The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for WPF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 58 - 85
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WPF 13 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.45% - 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.98% - 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 3
Median daily rate £320 - £230
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £24.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +72.91% -40.00%  

WPF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 261 312 248
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 29.10% 20.57% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 179 164
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 7
Median hourly rate £52.17 £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +247.80% -62.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing WPF as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WPF in Edinburgh

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Edinburgh

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 19 (70.37%) .NET
3 13 (48.15%) Java
4 12 (44.44%) Finance
5 10 (37.04%) MVVM
6 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
6 8 (29.63%) SQL
7 7 (25.93%) Asset Management
8 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (22.22%) MVC
8 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
9 5 (18.52%) LINQ
9 5 (18.52%) Investment Management
10 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
10 4 (14.81%) jQuery
10 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
10 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
10 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
10 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
11 3 (11.11%) Oracle
11 3 (11.11%) CSS
11 3 (11.11%) HTML
11 3 (11.11%) XAML
11 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (11.11%) WCF
11 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 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.70%) 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 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (92.59%) Developer
2 13 (48.15%) C# Developer
3 7 (25.93%) C# WPF Developer
3 7 (25.93%) 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%) 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%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (3.70%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (70.37%) .NET
2 5 (18.52%) LINQ
3 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
3 4 (14.81%) jQuery
4 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (11.11%) CSS
4 3 (11.11%) HTML
4 3 (11.11%) WCF
5 2 (7.41%) CSS3
5 2 (7.41%) HTML5
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.70%) Ajax
6 1 (3.70%) J2EE
6 1 (3.70%) Middleware
6 1 (3.70%) Web Services
6 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Fintech
2 2 (7.41%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.70%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) MVVM
2 7 (25.93%) Asset Management
3 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) MVC
4 5 (18.52%) Investment Management
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.70%) ERP
7 1 (3.70%) ETL
7 1 (3.70%) Front End Development
7 1 (3.70%) Scrum
7 1 (3.70%) SDLC
7 1 (3.70%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) C#
2 13 (48.15%) Java
3 8 (29.63%) SQL
4 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
5 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
5 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
6 3 (11.11%) XAML
7 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) 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