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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 86 74 61
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -13
Contract jobs citing WPF 4 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.25% 0.63% 0.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.37% 2.20% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Average daily rate
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£295 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £318 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £365 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.03% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.38 £36.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +11.53%
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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
291 364 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.05% 28.44% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 229 79
Average daily rate £350 £400 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +30.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

WPF Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) .NET
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (75.00%) MVC
3 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (75.00%) WCF
4 5 (62.50%) Entity Framework
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) CSS
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
6 2 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
7 1 (12.50%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (12.50%) Project Management
7 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
7 1 (12.50%) Algorithmic Trading
7 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
7 1 (12.50%) Financial Modelling
7 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (12.50%) Banking
7 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
7 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 1 (12.50%) Derivative
7 1 (12.50%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (12.50%) Operations Research
7 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) PowerBuilder
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PowerBuilder Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (75.00%) WCF
3 5 (62.50%) Entity Framework
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (12.50%) Equities
2 1 (12.50%) Derivative
2 1 (12.50%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Research
2 1 (12.50%) Algorithmic Trading
2 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Sybase
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft