The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Edinburgh region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 85 56 68
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +12
Contract jobs citing WPF 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.075% 0.26% 0.084%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 1.33% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £33.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.92% -15.62%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
370 150 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.78% 19.84% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 78 68
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £99.53 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+231.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WPF
Scotland

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 17 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) WCF

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago