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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 76 86 78
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing WPF 1 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.11% 0.41% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 1.56% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Median daily rate £325 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £34.38 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -15.12%
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
253 321 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 27.00% 26.31% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 184 176
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +113.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +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 25 June 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 18 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (94.44%) .NET
3 16 (88.89%) TDD
3 16 (88.89%) MVVM
4 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
5 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
7 9 (50.00%) Multithreading
7 9 (50.00%) Windows
8 8 (44.44%) SQL
9 7 (38.89%) SDLC
10 4 (22.22%) SOLID
10 4 (22.22%) Scrum
10 4 (22.22%) WinForms
11 3 (16.67%) TeamCity
11 3 (16.67%) JIRA
11 3 (16.67%) WCF
11 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
11 3 (16.67%) Visualisation
11 3 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
11 3 (16.67%) Subversion
11 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
12 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
12 2 (11.11%) OO
12 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
12 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
12 2 (11.11%) XAML
12 2 (11.11%) BDD
12 2 (11.11%) StructureMap
12 2 (11.11%) Entity Framework

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 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) JIRA
1 3 (16.67%) Subversion
1 3 (16.67%) TeamCity
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) WPF Developer
3 6 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 5 (27.78%) C# Developer
4 5 (27.78%) C# WPF Developer
5 4 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (22.22%) Lead Software Engineer
5 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
5 4 (22.22%) Team Leader
6 3 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (16.67%) WinForms Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Senior WPF Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Software Team Leader
8 1 (5.56%) .NET Team Leader
8 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) WinForms
3 3 (16.67%) WCF
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 2 (11.11%) Entity Framework
4 2 (11.11%) NHibernate
4 2 (11.11%) StructureMap
5 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Visualisation
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) MVVM
1 16 (88.89%) TDD
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
4 9 (50.00%) Multithreading
5 7 (38.89%) SDLC
6 4 (22.22%) Scrum
6 4 (22.22%) SOLID
7 3 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 2 (11.11%) BDD
8 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
8 2 (11.11%) OO
9 1 (5.56%) CRM
9 1 (5.56%) ERP
9 1 (5.56%) Issue Tracking
9 1 (5.56%) MVC
9 1 (5.56%) Project Management
9 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.11%) XAML
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
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