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 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 63 79
Rank change year-on-year -21 +16  
Contract jobs citing WPF 1 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.095% 1.12% 0.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 5.02% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 8
Median daily rate £338 £390 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.46% +17.29%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +13.63% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.63 £11.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +323.86% -72.50%  

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 286 239 319
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 27.06% 22.34% 24.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 136 178
Median daily rate £395 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.85% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £246 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +68.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing WPF as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 26 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -11 1 £338 -13.46% 2
WPF
South East

For the 6 months to 26 April 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%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) XML
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%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft