The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills 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 over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 62 45 21
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -24
Contract jobs citing WPF 8 21 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.90% 2.98% 9.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.72% 7.27% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 45
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £301 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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Scotland

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 Glasgow region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
215 289 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.10% 41.05% 43.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 178 184
Average daily rate £375 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £264 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £21.50 £13.50 £15.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.25% -15.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 22 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (77.27%) .NET
3 11 (50.00%) Finance
4 10 (45.45%) Banking
4 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
6 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (27.27%) Oracle
7 6 (27.27%) MVVM
8 5 (22.73%) Java
8 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
9 4 (18.18%) Investment Banking
9 4 (18.18%) Silverlight
9 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
9 4 (18.18%) SQL
9 4 (18.18%) XML
9 4 (18.18%) Windows
9 4 (18.18%) Multithreading
10 3 (13.64%) UX Design
10 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
10 3 (13.64%) User Experience
10 3 (13.64%) OO
10 3 (13.64%) Client/Server
10 3 (13.64%) SOA
10 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
10 3 (13.64%) Back Office
10 3 (13.64%) MVC
10 3 (13.64%) CSS
10 3 (13.64%) Fixed Income

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.09%) NUnit
2 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.55%) MSBuild
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
3 1 (4.55%) CruiseControl
3 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (45.45%) Banking
3 4 (18.18%) Investment Banking
4 3 (13.64%) Back Office
5 2 (9.09%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (54.55%) .NET Developer
3 7 (31.82%) C# Developer
4 6 (27.27%) Senior Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (9.09%) WPF Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Designer
8 1 (4.55%) Lead Designer
8 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (77.27%) .NET
2 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
3 4 (18.18%) Silverlight
3 4 (18.18%) XML
4 3 (13.64%) CSS
4 3 (13.64%) WCF
5 2 (9.09%) LINQ
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 2 (9.09%) JSON
5 2 (9.09%) SOAP
5 2 (9.09%) XSLT
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 1 (4.55%) FpML
6 1 (4.55%) Web Services
6 1 (4.55%) COM+
6 1 (4.55%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) User Experience
1 3 (13.64%) Client/Server
1 3 (13.64%) Fixed Income
1 3 (13.64%) Market Risk
2 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.55%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (4.55%) Derivative
3 1 (4.55%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (4.55%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Android
2 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) MVVM
3 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Multithreading
5 3 (13.64%) UX Design
5 3 (13.64%) OO
5 3 (13.64%) SOA
5 3 (13.64%) MVC
6 1 (4.55%) Investment Management
6 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.55%) Software Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) OOD
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 5 (22.73%) Java
4 4 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) VB6
5 2 (9.09%) VB
6 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.55%) C++
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Sybase
3 1 (4.55%) Xamarin