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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 69 81 79
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs citing WPF 12 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.13% 0.92% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.02% 3.82% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 4
Average daily rate £390 £333 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.29% -15.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £325 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £347 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-72.50% -
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
239 314 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.50% 24.19% 22.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 170 150
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Average hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +150.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +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 30 April 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 +3 9 £390 +20.00%
WPF
South East

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 29 (100.00%) C#
2 28 (96.55%) .NET
3 24 (82.76%) SQL Server
3 24 (82.76%) MVVM
4 21 (72.41%) TDD
5 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (58.62%) Software Engineering
7 14 (48.28%) SQL
7 14 (48.28%) Windows
8 13 (44.83%) Multithreading
9 10 (34.48%) SDLC
10 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (27.59%) Unit Testing
11 7 (24.14%) WCF
11 7 (24.14%) WinForms
11 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
12 6 (20.69%) Scrum
13 5 (17.24%) Visualisation
13 5 (17.24%) Data Visualisation
14 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (13.79%) SOLID
14 4 (13.79%) Data Analysis
14 4 (13.79%) OO
14 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
15 3 (10.34%) Project Management
15 3 (10.34%) NUnit
15 3 (10.34%) Subversion
15 3 (10.34%) JIRA
15 3 (10.34%) MSTest
15 3 (10.34%) TeamCity

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (82.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.34%) JIRA
2 3 (10.34%) Moq
2 3 (10.34%) MSTest
2 3 (10.34%) NUnit
2 3 (10.34%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (10.34%) Subversion
2 3 (10.34%) TeamCity
3 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Developer
2 14 (48.28%) WPF Developer
3 12 (41.38%) .NET Developer
4 11 (37.93%) C# Developer
4 11 (37.93%) C# WPF Developer
5 10 (34.48%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (27.59%) Team Leader
7 7 (24.14%) Software Engineer
8 6 (20.69%) C# Software Engineer
8 6 (20.69%) Lead Software Engineer
9 5 (17.24%) Software Team Leader
10 4 (13.79%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (13.79%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 4 (13.79%) Senior C# Developer
10 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
10 4 (13.79%) Senior WPF Developer
10 4 (13.79%) SQL Developer
11 3 (10.34%) C# WCF Developer
11 3 (10.34%) WCF Developer
11 3 (10.34%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (96.55%) .NET
2 7 (24.14%) WCF
2 7 (24.14%) WinForms
3 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework
3 2 (6.90%) NHibernate
3 2 (6.90%) StructureMap
4 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.24%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) MVVM
2 21 (72.41%) TDD
3 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (58.62%) Software Engineering
5 13 (44.83%) Multithreading
6 10 (34.48%) SDLC
7 8 (27.59%) Unit Testing
8 6 (20.69%) Scrum
9 5 (17.24%) Data Visualisation
10 4 (13.79%) Data Analysis
10 4 (13.79%) OO
10 4 (13.79%) SOLID
11 3 (10.34%) Project Management
12 2 (6.90%) BDD
12 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
13 1 (3.45%) CRM
13 1 (3.45%) ERP
13 1 (3.45%) Issue Tracking
13 1 (3.45%) MVC
13 1 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (48.28%) SQL
3 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.90%) XAML
4 1 (3.45%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) PHP
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft