The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 72 84 82
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs citing WPF 5 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.51% 0.42% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.18% 1.59% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 6
Median daily rate £325 £333 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% -4.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £347 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £360
% change year-on-year
- -9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £40.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-73.00% +8.66%
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
229 315 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 23.39% 26.18% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 177 148
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +7.14%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing WPF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Milton Keynes +3 2 £375 +15.38% 5
WPF
South East

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for WPF.

1 27 (100.00%) C#
2 26 (96.30%) .NET
3 22 (81.48%) SQL Server
3 22 (81.48%) MVVM
4 21 (77.78%) TDD
5 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (62.96%) Software Engineering
6 14 (51.85%) Windows
7 13 (48.15%) Multithreading
8 12 (44.44%) SQL
9 10 (37.04%) SDLC
10 7 (25.93%) WinForms
10 7 (25.93%) Visual Studio
11 6 (22.22%) Scrum
11 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
11 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (18.52%) Data Visualisation
12 5 (18.52%) WCF
12 5 (18.52%) Visualisation
13 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
13 4 (14.81%) OO
13 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
13 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (14.81%) SOLID
14 3 (11.11%) Project Management
14 3 (11.11%) Subversion
14 3 (11.11%) JIRA
14 3 (11.11%) TeamCity
15 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
15 2 (7.41%) BDD

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (81.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.11%) JIRA
2 3 (11.11%) Subversion
2 3 (11.11%) TeamCity
3 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.70%) Moq
4 1 (3.70%) MSTest
4 1 (3.70%) NUnit
4 1 (3.70%) Rhino Mocks
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) WPF Developer
3 10 (37.04%) .NET Developer
4 9 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 9 (33.33%) C# WPF Developer
5 8 (29.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (29.63%) Team Leader
6 7 (25.93%) Software Engineer
7 6 (22.22%) C# Software Engineer
7 6 (22.22%) Lead Software Engineer
8 5 (18.52%) Software Team Leader
9 4 (14.81%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (14.81%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 4 (14.81%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
9 4 (14.81%) Senior WPF Developer
10 3 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
10 3 (11.11%) .NET Team Leader
10 3 (11.11%) WinForms Developer
11 2 (7.41%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (96.30%) .NET
2 7 (25.93%) WinForms
3 5 (18.52%) WCF
4 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
4 2 (7.41%) Entity Framework
4 2 (7.41%) NHibernate
4 2 (7.41%) StructureMap
5 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) MVVM
2 21 (77.78%) TDD
3 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (62.96%) Software Engineering
4 13 (48.15%) Multithreading
5 10 (37.04%) SDLC
6 6 (22.22%) Scrum
6 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
8 4 (14.81%) OO
8 4 (14.81%) SOLID
9 3 (11.11%) Project Management
10 2 (7.41%) BDD
10 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (3.70%) CRM
11 1 (3.70%) ERP
11 1 (3.70%) Issue Tracking
11 1 (3.70%) MVC
11 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (44.44%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.41%) XAML
4 1 (3.70%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft