The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 21 34 30
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs citing WPF 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.93% 0.42% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.70% 1.43% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
37 70 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 34.26% 29.17% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 35 9
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £273 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £363 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WPF across the Aberdeen region.

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

WPF
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing WPF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WPF.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Python

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing WPF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree