The median contractor rate for a WPF Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 59 25
Rank change year-on-year +43 -34  
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 33 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 10.65% 0.64% 4.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.38% 0.65% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 4
Median daily rate £400 - £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £320 £320
% change year-on-year +17.18% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 290 460 226
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 93.55% 97.87% 93.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 342 99
Median daily rate £375 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £188 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 14
Median hourly rate £27.38 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.61% -18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £12.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.92 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

WPF Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent that featured WPF Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 April 2017. 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 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
Tunbridge Wells - 9 - -
Maidstone -1 8 £375 -
West Malling - 4 £400 -
WPF Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, 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 33 (100.00%) C#
1 33 (100.00%) .NET
1 33 (100.00%) Oracle
1 33 (100.00%) WCF
1 33 (100.00%) WPF
2 29 (87.88%) SQL Server
2 29 (87.88%) MVVM
3 26 (78.79%) Unit Testing
3 26 (78.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (78.79%) ASP.NET
4 18 (54.55%) MVC
4 18 (54.55%) LINQ
5 15 (45.45%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 15 (45.45%) ReSharper
5 15 (45.45%) WinForms
5 15 (45.45%) NUnit
5 15 (45.45%) Client/Server
5 15 (45.45%) ADO.NET
5 15 (45.45%) SQL
5 15 (45.45%) VB.NET
5 15 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (45.45%) Moq
5 15 (45.45%) MSBuild
5 15 (45.45%) Caliburn.Micro
5 15 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 15 (45.45%) Prototyping
6 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (33.33%) Virtual Team
7 11 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming

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 29 (87.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 26 (78.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (45.45%) Moq
2 15 (45.45%) MSBuild
2 15 (45.45%) NUnit
2 15 (45.45%) ReSharper
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (100.00%) .NET
1 33 (100.00%) WCF
1 33 (100.00%) WPF
2 26 (78.79%) ASP.NET
3 18 (54.55%) LINQ
4 15 (45.45%) ADO.NET
4 15 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
4 15 (45.45%) Caliburn.Micro
4 15 (45.45%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 15 (45.45%) WinForms
5 11 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 11 (33.33%) RESTful
5 11 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (45.45%) Client/Server
2 11 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 11 (33.33%) Virtual Team
3 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (87.88%) MVVM
2 26 (78.79%) Unit Testing
3 18 (54.55%) MVC
4 15 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (45.45%) Prototyping
5 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
6 11 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
6 11 (33.33%) Multithreading
7 3 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (45.45%) SQL
2 15 (45.45%) VB.NET
3 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (33.33%) Infragistics
2 11 (33.33%) Microsoft