The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 72 51 64
Rank change year-on-year -21 +13  
Contract jobs citing WPF 1 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.13% 2.15% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.72% 8.21% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 5
Median daily rate £338 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.46% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £24.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +72.91% -40.00%  

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 139 195 190
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 18.73% 26.24% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 114 110
Median daily rate £363 £355 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Milton Keynes

WPF
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for WPF.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft