The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 40 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing WPF 2 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.68% 3.46% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.72% 14.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.37% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £33.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -11.84%
WPF
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
116 68 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 39.19% 23.53% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 41 41
Average daily rate £275 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £14.50 £170.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.86% -91.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WPF across the Kent region.

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Kent

WPF
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Kent region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dartford - 2 - - 1
Maidstone - - - - 1
Rochester - - - -
Stansted - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Canterbury - - - - 1
WPF
South East

WPF
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing WPF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WPF.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) WCF
2 4 (66.67%) LINQ
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (33.33%) Big Data
4 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) XAML
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Complex Event Processing
5 1 (16.67%) StreamInsight
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing WPF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) StreamInsight
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (66.67%) WCF
1 4 (66.67%) LINQ
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) TDD
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Complex Event Processing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft