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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 65 41 61
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +20
Contract jobs citing WPF 1 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.15% 2.90% 1.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% 9.81% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 6
Median daily rate £338 £390 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% +17.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
140 214 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.28% 29.60% 22.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 127 117
Median daily rate £350 £355 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £534 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 12 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices

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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft