The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 77 64 50
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -14
Contract jobs citing WPF 4 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.34% 1.82% 2.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.01% 6.88% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.82%
WPF
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
199 276 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.01% 26.46% 22.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 150 108
Average daily rate £375 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WPF across the Buckinghamshire region.

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

WPF
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
High Wycombe - 2 - -
Milton Keynes -11 1 £375 - 7
Aylesbury - - - -
WPF
South East

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing WPF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WPF.

1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (92.31%) .NET
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
4 7 (53.85%) WCF
5 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (38.46%) MVVM
7 4 (30.77%) Scrum
7 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
8 3 (23.08%) SQL
8 3 (23.08%) MVC
8 3 (23.08%) Finance
8 3 (23.08%) TDD
8 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
9 2 (15.38%) Physics
9 2 (15.38%) Degree
9 2 (15.38%) jQuery
9 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
9 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
9 2 (15.38%) Algorithms
9 2 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
9 2 (15.38%) Web Services
9 2 (15.38%) OO
9 2 (15.38%) PhD
10 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
10 1 (7.69%) Windows CE
10 1 (7.69%) XHTML

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing WPF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.69%) Subversion
3 1 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 9 (69.23%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) WPF Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) WCF
3 2 (15.38%) jQuery
3 2 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) XHTML
4 1 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) MFC
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) WinForms
4 1 (7.69%) Ajax
4 1 (7.69%) NHibernate
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (7.69%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
2 2 (15.38%) Physics
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.69%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows CE
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) MVVM
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) MVC
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) OO
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (7.69%) Signal Processing
6 1 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle