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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 90 83 80
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing WPF 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.28% 0.35% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.43% 1.98% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Median daily rate £295 £290 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.72% -22.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £360
% change year-on-year
- -9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £40.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-73.00% +8.66%
WPF
Scotland

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
280 252 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.84% 17.73% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 152 209
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +7.14%

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 25 May 2016.

WPF Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for WPF.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) WinForms
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) LINQ
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) MVVM
4 1 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) GIS
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (20.00%) GIS
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) NUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Delphi Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) WinForms
2 2 (40.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) LINQ
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (20.00%) MVC
1 1 (20.00%) MVVM
1 1 (20.00%) OO
1 1 (20.00%) OOP
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Delphi
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft