The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 82 66 79
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +13
Contract jobs citing WPF 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.25% 0.37% 0.085%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.13% 1.55% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £299 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.48% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
266 194 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.56% 23.80% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 130 120
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
Average hourly rate £15.97 £38.50 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.51% +1.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WPF
South East

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 24 April 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
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 2 £299 - 1
Aylesbury - - - - 1
High Wycombe - - - - 1
WPF
South East

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (66.67%) MVVM
4 5 (41.67%) TDD
4 5 (41.67%) WinForms
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) OO
6 3 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (25.00%) WCF
6 3 (25.00%) NUnit
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
7 2 (16.67%) Kanban
7 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (16.67%) Moq
7 2 (16.67%) Spring.NET
7 2 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (16.67%) MSTest
7 2 (16.67%) Castle Windsor
7 2 (16.67%) Ninject
7 2 (16.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 2 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
8 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) NUnit
2 2 (16.67%) MSTest
2 2 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (16.67%) Moq
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 9 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) WPF Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 1 (8.33%) WinForms Developer
6 1 (8.33%) UI Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior WinForms Developer
6 1 (8.33%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) WinForms
3 3 (25.00%) WCF
4 2 (16.67%) Spring.NET
4 2 (16.67%) Castle Windsor
4 2 (16.67%) Ninject
4 2 (16.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 2 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (8.33%) LINQ
5 1 (8.33%) Ajax
5 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows CE
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) MVVM
2 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) OO
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 2 (16.67%) Kanban
4 2 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (8.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Infragistics
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