The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 41 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing WPF 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.09% 1.68% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.30% 8.00% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £333 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% -8.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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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 Oxford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
93 50 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 25.41% 21.01% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 32 21
Average daily rate £403 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £325 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WPF across the Oxford region.

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) WCF
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Social Media
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Silverlight
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) WinForms
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (20.00%) MVVM

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Silverlight
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) WinForms
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (20.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Social Media
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) MVVM
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft