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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 31 32 38
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing WPF 9 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.47% 1.42% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.34% 4.76% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£330 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
- -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.81%
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 63 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 33.59% 29.72% 30.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 40 40
Average daily rate £325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.62 £17.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.29% +36.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 March 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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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
Canterbury - 1 £350 - 1
Maidstone - - - -
Rochester - - - - 2
WPF
South East

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 15 (93.75%) C#
1 15 (93.75%) .NET
2 14 (87.50%) WCF
3 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
4 8 (50.00%) MVVM
5 7 (43.75%) Oracle
6 6 (37.50%) SQL
7 5 (31.25%) MVC
8 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
8 4 (25.00%) OOP
8 4 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
9 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (18.75%) Domain-Driven Design
9 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
9 3 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
9 3 (18.75%) Windows
9 3 (18.75%) OOD
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
10 2 (12.50%) WinForms
10 2 (12.50%) Migration
10 2 (12.50%) TDD
10 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
10 2 (12.50%) Android Development
10 2 (12.50%) Windows Phone
10 2 (12.50%) Android
11 1 (6.25%) Spring.NET

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) NUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) MSTest
2 1 (6.25%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (6.25%) Moq
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 13 (81.25%) .NET Developer
3 12 (75.00%) C# Developer
4 10 (62.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (50.00%) WPF Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) .NET
2 14 (87.50%) WCF
3 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
4 3 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 2 (12.50%) WinForms
6 1 (6.25%) HTML
6 1 (6.25%) Classic ASP
6 1 (6.25%) Web Services
6 1 (6.25%) XML
6 1 (6.25%) XHTML
6 1 (6.25%) Silverlight
6 1 (6.25%) Spring.NET
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (6.25%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (6.25%) Ninject
6 1 (6.25%) REST
6 1 (6.25%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Tandem
1 1 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Android
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) MVVM
2 5 (31.25%) MVC
3 4 (25.00%) OOP
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (18.75%) OOD
4 3 (18.75%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (12.50%) Android Development
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) OO
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
6 1 (6.25%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VB
4 1 (6.25%) VB6
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft