The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
South East / Kent
Rank 33 45 35
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Contract jobs citing WPF 10 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.65% 1.41% 2.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.09% 3.79% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
Median daily rate £388 £290 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.62% -12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £250 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £330 £346
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
110 132 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 40.15% 37.18% 34.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 115 48
Median daily rate £338 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £318 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing WPF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone +8 3 £375 +50.00% 1
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - -
WPF
South East

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Kent region with a requirement for WPF.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 11 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (90.91%) Unit Testing
2 10 (90.91%) WCF
2 10 (90.91%) MVVM
2 10 (90.91%) MVC
2 10 (90.91%) WinForms
2 10 (90.91%) ADO.NET
2 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
3 9 (81.82%) VB.NET
3 9 (81.82%) NUnit
3 9 (81.82%) Client/Server
3 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (81.82%) Moq
3 9 (81.82%) MSBuild
3 9 (81.82%) Caliburn.Micro
3 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (81.82%) Prototyping
3 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
3 9 (81.82%) ReSharper
3 9 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (81.82%) LINQ
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Infragistics
5 1 (9.09%) Finance

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (81.82%) Moq
2 9 (81.82%) MSBuild
2 9 (81.82%) NUnit
2 9 (81.82%) ReSharper
3 1 (9.09%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Developer
2 10 (90.91%) WPF Developer
3 9 (81.82%) Oracle Developer
3 9 (81.82%) WCF Developer
3 9 (81.82%) WinForms Developer
4 5 (45.45%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (45.45%) C# Developer
5 4 (36.36%) C# WCF Developer
5 4 (36.36%) C# WPF Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior SQL Server Developer
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 10 (90.91%) ADO.NET
2 10 (90.91%) WCF
2 10 (90.91%) WinForms
3 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (81.82%) Caliburn.Micro
3 9 (81.82%) LINQ
3 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 1 (9.09%) DHTML
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) RESTful
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) MVC
1 10 (90.91%) MVVM
1 10 (90.91%) Unit Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (81.82%) Prototyping
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (9.09%) Multithreaded Programming
4 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
3 9 (81.82%) VB.NET
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Infragistics
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft