Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 2017 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
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 101 119
Rank change year-on-year -30 +18 -5
Contract jobs citing WPF 2 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.093% 0.60% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 2.47% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 9
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £338 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.46% +20.00% -12.46%
10th Percentile £331 £298 £313
90th Percentile £344 £397 £348
South East median daily rate £393 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +0.64% +11.43% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £11.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +286.36% -75.56% +19.21%

WPF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 660 486 601
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 30.75% 24.31% 23.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 264 348
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £390 £365 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.85% +7.75% -3.21%
10th Percentile £310 £263 £250
90th Percentile £525 £510 £463
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 9
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £29.00 £37.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.67% +44.23% +62.81%
10th Percentile £16.85 £15.80 £12.00
90th Percentile £53.05 £45.10 £40.75
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year +8.75% +11.89% +2.14%

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 27 July 2017. 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
Milton Keynes -32 2 £338 -13.46% 4
WPF
South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) F#
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Clojure
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Architect
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Clojure
2 1 (50.00%) F#
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft