The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 Glasgow 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 40 18 57
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +39
Contract jobs citing WPF 33 66 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.03% 8.43% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.83% 22.84% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 32 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
279 289 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 34.11% 36.91% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 121 83
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
WPF
Scotland

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 28 July 2014, 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 52 (98.11%) C#
2 42 (79.25%) .NET
3 26 (49.06%) MVVM
4 24 (45.28%) Microsoft
5 17 (32.08%) Banking
6 16 (30.19%) WinForms
7 15 (28.30%) Finance
7 15 (28.30%) XAML
8 14 (26.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 14 (26.42%) Java
9 12 (22.64%) OO
9 12 (22.64%) SQL
10 11 (20.75%) UNIX
10 11 (20.75%) Windows
10 11 (20.75%) Front Office
10 11 (20.75%) WCF
11 10 (18.87%) LINQ
11 10 (18.87%) .NET Framework
11 10 (18.87%) OOP
11 10 (18.87%) Adobe
11 10 (18.87%) Multithreading
12 9 (16.98%) KDB
12 9 (16.98%) TDD
13 8 (15.09%) Equities
13 8 (15.09%) Unit Testing
13 8 (15.09%) Shell Script
13 8 (15.09%) Web Services
14 7 (13.21%) Perl
14 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Blend
14 7 (13.21%) Performance Tuning

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.89%) IIS
1 1 (1.89%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Photoshop
1 5 (9.43%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) KDB
2 4 (7.55%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.55%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Blend
2 2 (3.77%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (3.77%) Subversion
3 1 (1.89%) JIRA
3 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.89%) NUnit
3 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (32.08%) Banking
2 15 (28.30%) Finance
3 11 (20.75%) Front Office
4 5 (9.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (98.11%) Developer
2 41 (77.36%) WPF Developer
3 35 (66.04%) C# Developer
4 8 (15.09%) .NET Developer
5 3 (5.66%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (79.25%) .NET
2 16 (30.19%) WinForms
3 11 (20.75%) WCF
4 10 (18.87%) LINQ
4 10 (18.87%) .NET Framework
5 8 (15.09%) Web Services
6 6 (11.32%) Reactive Extensions
7 5 (9.43%) Caliburn.Micro
7 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET
8 4 (7.55%) Task Parallel Library
9 3 (5.66%) JSON
9 3 (5.66%) XML
10 2 (3.77%) XSLT
10 2 (3.77%) Flash
10 2 (3.77%) jQuery
10 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (1.89%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (1.89%) Middleware
11 1 (1.89%) CSS
11 1 (1.89%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (15.09%) Equities
3 5 (9.43%) Animation
3 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (7.55%) Visualisation
5 3 (5.66%) Derivative
6 1 (1.89%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.89%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) UNIX
1 11 (20.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) MVVM
2 12 (22.64%) OO
3 10 (18.87%) OOP
3 10 (18.87%) Multithreading
4 9 (16.98%) TDD
5 8 (15.09%) Unit Testing
6 7 (13.21%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.55%) Algorithmic Trading
8 4 (7.55%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (7.55%) Data Visualisation
9 3 (5.66%) Web Application Development
9 3 (5.66%) Waterfall
9 3 (5.66%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.77%) MVC
10 2 (3.77%) Risk Management
10 2 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (1.89%) Domain-Driven Design
11 1 (1.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 1 (1.89%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 52 (98.11%) C#
2 15 (28.30%) XAML
3 14 (26.42%) Java
4 12 (22.64%) SQL
5 8 (15.09%) Shell Script
6 7 (13.21%) Perl
7 4 (7.55%) Python
7 4 (7.55%) C++
8 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.77%) Korn
9 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 24 (45.28%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.87%) Adobe
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle
4 2 (3.77%) Sybase
5 1 (1.89%) Progress
5 1 (1.89%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.89%) DevExpress