Period
to 19 November 2018

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 6 months to 19 November 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)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 103 95
Rank change year-on-year +29 -8 -12
Contract jobs citing WPF 17 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.46% 0.16% 1.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.83% 0.43% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 10
Oxfordshire median daily rate £363 £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.41% -6.90% -6.45%
10th Percentile £263 £306 £296
90th Percentile £433 £379 £393
South East median daily rate £500 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +33.33% - +3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £47.83 -
% change year-on-year -21.60% - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 444 463 542
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 38.18% 37.64% 42.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 381 398
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +1.98% +10.31%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £550 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £440 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 - £21.25
10th Percentile £34.25 - £15.38
90th Percentile £43.75 - £34.75
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +9.33%

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

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 6 months to 19 November 2018.

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 6 months to 19 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Abingdon - 7 - - 3
Oxford +24 5 £415 +38.33% 1
WPF
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for WPF.

1 14 (82.35%) C#
2 11 (64.71%) C++
2 11 (64.71%) OO
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) UX Design
2 11 (64.71%) Test Automation
2 11 (64.71%) User Experience
2 11 (64.71%) SOLID
2 11 (64.71%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
4 9 (52.94%) Computer Science
5 8 (47.06%) Mathematics
6 4 (23.53%) .NET
7 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
7 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
7 3 (17.65%) MVVM
7 3 (17.65%) DevExpress
8 2 (11.76%) SQL
8 2 (11.76%) Windows
9 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
9 1 (5.88%) Oracle
9 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
9 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
9 1 (5.88%) Firmware
9 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (5.88%) Degree
9 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
9 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
9 1 (5.88%) Xamarin

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Desktop Support
2 9 (52.94%) Developer
3 8 (47.06%) Applications Engineer
3 8 (47.06%) Desktop Engineer
3 8 (47.06%) Software Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) .NET Developer
4 4 (23.53%) WPF Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Self-Motivation
1 11 (64.71%) User Experience
2 9 (52.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Life Science
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (64.71%) OO
1 11 (64.71%) SOLID
1 11 (64.71%) Test Automation
1 11 (64.71%) UX Design
2 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
3 8 (47.06%) Mathematics
4 3 (17.65%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) C#
2 11 (64.71%) C++
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) DevExpress
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Xamarin