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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank - 49 60
Contract jobs citing WPF 0 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes - 2.03% 1.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 7.33% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 4
Median daily rate - £365 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £346 £328
% change year-on-year
+1.08% +5.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.69% +6.42%

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
119 191 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.83% 27.72% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 100 108
Median daily rate £350 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+257.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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