The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Scotland region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 102 39 104
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +65
Contract jobs citing WPF 26 82 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.98% 3.53% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.23% 11.80% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 39 6
Average daily rate £375 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £269 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £513 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
805 695 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.32% 29.89% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 347 225
Average daily rate £350 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 14
Average hourly rate £32.00 £42.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +37.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £30.00 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £44.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WPF
UK

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -31 15 £375 -16.66% 10
Aberdeen - 3 £341 - 1
Edinburgh -25 1 £350 - 2
Dundee - - - -
Fife - - - -
WPF
UK

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 40 (95.24%) C#
2 37 (88.10%) .NET
3 16 (38.10%) Finance
4 13 (30.95%) TDD
4 13 (30.95%) MVVM
5 12 (28.57%) Scrum
5 12 (28.57%) Windows
6 10 (23.81%) XAML
7 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 7 (16.67%) JIRA
8 7 (16.67%) WCF
8 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (16.67%) Adobe
8 7 (16.67%) OOP
8 7 (16.67%) OO
8 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 7 (16.67%) Java
8 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (16.67%) Banking
9 6 (14.29%) NUnit
9 6 (14.29%) Automated Testing
9 6 (14.29%) Web Services
10 5 (11.90%) Perl
10 5 (11.90%) SQL
10 5 (11.90%) Degree
10 5 (11.90%) Subversion
10 5 (11.90%) User Stories
11 4 (9.52%) KDB
11 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
11 4 (9.52%) C++

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) KDB
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) JIRA
2 6 (14.29%) NUnit
3 5 (11.90%) Subversion
4 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Blend
5 2 (4.76%) NetAdvantage
General
1 16 (38.10%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Front Office
3 3 (7.14%) Marketing
4 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (80.95%) Developer
2 18 (42.86%) C# Developer
2 18 (42.86%) WPF Developer
3 11 (26.19%) .NET Developer
4 9 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Programmer
6 3 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Software Programmer
6 3 (7.14%) Software Applications Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) UI Programmer
7 2 (4.76%) UI Developer
8 1 (2.38%) User Experience Designer
8 1 (2.38%) Portal Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Designer
8 1 (2.38%) UI Designer
8 1 (2.38%) C# Application Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (88.10%) .NET
2 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 7 (16.67%) WCF
3 6 (14.29%) Web Services
4 4 (9.52%) CSS
4 4 (9.52%) HTML
5 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (4.76%) MonoRail
6 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.76%) HTML5
6 2 (4.76%) CSS3
6 2 (4.76%) Task Parallel Library
6 2 (4.76%) WinForms
7 1 (2.38%) LINQ
7 1 (2.38%) Flash
7 1 (2.38%) JMS
7 1 (2.38%) Caliburn.Micro
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (7.14%) Equities
1 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.76%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.38%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) TDD
1 13 (30.95%) MVVM
2 12 (28.57%) Scrum
3 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (16.67%) OOP
3 7 (16.67%) OO
3 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 5 (11.90%) User Stories
6 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.14%) MVC
8 2 (4.76%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (4.76%) Multithreading
8 2 (4.76%) BDD
9 1 (2.38%) Web Application Development
9 1 (2.38%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 40 (95.24%) C#
2 10 (23.81%) XAML
3 7 (16.67%) Java
4 5 (11.90%) Perl
4 5 (11.90%) SQL
5 4 (9.52%) C++
5 4 (9.52%) Python
6 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) Adobe
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) Sybase
4 2 (4.76%) Reuters
4 2 (4.76%) Bloomberg
4 2 (4.76%) Infragistics
5 1 (2.38%) ION Trading
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