The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 23 April 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 58 65
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7  
Contract jobs citing WPF 10 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.72% 0.15% 0.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.69% 0.51% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +15.38% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £11.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +286.36% -72.50%  

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 Glasgow with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 213 196 211
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 36.66% 29.74% 23.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 111 120
Median daily rate £350 £330 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -14.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £401 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.49 - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £36.38
% change year-on-year +9.21% +4.46%  

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for WPF.

1 10 (100.00%) XAML
1 10 (100.00%) User Experience
2 9 (90.00%) Adobe
2 9 (90.00%) MVVM
2 9 (90.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) Photoshop
3 8 (80.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Blend
3 8 (80.00%) Front End Development
4 7 (70.00%) Web Services
4 7 (70.00%) OOP
4 7 (70.00%) OO
4 7 (70.00%) Flash
4 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) TDD
6 2 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (10.00%) Xamarin
7 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
7 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
7 1 (10.00%) Marketing
7 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Photoshop
2 8 (80.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Blend
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) WPF Developer
3 4 (40.00%) UI Developer
4 3 (30.00%) UI/UX Developer
4 3 (30.00%) UX Developer
5 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (20.00%) C# WPF Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Designer
6 1 (10.00%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) Flash
2 7 (70.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) MVVM
2 8 (80.00%) Front End Development
3 7 (70.00%) OO
3 7 (70.00%) OOP
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) XAML
2 9 (90.00%) C#
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Adobe
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Xamarin
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