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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 113 128 127
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs citing XAML 5 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.037% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.79% 0.14% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate £438 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 - -
XAML
South East

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
634 728 783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.44% 26.94% 29.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 425 411
Average daily rate £380 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 20
Average hourly rate £38.50 £36.00 £27.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £32.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £55.65 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XAML within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading 0 3 £425 -
XAML
South East

XAML
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) CRM
1 5 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 5 (100.00%) CTI
1 5 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (60.00%) Contact Management
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) CTI
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) CRM Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) CRM
1 5 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 5 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Contact Management
2 3 (60.00%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft