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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 60 49 56
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing WPF 8 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.05% 1.69% 0.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.28% 4.56% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +40.74%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
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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
244 241 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 32.02% 37.08% 27.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 127 118
Average daily rate £375 £325 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £424 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

WPF Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 40 (100.00%) C#
2 27 (67.50%) .NET
3 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 18 (45.00%) MVVM
5 17 (42.50%) WinForms
6 15 (37.50%) Banking
7 13 (32.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 12 (30.00%) UNIX
8 12 (30.00%) Java
9 11 (27.50%) SQL
9 11 (27.50%) Windows
9 11 (27.50%) Finance
9 11 (27.50%) WCF
10 10 (25.00%) .NET Framework
10 10 (25.00%) TDD
10 10 (25.00%) Front Office
11 9 (22.50%) Shell Script
11 9 (22.50%) LINQ
12 8 (20.00%) Multithreading
12 8 (20.00%) Reactive Extensions
13 7 (17.50%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (17.50%) KDB
13 7 (17.50%) OO
14 6 (15.00%) XAML
14 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (15.00%) Equities
15 4 (10.00%) Derivative
15 4 (10.00%) Algorithmic Trading
15 4 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
15 4 (10.00%) Visualisation

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Photoshop
1 3 (7.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) KDB
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Blend
2 2 (5.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.50%) NUnit
3 1 (2.50%) Subversion
3 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 15 (37.50%) Banking
2 11 (27.50%) Finance
3 10 (25.00%) Front Office
4 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (100.00%) Developer
2 33 (82.50%) C# Developer
3 32 (80.00%) WPF Developer
4 4 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (67.50%) .NET
2 17 (42.50%) WinForms
3 11 (27.50%) WCF
4 10 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 9 (22.50%) LINQ
6 8 (20.00%) Reactive Extensions
7 3 (7.50%) Caliburn.Micro
7 3 (7.50%) Web Services
8 2 (5.00%) Task Parallel Library
8 2 (5.00%) jQuery
9 1 (2.50%) Silverlight
9 1 (2.50%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (2.50%) Flash
9 1 (2.50%) CSS
9 1 (2.50%) HTML
9 1 (2.50%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (15.00%) Equities
3 4 (10.00%) Derivative
3 4 (10.00%) Visualisation
4 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (7.50%) User Experience
4 3 (7.50%) Animation
5 2 (5.00%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.50%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) UNIX
2 11 (27.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) MVVM
2 10 (25.00%) TDD
3 8 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 7 (17.50%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (17.50%) OO
5 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (10.00%) Algorithmic Trading
7 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.50%) OOP
7 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.00%) Web Application Development
8 2 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (2.50%) Domain-Driven Design
9 1 (2.50%) MVC
9 1 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (30.00%) Java
3 11 (27.50%) SQL
4 9 (22.50%) Shell Script
5 6 (15.00%) XAML
6 4 (10.00%) Perl
7 2 (5.00%) C++
7 2 (5.00%) Korn
7 2 (5.00%) Python
8 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Adobe
3 1 (2.50%) DevExpress
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle
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