The first table below looks at the demand for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Stirling region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 18 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WPF 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 2.94% - 4.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.70% - 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £375 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
- +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
23 45 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 33.82% 46.88% 48.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 21
Average daily rate £385 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £344 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WPF
Scotland

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WPF across the Stirling region.

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

WPF
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Reuters
1 2 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Sybase
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) Control-M
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Java

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) UI Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Portal Developer
2 1 (50.00%) WPF Developer
2 1 (50.00%) UI Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Reuters
1 2 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 2 (100.00%) Sybase
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle