The table below looks at the statistics for XAML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XAML over the 3 months to 4 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 85 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XAML 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.24% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.73% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £331 £313
% change year-on-year
-2.64% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £35.00
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
409 331 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 33.39% 31.70% 23.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 197 94
Average daily rate £340 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 23
Average hourly rate £23.00 £37.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.66% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.97 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £80.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

XAML
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

XAML Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

XAML
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

XAML Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

XAML
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XAML within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
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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
Milton Keynes - 3 £325 - 1
XAML
South East

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 13 (92.86%) .NET
1 13 (92.86%) WPF
2 12 (85.71%) C#
3 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 11 (78.57%) MVVM
4 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
5 9 (64.29%) Visual Studio
5 9 (64.29%) WinForms
6 8 (57.14%) .NET Framework
6 8 (57.14%) WCF
6 8 (57.14%) TDD
6 8 (57.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 7 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
7 7 (50.00%) BDD
7 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (50.00%) MSTest
8 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
9 3 (21.43%) Multithreading
10 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
10 1 (7.14%) VB
10 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
10 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
10 1 (7.14%) SOAP
10 1 (7.14%) Web Services
10 1 (7.14%) XML
10 1 (7.14%) Windows
10 1 (7.14%) EPoS
10 1 (7.14%) HTML5

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Visual Studio
2 7 (50.00%) MSTest
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
1 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 11 (78.57%) WPF Developer
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) .NET
1 13 (92.86%) WPF
2 9 (64.29%) WinForms
3 8 (57.14%) .NET Framework
3 8 (57.14%) WCF
3 8 (57.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 7 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.14%) SOAP
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) HTML5
5 1 (7.14%) LINQ
5 1 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) MVVM
2 8 (57.14%) TDD
3 7 (50.00%) BDD
4 3 (21.43%) Multithreading
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) C#
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) VB
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) VCP4
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Telerik