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 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 73 50 73
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +23
Contract jobs citing WPF 2 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.22% 2.08% 1.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.91% 7.84% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 10
Median daily rate £363 £390 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% +15.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £361 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £493 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
219 268 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.01% 26.56% 22.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 156 170
Median daily rate £350 £355 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 1 March 2017. 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 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 -17 1 £338 -13.46% 6
WPF
South East

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) LINQ
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Advertising
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Sitecore
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Hadoop

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Couchbase
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) NUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Sitecore Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) LINQ
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) Xamarin.iOS
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Android Development
3 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Sitecore
2 1 (33.33%) Xamarin