The table below looks at the statistics for XAML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XAML over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 43 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XAML 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.54% - 1.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.20% - 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £500
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
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
166 165 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 44.50% 52.72% 51.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 94 76
Average daily rate £370 £350 £407
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -13.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 26
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.67%
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 Cambridge

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

XAML Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

XAML
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

XAML Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

XAML
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#