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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 540 525 463
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -62
Contract jobs citing XAML 50 61 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.12% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% 0.32% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 37 67
Average daily rate
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£513 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £325 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
XAML
UK

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
20542 18847 18889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.73% 37.28% 39.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14038 12128 12106
Average daily rate £410 £393 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.45% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 469 397 520
Average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

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

XAML Hourly Rate Histogram 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 September 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 +3 35 £538 +16.21% 10
South East -17 11 - -
North West -37 2 £375 -6.25% 1
West Midlands +6 1 - - 3
East of England - 1 £360 -
XAML
UK

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 68 (83.95%) C#
2 59 (72.84%) .NET
3 48 (59.26%) WPF
4 34 (41.98%) MVVM
5 32 (39.51%) SQL Server
6 31 (38.27%) WCF
7 27 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (27.16%) Microsoft
9 21 (25.93%) SQL
10 20 (24.69%) Windows
10 20 (24.69%) Silverlight
10 20 (24.69%) .NET Framework
11 19 (23.46%) Visual Studio
12 18 (22.22%) JavaScript
12 18 (22.22%) HTML
12 18 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (19.75%) HTML5
13 16 (19.75%) CSS
14 14 (17.28%) Unit Testing
14 14 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (17.28%) Finance
15 13 (16.05%) TDD
15 13 (16.05%) Banking
15 13 (16.05%) MS Excel
16 12 (14.81%) Front Office
16 12 (14.81%) AngularJS
17 11 (13.58%) Entity Framework
17 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET
17 11 (13.58%) C++
18 10 (12.35%) WinForms

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 5 (6.17%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.47%) Node.js
2 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.23%) IIS
3 1 (1.23%) Apache
3 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (16.05%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.88%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.94%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (4.94%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) SmartPlant
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) HTTPS
1 2 (2.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (39.51%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.35%) MongoDB
3 8 (9.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (7.41%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.94%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.94%) MS Access
6 3 (3.70%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.47%) MySQL
7 2 (2.47%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.23%) SQLite
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.23%) HBase
8 1 (1.23%) Big Data
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (23.46%) Visual Studio
2 18 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (7.41%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Blend
5 4 (4.94%) NUnit
5 4 (4.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (3.70%) Subversion
7 2 (2.47%) JIRA
7 2 (2.47%) Fiddler
7 2 (2.47%) MSBuild
7 2 (2.47%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.47%) Grunt
7 2 (2.47%) Bower
7 2 (2.47%) gulp
7 2 (2.47%) Moq
8 1 (1.23%) Axure RP
8 1 (1.23%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.23%) MSTest
8 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (17.28%) Finance
2 13 (16.05%) Banking
3 12 (14.81%) Front Office
4 9 (11.11%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.94%) Law
5 4 (4.94%) Legal
5 4 (4.94%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.47%) Advertising
7 1 (1.23%) Back Office
7 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (69.14%) Developer
2 33 (40.74%) C# Developer
3 19 (23.46%) .NET Developer
4 15 (18.52%) Senior Developer
4 15 (18.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (13.58%) Programmer
5 11 (13.58%) Senior C# Developer
6 9 (11.11%) WPF Developer
7 6 (7.41%) C# Programmer
7 6 (7.41%) Silverlight Developer
7 6 (7.41%) .NET Programmer
8 5 (6.17%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (6.17%) .NET Analyst Programmer
8 5 (6.17%) Analyst Programmer
8 5 (6.17%) Analyst
8 5 (6.17%) Build Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) Designer
9 4 (4.94%) C# Analyst Programmer
9 4 (4.94%) UI Designer
10 3 (3.70%) VB Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (72.84%) .NET
2 48 (59.26%) WPF
3 31 (38.27%) WCF
4 20 (24.69%) Silverlight
4 20 (24.69%) .NET Framework
5 18 (22.22%) HTML
6 16 (19.75%) CSS
6 16 (19.75%) HTML5
7 12 (14.81%) AngularJS
8 11 (13.58%) Entity Framework
8 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET
9 10 (12.35%) WinForms
9 10 (12.35%) CSS3
10 9 (11.11%) jQuery
11 8 (9.88%) ADO.NET
11 8 (9.88%) XML
12 7 (8.64%) Ruby on Rails
12 7 (8.64%) Backbone.js
12 7 (8.64%) KnockoutJS
12 7 (8.64%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) Mobile App
2 9 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (11.11%) User Experience
2 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (9.88%) Fixed Income
4 7 (8.64%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (6.17%) Swaptions
5 5 (6.17%) N-Tier
6 4 (4.94%) Life Science
6 4 (4.94%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.47%) iPad
7 2 (2.47%) Clustering
7 2 (2.47%) Derivative
8 1 (1.23%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.23%) Animation
8 1 (1.23%) Psychology
8 1 (1.23%) Human Factors
8 1 (1.23%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.23%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.69%) Windows
2 6 (7.41%) Windows Phone
3 3 (3.70%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.47%) Windows Phone 8
4 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.47%) Android
5 1 (1.23%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.23%) Linux
5 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.98%) MVVM
2 27 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (17.28%) Unit Testing
3 14 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (16.05%) TDD
5 10 (12.35%) Scrum
5 10 (12.35%) Multithreading
6 9 (11.11%) UML
7 8 (9.88%) Pair Programming
8 7 (8.64%) SOA
8 7 (8.64%) Open Source
9 6 (7.41%) Dependency Injection
9 6 (7.41%) Software Engineering
9 6 (7.41%) Release Management
9 6 (7.41%) Extreme Programming
9 6 (7.41%) OOP
9 6 (7.41%) OO
9 6 (7.41%) MVC
10 5 (6.17%) Risk Management
11 4 (4.94%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 68 (83.95%) C#
2 21 (25.93%) SQL
3 18 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.58%) C++
5 8 (9.88%) VB
5 8 (9.88%) VB.NET
6 7 (8.64%) Ruby
6 7 (8.64%) Erlang
6 7 (8.64%) F#
7 5 (6.17%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.70%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.70%) Java
9 2 (2.47%) VB6
10 1 (1.23%) C++/CLI
10 1 (1.23%) PHP
10 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (6.17%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) MCT
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 22 (27.16%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.64%) Oracle
3 4 (4.94%) Intergraph
4 3 (3.70%) Adobe
5 1 (1.23%) DevExpress
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