The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills 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 over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 111 102 78
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -24
Contract jobs citing WPF 14 15 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.52% 0.63% 1.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.42% 2.14% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 9
Average daily rate
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£475 £379 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.41% +12.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
- -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+21.32% -2.85%
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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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
579 701 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.62% 29.24% 28.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 382 315
Average daily rate £375 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 11
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £36.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £113.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -5.71%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

WPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

WPF
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 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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 +4 12 £413 +16.60% 4
Edinburgh - 1 £475 - 5
Aberdeen - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
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WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 34 (100.00%) C#
2 30 (88.24%) .NET
3 18 (52.94%) SQL Server
4 15 (44.12%) Finance
5 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (35.29%) Banking
6 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET
7 11 (32.35%) CSS
7 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
7 11 (32.35%) WinForms
8 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
8 9 (26.47%) MVC
8 9 (26.47%) XML
9 8 (23.53%) HTML
9 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (23.53%) jQuery
10 7 (20.59%) Silverlight
10 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (17.65%) Investment Banking
11 6 (17.65%) Multithreading
11 6 (17.65%) SQL
11 6 (17.65%) WCF
12 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
12 5 (14.71%) Oracle
12 5 (14.71%) Windows
13 4 (11.76%) Java
14 3 (8.82%) Back Office
14 3 (8.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 3 (8.82%) Client/Server
14 3 (8.82%) UX Design

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (44.12%) Finance
2 12 (35.29%) Banking
3 6 (17.65%) Investment Banking
4 3 (8.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 34 (100.00%) Developer
2 20 (58.82%) .NET Developer
3 15 (44.12%) C# Developer
4 8 (23.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Silverlight Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Designer
8 1 (2.94%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (88.24%) .NET
2 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET
3 11 (32.35%) CSS
3 11 (32.35%) WinForms
4 9 (26.47%) XML
5 8 (23.53%) HTML
5 8 (23.53%) jQuery
6 7 (20.59%) Silverlight
7 6 (17.65%) WCF
8 2 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
8 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.88%) SOAP
9 1 (2.94%) Web Services
9 1 (2.94%) COM+
9 1 (2.94%) Reactive Extensions
9 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Client/Server
1 3 (8.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (8.82%) Derivative
1 3 (8.82%) Equity Derivative
1 3 (8.82%) Market Risk
1 3 (8.82%) User Experience
2 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Android
3 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) MVC
3 6 (17.65%) Multithreading
4 3 (8.82%) UX Design
5 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.88%) OO
5 2 (5.88%) SOA
6 1 (2.94%) OOP
6 1 (2.94%) OOD
6 1 (2.94%) TDD
6 1 (2.94%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
3 6 (17.65%) SQL
4 4 (11.76%) Java
5 2 (5.88%) VB6
5 2 (5.88%) VB
6 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.94%) VBA
6 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
1 1 (2.94%) VCP4
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Xamarin
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