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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 113 99 36
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -63
Contract jobs citing WPF 15 31 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.50% 1.19% 4.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.48% 3.93% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 48
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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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
606 788 765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.00% 30.26% 31.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 478 371
Average daily rate £375 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 8
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -24.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.10 £18.74 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.80 £78.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -14 8 £400 +3.22% 2
Edinburgh -10 5 £290 -20.00% 3
Fife - 1 - -
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WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 29 (100.00%) C#
2 24 (82.76%) .NET
3 16 (55.17%) ASP.NET
4 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
5 12 (41.38%) Banking
6 11 (37.93%) Finance
7 10 (34.48%) MVC
7 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
8 9 (31.03%) WCF
9 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
10 6 (20.69%) Investment Banking
10 6 (20.69%) Oracle
10 6 (20.69%) Multithreading
10 6 (20.69%) MVVM
11 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
11 5 (17.24%) Windows
11 5 (17.24%) CSS
11 5 (17.24%) SQL
11 5 (17.24%) Java
11 5 (17.24%) Silverlight
12 4 (13.79%) XML
12 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (13.79%) Entity Framework
13 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
13 3 (10.34%) User Experience
13 3 (10.34%) Market Risk
13 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (10.34%) UX Design
13 3 (10.34%) Client/Server

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.34%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.90%) NUnit
2 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) MSBuild
3 1 (3.45%) CruiseControl
3 1 (3.45%) Subversion
3 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (41.38%) Banking
2 11 (37.93%) Finance
3 6 (20.69%) Investment Banking
4 3 (10.34%) Back Office
5 2 (6.90%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 27 (93.10%) Developer
2 13 (44.83%) .NET Developer
3 9 (31.03%) C# Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.90%) WPF Developer
7 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Lead Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Lead Designer
8 1 (3.45%) Applications Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Designer
8 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (82.76%) .NET
2 16 (55.17%) ASP.NET
3 9 (31.03%) WCF
4 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
5 5 (17.24%) Silverlight
5 5 (17.24%) CSS
6 4 (13.79%) XML
6 4 (13.79%) Entity Framework
7 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (6.90%) HTML
8 2 (6.90%) JSON
8 2 (6.90%) LINQ
8 2 (6.90%) XSLT
8 2 (6.90%) SOAP
8 2 (6.90%) Web Services
8 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
8 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (3.45%) COM+
9 1 (3.45%) FpML
9 1 (3.45%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Client/Server
1 3 (10.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (10.34%) Fixed Income
1 3 (10.34%) Derivative
1 3 (10.34%) Equity Derivative
1 3 (10.34%) Market Risk
1 3 (10.34%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (3.45%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) MVC
2 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.69%) Multithreading
3 6 (20.69%) MVVM
4 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
5 3 (10.34%) OO
5 3 (10.34%) SOA
5 3 (10.34%) UX Design
6 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.45%) Software Delivery
6 1 (3.45%) OOD
6 1 (3.45%) Scrum
6 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.45%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.24%) SQL
3 5 (17.24%) Java
4 2 (6.90%) VB6
4 2 (6.90%) VB
5 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.45%) C++
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Sybase
3 1 (3.45%) Xamarin
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