Period
to 19 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a WPF Developer was £328 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 - 53
Rank change year-on-year - +53 -5
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 20 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.73% - 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.88% - 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 6
Kent median daily rate £328 - £330
10th Percentile £326 - £288
90th Percentile £344 - £343
South East median daily rate £334 £388 £328
% change year-on-year -13.87% +18.32% -3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Kent
Contract vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 515 451 483
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 96.37% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 318 340
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £138 £177 £200
90th Percentile £588 £538 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 38
Kent median hourly rate £24.85 £13.23 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.86% -22.21% -
10th Percentile £10.35 £9.68 £9.85
90th Percentile £39.45 £20.50 £39.20
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.86% -7.89% +18.75%

WPF Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings that featured WPF Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for WPF Developer in Kent

WPF Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WPF Developer in Kent.

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF Developer in Kent

WPF Developer
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 Developer within the Kent region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - 5 £328 -
WPF Developer
South East

WPF Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, WPF Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region featuring WPF Developer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) .NET
1 20 (100.00%) C#
1 20 (100.00%) WCF
1 20 (100.00%) WPF
1 20 (100.00%) MVVM
1 20 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 16 (80.00%) HL7
2 16 (80.00%) NHS
2 16 (80.00%) Web Services
3 15 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 15 (75.00%) NUnit
3 15 (75.00%) ReSharper
3 15 (75.00%) Caliburn.Micro
4 11 (55.00%) StyleCop
4 11 (55.00%) .NET Framework
4 11 (55.00%) Windows
4 11 (55.00%) TDD
5 4 (20.00%) MVC
5 4 (20.00%) WinForms
5 4 (20.00%) Client/Server
5 4 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (20.00%) ADO.NET
5 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC

WPF Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) NUnit
1 15 (75.00%) ReSharper
2 11 (55.00%) StyleCop
3 4 (20.00%) Moq
3 4 (20.00%) MSBuild
3 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
1 20 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 20 (100.00%) WCF
1 20 (100.00%) WPF
2 16 (80.00%) Web Services
3 15 (75.00%) Caliburn.Micro
4 11 (55.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (20.00%) ADO.NET
5 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (20.00%) LINQ
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 4 (20.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (80.00%) NHS
2 4 (20.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) MVVM
2 15 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 11 (55.00%) TDD
4 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (20.00%) MVC
4 4 (20.00%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (80.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle