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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 80 65 53
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -12
Contract jobs citing WPF 9 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.74% 0.79% 1.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.23% 2.97% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £406 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +9.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+15.71% +4.47%
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
213 269 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.43% 26.69% 21.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 150 103
Average daily rate £375 £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +73.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 31 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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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
Milton Keynes -7 4 £400 -1.53% 2
High Wycombe - 2 - -
Aylesbury - - - -
WPF
South East

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 12 (92.31%) C#
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
3 9 (69.23%) WCF
4 8 (61.54%) MVVM
5 6 (46.15%) TDD
6 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (30.77%) Finance
7 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
7 4 (30.77%) SQL
8 3 (23.08%) Scrum
8 3 (23.08%) WinForms
8 3 (23.08%) XAML
8 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
8 3 (23.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (15.38%) MSTest
9 2 (15.38%) Castle Windsor
9 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (15.38%) BDD
9 2 (15.38%) LINQ
9 2 (15.38%) jQuery
9 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
9 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
9 2 (15.38%) MVC
9 2 (15.38%) Web Services
9 2 (15.38%) OO

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
2 2 (15.38%) MSTest
3 1 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.69%) Subversion
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (69.23%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) WPF Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) WCF
3 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
3 3 (23.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (23.08%) WinForms
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) Castle Windsor
4 2 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (15.38%) LINQ
4 2 (15.38%) jQuery
5 1 (7.69%) HTML
5 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (7.69%) XML
5 1 (7.69%) XHTML
5 1 (7.69%) Ajax
5 1 (7.69%) NHibernate
5 1 (7.69%) MFC
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) EPoS
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) MVVM
2 6 (46.15%) TDD
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) OO
5 2 (15.38%) MVC
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) BDD
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) XAML
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) VB
5 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle