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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 76 53 54
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +1
Contract jobs citing WPF 4 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.31% 2.51% 2.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.53% 10.70% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 9
Average daily rate
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£368 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £295 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £488 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £33.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -17.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
261 243 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.98% 23.48% 24.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 146 125
Average daily rate £350 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
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 31 July 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 -23 3 £378 +0.66% 1
Newport Pagnell - - - -
WPF
South East

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) WCF
3 5 (45.45%) MVVM
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
4 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) PhD
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Physics
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
6 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (9.09%) Chemistry
6 1 (9.09%) Signal Processing
6 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) Windows CE
6 1 (9.09%) MVC
6 1 (9.09%) Windows
6 1 (9.09%) Linux

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) C# Developer
4 3 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (18.18%) WPF Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) WCF
3 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (9.09%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (9.09%) MFC
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
2 2 (18.18%) Physics
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows CE
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) MVVM
2 3 (27.27%) Scrum
2 3 (27.27%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
4 1 (9.09%) Signal Processing
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) PhD
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft