The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 102 84 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 29 26 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.06% 1.06% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £394 £381
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +3.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.50 £33.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+50.74% -18.29%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2532 2292 2432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.38% 93.74% 93.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1322 1117 1130
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 £240 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 77 109
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £32.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
WPF Developer
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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 1 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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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 +3 28 £413 -2.94%
Edinburgh - - - -
WPF Developer
UK

WPF Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 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 47 (100.00%) C#
1 47 (100.00%) WPF
2 36 (76.60%) .NET
3 24 (51.06%) MVVM
4 20 (42.55%) Microsoft
5 18 (38.30%) Banking
6 16 (34.04%) WinForms
6 16 (34.04%) Finance
7 15 (31.91%) Java
8 14 (29.79%) XAML
9 13 (27.66%) Front Office
9 13 (27.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 12 (25.53%) Windows
11 10 (21.28%) OO
11 10 (21.28%) UNIX
11 10 (21.28%) KDB
11 10 (21.28%) WCF
12 9 (19.15%) Multithreading
12 9 (19.15%) .NET Framework
12 9 (19.15%) Equities
12 9 (19.15%) Adobe
12 9 (19.15%) OOP
12 9 (19.15%) SQL
13 8 (17.02%) Web Services
13 8 (17.02%) Perl
13 8 (17.02%) Shell Script
13 8 (17.02%) LINQ
14 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Blend
14 7 (14.89%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (14.89%) Performance Tuning

WPF Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (10.64%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (10.64%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) KDB
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Blend
2 2 (4.26%) NetAdvantage
2 2 (4.26%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 18 (38.30%) Banking
2 16 (34.04%) Finance
3 13 (27.66%) Front Office
4 3 (6.38%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (100.00%) WPF
2 36 (76.60%) .NET
3 16 (34.04%) WinForms
4 10 (21.28%) WCF
5 9 (19.15%) .NET Framework
6 8 (17.02%) Web Services
6 8 (17.02%) LINQ
7 5 (10.64%) Caliburn.Micro
8 4 (8.51%) Task Parallel Library
9 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
9 3 (6.38%) Reactive Extensions
10 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (4.26%) CSS3
10 2 (4.26%) Flash
10 2 (4.26%) CSS
10 2 (4.26%) HTML
10 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (4.26%) HTML5
10 2 (4.26%) MonoRail
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (19.15%) Equities
3 7 (14.89%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (10.64%) Animation
5 4 (8.51%) Visualisation
6 2 (4.26%) Derivative
6 2 (4.26%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Windows
2 10 (21.28%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) MVVM
2 10 (21.28%) OO
3 9 (19.15%) Multithreading
3 9 (19.15%) OOP
4 7 (14.89%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (12.77%) TDD
6 4 (8.51%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (8.51%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (8.51%) Unit Testing
6 4 (8.51%) Algorithmic Trading
7 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.38%) Web Application Development
8 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.26%) MVC
8 2 (4.26%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.26%) BDD
9 1 (2.13%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (31.91%) Java
3 14 (29.79%) XAML
4 9 (19.15%) SQL
5 8 (17.02%) Perl
5 8 (17.02%) Shell Script
6 5 (10.64%) Python
6 5 (10.64%) C++
7 2 (4.26%) Korn
Vendors
1 20 (42.55%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.15%) Adobe
3 2 (4.26%) Infragistics
4 1 (2.13%) ION Trading
4 1 (2.13%) Sybase
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) Reuters
4 1 (2.13%) Bloomberg