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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 29 28 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing WPF 10 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.02% 1.75% 0.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.87% 8.16% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 2
Average daily rate
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£320 £340 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £328 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £428 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.66% +7.14%
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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
92 49 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 27.79% 21.40% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 26 22
Average daily rate £425 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.34% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 26 May 2015.

WPF Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) HTML
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (50.00%) CSS
4 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
4 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
5 4 (33.33%) SDLC
5 4 (33.33%) OO
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) WCF
6 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (16.67%) Puppet
7 2 (16.67%) REST
7 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (16.67%) Silverlight
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (16.67%) Open Source
7 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (16.67%) Social Media
7 2 (16.67%) Scrum

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
1 9 (75.00%) C# Developer
2 7 (58.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (33.33%) C# Programmer
3 4 (33.33%) Programmer
4 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) WPF Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
4 3 (25.00%) WCF
5 2 (16.67%) Silverlight
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 2 (16.67%) REST
6 1 (8.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (8.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Social Media
2 1 (8.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) OO
2 4 (33.33%) SDLC
3 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (16.67%) Open Source
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) MVVM
5 1 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
4 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
1 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
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