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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 120 115 98
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -17
Contract jobs citing WPF 12 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.47% 0.48% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.90% 2.04% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 5
Average daily rate £336 £475 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.21% +58.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £375 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.58% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £34.00
WPF
UK

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
631 636 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.76% 23.41% 26.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 371 324
Average daily rate £363 £375 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £280 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 12
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +38.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Renfrewshire - 7 £336 -
Edinburgh -13 2 £400 -15.78% 1
West Lothian - 2 - -
Glasgow -2 1 - - 2
WPF
UK

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 41 (89.13%) C#
2 31 (67.39%) .NET
3 28 (60.87%) Unit Testing
4 19 (41.30%) WinForms
5 16 (34.78%) Oracle
6 15 (32.61%) VBScript
6 15 (32.61%) Windows
6 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (32.61%) PowerShell
6 15 (32.61%) Windows Server
7 14 (30.43%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (30.43%) MSI
7 14 (30.43%) Finance
7 14 (30.43%) XML
7 14 (30.43%) XSD
8 12 (26.09%) Change Management
8 12 (26.09%) Data Analytics
8 12 (26.09%) Analytics
8 12 (26.09%) User Experience
8 12 (26.09%) Performance Management
9 11 (23.91%) Performance Testing
9 11 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (23.91%) Visualisation
9 11 (23.91%) High Availability
9 11 (23.91%) VMware
9 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
9 11 (23.91%) Java
10 10 (21.74%) SQL
10 10 (21.74%) Relational Database
10 10 (21.74%) Derivative

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (21.74%) Relational Database
3 8 (17.39%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (30.43%) MSI
2 7 (15.22%) Eclipse
2 7 (15.22%) Visual Studio
3 4 (8.70%) NUnit
4 3 (6.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (2.17%) Moq
5 1 (2.17%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 14 (30.43%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Back Office
2 4 (8.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (71.74%) Developer
2 22 (47.83%) C# Developer
3 12 (26.09%) WPF Developer
4 9 (19.57%) .NET Developer
4 9 (19.57%) C# WPF Developer
5 8 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (13.04%) Development Engineer
6 6 (13.04%) Software Development Engineer
6 6 (13.04%) Software Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Tools Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Designer
8 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.52%) UX Designer
9 2 (4.35%) Applications Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
10 1 (2.17%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (67.39%) .NET
2 19 (41.30%) WinForms
3 14 (30.43%) XML
3 14 (30.43%) XSD
4 7 (15.22%) LINQ
5 3 (6.52%) WCF
6 2 (4.35%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.35%) Ext JS
6 2 (4.35%) RESTful
6 2 (4.35%) SOAP
6 2 (4.35%) Web Services
7 1 (2.17%) ADO.NET
7 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.17%) HTML
7 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 1 (2.17%) Task Parallel Library
7 1 (2.17%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 14 (30.43%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (26.09%) User Experience
3 11 (23.91%) Visualisation
4 10 (21.74%) Derivative
4 10 (21.74%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.17%) Contract for Difference
5 1 (2.17%) Equities
5 1 (2.17%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) Windows
1 15 (32.61%) Windows Server
1 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (60.87%) Unit Testing
2 12 (26.09%) Analytics
2 12 (26.09%) Change Management
2 12 (26.09%) Data Analytics
2 12 (26.09%) Performance Management
3 11 (23.91%) High Availability
3 11 (23.91%) Performance Testing
4 9 (19.57%) Web Development
5 7 (15.22%) Configuration Management
5 7 (15.22%) Dependency Injection
5 7 (15.22%) Multithreading
5 7 (15.22%) MVVM
5 7 (15.22%) OO
5 7 (15.22%) Project Management
5 7 (15.22%) Test Scripting
6 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (13.04%) Algorithmic Trading
6 6 (13.04%) Market Making
7 2 (4.35%) Database Optimisation
7 2 (4.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 41 (89.13%) C#
2 15 (32.61%) PowerShell
2 15 (32.61%) VBScript
3 11 (23.91%) Java
4 10 (21.74%) SQL
5 7 (15.22%) C
5 7 (15.22%) C++
5 7 (15.22%) COBOL
5 7 (15.22%) PL/1
5 7 (15.22%) VB.NET
6 4 (8.70%) XAML
7 2 (4.35%) Perl
7 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.17%) REXX
8 1 (2.17%) Tcl
8 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.22%) Degree
2 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.17%) WMI
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) Oracle
2 11 (23.91%) VMware
3 3 (6.52%) HP
4 2 (4.35%) Sybase
5 1 (2.17%) DevExpress
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft