The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
UK / Scotland
Rank 77 121 112
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -9
Contract jobs citing WPF 25 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.43% 0.42% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.64% 1.72% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 3
Median daily rate £320 £335 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% -29.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
539 641 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.78% 24.75% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 353 361
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 8
Median hourly rate £52.00 £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.11% -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing WPF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +33 16 £325 - 1
Glasgow +8 6 - -
Fife - 2 £320 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £275 -
WPF
UK

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for WPF.

1 36 (92.31%) C#
2 30 (76.92%) .NET
3 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
4 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (35.90%) MVVM
5 13 (33.33%) Finance
5 13 (33.33%) Java
6 12 (30.77%) MVC
7 10 (25.64%) Visual Studio
7 10 (25.64%) Web Services
8 9 (23.08%) SQL
8 9 (23.08%) XAML
8 9 (23.08%) WCF
9 7 (17.95%) Asset Management
9 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
9 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
10 6 (15.38%) T-SQL
10 6 (15.38%) .NET Framework
10 6 (15.38%) LINQ
10 6 (15.38%) User Experience
11 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (12.82%) Front End Development
11 5 (12.82%) Entity Framework
11 5 (12.82%) Investment Management
11 5 (12.82%) jQuery
11 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
11 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
11 5 (12.82%) Photoshop
11 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
11 5 (12.82%) Adobe

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.82%) Photoshop
3 4 (10.26%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (5.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Blend
3 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Advertising
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (87.18%) Developer
2 15 (38.46%) C# Developer
3 12 (30.77%) WPF Developer
4 9 (23.08%) C# WPF Developer
5 7 (17.95%) .NET Developer
6 5 (12.82%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Software Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Applications Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Java Developer
8 3 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Senior C# Software Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
8 3 (7.69%) SQL Developer
8 3 (7.69%) UI Developer
9 2 (5.13%) BizTalk Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL Developer
9 2 (5.13%) UI/UX Developer
9 2 (5.13%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (76.92%) .NET
2 10 (25.64%) Web Services
3 9 (23.08%) WCF
4 6 (15.38%) .NET Framework
4 6 (15.38%) LINQ
5 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
5 5 (12.82%) Entity Framework
5 5 (12.82%) jQuery
6 4 (10.26%) CSS
6 4 (10.26%) HTML
7 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (7.69%) Flash
8 2 (5.13%) Ajax
8 2 (5.13%) CSS3
8 2 (5.13%) HTML5
8 2 (5.13%) Middleware
8 2 (5.13%) XML
9 1 (2.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) User Experience
2 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) Fintech
4 1 (2.56%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (35.90%) MVVM
2 12 (30.77%) MVC
3 7 (17.95%) Asset Management
4 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
4 5 (12.82%) Front End Development
4 5 (12.82%) Investment Management
4 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.69%) OO
5 3 (7.69%) OOP
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) ETL
6 2 (5.13%) TDD
7 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.56%) ERP
7 1 (2.56%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Mobile Development
7 1 (2.56%) Scrum
7 1 (2.56%) SDLC
7 1 (2.56%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (92.31%) C#
2 13 (33.33%) Java
3 9 (23.08%) SQL
3 9 (23.08%) XAML
4 6 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.26%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.13%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Adobe
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle
4 2 (5.13%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.56%) DevExpress
5 1 (2.56%) Perforce
5 1 (2.56%) Telerik