The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 55 93 81
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -12
Contract jobs citing WPF 16 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.89% 0.068% 0.074%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.71% 0.27% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £325 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -31.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
280 374 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.10% 25.53% 18.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 198 154
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £52.17 - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

WPF
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

WPF Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for WPF.

1 25 (92.59%) C#
2 20 (74.07%) .NET
3 13 (48.15%) Java
4 11 (40.74%) Finance
5 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 9 (33.33%) SQL
5 9 (33.33%) MVVM
6 7 (25.93%) MVC
6 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (25.93%) Asset Management
7 6 (22.22%) LINQ
7 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
7 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
8 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
8 5 (18.52%) jQuery
8 5 (18.52%) Investment Management
9 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
9 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
9 4 (14.81%) HTML
9 4 (14.81%) CSS
9 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
10 3 (11.11%) Oracle
10 3 (11.11%) XAML
10 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (11.11%) WCF
10 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (11.11%) Technical Analysis

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
1 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (92.59%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) C# Developer
3 6 (22.22%) C# WPF Developer
3 6 (22.22%) WPF Developer
4 4 (14.81%) .NET Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Applications Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Java Developer
5 3 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Developer
6 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Agile C# Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (74.07%) .NET
2 6 (22.22%) LINQ
3 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
3 5 (18.52%) jQuery
4 4 (14.81%) CSS
4 4 (14.81%) HTML
5 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (11.11%) WCF
6 2 (7.41%) Ajax
6 2 (7.41%) CSS3
6 2 (7.41%) HTML5
6 2 (7.41%) Middleware
6 2 (7.41%) Web Services
6 2 (7.41%) XML
7 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Fintech
2 1 (3.70%) Hedge funds
2 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) MVVM
2 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Asset Management
2 7 (25.93%) MVC
3 5 (18.52%) Investment Management
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) ETL
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.70%) ERP
6 1 (3.70%) Front End Development
6 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Scrum
6 1 (3.70%) SDLC
6 1 (3.70%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) C#
2 13 (48.15%) Java
3 9 (33.33%) SQL
4 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
6 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
7 3 (11.11%) XAML
8 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) DevExpress
3 1 (3.70%) Perforce
3 1 (3.70%) Telerik
3 1 (3.70%) Xamarin