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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 80 78 63
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Contract jobs citing WPF 12 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.92% 0.51% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.75% 2.17% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 1
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£333 £395 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.82% +17.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
320 276 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.60% 23.47% 25.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 154 138
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.97 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.46% -58.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 1 May 2015. 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 +2 9 £325 +8.78% 3
High Wycombe - 3 £345 -
WPF
South East

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 26 (100.00%) C#
2 24 (92.31%) .NET
3 19 (73.08%) Visual Studio
4 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
5 16 (61.54%) MVVM
6 14 (53.85%) WinForms
7 12 (46.15%) WCF
8 11 (42.31%) TDD
9 10 (38.46%) .NET Framework
9 10 (38.46%) XAML
9 10 (38.46%) SQL
10 9 (34.62%) T-SQL
10 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (34.62%) Entity Framework
10 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (23.08%) BDD
13 6 (23.08%) HTML
13 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
13 6 (23.08%) CSS
13 6 (23.08%) Web Services
13 6 (23.08%) Multithreading
14 5 (19.23%) MSTest
14 5 (19.23%) jQuery
14 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
14 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
14 5 (19.23%) JIRA
14 5 (19.23%) Ajax

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 (3.85%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.85%) SQLite
5 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (73.08%) Visual Studio
2 5 (19.23%) MSTest
2 5 (19.23%) JIRA
3 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (11.54%) TeamCity
4 3 (11.54%) Subversion
5 2 (7.69%) Moq
5 2 (7.69%) NUnit
6 1 (3.85%) Selenium
6 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) WPF Developer
3 5 (19.23%) .NET Developer
3 5 (19.23%) C# Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.54%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (92.31%) .NET
2 14 (53.85%) WinForms
3 12 (46.15%) WCF
4 10 (38.46%) .NET Framework
5 9 (34.62%) Entity Framework
6 6 (23.08%) HTML
6 6 (23.08%) CSS
6 6 (23.08%) Web Services
7 5 (19.23%) jQuery
7 5 (19.23%) Ajax
7 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
7 5 (19.23%) Castle Windsor
7 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
8 4 (15.38%) XHTML
8 4 (15.38%) XML
8 4 (15.38%) LINQ
9 2 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (3.85%) NHibernate
10 1 (3.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Open Source
4 1 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) MVVM
2 11 (42.31%) TDD
3 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (23.08%) BDD
4 6 (23.08%) Multithreading
5 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
6 4 (15.38%) Scrum
7 3 (11.54%) MVC
7 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.85%) Web Development
8 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.85%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (3.85%) OO
8 1 (3.85%) OOD
8 1 (3.85%) Project Management
8 1 (3.85%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (3.85%) User Stories
8 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (38.46%) XAML
2 10 (38.46%) SQL
3 9 (34.62%) T-SQL
4 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.85%) PHP
6 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Telerik
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
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