Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 17 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)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 71 61
Rank change year-on-year -9 -10 +3
Contract jobs citing WPF 1 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.14% 0.58% 1.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 1.47% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Oxford median daily rate £300 - £350
Oxfordshire median daily rate £338 £363 £400
% change year-on-year -6.90% -9.38% +26.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Oxford with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 285 273 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 39.97% 39.57% 41.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 209 219
Oxford median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09% -2.94%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £263
90th Percentile £593 £600 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Oxford median hourly rate £40.00 £16.13 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +148.06% -28.33% +55.17%
10th Percentile £37.50 £13.03 £20.00
90th Percentile £42.50 £19.23 £44.00
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £40.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +105.13% -13.33% -

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for WPF in Oxford

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Oxford

For the 6 months to 17 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 Oxford region with a requirement for WPF.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL