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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 68 69 66
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing WPF 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.59% 0.27% 0.093%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.28% 1.24% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -7.89%
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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
307 242 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.78% 21.74% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 111 56
Average daily rate £375 £340 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £223 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
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 £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 17 September 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 11 (91.67%) C#
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) WCF
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (25.00%) WinForms
5 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) Workflow
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 2 (16.67%) jQuery
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) User Experience
6 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (8.33%) MVVM
6 1 (8.33%) Java
6 1 (8.33%) XML

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Technologist
4 1 (8.33%) User Experience Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (33.33%) WCF
4 3 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) WinForms
5 2 (16.67%) jQuery
6 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (8.33%) XML
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (8.33%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) MVC
2 2 (16.67%) Workflow
2 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) MVVM
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Sybase
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + doe
Posted: 14 days ago