The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 53 40 31
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Contract jobs citing WPF 4 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.16% 3.29% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.70% 7.74% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 1
Median daily rate £390 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £43.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+10.46% +18.62%
WPF
Oxfordshire

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
148 155 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 42.77% 42.47% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 127 30
Median daily rate £400 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 £21.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford 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 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

WPF
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Oxford region with a requirement for WPF.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) MVVM
2 4 (80.00%) OOD
3 2 (40.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) Haskell
4 1 (20.00%) F#
4 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Programming
4 1 (20.00%) WinForms
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) C# Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C++/C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) WinForms
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) MVVM
2 4 (80.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) F#
3 1 (20.00%) Haskell
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft