Period
to 18 June 2018

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 6 months to 18 June 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)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 46 -
Rank change year-on-year +20 - -
Contract jobs citing WPF 35 27 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 8.25% 4.80% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.59% 11.07% -
Number of daily rates quoted 32 26 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £431 £411 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.86% - -
UK median daily rate £450 £485 £500
% change year-on-year -7.22% -3.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £46.69 £47.67 £37.50
% change year-on-year -2.05% +27.11% -14.29%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 211 244 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 49.76% 43.34% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 192 29
Northern Ireland median daily rate £443 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.27% +26.92% -3.70%
10th Percentile £334 £295 £267
90th Percentile £538 £488 £420
UK median daily rate £470 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +6.82% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.50 £13.78 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +2.04% -57.81%
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.38 £13.25
90th Percentile £13.75 £14.17 £13.75
UK median hourly rate £42.27 £40.26 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.98% +7.36% +7.14%

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

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 6 months to 18 June 2018.

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 6 months to 18 June 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
County Antrim +19 31 £455 +10.64% 1
WPF
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for WPF.

1 35 (100.00%) C#
2 30 (85.71%) Finance
3 28 (80.00%) .NET
4 24 (68.57%) SQL
5 23 (65.71%) SOA
5 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (57.14%) Multithreading
7 19 (54.29%) Oracle
8 18 (51.43%) WCF
9 17 (48.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 17 (48.57%) MVC
10 16 (45.71%) ASP.NET
11 15 (42.86%) OO
11 15 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (40.00%) Banking
12 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
13 13 (37.14%) Front Office
13 13 (37.14%) JSON
14 10 (28.57%) OOP
15 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET Web API
16 8 (22.86%) Relational Database
16 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
16 8 (22.86%) Scrum
16 8 (22.86%) Unit Testing
16 8 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
17 7 (20.00%) .NET Framework
17 7 (20.00%) WF
17 7 (20.00%) TDD
17 7 (20.00%) Spring
17 7 (20.00%) Maven

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 17 (48.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) npm
1 7 (20.00%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.86%) Relational Database
3 7 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (20.00%) JUnit
1 7 (20.00%) Maven
1 7 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (8.57%) JIRA
2 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (85.71%) Finance
2 14 (40.00%) Banking
3 13 (37.14%) Front Office
4 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (97.14%) Developer
2 21 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 15 (42.86%) C# Developer
4 9 (25.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (22.86%) Senior Developer
6 7 (20.00%) Java Developer
6 7 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 2 (5.71%) C# WPF Developer
8 2 (5.71%) WPF Developer
9 1 (2.86%) .NET Software Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.86%) C# GUI Developer
9 1 (2.86%) C# Software Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) C# WCF Developer
9 1 (2.86%) GUI Developer
9 1 (2.86%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (80.00%) .NET
2 18 (51.43%) WCF
3 16 (45.71%) ASP.NET
4 15 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (37.14%) JSON
6 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 7 (20.00%) ADO.NET
7 7 (20.00%) Hibernate
7 7 (20.00%) HTML
7 7 (20.00%) HTML5
7 7 (20.00%) Kafka
7 7 (20.00%) React
7 7 (20.00%) Redux
7 7 (20.00%) RESTful
7 7 (20.00%) Spring
7 7 (20.00%) Spring Boot
7 7 (20.00%) Web Services
7 7 (20.00%) WF
7 7 (20.00%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 6 (17.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (8.57%) Data Structures
3 3 (8.57%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.86%) Blog
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.86%) Equities
5 1 (2.86%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
1 1 (2.86%) Unix
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (65.71%) SOA
2 20 (57.14%) Multithreading
3 17 (48.57%) MVC
4 15 (42.86%) OO
5 10 (28.57%) OOP
6 8 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (22.86%) Scrum
6 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
6 8 (22.86%) Unit Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Garbage Collection
7 7 (20.00%) Memory Management
7 7 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (20.00%) SOLID
7 7 (20.00%) TDD
8 6 (17.14%) Electronic Trading
9 4 (11.43%) Asynchronous Programming
9 4 (11.43%) Data Management
10 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
11 1 (2.86%) Index Arbitrage
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) C#
2 24 (68.57%) SQL
3 7 (20.00%) ES6
3 7 (20.00%) Java
3 7 (20.00%) Java 8
3 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 7 (20.00%) Python
3 7 (20.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Oracle
2 7 (20.00%) Sybase
3 6 (17.14%) FXall
3 6 (17.14%) Reuters
4 3 (8.57%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft