Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 95 94
Rank change year-on-year +14 -1 -42
Contract jobs citing WPF 14 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.09% 0.077% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.86% 0.26% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Glasgow median daily rate - - £375
Scotland median daily rate £313 £300 £375
% change year-on-year +4.17% -20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 490 391 416
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 38.13% 30.19% 23.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 243 196
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £304 £263 £275
90th Percentile £455 £438 £491
Scotland median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +4.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Glasgow median hourly rate £14.49 £14.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.50% -73.33% +288.89%
Scotland median hourly rate £43.39 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +20.53% -10.00% +14.29%

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 21 July 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 14 (100.00%) XAML
2 13 (92.86%) C#
2 13 (92.86%) .NET
2 13 (92.86%) Photoshop
2 13 (92.86%) Adobe
2 13 (92.86%) MVVM
3 12 (85.71%) User Experience
4 10 (71.43%) Microsoft Blend
4 10 (71.43%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (64.29%) Web Services
5 9 (64.29%) OOP
5 9 (64.29%) OO
5 9 (64.29%) Flash
5 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
5 9 (64.29%) Front End Development
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) TDD
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (14.29%) Silverlight
7 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
8 1 (7.14%) Marketing
8 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
8 1 (7.14%) Mobile Development
8 1 (7.14%) Xamarin

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 13 (92.86%) Photoshop
2 10 (71.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft Blend
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (78.57%) WPF Developer
3 5 (35.71%) C# Developer
3 5 (35.71%) C# WPF Developer
3 5 (35.71%) UI Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (28.57%) UI/UX Developer
4 4 (28.57%) UX Developer
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Designer
6 1 (7.14%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) Flash
2 9 (64.29%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) MVVM
2 9 (64.29%) Front End Development
2 9 (64.29%) OO
2 9 (64.29%) OOP
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) XAML
2 13 (92.86%) C#
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Adobe
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Xamarin