The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 66 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WPF 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.23% - 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.03% - 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £299 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
195 107 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 22.16% 20.30% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 70 88
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
Average hourly rate £15.97 £38.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.51% +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WPF
Buckinghamshire

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 27 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) MVVM
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
4 2 (28.57%) WinForms
5 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (14.29%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (14.29%) NUnit
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (14.29%) WCF
5 1 (14.29%) LINQ
5 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) OOP
5 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Windows CE

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) NUnit
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Developer
2 5 (71.43%) C# Developer
3 4 (57.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
5 1 (14.29%) UI Developer
5 1 (14.29%) WPF Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior WinForms Developer
5 1 (14.29%) UI Programmer
5 1 (14.29%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) WinForms
3 1 (14.29%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (14.29%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) LINQ
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) MVVM
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft