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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 95 62 106
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +44
Contract jobs citing WPF 35 52 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.27% 2.11% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.51% 8.37% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £438 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +37.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £275 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -7.89%
WPF
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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
776 621 482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.14% 25.15% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 304 239
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 19
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 17 September 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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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 -18 25 £425 -15.00% 4
Edinburgh +1 7 £338 +17.39% 4
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WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 72 (97.30%) C#
2 56 (75.68%) .NET
3 30 (40.54%) Microsoft
4 25 (33.78%) MVVM
5 24 (32.43%) Banking
6 23 (31.08%) WinForms
6 23 (31.08%) Finance
7 18 (24.32%) Java
7 18 (24.32%) SQL
7 18 (24.32%) Windows
7 18 (24.32%) .NET Framework
7 18 (24.32%) WCF
8 14 (18.92%) UNIX
8 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
8 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (18.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 12 (16.22%) TDD
9 12 (16.22%) Front Office
10 11 (14.86%) Oracle
10 11 (14.86%) OO
10 11 (14.86%) LINQ
11 10 (13.51%) Multithreading
11 10 (13.51%) User Experience
11 10 (13.51%) XAML
12 9 (12.16%) Shell Script
13 8 (10.81%) Reactive Extensions
13 8 (10.81%) KDB
14 7 (9.46%) Unit Testing
14 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Blend
14 7 (9.46%) Performance Tuning

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (1.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.35%) IIS
1 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (1.35%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Photoshop
1 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
1 5 (6.76%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.81%) KDB
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.41%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Blend
2 3 (4.05%) JIRA
3 2 (2.70%) Subversion
3 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.70%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.35%) NUnit
4 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.35%) ReSharper
General
1 24 (32.43%) Banking
2 23 (31.08%) Finance
3 12 (16.22%) Front Office
4 5 (6.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (94.59%) Developer
2 46 (62.16%) C# Developer
3 40 (54.05%) WPF Developer
4 18 (24.32%) .NET Developer
5 9 (12.16%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Portal Developer
7 2 (2.70%) UI Developer
7 2 (2.70%) UI Programmer
8 1 (1.35%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (1.35%) Senior Analyst Programmer
8 1 (1.35%) Junior Developer
8 1 (1.35%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.35%) Junior
8 1 (1.35%) Analyst
8 1 (1.35%) Applications Developer
8 1 (1.35%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.35%) Analyst Programmer
8 1 (1.35%) Programmer
8 1 (1.35%) Designer
8 1 (1.35%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (75.68%) .NET
2 23 (31.08%) WinForms
3 18 (24.32%) .NET Framework
3 18 (24.32%) WCF
4 11 (14.86%) LINQ
5 8 (10.81%) Reactive Extensions
6 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET
6 7 (9.46%) Web Services
7 5 (6.76%) CSS
7 5 (6.76%) Caliburn.Micro
7 5 (6.76%) jQuery
8 4 (5.41%) JSON
8 4 (5.41%) XML
8 4 (5.41%) HTML
9 3 (4.05%) Task Parallel Library
10 2 (2.70%) NHibernate
10 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (2.70%) XSLT
10 2 (2.70%) Flash
11 1 (1.35%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (13.51%) User Experience
3 7 (9.46%) Equities
4 5 (6.76%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (6.76%) Animation
5 4 (5.41%) Derivative
5 4 (5.41%) Visualisation
5 4 (5.41%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.35%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.32%) Windows
2 14 (18.92%) UNIX
3 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.78%) MVVM
2 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.22%) TDD
4 11 (14.86%) OO
5 10 (13.51%) Multithreading
6 7 (9.46%) Unit Testing
6 7 (9.46%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (9.46%) OOP
7 4 (5.41%) Algorithmic Trading
7 4 (5.41%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (5.41%) MVC
7 4 (5.41%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.05%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.05%) Waterfall
8 3 (4.05%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.70%) Web Application Development
9 2 (2.70%) Workflow
9 2 (2.70%) Scrum
10 1 (1.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 72 (97.30%) C#
2 18 (24.32%) Java
2 18 (24.32%) SQL
3 10 (13.51%) XAML
4 9 (12.16%) Shell Script
5 6 (8.11%) Perl
6 4 (5.41%) Python
6 4 (5.41%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.41%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.05%) C++
7 3 (4.05%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.05%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.70%) Korn
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) Control-M
Vendors
1 30 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.86%) Oracle
3 7 (9.46%) Adobe
4 5 (6.76%) Sybase
5 3 (4.05%) Reuters
5 3 (4.05%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.35%) Progress
6 1 (1.35%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.35%) ION Trading
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