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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 57 51 30
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -21
Contract jobs citing WPF 14 28 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.52% 3.24% 4.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.58% 9.82% 15.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 18
Average daily rate
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£320 £413 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.42% -17.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +11.94%
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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
251 285 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 27.31% 33.02% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 135 95
Average daily rate £340 £363 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% +16.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 September 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 (91.30%) C#
2 18 (78.26%) .NET
3 11 (47.83%) MVVM
4 10 (43.48%) Unit Testing
5 9 (39.13%) Finance
6 8 (34.78%) LINQ
7 6 (26.09%) Analytics
7 6 (26.09%) User Experience
8 5 (21.74%) OO
8 5 (21.74%) Oracle
8 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
8 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
8 5 (21.74%) SQL
8 5 (21.74%) XML
8 5 (21.74%) Equity Derivative
8 5 (21.74%) Derivative
8 5 (21.74%) Visualisation
9 4 (17.39%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (17.39%) Multithreading
9 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
9 4 (17.39%) JSON
9 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (17.39%) NUnit
9 4 (17.39%) XSLT
9 4 (17.39%) Java
10 3 (13.04%) Sybase
10 3 (13.04%) Front Office
10 3 (13.04%) Back Office

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (4.35%) IIS
1 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) CTI
1 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) NUnit
1 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (8.70%) MSBuild
2 2 (8.70%) CruiseControl
2 2 (8.70%) Subversion
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Blend
2 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.35%) Fiddler
3 1 (4.35%) QUnit
3 1 (4.35%) Jasmine
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Front Office
2 3 (13.04%) Back Office
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 17 (73.91%) C# Developer
3 9 (39.13%) .NET Developer
4 8 (34.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (26.09%) WPF Developer
5 6 (26.09%) Senior Developer
5 6 (26.09%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) UX Designer
7 2 (8.70%) Designer
8 1 (4.35%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Agile C# Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (78.26%) .NET
2 8 (34.78%) LINQ
3 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
3 5 (21.74%) XML
4 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
4 4 (17.39%) JSON
4 4 (17.39%) XSLT
4 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
6 1 (4.35%) CSS3
6 1 (4.35%) Backbone.js
6 1 (4.35%) jQuery
6 1 (4.35%) Ext JS
6 1 (4.35%) RESTful
6 1 (4.35%) HTML
6 1 (4.35%) WSDL
6 1 (4.35%) Middleware
6 1 (4.35%) FpML
6 1 (4.35%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) User Experience
2 5 (21.74%) Equity Derivative
2 5 (21.74%) Visualisation
2 5 (21.74%) Derivative
3 3 (13.04%) Fixed Income
4 1 (4.35%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (4.35%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) MVVM
2 10 (43.48%) Unit Testing
3 6 (26.09%) Analytics
4 5 (21.74%) OO
5 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) Multithreading
5 4 (17.39%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (8.70%) Algorithmic Trading
6 2 (8.70%) Investment Management
6 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.70%) SOA
6 2 (8.70%) MVC
6 2 (8.70%) Market Making
7 1 (4.35%) SDLC
7 1 (4.35%) CRM
7 1 (4.35%) OOD
7 1 (4.35%) Web Development
7 1 (4.35%) Wealth Management
7 1 (4.35%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) C#
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) XAML
5 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Sybase
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft