Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 107 132
Rank change year-on-year -15 +25 -25
Contract jobs citing WPF 13 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.44% 0.76% 0.093%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.77% 2.83% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 3
Edinburgh median daily rate £325 £300 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -36.84% +35.71%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £313
90th Percentile £419 £425 £488
Scotland median daily rate £350 £321 £325
% change year-on-year +8.95% -1.15% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

WPF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 733 566 616
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 24.88% 26.81% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 336 361
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33% -
10th Percentile £265 £264 £269
90th Percentile £538 £488 £513
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £36.70 £52.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.43% +108.00% -37.50%
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £43.75 £40.38
% change year-on-year -45.14% +8.35% +1.58%

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing WPF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 13 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (92.31%) .NET
3 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (46.15%) MVVM
4 6 (46.15%) Finance
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 5 (38.46%) Windows
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle
6 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) WinForms
7 3 (23.08%) JSON
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 3 (23.08%) Web Services
7 3 (23.08%) XML
8 2 (15.38%) XSLT
8 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
8 2 (15.38%) CSS
8 2 (15.38%) Project Management
8 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
8 2 (15.38%) HTML
8 2 (15.38%) Java
8 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
8 2 (15.38%) JIRA
8 2 (15.38%) WCF
8 2 (15.38%) Silverlight
8 2 (15.38%) NUnit
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 2 (15.38%) Scrum
8 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery

WPF
Co-occurring 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 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
1 2 (15.38%) NUnit
1 2 (15.38%) Redmine
1 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (69.23%) WPF Developer
3 8 (61.54%) .NET Developer
3 8 (61.54%) C# Developer
4 7 (53.85%) C# WPF Developer
5 4 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Silverlight Developer
7 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Agile C# Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
7 1 (7.69%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) WinForms
3 3 (23.08%) JSON
3 3 (23.08%) Web Services
3 3 (23.08%) XML
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
4 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (15.38%) CSS
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) LESS
4 2 (15.38%) Silverlight
4 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (15.38%) WCF
4 2 (15.38%) XSLT
5 1 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Fintech
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) MVVM
3 2 (15.38%) BDD
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) Open Source
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
3 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
3 2 (15.38%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
3 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft