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 22 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 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 139 120 139
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +19
Contract jobs citing XAML 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.10% 0.042% 0.100%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 0.11% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
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£338 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+19.16% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 - -
Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1137 909 1209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.86% 38.07% 40.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 461 616
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £215 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 88 140
Average hourly rate £36.50 £33.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.50 £19.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
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 22 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk - 1 £350 - 2
Bedfordshire - - - - 3
Essex - - - - 3
XAML
England

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 22 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (77.27%) WPF
3 15 (68.18%) .NET
4 14 (63.64%) TDD
5 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
6 12 (54.55%) LINQ
6 12 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (54.55%) MVVM
7 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 10 (45.45%) Visual Studio
9 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
10 8 (36.36%) HTML
10 8 (36.36%) CSS
10 8 (36.36%) SOA
10 8 (36.36%) JSON
10 8 (36.36%) Kanban
10 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
10 8 (36.36%) DevExpress
10 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (36.36%) HTML5
10 8 (36.36%) RabbitMQ
11 7 (31.82%) VB
11 7 (31.82%) VB6
11 7 (31.82%) WCF
11 7 (31.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
13 4 (18.18%) XML
13 4 (18.18%) MVC
13 4 (18.18%) Finance
13 4 (18.18%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (45.45%) Visual Studio
3 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
4 4 (18.18%) WiX
4 4 (18.18%) MSBuild
5 2 (9.09%) MSTest
5 2 (9.09%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 12 (54.55%) .NET Developer
3 11 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 10 (45.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (36.36%) WPF Developer
6 6 (27.27%) UI Programmer
6 6 (27.27%) UI Developer
7 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
7 3 (13.64%) SQL Developer
7 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (13.64%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (13.64%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (9.09%) Senior SQL Server Developer
8 2 (9.09%) Senior SQL Developer
9 1 (4.55%) Windows 8 Developer
9 1 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (4.55%) GUI Developer
9 1 (4.55%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (77.27%) WPF
2 15 (68.18%) .NET
3 12 (54.55%) LINQ
4 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
5 8 (36.36%) CSS
5 8 (36.36%) HTML
5 8 (36.36%) JSON
5 8 (36.36%) HTML5
5 8 (36.36%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (31.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 7 (31.82%) WCF
7 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
8 4 (18.18%) XML
8 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (13.64%) RESTful
10 2 (9.09%) Unity DI Container
10 2 (9.09%) Web Services
10 2 (9.09%) Silverlight
11 1 (4.55%) WinRT
11 1 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Kinect
2 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) TDD
2 12 (54.55%) MVVM
3 8 (36.36%) Kanban
3 8 (36.36%) SOA
4 4 (18.18%) MVC
4 4 (18.18%) Migration
4 4 (18.18%) Scrum
4 4 (18.18%) Multithreading
5 2 (9.09%) OOP
5 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (31.82%) VB
2 7 (31.82%) VB6
3 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.09%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) DevExpress
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