Period
to 13 December 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 13 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)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 75 32
Rank change year-on-year +42 -43 -
Contract jobs citing WPF 14 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.57% 0.52% 3.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.66% 1.33% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 10
Northern Ireland median daily rate £460 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% - -
10th Percentile £404 £365 £263
90th Percentile £472 £421 £419
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £450
% change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £43.92 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -2.41% +5.88% -

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 145 225 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 36.99% 38.99% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 175 32
Northern Ireland median daily rate £425 £413 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +1.85% -1.82%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £255
90th Percentile £513 £475 £453
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £33.00 - £12.13
10th Percentile £31.50 - £10.00
90th Percentile £34.50 - £14.36
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

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 13 December 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 13 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
County Antrim +43 12 £460 +15.00% 1
WPF
UK

For the 6 months to 13 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for WPF.

1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET
3 9 (64.29%) MVC
3 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (57.14%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (42.86%) SQL
6 5 (35.71%) SOA
6 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (28.57%) WCF
8 3 (21.43%) Finance
8 3 (21.43%) Multithreading
9 2 (14.29%) JIRA
9 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
9 2 (14.29%) Degree
9 2 (14.29%) Banking
9 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
9 2 (14.29%) SOAP
9 2 (14.29%) Web Services
9 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
9 2 (14.29%) Automated Trading
9 2 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (7.14%) Asynchronous Programming
10 1 (7.14%) Angular 2
10 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
10 1 (7.14%) Deployment Automation
10 1 (7.14%) HTML
10 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
10 1 (7.14%) CSS

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 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) .NET Developer
3 5 (35.71%) C# Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 1 (7.14%) C# WPF Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 1 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (7.14%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET
3 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (28.57%) WCF
5 2 (14.29%) SOAP
5 2 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
6 1 (7.14%) Angular 2
6 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (7.14%) CSS
6 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
6 1 (7.14%) HTML
6 1 (7.14%) HTML5
6 1 (7.14%) JSON
6 1 (7.14%) REST
6 1 (7.14%) Task Parallel Library
6 1 (7.14%) WinForms
6 1 (7.14%) WSDL
6 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) Life Science
3 1 (7.14%) LIMS
3 1 (7.14%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) MVC
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) SOA
4 3 (21.43%) Multithreading
5 2 (14.29%) Automated Trading
5 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Asynchronous Programming
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.14%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (7.14%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
6 1 (7.14%) MVVM
6 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Requirements Management
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) GMP
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle