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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank - 86 81
Contract jobs citing WPF 0 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - 0.24% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.06% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Median daily rate - £325 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £34.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -1.78%
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
249 282 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 26.92% 22.87% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 168 169
Median daily rate £330 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £425 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +113.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 14 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (92.86%) .NET
3 12 (85.71%) TDD
3 12 (85.71%) MVVM
4 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
5 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (42.86%) Multithreading
7 6 (42.86%) Windows
8 4 (28.57%) Scrum
8 4 (28.57%) WinForms
8 4 (28.57%) SQL
8 4 (28.57%) SDLC
8 4 (28.57%) SOLID
9 3 (21.43%) TeamCity
9 3 (21.43%) JIRA
9 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
9 3 (21.43%) Subversion
10 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
10 2 (14.29%) OO
10 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
10 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (14.29%) WCF
10 2 (14.29%) NHibernate
10 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
10 2 (14.29%) StructureMap
10 2 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
10 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012

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 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) JIRA
1 3 (21.43%) Subversion
1 3 (21.43%) TeamCity
2 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) WPF Developer
3 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
4 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 4 (28.57%) C# WPF Developer
5 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Team Leader
5 3 (21.43%) WinForms Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Lead Software Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Senior WPF Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) Software Team Leader
7 1 (7.14%) .NET Team Leader
7 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
7 1 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) WinForms
3 2 (14.29%) NHibernate
3 2 (14.29%) StructureMap
3 2 (14.29%) WCF
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
4 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
2 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
2 1 (7.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) MVVM
1 12 (85.71%) TDD
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (42.86%) Multithreading
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) SDLC
5 4 (28.57%) SOLID
6 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (14.29%) OO
8 1 (7.14%) BDD
8 1 (7.14%) CRM
8 1 (7.14%) ERP
8 1 (7.14%) Issue Tracking
8 1 (7.14%) MVC
8 1 (7.14%) Project Management
8 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) XAML
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft