The first table below looks at the demand for XAML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XAML over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Chester region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing XAML 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -7.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.50 -
Programming Languages Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
123 38 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 47.13% 26.21% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 20 8
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £275 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £450 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 5
Average hourly rate £40.57 £9.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+350.77% -78.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.98 £9.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.00 £51.39 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
XAML
Cheshire

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (100.00%) Umbraco
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Razor View Engine
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (100.00%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) TIBCO