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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
London / City of London
Rank 147 137 184
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +47
Contract jobs citing XAML 7 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.46% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.47% 1.03% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 5
Median daily rate £450 £488 £613
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -20.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £585
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £336 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.08% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.83 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +36.65%

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
1482 1359 2323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 50.32% 44.24% 45.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1239 1122 1911
Median daily rate £476 £480 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.93% +3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 3
Median hourly rate - £29.64 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 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 17 (85.00%) C#
1 17 (85.00%) WPF
2 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) User Experience
2 13 (65.00%) Wireframes
3 11 (55.00%) Front Office
3 11 (55.00%) .NET
4 10 (50.00%) DevExpress
5 9 (45.00%) HTML
6 7 (35.00%) TDD
6 7 (35.00%) Adobe
6 7 (35.00%) Finance
6 7 (35.00%) Photoshop
7 6 (30.00%) CSS
7 6 (30.00%) XSLT
7 6 (30.00%) Scrum
7 6 (30.00%) MVC
7 6 (30.00%) Asset Management
7 6 (30.00%) Apple iOS
7 6 (30.00%) Axure RP
7 6 (30.00%) Portfolio Management
7 6 (30.00%) Android
7 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (30.00%) Xamarin
7 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (25.00%) MVVM
8 5 (25.00%) Banking
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (20.00%) IBM
9 4 (20.00%) Windows

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 7 (35.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) snoop
2 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Axure RP
2 4 (20.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 4 (20.00%) Bitbucket
2 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (20.00%) NCrunch
2 4 (20.00%) NUnit
2 4 (20.00%) ReSharper
2 4 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (55.00%) Front Office
2 7 (35.00%) Finance
3 5 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (70.00%) UI Developer
3 13 (65.00%) UI/UX Developer
3 13 (65.00%) UX Developer
4 8 (40.00%) C# Developer
5 6 (30.00%) Xamarin Developer
6 5 (25.00%) C# WPF Developer
6 5 (25.00%) Front Office Developer
6 5 (25.00%) WPF Developer
7 4 (20.00%) Designer
7 4 (20.00%) UI Designer
7 4 (20.00%) UI/UX Designer
7 4 (20.00%) UX Designer
8 3 (15.00%) .NET Designer
8 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
8 3 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (5.00%) XAML Designer
9 1 (5.00%) XAML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) WPF
2 11 (55.00%) .NET
3 9 (45.00%) HTML
4 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (30.00%) CSS
4 6 (30.00%) XSLT
5 4 (20.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (5.00%) JMS
6 1 (5.00%) Reactive Extensions
6 1 (5.00%) Task Parallel Library
6 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) User Experience
2 4 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Android
1 6 (30.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (65.00%) Wireframes
2 7 (35.00%) TDD
3 6 (30.00%) Asset Management
3 6 (30.00%) MVC
3 6 (30.00%) Portfolio Management
3 6 (30.00%) Scrum
4 5 (25.00%) MVVM
5 4 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
5 4 (20.00%) Garbage Collection
5 4 (20.00%) Information Architecture
5 4 (20.00%) OO
6 1 (5.00%) BDD
6 1 (5.00%) CRM
6 1 (5.00%) ERP
6 1 (5.00%) OOD
6 1 (5.00%) OOP
6 1 (5.00%) Software Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) DevExpress
2 7 (35.00%) Adobe
3 6 (30.00%) Xamarin
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) IBM
5 4 (20.00%) Infragistics
5 4 (20.00%) Telerik