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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 105 91 100
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Contract jobs citing WPF 19 32 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.68% 1.27% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.51% 4.17% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £275 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £498 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+15.71% +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
756 768 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.99% 30.50% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 398 261
Average daily rate £355 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 19
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 31 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 31 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 - 11 £350 - 4
Glasgow -7 6 £360 -20.00% 3
Aberdeen - 1 £225 - 1
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Perth and Kinross - - - -
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WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 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 66 (98.51%) C#
2 50 (74.63%) .NET
3 33 (49.25%) WinForms
4 29 (43.28%) Microsoft
5 23 (34.33%) Finance
6 19 (28.36%) SQL Server
6 19 (28.36%) WCF
7 17 (25.37%) MVVM
7 17 (25.37%) Windows
7 17 (25.37%) Banking
8 16 (23.88%) SQL
8 16 (23.88%) .NET Framework
9 14 (20.90%) Java
9 14 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (19.40%) UNIX
10 13 (19.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 11 (16.42%) CSS
11 11 (16.42%) TDD
11 11 (16.42%) Front Office
12 10 (14.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (14.93%) HTML
13 9 (13.43%) XML
13 9 (13.43%) Shell Script
13 9 (13.43%) LINQ
13 9 (13.43%) jQuery
14 8 (11.94%) Multithreading
14 8 (11.94%) Reactive Extensions
14 8 (11.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (10.45%) OO
15 7 (10.45%) KDB

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (1.49%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.49%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.36%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (11.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (10.45%) KDB
5 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.99%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.49%) ReSharper
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Blend
2 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (34.33%) Finance
2 17 (25.37%) Banking
3 11 (16.42%) Front Office
4 2 (2.99%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (95.52%) Developer
2 49 (73.13%) C# Developer
3 31 (46.27%) WPF Developer
4 21 (31.34%) .NET Developer
5 15 (22.39%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (2.99%) Software Developer
6 2 (2.99%) Portal Developer
7 1 (1.49%) Silverlight Developer
7 1 (1.49%) Designer
7 1 (1.49%) C# Programmer
7 1 (1.49%) Junior
7 1 (1.49%) Senior Analyst Programmer
7 1 (1.49%) Junior Developer
7 1 (1.49%) Senior Programmer
7 1 (1.49%) C# Analyst Programmer
7 1 (1.49%) Senior C# Analyst Programmer
7 1 (1.49%) UX Designer
7 1 (1.49%) Analyst
7 1 (1.49%) Applications Developer
7 1 (1.49%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (74.63%) .NET
2 33 (49.25%) WinForms
3 19 (28.36%) WCF
4 16 (23.88%) .NET Framework
5 11 (16.42%) CSS
6 10 (14.93%) HTML
7 9 (13.43%) XML
7 9 (13.43%) LINQ
7 9 (13.43%) jQuery
8 8 (11.94%) Reactive Extensions
9 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET
10 3 (4.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (2.99%) Task Parallel Library
12 1 (1.49%) Caliburn.Micro
12 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (1.49%) JSON
12 1 (1.49%) Silverlight
12 1 (1.49%) Web Services
12 1 (1.49%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (8.96%) Equities
3 4 (5.97%) Derivative
3 4 (5.97%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.48%) User Experience
5 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.99%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.49%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.49%) Animation
6 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.37%) Windows
2 13 (19.40%) UNIX
3 2 (2.99%) Android
3 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.37%) MVVM
2 14 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (16.42%) TDD
4 8 (11.94%) Multithreading
5 7 (10.45%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (10.45%) OO
6 6 (8.96%) MVC
7 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.97%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (5.97%) Algorithmic Trading
8 3 (4.48%) Unit Testing
8 3 (4.48%) Risk Management
9 2 (2.99%) OOP
9 2 (2.99%) Scrum
9 2 (2.99%) Web Application Development
9 2 (2.99%) Performance Analysis
10 1 (1.49%) Market Making
10 1 (1.49%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (1.49%) Web Development
10 1 (1.49%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 66 (98.51%) C#
2 16 (23.88%) SQL
3 14 (20.90%) Java
4 9 (13.43%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.97%) XAML
5 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.97%) Perl
5 4 (5.97%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.48%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.48%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.48%) Python
7 2 (2.99%) Korn
7 2 (2.99%) C++
8 1 (1.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (1.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Control-M
Vendors
1 29 (43.28%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.96%) Oracle
3 1 (1.49%) Adobe
3 1 (1.49%) Reuters
3 1 (1.49%) Bloomberg
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