The table below looks at the statistics for XAML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XAML over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 125 122 116
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing XAML 1 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.039% 0.083% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.32% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
679 627 828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.25% 25.90% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 314 385
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 16
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.93% -34.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.25 £15.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £39.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

XAML
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XAML across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

XAML Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

XAML
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XAML across the Berkshire region.

XAML Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

XAML
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing XAML 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 XAML.

1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) WPF
2 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Blend
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) MVVM
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing XAML 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 XAML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Blend
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) UI Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) WPF
1 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) TDD
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (25.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe