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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 102 85 34
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -51
Contract jobs citing WPF 20 38 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.70% 1.47% 4.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.41% 4.86% 14.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 56
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £365 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £445 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +8.69%
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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
587 782 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.47% 30.25% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 493 376
Average daily rate £361 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -24.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

WPF Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 May 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 -15 10 £375 -6.25% 2
Edinburgh 0 5 £290 -22.66% 1
Renfrewshire - 2 £372 -
Fife - 1 - -
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WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 33 (100.00%) C#
2 24 (72.73%) .NET
3 16 (48.48%) ASP.NET
4 15 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 11 (33.33%) Banking
5 11 (33.33%) MVC
6 10 (30.30%) Windows
6 10 (30.30%) WCF
6 10 (30.30%) Unit Testing
7 9 (27.27%) .NET Framework
7 9 (27.27%) XML
7 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 9 (27.27%) Finance
8 7 (21.21%) MVVM
9 6 (18.18%) Entity Framework
9 6 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (18.18%) Java
10 5 (15.15%) Oracle
10 5 (15.15%) CSS
10 5 (15.15%) OO
10 5 (15.15%) WinForms
10 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (15.15%) Investment Banking
11 4 (12.12%) JSON
11 4 (12.12%) Silverlight
11 4 (12.12%) Multithreading
11 4 (12.12%) LINQ
11 4 (12.12%) Performance Management
11 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (3.03%) IIS
1 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) CTI
1 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.12%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (12.12%) NUnit
1 4 (12.12%) MSI
2 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
3 2 (6.06%) MSBuild
3 2 (6.06%) CruiseControl
3 2 (6.06%) Subversion
4 1 (3.03%) QUnit
4 1 (3.03%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.03%) Fiddler
General
1 11 (33.33%) Banking
2 9 (27.27%) Finance
3 5 (15.15%) Investment Banking
4 3 (9.09%) Front Office
4 3 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (84.85%) Developer
2 13 (39.39%) .NET Developer
3 12 (36.36%) C# Developer
4 9 (27.27%) Senior Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (12.12%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Java Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Software Development Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Development Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) WPF Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Applications Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Lead Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Lead Designer
9 1 (3.03%) Designer
9 1 (3.03%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (72.73%) .NET
2 16 (48.48%) ASP.NET
3 10 (30.30%) WCF
4 9 (27.27%) .NET Framework
4 9 (27.27%) XML
5 6 (18.18%) Entity Framework
6 5 (15.15%) CSS
6 5 (15.15%) WinForms
7 4 (12.12%) JSON
7 4 (12.12%) Silverlight
7 4 (12.12%) LINQ
7 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (12.12%) XSD
7 4 (12.12%) XSLT
8 3 (9.09%) HTML
8 3 (9.09%) SOAP
9 2 (6.06%) RESTful
9 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
9 2 (6.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (9.09%) Fixed Income
2 3 (9.09%) Equity Derivative
2 3 (9.09%) Derivative
3 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.03%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Market Risk
3 1 (3.03%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) MVC
2 10 (30.30%) Unit Testing
3 7 (21.21%) MVVM
4 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.15%) OO
6 4 (12.12%) Multithreading
6 4 (12.12%) Performance Management
6 4 (12.12%) Change Management
6 4 (12.12%) SOA
7 3 (9.09%) SDLC
8 2 (6.06%) Performance Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Investment Management
8 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.03%) CRM
9 1 (3.03%) OOD
9 1 (3.03%) Scrum
9 1 (3.03%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (3.03%) Software Delivery
9 1 (3.03%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 6 (18.18%) Java
4 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
4 4 (12.12%) VBScript
5 3 (9.09%) REXX
5 3 (9.09%) Tcl
6 2 (6.06%) VB6
6 2 (6.06%) VB
6 2 (6.06%) SQL
7 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (9.09%) WMI
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Sybase
2 3 (9.09%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) VMware
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft