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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 57 55 58
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing WPF 1 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.16% 1.55% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 5.29% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.58% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £34.00
WPF
Scotland

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
147 227 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 23.82% 29.37% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 146 102
Average daily rate £300 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £286 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £463 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 11 February 2016, 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 24 (88.89%) C#
2 22 (81.48%) .NET
3 13 (48.15%) Finance
4 12 (44.44%) Unit Testing
4 12 (44.44%) Data Analytics
4 12 (44.44%) Analytics
4 12 (44.44%) User Experience
5 11 (40.74%) High Availability
5 11 (40.74%) Visualisation
6 10 (37.04%) Derivative
6 10 (37.04%) Equity Derivative
7 7 (25.93%) SQL
7 7 (25.93%) Multithreading
7 7 (25.93%) LINQ
7 7 (25.93%) Dependency Injection
7 7 (25.93%) MVVM
8 6 (22.22%) Algorithmic Trading
8 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (22.22%) Oracle
8 6 (22.22%) Market Making
9 4 (14.81%) Java
9 4 (14.81%) XAML
9 4 (14.81%) Back Office
9 4 (14.81%) Banking
10 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Blend
10 3 (11.11%) NUnit
10 3 (11.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 3 (11.11%) WinForms
10 3 (11.11%) Photoshop
11 2 (7.41%) Sybase

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) DB2
1 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Blend
1 3 (11.11%) NUnit
2 1 (3.70%) Moq
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Back Office
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
2 20 (74.07%) C# Developer
3 10 (37.04%) WPF Developer
4 8 (29.63%) .NET Developer
4 8 (29.63%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (29.63%) C# WPF Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Designer
5 3 (11.11%) UX Designer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.70%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior WPF Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (81.48%) .NET
2 7 (25.93%) LINQ
3 3 (11.11%) WinForms
4 2 (7.41%) Ext JS
4 2 (7.41%) RESTful
4 2 (7.41%) SOAP
4 2 (7.41%) WCF
4 2 (7.41%) Web Services
5 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.70%) ADO.NET
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.70%) HTML
5 1 (3.70%) Task Parallel Library
5 1 (3.70%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) User Experience
2 11 (40.74%) Visualisation
3 10 (37.04%) Derivative
3 10 (37.04%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (3.70%) Contract for Difference
4 1 (3.70%) Equities
4 1 (3.70%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Analytics
1 12 (44.44%) Data Analytics
1 12 (44.44%) Unit Testing
2 11 (40.74%) High Availability
3 7 (25.93%) Dependency Injection
3 7 (25.93%) Multithreading
3 7 (25.93%) MVVM
4 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (22.22%) Algorithmic Trading
4 6 (22.22%) Market Making
5 2 (7.41%) Database Optimisation
5 2 (7.41%) TDD
6 1 (3.70%) Data Mapping
6 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.70%) Investment Management
6 1 (3.70%) MVC
6 1 (3.70%) Wealth Management
6 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) C#
2 7 (25.93%) SQL
3 4 (14.81%) Java
3 4 (14.81%) XAML
4 2 (7.41%) Perl
4 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Sybase
3 1 (3.70%) DevExpress
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft