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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 35 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing WPF 1 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.43% 1.27% 3.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.15% 2.48% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £330 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.60%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.22% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.13 £37.75
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +14.23%
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
87 121 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 37.18% 51.27% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 97 30
Median daily rate £350 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.49%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 1 - - 2
WPF
South East

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
3 3 (50.00%) WinForms
3 3 (50.00%) Infragistics
3 3 (50.00%) DHTML
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) WSDL
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (50.00%) VBScript
3 3 (50.00%) VB
3 3 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (50.00%) MVVM
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (50.00%) StructureMap
3 3 (50.00%) Entity Framework

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (50.00%) Subversion
2 3 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (33.33%) Moq
3 2 (33.33%) MSTest
3 2 (33.33%) NUnit
3 2 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) C# Developer
3 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (66.67%) C# WPF Developer
3 4 (66.67%) WPF Developer
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (33.33%) C# WCF Developer
5 2 (33.33%) T-SQL Developer
5 2 (33.33%) WCF Developer
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (16.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 1 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 1 (16.67%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (16.67%) Senior SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) DHTML
2 3 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (50.00%) NHibernate
2 3 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) StructureMap
2 3 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
2 3 (50.00%) WCF
2 3 (50.00%) WinForms
2 3 (50.00%) WSDL
2 3 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) NHS
1 2 (33.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) CQRS
2 3 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (50.00%) MVVM
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (33.33%) High Availability
3 2 (33.33%) Information Governance
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) Use Case
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (50.00%) VB
2 3 (50.00%) VBScript
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Infragistics
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft