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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 110 90 62
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -28
Contract jobs citing WPF 28 37 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.85% 1.34% 2.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.13% 4.79% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 25
Average daily rate
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£330 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £323 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +11.94%
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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
678 772 554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.57% 27.98% 23.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 404 266
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £42.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.17% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £35.75 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 -6 14 £320 -22.42% 2
Renfrewshire - 7 £330 -
Edinburgh -18 2 £388 +19.23% 1
WPF
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WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 45 (95.74%) C#
2 25 (53.19%) .NET
3 24 (51.06%) Unit Testing
4 19 (40.43%) XML
5 17 (36.17%) Windows
6 15 (31.91%) WinForms
7 14 (29.79%) MSI
7 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (29.79%) Change Management
7 14 (29.79%) XSD
7 14 (29.79%) VBScript
7 14 (29.79%) Performance Management
7 14 (29.79%) PowerShell
7 14 (29.79%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (25.53%) Security Cleared
8 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
8 12 (25.53%) Finance
9 11 (23.40%) MVVM
10 10 (21.28%) .NET Framework
10 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET
11 9 (19.15%) VMware
11 9 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (19.15%) Performance Testing
12 8 (17.02%) LINQ
12 8 (17.02%) WMI
12 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
12 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (17.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 8 (17.02%) HP
12 8 (17.02%) REXX

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (2.13%) IIS
1 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) CTI
1 1 (2.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (29.79%) MSI
2 4 (8.51%) NUnit
2 4 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (4.26%) MSBuild
3 2 (4.26%) CruiseControl
3 2 (4.26%) Subversion
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Blend
3 2 (4.26%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.13%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (2.13%) Fiddler
4 1 (2.13%) QUnit
4 1 (2.13%) Jasmine
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Front Office
2 3 (6.38%) Back Office
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (76.60%) Developer
2 21 (44.68%) C# Developer
3 12 (25.53%) .NET Developer
4 8 (17.02%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (14.89%) Software Engineer
5 7 (14.89%) Software Development Engineer
5 7 (14.89%) Development Engineer
6 6 (12.77%) Senior C# Developer
6 6 (12.77%) Senior Developer
6 6 (12.77%) WPF Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Applications Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Tools Developer
10 2 (4.26%) Software Developer
10 2 (4.26%) UX Designer
10 2 (4.26%) Designer
11 1 (2.13%) Agile .NET Developer
11 1 (2.13%) Agile C# Developer
11 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (53.19%) .NET
2 19 (40.43%) XML
3 15 (31.91%) WinForms
4 14 (29.79%) XSD
5 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET
5 10 (21.28%) .NET Framework
6 8 (17.02%) LINQ
7 6 (12.77%) Entity Framework
8 5 (10.64%) WCF
9 4 (8.51%) JSON
9 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (8.51%) CSS
9 4 (8.51%) HTML
9 4 (8.51%) XSLT
10 2 (4.26%) Web Services
10 2 (4.26%) RESTful
11 1 (2.13%) CSS3
11 1 (2.13%) Backbone.js
11 1 (2.13%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (12.77%) User Experience
3 5 (10.64%) Derivative
3 5 (10.64%) Equity Derivative
3 5 (10.64%) Visualisation
4 3 (6.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (6.38%) Fixed Income
4 3 (6.38%) Equities
5 1 (2.13%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (2.13%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.17%) Windows
2 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) Unit Testing
2 14 (29.79%) Change Management
2 14 (29.79%) Performance Management
3 11 (23.40%) MVVM
4 9 (19.15%) Performance Testing
5 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (14.89%) MVC
7 6 (12.77%) Analytics
8 5 (10.64%) OO
8 5 (10.64%) Algorithmic Trading
9 4 (8.51%) Multithreading
9 4 (8.51%) Dependency Injection
10 3 (6.38%) Financial Modelling
10 3 (6.38%) Low Latency
10 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
10 3 (6.38%) Operations Research
10 3 (6.38%) Project Management
10 3 (6.38%) Risk Management
11 2 (4.26%) SOA
11 2 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 45 (95.74%) C#
2 14 (29.79%) VBScript
2 14 (29.79%) PowerShell
3 8 (17.02%) REXX
3 8 (17.02%) Tcl
4 6 (12.77%) SQL
5 4 (8.51%) Java
6 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.26%) XAML
7 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 9 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 8 (17.02%) WMI
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) VMware
2 8 (17.02%) HP
3 6 (12.77%) Oracle
4 4 (8.51%) Sybase
5 3 (6.38%) Microsoft