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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 102 78 103
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +25
Contract jobs citing WPF 21 33 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.78% 1.31% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.83% 4.34% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £275 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £500 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
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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
743 760 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.58% 30.19% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 389 242
Average daily rate £350 £338 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +10.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 20
Average hourly rate £42.50 £33.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% +36.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +7 11 £350 +27.27% 3
Glasgow -10 8 £425 -8.10% 3
Aberdeen +14 1 £225 -30.76% 1
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Perth and Kinross - - - -
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WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 70 (98.59%) C#
2 54 (76.06%) .NET
3 33 (46.48%) WinForms
4 32 (45.07%) Microsoft
5 24 (33.80%) Finance
6 19 (26.76%) WCF
6 19 (26.76%) MVVM
6 19 (26.76%) SQL Server
7 18 (25.35%) SQL
7 18 (25.35%) Windows
7 18 (25.35%) .NET Framework
8 17 (23.94%) Banking
9 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (19.72%) Java
11 13 (18.31%) UNIX
11 13 (18.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 11 (15.49%) Front Office
12 11 (15.49%) TDD
12 11 (15.49%) CSS
13 10 (14.08%) HTML
13 10 (14.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (14.08%) jQuery
14 9 (12.68%) LINQ
14 9 (12.68%) Shell Script
14 9 (12.68%) XML
14 9 (12.68%) OO
15 8 (11.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (11.27%) Multithreading
15 8 (11.27%) Reactive Extensions
16 7 (9.86%) Performance Tuning

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 1 (1.41%) IIS
1 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Photoshop
1 3 (4.23%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.76%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (11.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (9.86%) KDB
5 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Visual Studio
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Blend
2 2 (2.82%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.41%) NUnit
3 1 (1.41%) Subversion
3 1 (1.41%) JIRA
3 1 (1.41%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (33.80%) Finance
2 17 (23.94%) Banking
3 11 (15.49%) Front Office
4 2 (2.82%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (95.77%) Developer
2 49 (69.01%) C# Developer
3 33 (46.48%) WPF Developer
4 23 (32.39%) .NET Developer
5 15 (21.13%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (2.82%) Portal Developer
6 2 (2.82%) Software Developer
7 1 (1.41%) Senior Programmer
7 1 (1.41%) C# Analyst Programmer
7 1 (1.41%) Senior C# Analyst Programmer
7 1 (1.41%) Senior Analyst Programmer
7 1 (1.41%) Junior Developer
7 1 (1.41%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (1.41%) Analyst
7 1 (1.41%) Applications Developer
7 1 (1.41%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (1.41%) Programmer
7 1 (1.41%) Junior
7 1 (1.41%) Silverlight Developer
7 1 (1.41%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (76.06%) .NET
2 33 (46.48%) WinForms
3 19 (26.76%) WCF
4 18 (25.35%) .NET Framework
5 11 (15.49%) CSS
6 10 (14.08%) HTML
6 10 (14.08%) jQuery
7 9 (12.68%) LINQ
7 9 (12.68%) XML
8 8 (11.27%) Reactive Extensions
9 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET
10 3 (4.23%) Web Services
10 3 (4.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (4.23%) Caliburn.Micro
11 2 (2.82%) Task Parallel Library
11 2 (2.82%) NHibernate
12 1 (1.41%) Flash
12 1 (1.41%) JSON
12 1 (1.41%) Silverlight
12 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (8.45%) Equities
3 5 (7.04%) User Experience
4 4 (5.63%) Visualisation
4 4 (5.63%) Derivative
5 3 (4.23%) Animation
5 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.82%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.41%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.35%) Windows
2 13 (18.31%) UNIX
3 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.76%) MVVM
2 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (15.49%) TDD
4 9 (12.68%) OO
5 8 (11.27%) Multithreading
6 7 (9.86%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (9.86%) MVC
7 4 (5.63%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (5.63%) Unit Testing
7 4 (5.63%) Algorithmic Trading
7 4 (5.63%) OOP
7 4 (5.63%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.23%) Risk Management
9 2 (2.82%) Web Application Development
9 2 (2.82%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (2.82%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.82%) Workflow
9 2 (2.82%) Scrum
10 1 (1.41%) OOD
10 1 (1.41%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 70 (98.59%) C#
2 18 (25.35%) SQL
3 14 (19.72%) Java
4 9 (12.68%) Shell Script
5 6 (8.45%) XAML
6 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.63%) Perl
6 4 (5.63%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.63%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.23%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.23%) Python
8 2 (2.82%) Korn
8 2 (2.82%) C++
9 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Control-M
Vendors
1 32 (45.07%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.86%) Oracle
3 3 (4.23%) Adobe
4 1 (1.41%) Reuters
4 1 (1.41%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.41%) DevExpress
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