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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 45 28 60
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +32
Contract jobs citing WPF 29 40 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.38% 5.67% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.28% 17.54% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.37% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £33.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -11.84%
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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
282 228 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 32.83% 32.34% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 104 85
Average daily rate £353 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.70% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 20 August 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 51 (98.08%) C#
2 39 (75.00%) .NET
3 24 (46.15%) MVVM
4 22 (42.31%) Microsoft
5 18 (34.62%) Banking
6 16 (30.77%) WinForms
7 15 (28.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (28.85%) Java
8 14 (26.92%) Finance
9 12 (23.08%) XAML
9 12 (23.08%) Front Office
9 12 (23.08%) SQL
10 11 (21.15%) UNIX
10 11 (21.15%) Windows
10 11 (21.15%) OO
10 11 (21.15%) .NET Framework
10 11 (21.15%) WCF
11 10 (19.23%) LINQ
11 10 (19.23%) Multithreading
11 10 (19.23%) TDD
12 9 (17.31%) KDB
13 8 (15.38%) Equities
13 8 (15.38%) Shell Script
14 7 (13.46%) Adobe
14 7 (13.46%) OOP
14 7 (13.46%) Perl
14 7 (13.46%) Web Services
14 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Blend
14 7 (13.46%) Unit Testing
14 7 (13.46%) Reactive Extensions

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (1.92%) IIS
1 1 (1.92%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (9.62%) Photoshop
2 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) KDB
2 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Blend
2 2 (3.85%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (3.85%) Subversion
3 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.92%) JIRA
3 1 (1.92%) NUnit
3 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (34.62%) Banking
2 14 (26.92%) Finance
3 12 (23.08%) Front Office
4 5 (9.62%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (98.08%) Developer
2 40 (76.92%) WPF Developer
3 37 (71.15%) C# Developer
4 8 (15.38%) .NET Developer
5 3 (5.77%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (75.00%) .NET
2 16 (30.77%) WinForms
3 11 (21.15%) .NET Framework
3 11 (21.15%) WCF
4 10 (19.23%) LINQ
5 7 (13.46%) Web Services
5 7 (13.46%) Reactive Extensions
6 5 (9.62%) Caliburn.Micro
7 4 (7.69%) Task Parallel Library
7 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET
8 3 (5.77%) JSON
8 3 (5.77%) XML
9 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (3.85%) XSLT
9 2 (3.85%) Flash
9 2 (3.85%) jQuery
10 1 (1.92%) NHibernate
10 1 (1.92%) Middleware
10 1 (1.92%) HTML
10 1 (1.92%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (15.38%) Equities
3 5 (9.62%) Animation
3 5 (9.62%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (7.69%) Visualisation
4 4 (7.69%) Derivative
5 2 (3.85%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.92%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) UNIX
1 11 (21.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) MVVM
2 11 (21.15%) OO
3 10 (19.23%) Multithreading
3 10 (19.23%) TDD
4 7 (13.46%) OOP
4 7 (13.46%) Unit Testing
4 7 (13.46%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 4 (7.69%) Algorithmic Trading
7 3 (5.77%) Risk Management
7 3 (5.77%) Web Application Development
7 3 (5.77%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.85%) MVC
9 1 (1.92%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (1.92%) Domain-Driven Design
9 1 (1.92%) Wealth Management
9 1 (1.92%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 51 (98.08%) C#
2 15 (28.85%) Java
3 12 (23.08%) XAML
3 12 (23.08%) SQL
4 8 (15.38%) Shell Script
5 7 (13.46%) Perl
6 4 (7.69%) C++
6 4 (7.69%) Python
7 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.85%) Korn
8 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 22 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.46%) Adobe
3 4 (7.69%) Oracle
4 2 (3.85%) Sybase
5 1 (1.92%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.92%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.92%) Progress
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