339 £325
% change year-on-year +10.70% +4.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £24.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +77.08% -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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 83 33 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 36.56% 26.40% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 16 29
Median daily rate £381 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.30% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Northern Ireland

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WPF in Northern Ireland over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WPF in Northern Ireland

WPF
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim - 14 £400 - 2
WPF
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for WPF.

1 14 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 10 (71.43%) Finance
3 9 (64.29%) Scrum
3 9 (64.29%) C#
3 9 (64.29%) PL/SQL
3 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 9 (64.29%) .NET
3 9 (64.29%) Oracle
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
3 9 (64.29%) Sybase
3 9 (64.29%) ADO.NET
3 9 (64.29%) Web Services
3 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (64.29%) .NET Framework
3 9 (64.29%) JSON
3 9 (64.29%) WCF
3 9 (64.29%) WF
3 9 (64.29%) RESTful
3 9 (64.29%) Memory Management
3 9 (64.29%) Relational Database
3 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (64.29%) Algorithms
4 8 (57.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (57.14%) Banking
4 8 (57.14%) Front Office
4 8 (57.14%) OOP
4 8 (57.14%) OO
4 8 (57.14%) SOA
5 5 (35.71%) Equities
5 5 (35.71%) Derivative

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 8 (57.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) Relational Database
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) KDB
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) Banking
2 8 (57.14%) Front Office
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) C# Developer
3 5 (35.71%) C# WPF Developer
3 5 (35.71%) WPF Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
5 1 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) KDB Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
1 9 (64.29%) .NET Framework
1 9 (64.29%) ADO.NET
1 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET Web API
1 9 (64.29%) JSON
1 9 (64.29%) RESTful
1 9 (64.29%) WCF
1 9 (64.29%) Web Services
1 9 (64.29%) WF
2 4 (28.57%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Algorithms
2 5 (35.71%) Derivative
2 5 (35.71%) Equities
2 5 (35.71%) Equity Derivative
3 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Memory Management
2 9 (64.29%) Scrum
3 8 (57.14%) OO
3 8 (57.14%) OOP
3 8 (57.14%) SOA
4 5 (35.71%) Analytics
5 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
5 4 (28.57%) PnL Attribution
6 3 (21.43%) Economics
6 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C#
1 9 (64.29%) PL/SQL
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Oracle
1 9 (64.29%) Sybase
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