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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 72 62 61
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing WPF 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.51% 0.27% 0.094%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.98% 1.44% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -11.84%
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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
303 208 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.70% 18.84% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 85 51
Average daily rate £375 £335 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 9 (90.00%) C#
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (40.00%) WCF
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) WinForms
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (20.00%) Workflow
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (10.00%) MVVM
6 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (10.00%) Banking
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (10.00%) NHibernate
6 1 (10.00%) Web Development
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (10.00%) HTML

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Technologist
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (40.00%) WCF
4 3 (30.00%) WinForms
5 1 (10.00%) NHibernate
5 1 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (10.00%) CSS
5 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) TDD
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Sybase