Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for WPF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WPF over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 105 105
Rank change year-on-year -23 0 0
Contract jobs citing WPF 4 2 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.18% 0.12% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.55% 0.48% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 11
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £419 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.46% +16.32% -10.00%
10th Percentile £356 £374 £306
90th Percentile £394 £468 £500
South East median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £46.69 - £47.83

WPF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 721 421 607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 32.13% 25.36% 25.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 228 318
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £375 £367
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +2.11% -2.07%
10th Percentile £312 £275 £275
90th Percentile £538 £532 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £35.75 £41.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.80% +152.31% -0.25%
10th Percentile £24.00 £32.53 £12.00
90th Percentile £68.88 £50.55 £36.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +23.08%

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing WPF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for WPF in Buckinghamshire

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WPF in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Buckinghamshire

WPF
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
High Wycombe - 4 £388 - 7
Milton Keynes - 3 £388 - 7
WPF
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for WPF.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
1 4 (100.00%) SOLID
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 4 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 4 (100.00%) C# WCF Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Full Stack Developer
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Developer
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Developer
1 4 (100.00%) SSIS Developer
1 4 (100.00%) SSRS Developer
1 4 (100.00%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
1 4 (100.00%) SOLID
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft