The table below looks at the statistics for XAML skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XAML over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
London / City of London
Rank 145 140 186
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +46
Contract jobs citing XAML 6 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.35% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.42% 0.77% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 8
Median daily rate £450 £488 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -17.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £395 £553
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £604 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +19.57%

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

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1436 1429 2327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 48.38% 45.28% 45.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1203 1195 1916
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

XAML
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing XAML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

XAML Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

XAML
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

XAML Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

XAML
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XAML across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

XAML Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XAML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for XAML.

1 15 (83.33%) C#
1 15 (83.33%) WPF
2 13 (72.22%) User Experience
2 13 (72.22%) Wireframes
3 10 (55.56%) DevExpress
3 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (55.56%) .NET
3 10 (55.56%) Front Office
4 8 (44.44%) Adobe
4 8 (44.44%) HTML
4 8 (44.44%) Photoshop
5 5 (27.78%) TDD
5 5 (27.78%) NUnit
5 5 (27.78%) Banking
5 5 (27.78%) Asset Management
5 5 (27.78%) Telerik
5 5 (27.78%) Visualisation
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (27.78%) Android
5 5 (27.78%) TeamCity
5 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
5 5 (27.78%) CSS
5 5 (27.78%) XSLT
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
5 5 (27.78%) IBM
5 5 (27.78%) MVC
5 5 (27.78%) Infragistics
5 5 (27.78%) Finance
5 5 (27.78%) Scrum
5 5 (27.78%) Adobe Illustrator

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Photoshop
2 5 (27.78%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Axure RP
1 5 (27.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 5 (27.78%) Bitbucket
1 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
1 5 (27.78%) NCrunch
1 5 (27.78%) NUnit
1 5 (27.78%) ReSharper
1 5 (27.78%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (55.56%) Front Office
2 5 (27.78%) Banking
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (72.22%) UI Developer
2 13 (72.22%) UI/UX Developer
2 13 (72.22%) UX Developer
3 7 (38.89%) C# Developer
4 5 (27.78%) C# WPF Developer
4 5 (27.78%) WPF Developer
4 5 (27.78%) Xamarin Developer
5 4 (22.22%) Designer
5 4 (22.22%) Front Office Developer
5 4 (22.22%) UI Designer
5 4 (22.22%) UI/UX Designer
5 4 (22.22%) UX Designer
6 3 (16.67%) .NET Designer
6 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
6 3 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (11.11%) XAML Developer
8 1 (5.56%) XAML Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) WPF
2 10 (55.56%) .NET
3 8 (44.44%) HTML
4 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (27.78%) CSS
4 5 (27.78%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 5 (27.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Android
1 5 (27.78%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Wireframes
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Asset Management
3 5 (27.78%) Data Visualisation
3 5 (27.78%) Garbage Collection
3 5 (27.78%) Information Architecture
3 5 (27.78%) MVC
3 5 (27.78%) MVVM
3 5 (27.78%) Portfolio Management
3 5 (27.78%) Scrum
3 5 (27.78%) TDD
3 5 (27.78%) Visualisation
4 4 (22.22%) OO
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) C#
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) DevExpress
2 8 (44.44%) Adobe
3 5 (27.78%) IBM
3 5 (27.78%) Infragistics
3 5 (27.78%) Telerik
3 5 (27.78%) Xamarin
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft