Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 71 26
Rank change year-on-year +49 -45 -
Contract jobs citing WPF 28 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 7.20% 2.76% 3.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.28% 5.84% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 8
Northern Ireland median daily rate £455 £410 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.98% +1.23% -
10th Percentile £373 £363 £263
90th Percentile £558 £488 £419
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £455
% change year-on-year +5.00% +9.89% -1.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £47.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -7.37% +11.76% -0.58%

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 162 308 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 41.65% 47.24% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 246 27
Northern Ireland median daily rate £438 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £309 £338 £250
90th Percentile £533 £488 £419
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.50 £13.78 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +17.23% -63.28%
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.38 £10.00
90th Percentile £13.75 £14.17 £14.19
UK median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +3.83% +10.34% -3.20%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +51 27 £455 +10.98% 6
WPF
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 28 (100.00%) C#
2 27 (96.43%) .NET
3 22 (78.57%) ASP.NET
4 20 (71.43%) MVC
5 19 (67.86%) SQL
5 19 (67.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (53.57%) Finance
7 15 (53.57%) SOA
8 14 (50.00%) Multithreading
9 13 (46.43%) WCF
10 11 (39.29%) Oracle
11 10 (35.71%) Greenfield Project
12 9 (32.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 8 (28.57%) Banking
14 7 (25.00%) MongoDB
14 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
15 4 (14.29%) JIRA
15 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
15 4 (14.29%) Task Parallel Library
15 4 (14.29%) Asynchronous Programming
16 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
16 3 (10.71%) Automated Trading
16 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
16 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
16 3 (10.71%) TIBCO EMS
16 3 (10.71%) Degree
16 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
16 3 (10.71%) TIBCO

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 9 (32.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) npm
1 1 (3.57%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) JIRA
1 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) JUnit
2 1 (3.57%) Maven
2 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 27 (96.43%) Developer
2 21 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 11 (39.29%) Senior Developer
4 8 (28.57%) C# Developer
5 7 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 6 (21.43%) Senior C# Developer
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (14.29%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (7.14%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 1 (3.57%) .NET Software Engineer
11 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
11 1 (3.57%) C# Software Engineer
11 1 (3.57%) C# WCF Developer
11 1 (3.57%) C# WPF Developer
11 1 (3.57%) Lead .NET Developer
11 1 (3.57%) VB.NET Developer
11 1 (3.57%) WCF Developer
11 1 (3.57%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (96.43%) .NET
2 22 (78.57%) ASP.NET
3 19 (67.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (46.43%) WCF
5 4 (14.29%) Task Parallel Library
6 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (10.71%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.57%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (3.57%) Angular 2
7 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
7 1 (3.57%) HTML
7 1 (3.57%) Kafka
7 1 (3.57%) React
7 1 (3.57%) Redux
7 1 (3.57%) SOAP
7 1 (3.57%) Spring
7 1 (3.57%) Spring Boot
7 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Blog
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.57%) Equities
3 1 (3.57%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) MVC
2 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (53.57%) SOA
4 14 (50.00%) Multithreading
5 4 (14.29%) Asynchronous Programming
5 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 3 (10.71%) Automated Trading
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.14%) Deployment Automation
7 2 (7.14%) OO
7 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.14%) TDD
7 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.57%) Garbage Collection
8 1 (3.57%) Low Latency
8 1 (3.57%) Market Making
8 1 (3.57%) OOD
8 1 (3.57%) Open Source
8 1 (3.57%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (67.86%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) C++
3 1 (3.57%) ES6
3 1 (3.57%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) Java 8
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) Python
3 1 (3.57%) TypeScript
3 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft