The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank - 75 69
Contract jobs citing WPF 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes - 0.12% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.56% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £325 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
-0.22% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £34.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -1.78%
WPF
Buckinghamshire

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 Milton Keynes region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
151 178 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 22.44% 20.63% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 114 123
Median daily rate £338 £338 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing WPF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for WPF.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) MVVM
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) TDD
3 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
3 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) Windows
4 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
4 5 (55.56%) Multithreading
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
6 3 (33.33%) SDLC
6 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 3 (33.33%) SQL
7 2 (22.22%) OO
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 2 (22.22%) WinForms
7 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
7 2 (22.22%) NHibernate
7 2 (22.22%) JIRA
7 2 (22.22%) Subversion
7 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
7 2 (22.22%) StructureMap
7 2 (22.22%) SOLID
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
8 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
8 1 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
8 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (11.11%) iPad

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
1 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) WPF Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C# WPF Developer
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior WPF Developer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Team Leader
5 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
5 1 (11.11%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) NHibernate
2 2 (22.22%) StructureMap
2 2 (22.22%) WinForms
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
3 1 (11.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) iPad
1 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) MVVM
2 8 (88.89%) TDD
3 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) Multithreading
4 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
6 3 (33.33%) SDLC
6 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
7 2 (22.22%) OO
7 2 (22.22%) SOLID
8 1 (11.11%) BDD
8 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) XAML
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft