Period
to 25 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a WPF Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 68 53
Rank change year-on-year +40 -15 -
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 33 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 6.06% 0.91% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.41% 0.93% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 4
Kent median daily rate £400 £313 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -2.34% -
South East median daily rate £400 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +18.52% +3.85% -11.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £37.50 -

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 515 753 535
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 94.50% 98.17% 95.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 546 276
Kent median daily rate £363 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £163 £180 £178
90th Percentile £538 £569 £503
South East median daily rate £408 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.88% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 22
Kent median hourly rate £26.54 £20.83 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.39% +30.19% -8.57%
10th Percentile £12.68 £10.60 £9.00
90th Percentile £77.64 £129.80 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.32% +2.91%

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 25 July 2017. 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
Tunbridge Wells - 9 - -
Maidstone -2 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 25 July 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