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 3 months to 29 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)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 38 39
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1  
Contract jobs citing WPF 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.34% 0.38% 1.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.75% 1.30% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
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 Oxford with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 134 77 96
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 45.89% 29.06% 26.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 53 76
Median daily rate £400 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +7.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £11.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +309.09% -24.13%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 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 29 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 Oxford region with a requirement for WPF.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Development
2 2 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Silverlight
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Xamarin
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) XAML
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) VB6
3 1 (33.33%) WCF

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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Xamarin Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Silverlight
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Development
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) XAML
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) VB6
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Xamarin