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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 44 49 54
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing WPF 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.28% 0.65% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.90% 3.16% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate £345 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £33.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.92% -15.62%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
143 95 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.24% 20.65% 35.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 53 129
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +5 4 £333 -8.27% 3
Wantage - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Bicester - - - -
WPF
South East

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) WCF
2 4 (50.00%) MVVM
3 3 (37.50%) Silverlight
3 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
3 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
3 3 (37.50%) Couchbase
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) CSS3
4 2 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 2 (25.00%) LINQ
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Parallel Programming
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Puppet
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
1 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
1 3 (37.50%) Couchbase
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
1 7 (87.50%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) WPF Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) WCF
3 3 (37.50%) Silverlight
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) CSS3
4 2 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 2 (25.00%) LINQ
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 1 (12.50%) WF
5 1 (12.50%) REST
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Open Source
1 1 (12.50%) Social Media
1 1 (12.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) MVVM
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Parallel Programming
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) SAP
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