The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 78 78 51
Rank change year-on-year
0 -27
Contract jobs citing WPF 5 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.35% 0.34% 0.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.02% 1.23% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£290 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.72% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £37.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+8.66% -1.31%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
248 325 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.45% 27.22% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 211 84
Average daily rate £350 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £40.75 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

WPF
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) WCF
2 5 (83.33%) Entity Framework
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
5 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Derivative
5 1 (16.67%) Equity Derivative

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) WCF
2 5 (83.33%) Entity Framework
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (16.67%) Derivative
1 1 (16.67%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#