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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 72 68 44
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -24
Contract jobs citing WPF 18 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.42% 0.77% 2.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.74% 3.07% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 10
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £298 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £385 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.64% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £36.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +16.12%
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
206 261 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.21% 25.00% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 145 93
Average daily rate £361 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.29 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.55% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £20.00 £22.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £20.00 £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 28 November 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 -8 13 £425 +30.76% 5
High Wycombe - 2 - - 2
Aylesbury - - - -
WPF
South East

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 21 (95.45%) C#
1 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 17 (77.27%) MVVM
3 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
4 14 (63.64%) WCF
5 13 (59.09%) WinForms
6 12 (54.55%) Visual Studio
7 11 (50.00%) SQL
7 11 (50.00%) TDD
8 10 (45.45%) XAML
8 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (36.36%) .NET Framework
9 8 (36.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 7 (31.82%) BDD
10 7 (31.82%) MSTest
10 7 (31.82%) Castle Windsor
10 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
12 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (18.18%) Finance
14 3 (13.64%) Scrum
15 2 (9.09%) MVC
15 2 (9.09%) LINQ
15 2 (9.09%) jQuery
15 2 (9.09%) Web Services
15 2 (9.09%) TeamCity
15 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
15 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
15 2 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
15 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (4.55%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Visual Studio
2 7 (31.82%) MSTest
3 2 (9.09%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (4.55%) JIRA
4 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) WPF Developer
3 8 (36.36%) .NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 14 (63.64%) WCF
3 13 (59.09%) WinForms
4 8 (36.36%) .NET Framework
4 8 (36.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 7 (31.82%) Castle Windsor
6 2 (9.09%) LINQ
6 2 (9.09%) jQuery
6 2 (9.09%) Web Services
6 2 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (4.55%) XML
7 1 (4.55%) XHTML
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.55%) CSS
7 1 (4.55%) HTML
7 1 (4.55%) Ajax
7 1 (4.55%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) MVVM
2 11 (50.00%) TDD
3 7 (31.82%) BDD
4 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.64%) Scrum
6 2 (9.09%) MVC
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.55%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (4.55%) OO
7 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) C#
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 10 (45.45%) XAML
4 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.55%) VB
6 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle