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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 59 37 17
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -20
Contract jobs citing WPF 9 23 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.06% 3.29% 10.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.57% 8.46% 23.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 52
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £366 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £443 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.72% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +8.69%
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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 Glasgow region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
197 272 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 23.09% 38.86% 45.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 173 182
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 2 June 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 21 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (76.19%) .NET
3 9 (42.86%) Finance
3 9 (42.86%) Banking
3 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 7 (33.33%) MVVM
5 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Java
6 5 (23.81%) Oracle
6 5 (23.81%) XML
6 5 (23.81%) OO
6 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (19.05%) NUnit
7 4 (19.05%) MVC
7 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
7 4 (19.05%) JSON
7 4 (19.05%) XSLT
7 4 (19.05%) SOA
7 4 (19.05%) RDBMS
7 4 (19.05%) LINQ
7 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
7 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (14.29%) SDLC
8 3 (14.29%) WCF
8 3 (14.29%) Windows
8 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
8 3 (14.29%) Sybase

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) CTI
1 1 (4.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) RDBMS
2 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) NUnit
1 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.52%) CruiseControl
3 2 (9.52%) Subversion
3 2 (9.52%) TeamCity
3 2 (9.52%) MSBuild
4 1 (4.76%) QUnit
4 1 (4.76%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.76%) Fiddler
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
1 9 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Investment Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Front Office
2 3 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (47.62%) .NET Developer
2 10 (47.62%) C# Developer
3 9 (42.86%) Senior Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Java Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (19.05%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (9.52%) WPF Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Designer
8 1 (4.76%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Agile C# Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Lead Designer
8 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) .NET
2 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 5 (23.81%) XML
4 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
4 4 (19.05%) JSON
4 4 (19.05%) XSLT
4 4 (19.05%) LINQ
4 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (14.29%) WCF
5 3 (14.29%) SOAP
6 2 (9.52%) CSS
6 2 (9.52%) Silverlight
6 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
6 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.76%) CSS3
7 1 (4.76%) Backbone.js
7 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
7 1 (4.76%) RESTful
7 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 1 (4.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Fixed Income
2 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Market Risk
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.76%) Derivative
3 1 (4.76%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (4.76%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (4.76%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) MVVM
2 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 5 (23.81%) OO
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) MVC
4 4 (19.05%) SOA
5 3 (14.29%) SDLC
6 2 (9.52%) Investment Management
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.52%) Multithreading
6 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.76%) Software Delivery
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) UX Design
7 1 (4.76%) Wealth Management
7 1 (4.76%) CRM
7 1 (4.76%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) VB6
4 2 (9.52%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) VB
5 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.76%) C++
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) Sybase
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft