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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 88 56 104
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +48
Contract jobs citing WPF 39 60 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.40% 2.40% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.00% 10.53% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £500 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +66.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £33.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -6.94%
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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
780 570 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.99% 22.85% 15.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 266 195
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 15
Average hourly rate £42.25 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £24.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
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 August 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
Glasgow -17 30 £400 -20.00% 6
Edinburgh -14 6 £325 +13.04% 5
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WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 76 (96.20%) C#
2 60 (75.95%) .NET
3 27 (34.18%) Microsoft
4 26 (32.91%) MVVM
4 26 (32.91%) Banking
5 23 (29.11%) WinForms
5 23 (29.11%) Finance
6 20 (25.32%) Java
6 20 (25.32%) WCF
7 19 (24.05%) .NET Framework
7 19 (24.05%) Windows
8 18 (22.78%) SQL
9 16 (20.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 14 (17.72%) UNIX
11 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
11 13 (16.46%) Front Office
12 12 (15.19%) XAML
12 12 (15.19%) OO
12 12 (15.19%) TDD
13 11 (13.92%) LINQ
13 11 (13.92%) Oracle
14 10 (12.66%) KDB
14 10 (12.66%) Multithreading
15 9 (11.39%) ASP.NET
15 9 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (11.39%) Equities
15 9 (11.39%) Shell Script
16 8 (10.13%) Perl
16 8 (10.13%) Unit Testing
17 7 (8.86%) Reactive Extensions

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (1.27%) Lync
1 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) MS Excel
1 5 (6.33%) Photoshop
1 5 (6.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.66%) KDB
3 4 (5.06%) RDBMS
3 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Blend
2 3 (3.80%) JIRA
3 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.53%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.53%) Subversion
4 1 (1.27%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.27%) NUnit
4 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.27%) NetAdvantage
General
1 26 (32.91%) Banking
2 23 (29.11%) Finance
3 13 (16.46%) Front Office
4 6 (7.59%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (93.67%) Developer
2 48 (60.76%) C# Developer
3 45 (56.96%) WPF Developer
4 19 (24.05%) .NET Developer
5 9 (11.39%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (3.80%) Portal Developer
7 2 (2.53%) UI Programmer
7 2 (2.53%) Designer
7 2 (2.53%) User Experience Designer
7 2 (2.53%) UI Developer
8 1 (1.27%) UI Designer
8 1 (1.27%) Senior Programmer
8 1 (1.27%) C# Analyst Programmer
8 1 (1.27%) Senior C# Analyst Programmer
8 1 (1.27%) C# Programmer
8 1 (1.27%) .NET Technologist
8 1 (1.27%) Senior Analyst Programmer
8 1 (1.27%) Junior Developer
8 1 (1.27%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (1.27%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (75.95%) .NET
2 23 (29.11%) WinForms
3 20 (25.32%) WCF
4 19 (24.05%) .NET Framework
5 11 (13.92%) LINQ
6 9 (11.39%) ASP.NET
7 7 (8.86%) Reactive Extensions
7 7 (8.86%) Web Services
8 5 (6.33%) Caliburn.Micro
8 5 (6.33%) CSS
9 4 (5.06%) HTML
9 4 (5.06%) XML
9 4 (5.06%) Task Parallel Library
9 4 (5.06%) JSON
10 3 (3.80%) jQuery
11 2 (2.53%) XSLT
11 2 (2.53%) Flash
11 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (2.53%) NHibernate
11 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (11.39%) Equities
3 6 (7.59%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (6.33%) Animation
5 4 (5.06%) Fixed Income
5 4 (5.06%) Visualisation
5 4 (5.06%) Derivative
6 1 (1.27%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.05%) Windows
2 14 (17.72%) UNIX
3 1 (1.27%) Android
3 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.91%) MVVM
2 12 (15.19%) OO
2 12 (15.19%) TDD
3 10 (12.66%) Multithreading
4 9 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (10.13%) Unit Testing
6 7 (8.86%) OOP
6 7 (8.86%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (6.33%) MVC
8 4 (5.06%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.06%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (5.06%) Algorithmic Trading
8 4 (5.06%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (3.80%) Waterfall
9 3 (3.80%) Web Application Development
9 3 (3.80%) Risk Management
10 2 (2.53%) Scrum
10 2 (2.53%) Workflow
10 2 (2.53%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (1.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 76 (96.20%) C#
2 20 (25.32%) Java
3 18 (22.78%) SQL
4 12 (15.19%) XAML
5 9 (11.39%) Shell Script
6 8 (10.13%) Perl
7 6 (7.59%) Python
8 5 (6.33%) JavaScript
8 5 (6.33%) C++
9 4 (5.06%) PL/SQL
10 3 (3.80%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.80%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.53%) Korn
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) Control-M
Vendors
1 27 (34.18%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.92%) Oracle
3 7 (8.86%) Adobe
4 5 (6.33%) Sybase
5 3 (3.80%) Reuters
5 3 (3.80%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.27%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.27%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.27%) Progress
6 1 (1.27%) Infragistics
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