The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 103 115 107
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs citing WPF 18 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.91% 0.66% 0.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.27% 3.22% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 13
Median daily rate £325 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £307 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £430 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £339 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.74% +0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year
- +12.58%
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
550 590 752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.90% 20.58% 26.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 341 442
Median daily rate £375 £358 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% -3.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 £40.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.77% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing WPF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 8 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +37 15 £331 -30.26% 3
Fife - 3 £310 -
WPF
UK

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for WPF.

1 24 (96.00%) C#
2 17 (68.00%) .NET
3 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (48.00%) MVC
5 10 (40.00%) WCF
6 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (36.00%) SQL
6 9 (36.00%) Java
7 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
7 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
8 7 (28.00%) Web Services
9 6 (24.00%) T-SQL
9 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
10 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
10 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
10 5 (20.00%) jQuery
10 5 (20.00%) Entity Framework
10 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (16.00%) Investment Management
11 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (16.00%) LINQ
11 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
11 4 (16.00%) Asset Management
11 4 (16.00%) Finance
12 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
12 3 (12.00%) Oracle
12 3 (12.00%) XML
12 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.00%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (24.00%) .NET Developer
4 5 (20.00%) C# WPF Developer
4 5 (20.00%) WPF Developer
5 4 (16.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Java Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Applications Developer
6 3 (12.00%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Software Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Developer
7 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (68.00%) .NET
2 10 (40.00%) WCF
3 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (28.00%) Web Services
5 5 (20.00%) Entity Framework
5 5 (20.00%) jQuery
6 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (16.00%) LINQ
7 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (12.00%) XML
8 2 (8.00%) Ajax
8 2 (8.00%) CSS
8 2 (8.00%) HTML
8 2 (8.00%) Middleware
9 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
9 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (4.00%) J2EE
9 1 (4.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (4.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) MVC
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (16.00%) Asset Management
4 4 (16.00%) Investment Management
5 3 (12.00%) MVVM
5 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) ETL
6 2 (8.00%) SDLC
7 1 (4.00%) ERP
7 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.00%) OO
7 1 (4.00%) OOP
7 1 (4.00%) Refactoring
7 1 (4.00%) Requirements Engineering
7 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Wealth Management
7 1 (4.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (96.00%) C#
2 9 (36.00%) Java
2 9 (36.00%) SQL
3 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (24.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (12.00%) XAML
6 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.00%) C++
7 1 (4.00%) Delphi
7 1 (4.00%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle