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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 47 61 61
Rank change year-on-year
+14 0
Contract jobs citing WPF 19 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.68% 0.99% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.45% 4.52% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 3
Average daily rate £390 £385 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% +23.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £331 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £443 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.58% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £34.00
WPF
Buckinghamshire

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
201 177 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 28.31% 21.91% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 109 93
Average daily rate £355 £340 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £15.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

WPF Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 26 (100.00%) .NET
1 26 (100.00%) C#
2 24 (92.31%) SQL Server
3 20 (76.92%) MVVM
4 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (57.69%) TDD
5 15 (57.69%) Software Engineering
5 15 (57.69%) SQL
6 12 (46.15%) Windows
7 11 (42.31%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (42.31%) Multithreading
8 9 (34.62%) SDLC
8 9 (34.62%) WCF
9 8 (30.77%) Visual Studio
10 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
11 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
11 5 (19.23%) Visualisation
11 5 (19.23%) Data Visualisation
11 5 (19.23%) OO
11 5 (19.23%) NUnit
12 4 (15.38%) WinForms
12 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
12 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (11.54%) Moq
13 3 (11.54%) BDD
13 3 (11.54%) Entity Framework
13 3 (11.54%) MSTest
13 3 (11.54%) Rhino Mocks
13 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (11.54%) Project Management

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 5 (19.23%) NUnit
3 3 (11.54%) Moq
3 3 (11.54%) MSTest
3 3 (11.54%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (7.69%) NMock
5 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 13 (50.00%) C# WPF Developer
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
1 13 (50.00%) WPF Developer
2 10 (38.46%) .NET Developer
2 10 (38.46%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (30.77%) Team Leader
4 6 (23.08%) Software Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) C# Software Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Lead Software Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Senior C# Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Senior Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Senior WPF Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Software Team Leader
6 3 (11.54%) .NET Software Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) .NET Team Leader
6 3 (11.54%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 3 (11.54%) SQL Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (34.62%) WCF
3 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
4 4 (15.38%) WinForms
5 3 (11.54%) Entity Framework
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (19.23%) Visualisation
3 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) MVVM
2 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (57.69%) Software Engineering
3 15 (57.69%) TDD
4 11 (42.31%) Multithreading
5 9 (34.62%) SDLC
6 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
7 5 (19.23%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (19.23%) OO
8 3 (11.54%) BDD
8 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
8 3 (11.54%) Project Management
8 3 (11.54%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (57.69%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
3 3 (11.54%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) MCAD
1 1 (3.85%) MCP
1 1 (3.85%) MCSD
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
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