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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 36 -
Rank change year-on-year +16 -  
Contract jobs citing WPF 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 4.20% 0.77% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.20% 2.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £420 £348 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.86% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £34.38
% change year-on-year +9.09% +20.00%  

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 Suffolk with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 41 73 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 34.45% 28.19% 32.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 45 55
Median daily rate £400 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £310 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £43.25 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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
Bury St Edmunds - 3 £420 - 1
WPF
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 10 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) .NET
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (30.00%) WCF
5 3 (30.00%) Silverlight
5 3 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (30.00%) MVVM
5 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (30.00%) CRM
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) MVC
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) TDD
6 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Google
6 2 (20.00%) Python
6 2 (20.00%) C++
6 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (20.00%) IBM
6 2 (20.00%) ISEB
6 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (20.00%) Data Strategy

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) GoogleTest
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) MSTest
2 2 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (10.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (30.00%) CRM Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) C# WPF Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) WPF Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Application Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) Silverlight
2 3 (30.00%) WCF
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) CRM
2 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (30.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) MVVM
2 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Data Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Google
2 2 (20.00%) IBM