The table below looks at the statistics for the WPF Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 105 94 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 24 19 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.87% 0.78% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £413 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £33.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+34.32% -18.29%
WPF Developer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2538 2295 2479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.29% 93.71% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1287 1111 1139
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 83 106
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

WPF Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF Developer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

WPF Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

WPF Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WPF Developer across the Scotland region.

WPF Developer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

WPF Developer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow 0 24 £413 -
Edinburgh - - - -
WPF Developer
UK

WPF Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited WPF Developer in their job title 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 with WPF Developer in their job title.

1 45 (100.00%) C#
1 45 (100.00%) WPF
2 34 (75.56%) .NET
3 23 (51.11%) MVVM
4 20 (44.44%) Banking
5 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
6 17 (37.78%) WinForms
7 15 (33.33%) Java
8 14 (31.11%) Finance
9 13 (28.89%) Front Office
9 13 (28.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 12 (26.67%) XAML
10 12 (26.67%) Windows
11 11 (24.44%) UNIX
11 11 (24.44%) WCF
12 10 (22.22%) KDB
12 10 (22.22%) .NET Framework
12 10 (22.22%) SQL
13 9 (20.00%) Shell Script
13 9 (20.00%) Equities
13 9 (20.00%) Multithreading
13 9 (20.00%) LINQ
14 8 (17.78%) OO
14 8 (17.78%) Perl
15 7 (15.56%) OOP
15 7 (15.56%) Web Services
15 7 (15.56%) Adobe
15 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Blend
15 7 (15.56%) Performance Tuning
16 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Software

WPF Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited WPF Developer in their job title 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 with WPF Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Photoshop
1 5 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) KDB
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Blend
2 2 (4.44%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (2.22%) NetAdvantage
General
1 20 (44.44%) Banking
2 14 (31.11%) Finance
3 13 (28.89%) Front Office
4 3 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (100.00%) WPF
2 34 (75.56%) .NET
3 17 (37.78%) WinForms
4 11 (24.44%) WCF
5 10 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 9 (20.00%) LINQ
7 7 (15.56%) Web Services
8 5 (11.11%) Caliburn.Micro
9 4 (8.89%) Task Parallel Library
10 3 (6.67%) Reactive Extensions
11 2 (4.44%) Flash
12 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
12 1 (2.22%) CSS
12 1 (2.22%) HTML
12 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 1 (2.22%) MonoRail
12 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (2.22%) HTML5
12 1 (2.22%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (20.00%) Equities
3 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (11.11%) Animation
5 4 (8.89%) Visualisation
6 2 (4.44%) Derivative
6 2 (4.44%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Windows
2 11 (24.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) MVVM
2 9 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 8 (17.78%) OO
4 7 (15.56%) OOP
4 7 (15.56%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (11.11%) TDD
6 4 (8.89%) Algorithmic Trading
6 4 (8.89%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (8.89%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (6.67%) Web Application Development
7 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.44%) Risk Management
9 1 (2.22%) Scrum
9 1 (2.22%) MVC
9 1 (2.22%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (33.33%) Java
3 12 (26.67%) XAML
4 10 (22.22%) SQL
5 9 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 8 (17.78%) Perl
7 5 (11.11%) C++
7 5 (11.11%) Python
8 2 (4.44%) Korn
Vendors
1 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.56%) Adobe
3 1 (2.22%) Reuters
3 1 (2.22%) Bloomberg
3 1 (2.22%) Infragistics
3 1 (2.22%) ION Trading
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Sybase