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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XAML over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 193 214 201
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -13
Contract jobs citing XAML 10 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.40% 0.47% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 6
Average daily rate
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£550 £425 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -26.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £325 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £593 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - -
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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
2498 3005 2560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.82% 42.44% 39.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2024 2338 2002
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 23
Average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £20.22 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.69 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

XAML
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XAML across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 November 2014.

XAML Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

XAML
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

XAML Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 15 (83.33%) C#
1 15 (83.33%) WPF
2 11 (61.11%) .NET
2 11 (61.11%) MVVM
3 10 (55.56%) Finance
4 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (44.44%) Banking
5 7 (38.89%) Investment Banking
5 7 (38.89%) Silverlight
5 7 (38.89%) TDD
6 6 (33.33%) SQL
6 6 (33.33%) Web Services
7 5 (27.78%) BDD
7 5 (27.78%) Front Office
8 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Multithreading
8 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 3 (16.67%) OOP
9 3 (16.67%) Oracle
9 3 (16.67%) OOD
9 3 (16.67%) JMS
9 3 (16.67%) CSS
9 3 (16.67%) Degree
9 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
9 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Blend
9 3 (16.67%) Software Architecture
9 3 (16.67%) Reactive Extensions
9 3 (16.67%) Task Parallel Library
9 3 (16.67%) User Experience
9 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (11.11%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) OLAP
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.56%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Blend
2 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.56%) NUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) Banking
3 7 (38.89%) Investment Banking
4 5 (27.78%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 4 (22.22%) WPF Developer
4 3 (16.67%) GUI Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Designer
5 2 (11.11%) UI Designer
5 2 (11.11%) Interface Designer
5 2 (11.11%) Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Front Office Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Database Developer
6 1 (5.56%) HTML Developer
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) WPF
2 11 (61.11%) .NET
3 7 (38.89%) Silverlight
4 6 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (16.67%) JMS
5 3 (16.67%) CSS
5 3 (16.67%) Reactive Extensions
5 3 (16.67%) Task Parallel Library
6 2 (11.11%) AutoMapper
6 2 (11.11%) Dapper ORM
6 2 (11.11%) Caliburn.Micro
6 2 (11.11%) CSS3
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.56%) HTML
7 1 (5.56%) XSL
7 1 (5.56%) WinForms
7 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.56%) MDX
7 1 (5.56%) LINQ
7 1 (5.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 3 (16.67%) User Experience
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (16.67%) Data Structures
1 3 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (11.11%) Derivative
2 2 (11.11%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.56%) Equities
3 1 (5.56%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (5.56%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) MVVM
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) TDD
4 5 (27.78%) BDD
5 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Multithreading
6 3 (16.67%) OOP
6 3 (16.67%) OOD
6 3 (16.67%) Software Architecture
7 2 (11.11%) Low Latency
7 2 (11.11%) Greeks
7 2 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (11.11%) Use Case
7 2 (11.11%) Scrum
7 2 (11.11%) CRM
8 1 (5.56%) OO
8 1 (5.56%) RAD
8 1 (5.56%) SOA
8 1 (5.56%) ETL
8 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) C#
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) VBScript
4 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Telerik
2 2 (11.11%) Siebel
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft