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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 50 30 35
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Contract jobs citing WPF 2 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.52% 2.07% 1.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.31% 5.38% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £360
% change year-on-year
- -9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £40.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-73.00% +8.66%
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
153 93 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 40.05% 38.43% 35.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 43 40
Median daily rate £338 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £318 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £350 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.81 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.06% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Subversion
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) WCF
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 3 (42.86%) VBScript
4 3 (42.86%) VB
4 3 (42.86%) DHTML
4 3 (42.86%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (42.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (42.86%) ADO.NET
4 3 (42.86%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) WinForms
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle

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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Subversion
2 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (42.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (14.29%) ReSharper
3 1 (14.29%) Xcode
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 7 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 7 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) C# WPF Developer
2 6 (85.71%) WPF Developer
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Developer
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Applications Developer
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Programmer
5 1 (14.29%) C# Application Developer
5 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (14.29%) C# Programmer
5 1 (14.29%) HTML Developer
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) ADO.NET
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (42.86%) DHTML
3 3 (42.86%) WCF
3 3 (42.86%) WinForms
3 3 (42.86%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 3 (42.86%) VB
3 3 (42.86%) VBScript
4 1 (14.29%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Infragistics