The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 7 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 15 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing WPF 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 5.08% 1.89% 2.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.50% 7.69% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£345 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +11.11%
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 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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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 High Wycombe region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
High Wycombe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
24 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 40.68% 24.53% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 13
Average daily rate £350 £245 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £369 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the High Wycombe region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WPF across the High Wycombe region.

WPF Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (83.33%) WCF
3 4 (66.67%) LINQ
3 4 (66.67%) jQuery
3 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) WinForms
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) XHTML
3 4 (66.67%) Client/Server
3 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (66.67%) JIRA
3 4 (66.67%) Entity Framework
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 4 (66.67%) Ajax
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 (16.67%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (66.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) WPF Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) WCF
2 4 (66.67%) LINQ
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) WinForms
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) XHTML
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 4 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 4 (66.67%) Ajax
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (16.67%) NHibernate
3 1 (16.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
4 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle