The first table below looks at the demand for XAML skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XAML over the 3 months to 16 April 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 of England 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 133 - 128
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XAML 16 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.50% - 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.32% - 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 4
Average daily rate £350 - £275
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 - £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 - £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -7.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.50 -
Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1210 897 1331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 37.57% 38.90% 42.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 496 664
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £224 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 74 127
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.40 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +3.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £25.50 £25.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £47.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
XAML
England

XAML
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

XAML Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

XAML
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

XAML Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

XAML
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XAML across the East of England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

XAML Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

XAML
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Essex - 12 £320 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 £500 - 1
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
XAML
England

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 28 (96.55%) C#
2 20 (68.97%) MVVM
3 17 (58.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (55.17%) WPF
5 15 (51.72%) TDD
6 12 (41.38%) Windows
6 12 (41.38%) WCF
6 12 (41.38%) Windows 8
7 11 (37.93%) CRM
7 11 (37.93%) SOAP
7 11 (37.93%) Web Services
7 11 (37.93%) .NET
7 11 (37.93%) Dynamics CRM
8 10 (34.48%) WinRT
9 9 (31.03%) LINQ
9 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
9 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
10 8 (27.59%) SOA
10 8 (27.59%) HTML
10 8 (27.59%) CSS
10 8 (27.59%) JSON
10 8 (27.59%) Kanban
10 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
10 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
10 8 (27.59%) DevExpress
10 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (27.59%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (27.59%) HTML5
11 7 (24.14%) VB6
11 7 (24.14%) VB

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Business Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (58.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
3 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.45%) MSBuild
4 1 (3.45%) WiX
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 28 (96.55%) Developer
2 11 (37.93%) C# Developer
3 10 (34.48%) Windows 8 Developer
4 9 (31.03%) UI Programmer
4 9 (31.03%) UI Developer
4 9 (31.03%) .NET Developer
5 6 (20.69%) WPF Developer
5 6 (20.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Programmer
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (3.45%) GUI Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) WPF
2 12 (41.38%) WCF
3 11 (37.93%) SOAP
3 11 (37.93%) Web Services
3 11 (37.93%) .NET
4 10 (34.48%) WinRT
5 9 (31.03%) LINQ
6 8 (27.59%) HTML
6 8 (27.59%) CSS
6 8 (27.59%) JSON
6 8 (27.59%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (27.59%) HTML5
7 7 (24.14%) XML
7 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
8 6 (20.69%) Reactive Extensions
8 6 (20.69%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 5 (17.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
11 1 (3.45%) Silverlight
11 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Kinect
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
1 12 (41.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) MVVM
2 15 (51.72%) TDD
3 11 (37.93%) CRM
4 8 (27.59%) SOA
4 8 (27.59%) Kanban
5 5 (17.24%) Workflow
6 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.45%) MVC
7 1 (3.45%) Migration
7 1 (3.45%) Scrum
7 1 (3.45%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) C#
2 7 (24.14%) VB6
2 7 (24.14%) VB
3 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) DevExpress
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