Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 23 November 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)
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 37 49
Rank change year-on-year +13 +12 0
Contract jobs citing WPF 12 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 3.79% 2.54% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.33% 8.63% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 2
Suffolk median daily rate £388 £320 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.09% -28.89% +24.14%
10th Percentile £369 £293 £418
90th Percentile £417 £353 £483
East of England median daily rate £388 £358 £350
% change year-on-year +8.39% +2.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 - £43.75

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Suffolk
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 90 139 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 28.39% 29.39% 34.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 83 116
Suffolk median daily rate £400 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £301 £295 £297
90th Percentile £500 £533 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Suffolk median hourly rate - - £8.50
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% +7.91%

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for WPF in Suffolk

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Suffolk

WPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF in Suffolk.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WPF in Suffolk

WPF
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Ipswich - 5 £388 -
Bury St Edmunds +3 3 £408 +30.92%
WPF
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for WPF.

1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) C++
3 8 (66.67%) XAML
3 8 (66.67%) MVVM
4 6 (50.00%) .NET
5 5 (41.67%) Windows
5 5 (41.67%) TDD
6 3 (25.00%) WCF
6 3 (25.00%) Silverlight
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) MVC
6 3 (25.00%) Workflow
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (16.67%) Linux
7 2 (16.67%) CRM
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (16.67%) Web Development
8 1 (8.33%) LINQ
8 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
8 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
8 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) C# Developer
3 9 (75.00%) Software Developer
4 8 (66.67%) C# Software Developer
5 6 (50.00%) C++ Developer
5 6 (50.00%) C++/C# Developer
6 5 (41.67%) C++ Software Developer
7 4 (33.33%) WPF Developer
8 3 (25.00%) C# WPF Developer
8 3 (25.00%) Silverlight Developer
9 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
9 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
9 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (8.33%) C# Application Developer
9 1 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
9 1 (8.33%) C++ Applications Developer
9 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
9 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
9 1 (8.33%) Linux Developer
9 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (25.00%) Silverlight
2 3 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (8.33%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) MVVM
2 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) Workflow
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
5 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) C++
3 8 (66.67%) XAML
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft