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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank - 72 68
Contract jobs citing WPF 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes - 0.24% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.02% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £325 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £339 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.32% -5.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £34.38 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -15.12%
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
156 197 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 23.25% 23.65% 22.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 122 121
Median daily rate £338 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £438 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing WPF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for WPF.

1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (93.33%) .NET
2 14 (93.33%) MVVM
3 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
3 13 (86.67%) TDD
4 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
6 9 (60.00%) Windows
6 9 (60.00%) Multithreading
7 8 (53.33%) SQL
8 7 (46.67%) SDLC
9 4 (26.67%) Scrum
10 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
10 3 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
10 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
10 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
11 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
11 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (13.33%) BDD
11 2 (13.33%) StructureMap
11 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
11 2 (13.33%) SOLID
11 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
11 2 (13.33%) OO
11 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
11 2 (13.33%) WinForms
11 2 (13.33%) XAML
11 2 (13.33%) Subversion

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
2 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) WPF Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C# Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C# WPF Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Lead Software Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Software Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Team Leader
4 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior WPF Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Software Team Leader
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Team Leader
6 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
6 1 (6.67%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
2 2 (13.33%) NHibernate
2 2 (13.33%) StructureMap
2 2 (13.33%) WCF
2 2 (13.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) MVVM
2 13 (86.67%) TDD
3 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
5 9 (60.00%) Multithreading
6 7 (46.67%) SDLC
7 4 (26.67%) Scrum
8 3 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
9 2 (13.33%) BDD
9 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
9 2 (13.33%) OO
9 2 (13.33%) SOLID
10 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (13.33%) XAML
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft