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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 563 498 463
Rank change year-on-year
-65 -35
Contract jobs citing XAML 34 73 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% 0.40% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 44 64
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £543 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £23.75 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-36.66% -
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
19778 18433 17982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.27% 37.32% 38.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13536 12006 11359
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 386 530
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -29 20 £500 +2.56% 7
South East -12 8 £350 +10.67%
West Midlands -5 2 - -
North West -19 2 £375 +42.85% 1
East of England -4 1 £325 -3.70% 4
South West - 1 £275 - 1
XAML
UK

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 69 (82.14%) C#
2 59 (70.24%) .NET
3 57 (67.86%) WPF
4 28 (33.33%) MVVM
5 27 (32.14%) Silverlight
5 27 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (32.14%) Windows
6 23 (27.38%) Microsoft
7 22 (26.19%) SQL
8 20 (23.81%) HTML
9 19 (22.62%) JavaScript
9 19 (22.62%) SQL Server
9 19 (22.62%) TDD
10 17 (20.24%) HTML5
11 16 (19.05%) WCF
11 16 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (17.86%) Scrum
12 15 (17.86%) .NET Framework
12 15 (17.86%) Visual Studio
12 15 (17.86%) MS Excel
13 14 (16.67%) CSS
13 14 (16.67%) Software Engineering
14 13 (15.48%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (15.48%) Finance
14 13 (15.48%) Banking
14 13 (15.48%) Investment Banking
15 12 (14.29%) Front Office
15 12 (14.29%) User Experience
16 11 (13.10%) SDLC
16 11 (13.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.38%) Node.js
3 1 (1.19%) IIS
3 1 (1.19%) Apache
3 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.14%) Photoshop
3 5 (5.95%) MS Visio
3 5 (5.95%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) HTTPS
1 2 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.62%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.90%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 6 (7.14%) Data Mining
4 6 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.57%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.38%) MySQL
7 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.19%) MS Access
8 1 (1.19%) SQLite
8 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.19%) HBase
8 1 (1.19%) Big Data
8 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (17.86%) Visual Studio
2 13 (15.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (10.71%) NUnit
4 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Blend
5 6 (7.14%) Subversion
5 6 (7.14%) Git (software)
6 4 (4.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (2.38%) MSTest
7 2 (2.38%) MSBuild
7 2 (2.38%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.38%) Grunt
7 2 (2.38%) Bower
7 2 (2.38%) gulp
7 2 (2.38%) JIRA
8 1 (1.19%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.19%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.19%) Axure RP
General
1 13 (15.48%) Finance
1 13 (15.48%) Banking
1 13 (15.48%) Investment Banking
2 12 (14.29%) Front Office
3 4 (4.76%) Law
3 4 (4.76%) Legal
4 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.19%) Advertising
4 1 (1.19%) Retail
4 1 (1.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 64 (76.19%) Developer
2 27 (32.14%) C# Developer
3 21 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 14 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (15.48%) Senior Developer
6 11 (13.10%) WPF Developer
7 8 (9.52%) Programmer
7 8 (9.52%) Senior C# Developer
8 7 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (7.14%) .NET Programmer
9 6 (7.14%) C# Programmer
9 6 (7.14%) Agile .NET Developer
9 6 (7.14%) Agile C# Developer
10 5 (5.95%) Designer
10 5 (5.95%) .NET Analyst Programmer
10 5 (5.95%) UI Designer
10 5 (5.95%) Analyst Programmer
10 5 (5.95%) Analyst
11 4 (4.76%) Software Engineer
11 4 (4.76%) C# Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (70.24%) .NET
2 57 (67.86%) WPF
3 27 (32.14%) Silverlight
4 20 (23.81%) HTML
5 17 (20.24%) HTML5
6 16 (19.05%) WCF
7 15 (17.86%) .NET Framework
8 14 (16.67%) CSS
9 11 (13.10%) JSON
10 9 (10.71%) ASP.NET
10 9 (10.71%) Reactive Extensions
11 8 (9.52%) REST
11 8 (9.52%) CSS3
11 8 (9.52%) Web Services
11 8 (9.52%) AngularJS
12 6 (7.14%) XML
12 6 (7.14%) Entity Framework
12 6 (7.14%) LINQ
12 6 (7.14%) jQuery
13 5 (5.95%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) User Experience
2 11 (13.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 7 (8.33%) Animation
4 6 (7.14%) GIS
5 5 (5.95%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (4.76%) Fixed Income
7 2 (2.38%) Clustering
7 2 (2.38%) iPad
8 1 (1.19%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.19%) Equities
8 1 (1.19%) Economics
8 1 (1.19%) Derivative
8 1 (1.19%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.19%) Psychology
8 1 (1.19%) Human Factors
8 1 (1.19%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (32.14%) Windows
2 9 (10.71%) Windows Phone
3 4 (4.76%) Windows Phone 8
4 3 (3.57%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.38%) Android
5 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.19%) UNIX
6 1 (1.19%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.19%) Linux
6 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.33%) MVVM
2 27 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (22.62%) TDD
4 16 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (17.86%) Scrum
6 14 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 11 (13.10%) SDLC
8 10 (11.90%) Unit Testing
8 10 (11.90%) Pair Programming
9 9 (10.71%) Multithreading
10 8 (9.52%) Technical Analysis
10 8 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (8.33%) MVC
12 6 (7.14%) UML
12 6 (7.14%) Mobile Development
13 5 (5.95%) BDD
13 5 (5.95%) OO
13 5 (5.95%) Release Management
14 4 (4.76%) Open Source
14 4 (4.76%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 69 (82.14%) C#
2 22 (26.19%) SQL
3 19 (22.62%) JavaScript
4 7 (8.33%) C++
5 6 (7.14%) VB
6 5 (5.95%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.76%) Ruby
7 4 (4.76%) Erlang
7 4 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.76%) F#
8 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.19%) VB6
9 1 (1.19%) PHP
9 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.19%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 3 (3.57%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 23 (27.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.76%) Oracle
3 3 (3.57%) DevExpress
3 3 (3.57%) Adobe
4 1 (1.19%) Intergraph
4 1 (1.19%) Telerik
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