The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 60 45 46
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs citing WPF 8 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.15% 0.85% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.06% 3.25% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Average daily rate
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£413 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
- -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.81%
WPF
South East

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 Oxfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
158 123 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 22.67% 26.17% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 72 46
Average daily rate £388 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £37.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

WPF Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -14 3 £325 - 4
Abingdon - 2 £450 - 1
Banbury - - - - 2
Wallingford - - - - 1
WPF
South East

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (66.67%) TDD
4 10 (66.67%) WCF
4 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 9 (60.00%) Web Services
5 9 (60.00%) Silverlight
5 9 (60.00%) .NET Framework
5 9 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (60.00%) PowerShell
5 9 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (60.00%) REST
5 9 (60.00%) Puppet
5 9 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (46.67%) Open Source
7 7 (46.67%) Social Media
8 3 (20.00%) MVVM
8 3 (20.00%) SQL
9 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
9 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
9 2 (13.33%) MVC
9 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
9 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (6.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 9 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 12 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (66.67%) C# Developer
4 9 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) WPF Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) WCF
3 9 (60.00%) Web Services
3 9 (60.00%) Silverlight
3 9 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 9 (60.00%) REST
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (6.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.67%) WinForms
5 1 (6.67%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Open Source
1 7 (46.67%) Social Media
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) TDD
3 3 (20.00%) MVVM
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) Puppet
1 9 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
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