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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank - 21 31
Contract jobs citing WPF 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 0.94% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 3.45% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+14.00% +11.94%
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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
10 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 23.81% 27.36% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 22 15
Average daily rate £450 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £288 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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