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 28 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.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 54 64
Rank change year-on-year +3 +10  
Contract jobs citing WPF 6 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.07% 0.20% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.65% 0.71% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 8
Median daily rate £550 - £413
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 £42.50 £24.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +77.08% -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 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 226 140 157
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 40.36% 28.23% 22.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 111 106
Median daily rate £425 £360 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -7.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £49.50 £11.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +350.00% -47.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £25.50 £28.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WPF in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 28 March 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 - 4 £550 -
Oxford -4 1 - - 3
WPF
South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for WPF.

1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (80.00%) MVC
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) MVVM
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (40.00%) Subversion
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (20.00%) Android
5 2 (20.00%) Silverlight
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Mobile Development
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (20.00%) Xamarin
5 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (20.00%) Change Control
5 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Advertising
5 2 (20.00%) XAML
6 1 (10.00%) Automotive
6 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
6 1 (10.00%) VB6

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 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (10.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Development Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Xamarin Developer
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Development Team Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Silverlight
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) Ajax
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (10.00%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (10.00%) CSS
5 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) LINQ
5 1 (10.00%) SignalR
5 1 (10.00%) Spring
5 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
5 1 (10.00%) WCF
5 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Android
2 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) MVC
2 6 (60.00%) MVVM
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Change Control
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile Development
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Multithreaded Programming
5 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (20.00%) XAML
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (10.00%) RedGate
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International
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