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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 26 32 40
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Contract jobs citing WPF 11 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.40% 0.50% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.09% 1.47% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£320 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
91 68 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 36.40% 34.17% 30.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 37 44
Average daily rate £325 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £513 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £38.81 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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 27 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - -
WPF
South East

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 12 (92.31%) C#
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
1 12 (92.31%) WCF
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) MVVM
3 9 (69.23%) MVC
4 8 (61.54%) SQL
5 7 (53.85%) T-SQL
6 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
8 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (23.08%) Domain-Driven Design
8 3 (23.08%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (23.08%) OOD
8 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
8 3 (23.08%) OOP
8 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
8 3 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (15.38%) Windows Phone
9 2 (15.38%) Android Development
9 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
9 2 (15.38%) Oracle
9 2 (15.38%) Android
9 2 (15.38%) Windows
9 2 (15.38%) Migration
10 1 (7.69%) TDD
10 1 (7.69%) VB6
10 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 10 (76.92%) .NET Developer
3 9 (69.23%) C# Developer
4 8 (61.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (53.85%) WPF Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Systems Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
1 12 (92.31%) WCF
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
4 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
4 3 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.69%) CSS
5 1 (7.69%) Web Services
5 1 (7.69%) Classic ASP
5 1 (7.69%) Silverlight
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.69%) CSS3
5 1 (7.69%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Android
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) MVVM
2 9 (69.23%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) OOP
3 3 (23.08%) OOD
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Domain-Driven Design
3 3 (23.08%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Android Development
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) VB
4 1 (7.69%) VB6
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft