The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 24 June 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 / Oxfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 62 49
Rank change year-on-year -7 -13  
Contract jobs citing WPF 3 3 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.48% 0.51% 3.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.12% 1.44% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 21
Median daily rate £425 £390 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +2.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £390 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £390 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £34.38
% change year-on-year +9.09% +20.00%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 268 208 245
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 42.74% 35.14% 32.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 156 177
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £544 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £16.00 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +165.62% -48.80%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Oxfordshire

WPF
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Abingdon - 2 £438 -
WPF
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for WPF.

1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) Subversion
3 5 (62.50%) MVVM
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) WCF
5 2 (25.00%) Change Control
5 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (25.00%) SDLC
6 1 (12.50%) LabWare
6 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (12.50%) SignalR
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
6 1 (12.50%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (12.50%) VB6
6 1 (12.50%) Automotive
6 1 (12.50%) Advertising
6 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
6 1 (12.50%) LINQ
6 1 (12.50%) jQuery
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (12.50%) HTML5

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Subversion
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Development Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) WPF Developer
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Development Team Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (12.50%) Castle Windsor
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) DHTML
2 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
2 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) LINQ
2 1 (12.50%) SignalR
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) XHTML
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 5 (62.50%) MVVM
3 2 (25.00%) Change Control
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
2 1 (12.50%) VB6
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) LabWare
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft