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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 66 47 48
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Contract jobs citing WPF 3 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.34% 3.07% 2.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.71% 13.02% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 5
Average daily rate
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£378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £310 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £414 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £33.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -17.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
175 169 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.89% 23.60% 25.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 96 90
Average daily rate £388 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
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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 18 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 August 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%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) WCF
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) MVVM
5 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Windows CE
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows CE
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) MVVM
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft