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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 110 100 99
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing WPF 19 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.68% 0.77% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.58% 2.65% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £510 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
- -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £33.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +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
736 718 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.35% 29.03% 23.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 397 307
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 13
Average hourly rate £24.00 £33.50 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% +67.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £32.50 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £37.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 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
Edinburgh +1 8 £350 - 2
Glasgow - 8 £298 - 3
Aberdeen - 2 £225 -
Dundee - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Perth and Kinross - - - -
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WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 54 (98.18%) C#
2 42 (76.36%) .NET
3 27 (49.09%) Microsoft
4 24 (43.64%) WinForms
5 20 (36.36%) Finance
5 20 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (30.91%) SQL
8 15 (27.27%) Windows
8 15 (27.27%) WCF
8 15 (27.27%) MVVM
9 13 (23.64%) .NET Framework
9 13 (23.64%) CSS
10 12 (21.82%) Banking
11 11 (20.00%) UNIX
12 9 (16.36%) jQuery
12 9 (16.36%) XML
12 9 (16.36%) HTML
12 9 (16.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (16.36%) TDD
13 8 (14.55%) Shell Script
13 8 (14.55%) LINQ
13 8 (14.55%) Reactive Extensions
14 7 (12.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET
14 7 (12.73%) OO
14 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (12.73%) MVC
15 6 (10.91%) Java
15 6 (10.91%) JavaScript

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.64%) KDB
6 1 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.64%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Blend
3 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.82%) ReSharper
General
1 20 (36.36%) Finance
2 12 (21.82%) Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Front Office
4 3 (5.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (96.36%) Developer
2 34 (61.82%) C# Developer
3 22 (40.00%) .NET Developer
4 19 (34.55%) WPF Developer
5 10 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Software Developer
7 1 (1.82%) UX Designer
7 1 (1.82%) Silverlight Developer
7 1 (1.82%) Designer
7 1 (1.82%) C# Programmer
7 1 (1.82%) Senior Programmer
7 1 (1.82%) C# Analyst Programmer
7 1 (1.82%) Senior C# Analyst Programmer
7 1 (1.82%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (1.82%) Senior Analyst Programmer
7 1 (1.82%) Analyst
7 1 (1.82%) Applications Developer
7 1 (1.82%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (1.82%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (76.36%) .NET
2 24 (43.64%) WinForms
3 15 (27.27%) WCF
4 13 (23.64%) .NET Framework
4 13 (23.64%) CSS
5 9 (16.36%) jQuery
5 9 (16.36%) XML
5 9 (16.36%) HTML
6 8 (14.55%) LINQ
6 8 (14.55%) Reactive Extensions
7 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET
8 4 (7.27%) Silverlight
9 2 (3.64%) Web Services
9 2 (3.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (1.82%) Caliburn.Micro
10 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.82%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (9.09%) User Experience
3 4 (7.27%) Client/Server
3 4 (7.27%) Derivative
4 3 (5.45%) Market Risk
5 2 (3.64%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.82%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.82%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.82%) Animation
6 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.82%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.27%) Windows
2 11 (20.00%) UNIX
3 4 (7.27%) Android
4 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (27.27%) MVVM
3 9 (16.36%) TDD
4 7 (12.73%) OO
4 7 (12.73%) MVC
5 6 (10.91%) Multithreading
6 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce
6 4 (7.27%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.45%) UX Design
7 3 (5.45%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.64%) OOP
8 2 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.82%) Market Making
9 1 (1.82%) Data Visualisation
9 1 (1.82%) Algorithmic Trading
9 1 (1.82%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (1.82%) Web Development
9 1 (1.82%) CMMI
9 1 (1.82%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 54 (98.18%) C#
2 17 (30.91%) SQL
3 8 (14.55%) Shell Script
4 6 (10.91%) Java
4 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.27%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.64%) Perl
7 2 (3.64%) XAML
7 2 (3.64%) Korn
8 1 (1.82%) Python
8 1 (1.82%) VBA
8 1 (1.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (49.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (1.82%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.82%) Adobe
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