The table below looks at the statistics for the WPF Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 62 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.81% 0.16% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - £42.50
WPF Developer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
694 601 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.78% 94.94% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 312 355
Average daily rate £350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £198 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 15
Average hourly rate £18.50 £12.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -25.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £9.25 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.00 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

WPF Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF Developer in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

WPF Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

WPF Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

WPF Developer Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

WPF Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited WPF Developer in their job title 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 with WPF Developer in their job title.

1 32 (100.00%) C#
1 32 (100.00%) WPF
2 24 (75.00%) .NET
3 18 (56.25%) MVVM
4 17 (53.13%) WinForms
5 15 (46.88%) Banking
5 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
6 11 (34.38%) UNIX
6 11 (34.38%) Windows
6 11 (34.38%) Java
6 11 (34.38%) WCF
7 10 (31.25%) Front Office
7 10 (31.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (28.13%) Shell Script
8 9 (28.13%) Finance
8 9 (28.13%) SQL
8 9 (28.13%) LINQ
8 9 (28.13%) .NET Framework
9 8 (25.00%) Multithreading
10 7 (21.88%) KDB
10 7 (21.88%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (18.75%) XAML
11 6 (18.75%) Equities
12 5 (15.63%) OO
13 4 (12.50%) Perl
13 4 (12.50%) Visualisation
13 4 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
13 4 (12.50%) TDD
13 4 (12.50%) Algorithmic Trading
14 3 (9.38%) Adobe Illustrator

WPF Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited WPF Developer in their job title 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 with WPF Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (9.38%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) KDB
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Blend
2 2 (6.25%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 15 (46.88%) Banking
2 10 (31.25%) Front Office
3 9 (28.13%) Finance
4 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) WPF
2 24 (75.00%) .NET
3 17 (53.13%) WinForms
4 11 (34.38%) WCF
5 9 (28.13%) LINQ
5 9 (28.13%) .NET Framework
6 3 (9.38%) Reactive Extensions
6 3 (9.38%) Caliburn.Micro
6 3 (9.38%) Web Services
7 2 (6.25%) Task Parallel Library
8 1 (3.13%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (18.75%) Equities
3 4 (12.50%) Visualisation
4 3 (9.38%) Animation
4 3 (9.38%) User Experience
4 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (6.25%) Derivative
5 2 (6.25%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) UNIX
1 11 (34.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) MVVM
2 8 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 7 (21.88%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (15.63%) OO
5 4 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
5 4 (12.50%) TDD
5 4 (12.50%) Algorithmic Trading
6 3 (9.38%) OOP
6 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) Web Application Development
7 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (34.38%) Java
3 9 (28.13%) Shell Script
3 9 (28.13%) SQL
4 6 (18.75%) XAML
5 4 (12.50%) Perl
6 2 (6.25%) Korn
6 2 (6.25%) Python
6 2 (6.25%) C++
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Adobe