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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 81 78 59
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -19
Contract jobs citing WPF 10 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.82% 0.53% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.72% 2.31% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Average daily rate
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£333 £356 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £311 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £400 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
- -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.81%
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
269 260 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.96% 23.17% 21.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 153 113
Average daily rate £325 £348 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.47% +8.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £15.97 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 March 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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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 +7 8 £325 +4.83% 6
High Wycombe - 1 £340 - 1
Aylesbury - - - -
WPF
South East

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 27 (96.43%) C#
2 26 (92.86%) .NET
3 20 (71.43%) MVVM
4 19 (67.86%) Visual Studio
5 18 (64.29%) SQL Server
6 15 (53.57%) WinForms
7 14 (50.00%) WCF
8 13 (46.43%) TDD
8 13 (46.43%) XAML
9 12 (42.86%) SQL
10 11 (39.29%) .NET Framework
10 11 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (35.71%) Entity Framework
12 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (32.14%) T-SQL
13 8 (28.57%) BDD
14 7 (25.00%) Castle Windsor
14 7 (25.00%) MSTest
15 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
16 5 (17.86%) Multithreading
16 5 (17.86%) HTML
16 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
16 5 (17.86%) CSS
16 5 (17.86%) Web Services
17 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
17 4 (14.29%) LINQ
17 4 (14.29%) jQuery
17 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
17 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.57%) SQLite
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (67.86%) Visual Studio
2 7 (25.00%) MSTest
3 4 (14.29%) JIRA
4 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (7.14%) Moq
5 2 (7.14%) NUnit
5 2 (7.14%) Subversion
5 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.57%) Selenium
6 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (89.29%) Developer
2 13 (46.43%) WPF Developer
3 7 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (92.86%) .NET
2 15 (53.57%) WinForms
3 14 (50.00%) WCF
4 11 (39.29%) .NET Framework
5 10 (35.71%) Entity Framework
6 7 (25.00%) Castle Windsor
7 5 (17.86%) HTML
7 5 (17.86%) Web Services
7 5 (17.86%) CSS
8 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
8 4 (14.29%) Ajax
8 4 (14.29%) LINQ
8 4 (14.29%) jQuery
8 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
9 3 (10.71%) XML
9 3 (10.71%) XHTML
10 1 (3.57%) SOAP
10 1 (3.57%) RESTful
10 1 (3.57%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Open Source
4 1 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.57%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) MVVM
2 13 (46.43%) TDD
3 8 (28.57%) BDD
4 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.86%) Multithreading
6 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.71%) MVC
7 3 (10.71%) Scrum
8 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
9 1 (3.57%) Domain-Driven Design
9 1 (3.57%) User Stories
9 1 (3.57%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (3.57%) OO
9 1 (3.57%) OOD
9 1 (3.57%) Project Management
9 1 (3.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) C#
2 13 (46.43%) XAML
3 12 (42.86%) SQL
4 9 (32.14%) T-SQL
5 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.71%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.57%) VB
7 1 (3.57%) PHP
7 1 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.57%) Telerik