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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 30 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing WPF 18 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.11% 0.93% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.85% 3.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 0
Average daily rate
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£380 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.38 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +7.69%
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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
130 51 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 36.93% 23.61% 24.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 26 25
Average daily rate £400 £285 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% -24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

WPF Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 22 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (86.36%) .NET
3 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
5 10 (45.45%) OO
6 9 (40.91%) Scrum
7 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
7 8 (36.36%) SQL
7 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
8 7 (31.82%) HTML
8 7 (31.82%) CSS
8 7 (31.82%) Windows
8 7 (31.82%) Finance
8 7 (31.82%) TDD
9 6 (27.27%) Multithreading
9 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
9 6 (27.27%) OOP
9 6 (27.27%) AngularJS
10 5 (22.73%) SDLC
10 5 (22.73%) C++
10 5 (22.73%) C++/CLI
10 5 (22.73%) Perforce
11 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
11 4 (18.18%) WinForms
11 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
11 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (18.18%) Refactoring
11 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (18.18%) OOD
11 4 (18.18%) Waterfall

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Developer
1 16 (72.73%) C# Developer
2 9 (40.91%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (22.73%) C# Programmer
3 5 (22.73%) Programmer
4 4 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) WPF Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Agile C# Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (86.36%) .NET
2 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 7 (31.82%) CSS
3 7 (31.82%) HTML
4 6 (27.27%) AngularJS
5 4 (18.18%) WinForms
6 3 (13.64%) WCF
7 2 (9.09%) Silverlight
7 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (9.09%) Web Services
7 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
7 2 (9.09%) REST
7 2 (9.09%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 1 (4.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Social Media
2 1 (4.55%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) OO
3 9 (40.91%) Scrum
4 7 (31.82%) TDD
5 6 (27.27%) Multithreading
5 6 (27.27%) OOP
6 5 (22.73%) SDLC
7 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
7 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (18.18%) OOD
7 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 4 (18.18%) Refactoring
8 3 (13.64%) Kanban
8 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
8 3 (13.64%) MVC
9 2 (9.09%) Open Source
9 2 (9.09%) MVVM
10 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
10 1 (4.55%) Software Architecture
10 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 5 (22.73%) C++/CLI
4 5 (22.73%) C++
5 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) PhD
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
1 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Perforce
3 1 (4.55%) SAP