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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 65 54 47
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Contract jobs citing WPF 1 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.12% 1.90% 1.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.76% 7.57% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.82%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
131 185 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 16.21% 25.14% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 98 79
Average daily rate £400 £398 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +15.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) WCF
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) MVVM
5 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Windows CE
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) MVVM
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle