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 25 June 2016 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 161 196 184
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -12
Contract jobs citing XAML 3 2 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.090% 0.034% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.080% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 20
Median daily rate £500 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £23.75 -
XAML
London

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
1611 2498 2519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 48.49% 42.91% 42.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1379 2056 1976
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 22 10
Median hourly rate £53.00 £24.23 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.73% -11.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.72 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £54.00 £31.99
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%

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
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 25 June 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (84.62%) .NET
3 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
4 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
5 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
5 7 (53.85%) Windows
6 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
6 6 (46.15%) Oracle
6 6 (46.15%) Finance
6 6 (46.15%) WPF
6 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
7 5 (38.46%) JSON
7 5 (38.46%) XML
7 5 (38.46%) XSLT
8 4 (30.77%) SQL
8 4 (30.77%) XML Messaging
8 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
8 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
8 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
8 4 (30.77%) Investment Management
9 3 (23.08%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
9 3 (23.08%) Clustering
9 3 (23.08%) WCF
9 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
9 3 (23.08%) Degree
9 3 (23.08%) SOA
9 3 (23.08%) CSS

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 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) IaaS
2 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
3 2 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (15.38%) Big Data
3 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (15.38%) HBase
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MSBuild
1 2 (15.38%) NUnit
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Babel
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (69.23%) C# Developer
3 6 (46.15%) .NET Developer
4 5 (38.46%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Developer
5 4 (30.77%) Azure Developer
5 4 (30.77%) Messaging Developer
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Developer
5 4 (30.77%) WPF Developer
6 3 (23.08%) C# WPF Developer
6 3 (23.08%) XML Developer
7 2 (15.38%) XML XSLT Developer
8 1 (7.69%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
8 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 1 (7.69%) C# Developer - Commodities
8 1 (7.69%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
8 1 (7.69%) Cloud Developer
8 1 (7.69%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 1 (7.69%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
2 6 (46.15%) WPF
3 5 (38.46%) JSON
3 5 (38.46%) XML
3 5 (38.46%) XSLT
4 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
4 4 (30.77%) XML Messaging
5 3 (23.08%) CSS
5 3 (23.08%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 3 (23.08%) SOAP
5 3 (23.08%) WCF
6 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
6 2 (15.38%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (15.38%) CSS3
6 2 (15.38%) HTML5
6 2 (15.38%) PhoneGap
6 2 (15.38%) React
6 2 (15.38%) REST
6 2 (15.38%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Clustering
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Fixed Income
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Unix
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Phone
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Investment Management
4 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
4 3 (23.08%) SOA
5 2 (15.38%) BDD
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
6 1 (7.69%) Dependency Management
6 1 (7.69%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (7.69%) Mobile Development
6 1 (7.69%) MVVM
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (7.69%) Release Management
6 1 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) ECMAScript
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) VB
3 2 (15.38%) VB6
4 1 (7.69%) ES6
4 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) MCSD
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) DevExpress
4 1 (7.69%) Apple
4 1 (7.69%) Atlassian
4 1 (7.69%) ION Trading
4 1 (7.69%) TIBCO