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 2 May 2016 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 142 120 89
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -31
Contract jobs citing WPF 9 13 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.30% 0.43% 1.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.47% 2.11% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 22
Median daily rate £300 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £230 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-72.50% +6.66%
WPF
UK

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
611 616 803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.56% 20.29% 29.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 336 485
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 7
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £24.90 £18.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £40.00 £78.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

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
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 2 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Renfrewshire - 7 £298 -
Glasgow 0 1 - - 2
Edinburgh -13 1 £300 +15.38% 5
WPF
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WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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 19 (90.48%) C#
2 16 (76.19%) WinForms
3 15 (71.43%) Unit Testing
3 15 (71.43%) PowerShell
3 15 (71.43%) VBScript
3 15 (71.43%) XML
3 15 (71.43%) Windows
3 15 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 14 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (66.67%) MSI
4 14 (66.67%) XSD
5 10 (47.62%) .NET
5 10 (47.62%) Change Management
5 10 (47.62%) Performance Management
6 9 (42.86%) Oracle
6 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
7 8 (38.10%) VMware
7 8 (38.10%) Performance Testing
7 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
7 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
7 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (33.33%) Web Development
8 7 (33.33%) Degree
8 7 (33.33%) RDBMS
8 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
9 6 (28.57%) Eclipse
9 6 (28.57%) PL/1
9 6 (28.57%) Project Management
9 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) GIS
Development Applications
1 14 (66.67%) MSI
2 6 (28.57%) Eclipse
2 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.52%) NUnit
4 1 (4.76%) Moq
4 1 (4.76%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Software Engineer
3 8 (38.10%) Development Engineer
3 8 (38.10%) Software Development Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Tools Developer
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Applications Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) WinForms
2 15 (71.43%) XML
3 14 (66.67%) XSD
4 10 (47.62%) .NET
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
5 2 (9.52%) LINQ
6 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 1 (4.76%) Task Parallel Library
6 1 (4.76%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (4.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
1 15 (71.43%) Windows Server
1 15 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Unit Testing
2 10 (47.62%) Change Management
2 10 (47.62%) Performance Management
3 8 (38.10%) Performance Testing
4 7 (33.33%) Web Development
5 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 6 (28.57%) OO
5 6 (28.57%) Project Management
5 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.52%) Coaching
6 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) MVVM
7 1 (4.76%) Data Mapping
7 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.76%) Multithreading
7 1 (4.76%) MVC
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.76%) Service Management
7 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) C#
2 15 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 15 (71.43%) VBScript
3 6 (28.57%) C
3 6 (28.57%) C++
3 6 (28.57%) COBOL
3 6 (28.57%) Java
3 6 (28.57%) PL/1
3 6 (28.57%) VB.NET
4 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.76%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
1 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle
2 8 (38.10%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) DevExpress
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