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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 56 76 69
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -7
Contract jobs citing WPF 19 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.95% 1.10% 0.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.54% 5.28% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 7
Average daily rate £378 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.48% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.58% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
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
252 246 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 25.87% 20.83% 22.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 144 124
Average daily rate £355 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 £44.00 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.04% +175.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

WPF Daily Rate Histogram 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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +17 18 £378 -11.17% 3
WPF
South East

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 27 (100.00%) .NET
1 27 (100.00%) C#
2 25 (92.59%) SQL Server
3 21 (77.78%) MVVM
4 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (59.26%) SQL
6 14 (51.85%) TDD
6 14 (51.85%) Software Engineering
7 13 (48.15%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (40.74%) Windows
8 11 (40.74%) WCF
9 10 (37.04%) Multithreading
10 8 (29.63%) Unit Testing
10 8 (29.63%) SDLC
10 8 (29.63%) Visual Studio
11 7 (25.93%) NUnit
12 5 (18.52%) OO
12 5 (18.52%) Rhino Mocks
12 5 (18.52%) MSTest
12 5 (18.52%) Data Visualisation
12 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
12 5 (18.52%) Visualisation
12 5 (18.52%) Moq
13 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (14.81%) WinForms
13 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
14 3 (11.11%) Project Management
14 3 (11.11%) XAML
14 3 (11.11%) Scrum
14 3 (11.11%) T-SQL

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (92.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Visual Studio
2 7 (25.93%) NUnit
3 5 (18.52%) Moq
3 5 (18.52%) MSTest
3 5 (18.52%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (7.41%) NMock
5 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) C# Developer
1 15 (55.56%) C# WPF Developer
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
1 15 (55.56%) WPF Developer
2 12 (44.44%) .NET Developer
2 12 (44.44%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Team Leader
4 6 (22.22%) Software Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) C# Software Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) Lead Software Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) Senior C# Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Senior Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Senior WPF Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Software Team Leader
5 5 (18.52%) SQL Developer
6 4 (14.81%) C# WCF Developer
6 4 (14.81%) WCF Developer
7 3 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) .NET Team Leader
7 3 (11.11%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (40.74%) WCF
3 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
4 4 (14.81%) WinForms
5 3 (11.11%) Entity Framework
6 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) Visualisation
3 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) MVVM
2 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (51.85%) Software Engineering
3 14 (51.85%) TDD
4 10 (37.04%) Multithreading
5 8 (29.63%) SDLC
5 8 (29.63%) Unit Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Data Visualisation
6 5 (18.52%) OO
7 3 (11.11%) BDD
7 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) Project Management
7 3 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (59.26%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 3 (11.11%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) MCAD
1 1 (3.70%) MCP
1 1 (3.70%) MCSD
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
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