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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 108 90 92
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +2
Contract jobs citing WPF 20 28 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.70% 1.12% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.64% 3.69% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £275 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £510 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.64% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £36.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +16.12%
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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
757 759 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.65% 30.35% 22.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 405 289
Average daily rate £370 £338 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.62% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 20 19
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 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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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
Edinburgh 0 11 £350 - 4
Glasgow -2 6 £298 -33.88% 4
Aberdeen - 2 £225 - 2
Dundee - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Perth and Kinross - - - -
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WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 57 (98.28%) C#
2 44 (75.86%) .NET
3 28 (48.28%) WinForms
3 28 (48.28%) Microsoft
4 19 (32.76%) SQL Server
5 18 (31.03%) SQL
5 18 (31.03%) Finance
6 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (27.59%) WCF
6 16 (27.59%) Windows
6 16 (27.59%) MVVM
7 15 (25.86%) .NET Framework
7 15 (25.86%) Banking
8 13 (22.41%) CSS
9 12 (20.69%) UNIX
10 11 (18.97%) TDD
10 11 (18.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (17.24%) HTML
11 10 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (15.52%) LINQ
12 9 (15.52%) jQuery
12 9 (15.52%) Java
12 9 (15.52%) XML
12 9 (15.52%) Shell Script
13 8 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (13.79%) Front Office
13 8 (13.79%) Reactive Extensions
13 8 (13.79%) Multithreading
14 7 (12.07%) MVC
14 7 (12.07%) OO

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.72%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.76%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (8.62%) KDB
4 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.45%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.72%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 18 (31.03%) Finance
2 15 (25.86%) Banking
3 8 (13.79%) Front Office
4 2 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (94.83%) Developer
2 39 (67.24%) C# Developer
3 24 (41.38%) WPF Developer
4 19 (32.76%) .NET Developer
5 10 (17.24%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Software Developer
7 1 (1.72%) Senior Programmer
7 1 (1.72%) C# Analyst Programmer
7 1 (1.72%) Senior C# Analyst Programmer
7 1 (1.72%) Senior Analyst Programmer
7 1 (1.72%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (1.72%) Analyst
7 1 (1.72%) Applications Developer
7 1 (1.72%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (1.72%) Programmer
7 1 (1.72%) Silverlight Developer
7 1 (1.72%) Designer
7 1 (1.72%) C# Programmer
7 1 (1.72%) UX Designer
7 1 (1.72%) .NET Technologist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (75.86%) .NET
2 28 (48.28%) WinForms
3 16 (27.59%) WCF
4 15 (25.86%) .NET Framework
5 13 (22.41%) CSS
6 10 (17.24%) HTML
7 9 (15.52%) LINQ
7 9 (15.52%) jQuery
7 9 (15.52%) XML
8 8 (13.79%) Reactive Extensions
9 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET
10 3 (5.17%) Silverlight
10 3 (5.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (3.45%) Web Services
12 1 (1.72%) NHibernate
12 1 (1.72%) JSON
12 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (1.72%) Caliburn.Micro
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (8.62%) User Experience
3 4 (6.90%) Visualisation
3 4 (6.90%) Equities
3 4 (6.90%) Derivative
4 3 (5.17%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.45%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.45%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.72%) Animation
6 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.72%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.59%) Windows
2 12 (20.69%) UNIX
3 3 (5.17%) Android
4 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (27.59%) MVVM
2 11 (18.97%) TDD
3 8 (13.79%) Multithreading
4 7 (12.07%) MVC
4 7 (12.07%) OO
5 5 (8.62%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (6.90%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.90%) Unit Testing
6 4 (6.90%) Algorithmic Trading
7 3 (5.17%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.45%) UX Design
8 2 (3.45%) OOP
9 1 (1.72%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (1.72%) Web Development
9 1 (1.72%) OOD
9 1 (1.72%) CMMI
9 1 (1.72%) Market Making
Programming Languages
1 57 (98.28%) C#
2 18 (31.03%) SQL
3 9 (15.52%) Java
3 9 (15.52%) Shell Script
4 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.90%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.17%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.45%) Perl
7 2 (3.45%) XAML
7 2 (3.45%) Korn
8 1 (1.72%) Python
8 1 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle
3 1 (1.72%) Adobe
3 1 (1.72%) Xamarin
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