The table below looks at the statistics for the WPF Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 60 65 63
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 6 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.86% 0.76% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.79% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £375 £345 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+13.07% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 - -
WPF Developer
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
663 758 697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.99% 96.44% 93.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 402 359
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 30 40
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £14.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.06 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £18.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

WPF Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF Developer in the job title across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

WPF Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

WPF Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

WPF Developer Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

WPF Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited WPF Developer in their job title 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 with WPF Developer in their job title.

1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) WPF
2 11 (84.62%) MVVM
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
3 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (61.54%) WCF
5 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (46.15%) TDD
6 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
6 6 (46.15%) SQL
7 5 (38.46%) OO
7 5 (38.46%) NUnit
8 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
8 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
8 4 (30.77%) Windows
9 3 (23.08%) Scrum
9 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
9 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
9 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
9 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
9 3 (23.08%) MSTest
9 3 (23.08%) Rhino Mocks
9 3 (23.08%) Moq
9 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
10 2 (15.38%) BDD
10 2 (15.38%) NMock

WPF Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited WPF Developer in their job title 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 with WPF Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) NUnit
2 3 (23.08%) Moq
2 3 (23.08%) MSTest
2 3 (23.08%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
3 2 (15.38%) NMock
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) WPF
2 8 (61.54%) WCF
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
5 1 (7.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) MVVM
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) TDD
3 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
4 5 (38.46%) OO
5 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 2 (15.38%) BDD
7 1 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 2 (15.38%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) MCAD
1 1 (7.69%) MCP
1 1 (7.69%) MCSD
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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