The table below looks at the statistics for XAML skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XAML over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 498 485 468
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -17
Contract jobs citing XAML 54 63 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.30% 0.37% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 42 26
Average daily rate
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£525 £363 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.82% -25.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £285 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £331 £313
% change year-on-year
-2.64% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £35.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18058 17255 15397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.86% 37.42% 37.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11935 11001 9623
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 451 602
Average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.50 £16.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

XAML
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

XAML Jobs Demand Trend in England

XAML
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

XAML Daily Rate Trend in England

XAML
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XAML across the England region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

XAML Daily Rate Histogram in England

XAML
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XAML across the England region.

XAML Hourly Rate Trend in England

XAML
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
London +4 28 £575 +5.02% 2
South East -14 12 £325 -7.14% 4
South West - 8 £320 - 2
East Midlands +5 2 £325 - 1
West Midlands -11 2 - -
North West -21 1 £338 -3.57% 1
Yorkshire -29 1 - - 2
East of England - - - - 4
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XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 91 (81.25%) C#
2 82 (73.21%) .NET
3 80 (71.43%) WPF
4 42 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (36.61%) MVVM
6 33 (29.46%) SQL
7 32 (28.57%) TDD
8 31 (27.68%) SQL Server
9 27 (24.11%) Silverlight
10 26 (23.21%) WCF
10 26 (23.21%) Visual Studio
11 24 (21.43%) JavaScript
12 22 (19.64%) Front Office
13 21 (18.75%) Banking
13 21 (18.75%) .NET Framework
13 21 (18.75%) HTML
14 20 (17.86%) Microsoft
15 19 (16.96%) XML
15 19 (16.96%) Windows
16 18 (16.07%) SQL Server 2008
17 17 (15.18%) MVC
17 17 (15.18%) Software Engineering
18 16 (14.29%) Investment Banking
18 16 (14.29%) Finance
18 16 (14.29%) Web Services
18 16 (14.29%) HTML5
18 16 (14.29%) BDD
19 15 (13.39%) Scrum
19 15 (13.39%) WinForms
20 14 (12.50%) OO

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.79%) Node.js
3 1 (0.89%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.68%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.36%) SmartPlant
2 2 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (27.68%) SQL Server
2 18 (16.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (8.04%) Oracle Database
3 9 (8.04%) Relational Database
4 8 (7.14%) MS Access
5 6 (5.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (4.46%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.57%) Data Mining
8 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.79%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.89%) HBase
10 1 (0.89%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 26 (23.21%) Visual Studio
2 10 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (7.14%) Microsoft Blend
3 8 (7.14%) MSTest
4 6 (5.36%) NUnit
5 5 (4.46%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.46%) Subversion
6 1 (0.89%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.89%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.89%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.89%) WiX
6 1 (0.89%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (19.64%) Front Office
2 21 (18.75%) Banking
3 16 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 16 (14.29%) Finance
4 3 (2.68%) Retail
5 2 (1.79%) Games
6 1 (0.89%) Publishing
6 1 (0.89%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (77.68%) Developer
2 26 (23.21%) WPF Developer
3 22 (19.64%) .NET Developer
4 21 (18.75%) C# Developer
5 9 (8.04%) Programmer
6 7 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (5.36%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.46%) Silverlight Developer
9 4 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (3.57%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (3.57%) Designer
9 4 (3.57%) Agile .NET Developer
9 4 (3.57%) Agile C# Developer
9 4 (3.57%) UI Designer
10 3 (2.68%) Mobile Developer
10 3 (2.68%) Software Developer
10 3 (2.68%) Analyst Programmer
10 3 (2.68%) Analyst
10 3 (2.68%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (73.21%) .NET
2 80 (71.43%) WPF
3 27 (24.11%) Silverlight
4 26 (23.21%) WCF
5 21 (18.75%) .NET Framework
5 21 (18.75%) HTML
6 19 (16.96%) XML
7 16 (14.29%) Web Services
7 16 (14.29%) HTML5
8 15 (13.39%) WinForms
9 14 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 13 (11.61%) ASP.NET
11 12 (10.71%) JSON
11 12 (10.71%) LINQ
12 10 (8.93%) Reactive Extensions
13 9 (8.04%) CSS
14 8 (7.14%) jQuery
14 8 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (7.14%) REST
15 7 (6.25%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 13 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.93%) User Experience
4 9 (8.04%) Derivative
5 8 (7.14%) Mobile App
6 7 (6.25%) Animation
7 6 (5.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (5.36%) GIS
7 6 (5.36%) Algorithms
8 5 (4.46%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.68%) N-Tier
9 3 (2.68%) Equities
9 3 (2.68%) Life Science
10 2 (1.79%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (1.79%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.79%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (1.79%) Social Media
10 2 (1.79%) Xbox
11 1 (0.89%) VUI
11 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.96%) Windows
2 9 (8.04%) Windows Phone
3 6 (5.36%) Windows Phone 8
4 4 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (2.68%) Windows 8
5 3 (2.68%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (36.61%) MVVM
3 32 (28.57%) TDD
4 17 (15.18%) MVC
4 17 (15.18%) Software Engineering
5 16 (14.29%) BDD
6 15 (13.39%) Scrum
7 14 (12.50%) OO
8 12 (10.71%) OOD
9 11 (9.82%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (8.93%) Multithreading
11 9 (8.04%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (8.04%) OOP
12 8 (7.14%) Pair Programming
13 6 (5.36%) Workflow
13 6 (5.36%) Unit Testing
13 6 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (5.36%) Technical Analysis
14 5 (4.46%) Integration Testing
15 4 (3.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 91 (81.25%) C#
2 33 (29.46%) SQL
3 24 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 11 (9.82%) T-SQL
5 9 (8.04%) VB.NET
6 8 (7.14%) C++
7 4 (3.57%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.79%) VB
8 2 (1.79%) Java
8 2 (1.79%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.89%) Clojure
9 1 (0.89%) VBScript
9 1 (0.89%) C
9 1 (0.89%) VBA
9 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (8.93%) Degree
2 1 (0.89%) VCP4
2 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.89%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 20 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.71%) Oracle
3 6 (5.36%) Intergraph
3 6 (5.36%) DevExpress
4 4 (3.57%) Telerik
5 2 (1.79%) Siebel
5 2 (1.79%) Sencha
5 2 (1.79%) Twitter
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