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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank - 61 44
Contract jobs citing WPF 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - 0.31% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.19% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £34.00
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
206 168 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 38.43% 26.09% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 116 69
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £220 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £518 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% -45.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) XSL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) OLAP

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (50.00%) OLAP
1 2 (50.00%) OLAP Cube
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) XSL
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ATDD
3 1 (25.00%) CAD
3 1 (25.00%) Demand Management
3 1 (25.00%) Game Development
3 1 (25.00%) Image Processing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) RAD
3 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) IronPython
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) VMware