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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 72 64 46
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Contract jobs citing WPF 1 3 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.12% 0.33% 2.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 1.55% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.90% +0.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.03% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.38 £36.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +11.53%
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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
177 194 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.68% 21.56% 23.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 122 91
Average daily rate £325 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £18.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) .NET
3 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
4 7 (70.00%) Multithreading
4 7 (70.00%) MVVM
5 5 (50.00%) Windows
5 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (30.00%) XAML
8 2 (20.00%) TDD
8 2 (20.00%) NUnit
8 2 (20.00%) Subversion
8 2 (20.00%) Linux
8 2 (20.00%) SQL
8 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
8 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 2 (20.00%) WCF
8 2 (20.00%) Moq
9 1 (10.00%) StructureMap
9 1 (10.00%) Unity DI Container
9 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (10.00%) SQLite

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (20.00%) NUnit
2 2 (20.00%) Subversion
2 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (20.00%) Moq
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Software Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) WPF Developer
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) StructureMap
3 1 (10.00%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Multithreading
1 7 (70.00%) MVVM
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) XAML
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Telerik