The first table below looks at the demand for XAML skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XAML over the 3 months to 29 July 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 East Midlands 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 86 - 81
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XAML 9 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.63% - 0.069%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.02% - 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £310 £258
% change year-on-year
+10.88% +20.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
445 456 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 30.92% 31.47% 27.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 221 181
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 25
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £13.00 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £52.80 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
XAML
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XAML
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XAML across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

XAML Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

XAML
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

XAML Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

XAML
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XAML within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - 9 £325 -
XAML
England

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) WPF
3 8 (66.67%) Scrum
3 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (66.67%) XML
4 7 (58.33%) XSLT
4 7 (58.33%) WinForms
4 7 (58.33%) LDAP
4 7 (58.33%) N-Tier
4 7 (58.33%) Web Services
4 7 (58.33%) Castle Windsor
4 7 (58.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 7 (58.33%) Kanban
5 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
6 4 (33.33%) CSS
6 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 4 (33.33%) IIS
6 4 (33.33%) MVC
6 4 (33.33%) WCF
6 4 (33.33%) jQuery
7 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (25.00%) Telerik
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Blend
7 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (25.00%) HTML5
7 3 (25.00%) MVVM
7 3 (25.00%) Silverlight
7 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 4 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Blend
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (91.67%) C# Developer
3 7 (58.33%) WPF Developer
4 4 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 4 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) WPF
3 8 (66.67%) XML
4 7 (58.33%) XSLT
4 7 (58.33%) Web Services
4 7 (58.33%) WinForms
4 7 (58.33%) Castle Windsor
4 7 (58.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 4 (33.33%) jQuery
5 4 (33.33%) CSS
5 4 (33.33%) WCF
6 3 (25.00%) ADO.NET
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (25.00%) HTML
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (25.00%) HTML5
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (25.00%) Silverlight
7 1 (8.33%) VCL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (8.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Scrum
2 7 (58.33%) Kanban
3 4 (33.33%) MVC
4 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (25.00%) UML
4 3 (25.00%) MVVM
5 1 (8.33%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Chartered Engineer
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) Telerik
2 1 (8.33%) DevExpress