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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 47 35 55
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +20
Contract jobs citing WPF 25 26 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.93% 3.98% 0.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.53% 12.26% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 3
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +48.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -7.89%
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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
293 212 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 34.35% 32.42% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 98 117
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.97%
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 19 September 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 49 (98.00%) C#
2 36 (72.00%) .NET
3 24 (48.00%) Microsoft
3 24 (48.00%) MVVM
4 18 (36.00%) Banking
5 17 (34.00%) WinForms
6 14 (28.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 14 (28.00%) Java
7 13 (26.00%) Finance
8 12 (24.00%) .NET Framework
8 12 (24.00%) SQL
8 12 (24.00%) UNIX
9 11 (22.00%) Windows
9 11 (22.00%) OO
9 11 (22.00%) Front Office
9 11 (22.00%) WCF
9 11 (22.00%) LINQ
10 10 (20.00%) Multithreading
10 10 (20.00%) XAML
10 10 (20.00%) TDD
11 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (18.00%) Shell Script
12 8 (16.00%) KDB
12 8 (16.00%) Reactive Extensions
12 8 (16.00%) User Experience
13 7 (14.00%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Blend
13 7 (14.00%) Equities
13 7 (14.00%) Adobe
13 7 (14.00%) OOP

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (2.00%) IIS
1 1 (2.00%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (10.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) KDB
2 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Blend
2 2 (4.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (4.00%) Subversion
3 1 (2.00%) JIRA
3 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.00%) NUnit
3 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (36.00%) Banking
2 13 (26.00%) Finance
3 11 (22.00%) Front Office
4 4 (8.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (98.00%) Developer
2 38 (76.00%) WPF Developer
3 36 (72.00%) C# Developer
4 7 (14.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (72.00%) .NET
2 17 (34.00%) WinForms
3 12 (24.00%) .NET Framework
4 11 (22.00%) WCF
4 11 (22.00%) LINQ
5 8 (16.00%) Reactive Extensions
6 7 (14.00%) Web Services
7 5 (10.00%) Caliburn.Micro
8 3 (6.00%) JSON
8 3 (6.00%) XML
8 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (6.00%) Task Parallel Library
9 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (4.00%) XSLT
9 2 (4.00%) Flash
9 2 (4.00%) jQuery
10 1 (2.00%) NHibernate
10 1 (2.00%) Middleware
10 1 (2.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (16.00%) User Experience
3 7 (14.00%) Equities
4 5 (10.00%) Animation
4 5 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (8.00%) Visualisation
5 4 (8.00%) Derivative
6 2 (4.00%) Fixed Income
7 1 (2.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) UNIX
2 11 (22.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) MVVM
2 11 (22.00%) OO
3 10 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 10 (20.00%) TDD
4 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (14.00%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (14.00%) OOP
6 6 (12.00%) Unit Testing
7 4 (8.00%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.00%) Algorithmic Trading
8 3 (6.00%) Risk Management
8 3 (6.00%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (6.00%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.00%) Web Application Development
10 1 (2.00%) Wealth Management
10 1 (2.00%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.00%) Domain-Driven Design
10 1 (2.00%) SOA
10 1 (2.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 49 (98.00%) C#
2 14 (28.00%) Java
3 12 (24.00%) SQL
4 10 (20.00%) XAML
5 9 (18.00%) Shell Script
6 6 (12.00%) Perl
7 3 (6.00%) Python
7 3 (6.00%) C++
8 2 (4.00%) Korn
9 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 24 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.00%) Adobe
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle
4 2 (4.00%) Sybase
5 1 (2.00%) DevExpress
5 1 (2.00%) ION Trading
5 1 (2.00%) Progress
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