Period
to 20 January 2018

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 6 months to 20 January 2018 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
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 81 68
Rank change year-on-year -3 -13 +11
Contract jobs citing WPF 7 1 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.61% 0.093% 1.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.77% 0.30% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 11
Glasgow median daily rate £350 - £320
10th Percentile £330 - £304
90th Percentile £415 - £388
Scotland median daily rate £388 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +21.09% -1.54% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow 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 Glasgow with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 396 332 391
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 34.38% 31.00% 25.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 165 203
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £268 £213
90th Percentile £509 £473 £475
Scotland median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.25 £17.32 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -68.51% +144.44%
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £45.00 £40.19
% change year-on-year -46.67% +11.97% +0.48%

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

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 20 January 2018, 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 7 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) XAML
2 6 (85.71%) Adobe
2 6 (85.71%) User Experience
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) MVVM
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Blend
4 4 (57.14%) OOP
4 4 (57.14%) OO
5 3 (42.86%) Flash
5 3 (42.86%) Web Services
5 3 (42.86%) .NET
5 3 (42.86%) Photoshop
5 3 (42.86%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (42.86%) Front End Development
6 2 (28.57%) Infragistics
6 2 (28.57%) Finance
7 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
7 1 (14.29%) Animation
7 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
7 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
7 1 (14.29%) Windows
7 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
7 1 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (14.29%) Algorithms

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 3 (42.86%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (42.86%) Photoshop
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Blend
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) UI Developer
3 3 (42.86%) UI/UX Developer
3 3 (42.86%) UX Developer
3 3 (42.86%) WPF Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 1 (14.29%) C# WPF Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (14.29%) XAML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) Flash
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) Animation
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) MVVM
1 4 (57.14%) OO
1 4 (57.14%) OOP
2 3 (42.86%) Front End Development
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) XAML
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Adobe
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Infragistics