The first table below looks at the demand for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Oxfordshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 44 44 49
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing WPF 3 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.63% 1.21% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.50% 5.41% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate
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£313 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% +10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £33.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -17.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
120 111 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 25.16% 22.47% 27.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 61 78
Average daily rate £300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £12.30 £190.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-93.52% +927.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
WPF
South East

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

WPF
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford 0 1 - - 2
Abingdon - 1 £350 - 2
WPF
South East

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 11 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (90.91%) .NET
3 6 (54.55%) WCF
3 6 (54.55%) MVVM
4 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 4 (36.36%) HTML
5 4 (36.36%) CSS
5 4 (36.36%) MVC
5 4 (36.36%) Migration
5 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
5 4 (36.36%) NoSQL
5 4 (36.36%) Couchbase
5 4 (36.36%) Silverlight
6 3 (27.27%) LINQ
6 3 (27.27%) jQuery
6 3 (27.27%) HTML5
6 3 (27.27%) CSS3
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) Electronics
7 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
7 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (18.18%) DTV
7 2 (18.18%) SAP
7 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
7 2 (18.18%) TDD
7 2 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (18.18%) Marketing

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
1 4 (36.36%) NoSQL
1 4 (36.36%) Couchbase
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 1 (9.09%) NUnit
1 1 (9.09%) MSTest
1 1 (9.09%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (9.09%) Moq
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (18.18%) Electronics
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 8 (72.73%) .NET Developer
3 5 (45.45%) C# Developer
4 3 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (18.18%) WPF Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Programmer
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
6 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (9.09%) Software Programmer
6 1 (9.09%) Silverlight Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) WCF
3 4 (36.36%) CSS
3 4 (36.36%) Silverlight
3 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) CSS3
4 3 (27.27%) HTML5
4 3 (27.27%) LINQ
4 3 (27.27%) jQuery
5 1 (9.09%) Spring.NET
5 1 (9.09%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) WF
5 1 (9.09%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (9.09%) Ninject
5 1 (9.09%) REST
5 1 (9.09%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (9.09%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) DTV
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (9.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) MVVM
2 4 (36.36%) MVC
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
3 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
4 1 (9.09%) Kanban
4 1 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) SAP