The table below looks at the statistics for XAML skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XAML over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
UK / England
Rank 538 521 533
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +12
Contract jobs citing XAML 37 82 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.22% 0.44% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 61 30
Median daily rate £533 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £649 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £341 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £47.83 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +19.57%

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
16842 18473 18050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.71% 38.67% 37.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11698 12684 11999
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.41% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 461 394
Median hourly rate £42.24 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.88 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.16 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

XAML
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing XAML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XAML within the England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -3 26 £600 +7.09% 4
East Midlands - 3 £368 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £350 - 3
South East +5 2 - - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £400 -
East of England -4 1 £350 - 2
XAML
UK

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XAML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for XAML.

1 74 (93.67%) C#
2 66 (83.54%) WPF
3 58 (73.42%) .NET
4 52 (65.82%) MVVM
5 36 (45.57%) User Experience
6 33 (41.77%) Front Office
6 33 (41.77%) Microsoft
7 32 (40.51%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (37.97%) TDD
9 28 (35.44%) NUnit
10 23 (29.11%) SQL Server
11 20 (25.32%) Wireframes
11 20 (25.32%) Visual Studio
12 18 (22.78%) Fixed Income
12 18 (22.78%) Banking
12 18 (22.78%) DevExpress
13 17 (21.52%) Scrum
13 17 (21.52%) MVC
14 16 (20.25%) HTML
14 16 (20.25%) .NET Framework
15 15 (18.99%) Asset Management
15 15 (18.99%) Windows
16 14 (17.72%) OO
16 14 (17.72%) Oracle
16 14 (17.72%) Finance
16 14 (17.72%) ASP.NET Web API
17 13 (16.46%) NCrunch
17 13 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (16.46%) ReSharper
17 13 (16.46%) Silverlight

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.27%) IIS
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Photoshop
2 5 (6.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (6.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.27%) MS Office
3 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (11.39%) RMDS
2 2 (2.53%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) snoop
2 2 (2.53%) Network Security
3 1 (1.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 28 (35.44%) NUnit
2 20 (25.32%) Visual Studio
3 13 (16.46%) NCrunch
3 13 (16.46%) ReSharper
4 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Blend
5 8 (10.13%) Axure RP
5 8 (10.13%) Moq
5 8 (10.13%) StyleCop
6 5 (6.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 5 (6.33%) Bitbucket
6 5 (6.33%) Git (software)
6 5 (6.33%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.27%) MSTest
8 1 (1.27%) NuGet
General
1 33 (41.77%) Front Office
2 18 (22.78%) Banking
3 14 (17.72%) Finance
4 5 (6.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (96.20%) Developer
2 34 (43.04%) .NET Developer
2 34 (43.04%) UI Developer
3 33 (41.77%) C# Developer
4 26 (32.91%) WPF Developer
5 25 (31.65%) UX Developer
6 23 (29.11%) UI/UX Developer
7 21 (26.58%) C# .NET Developer
8 20 (25.32%) C# WPF Developer
9 16 (20.25%) XAML Developer
10 10 (12.66%) Xamarin Developer
11 9 (11.39%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
11 9 (11.39%) Electronic Trading Developer
12 6 (7.59%) Front Office Developer
13 5 (6.33%) Software Developer
13 5 (6.33%) User Experience Manager
14 4 (5.06%) Designer
14 4 (5.06%) UI Designer
14 4 (5.06%) UI/UX Designer
14 4 (5.06%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (83.54%) WPF
2 58 (73.42%) .NET
3 16 (20.25%) .NET Framework
3 16 (20.25%) HTML
4 14 (17.72%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (16.46%) Silverlight
5 13 (16.46%) WCF
6 9 (11.39%) Rendezvous
6 9 (11.39%) XSLT
7 8 (10.13%) CSS
8 7 (8.86%) Web Services
9 6 (7.59%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 6 (7.59%) SOAP
9 6 (7.59%) WinForms
10 5 (6.33%) Entity Framework
11 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET
11 4 (5.06%) HTML5
11 4 (5.06%) XML
12 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (3.80%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 36 (45.57%) User Experience
2 18 (22.78%) Fixed Income
3 13 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (6.33%) Fintech
6 4 (5.06%) Digital Media
7 3 (3.80%) Equities
7 3 (3.80%) Swaptions
8 2 (2.53%) Derivative
8 2 (2.53%) EPoS
8 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.53%) Xbox
9 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.27%) SCADA
9 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.99%) Windows
2 9 (11.39%) Android
2 9 (11.39%) Apple iOS
3 5 (6.33%) Windows 8
4 4 (5.06%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (3.80%) Linux
5 3 (3.80%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.53%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (65.82%) MVVM
2 32 (40.51%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (37.97%) TDD
4 20 (25.32%) Wireframes
5 17 (21.52%) MVC
5 17 (21.52%) Scrum
6 15 (18.99%) Asset Management
7 14 (17.72%) OO
8 12 (15.19%) Electronic Trading
8 12 (15.19%) Portfolio Management
8 12 (15.19%) SDLC
9 8 (10.13%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (10.13%) OOD
10 7 (8.86%) Translating Business Requirements
11 6 (7.59%) OOP
11 6 (7.59%) SOLID
12 5 (6.33%) Data Visualisation
12 5 (6.33%) Garbage Collection
12 5 (6.33%) Mobile Development
12 5 (6.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 74 (93.67%) C#
2 7 (8.86%) SQL
3 6 (7.59%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.80%) C++
4 3 (3.80%) Java
4 3 (3.80%) VB.NET
4 3 (3.80%) VBA
5 2 (2.53%) PHP
6 1 (1.27%) C
6 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 33 (41.77%) Microsoft
2 18 (22.78%) DevExpress
3 14 (17.72%) Oracle
4 10 (12.66%) Xamarin
5 9 (11.39%) ION Trading
5 9 (11.39%) Reuters
5 9 (11.39%) TIBCO
6 8 (10.13%) Adobe
7 5 (6.33%) IBM
7 5 (6.33%) Infragistics
7 5 (6.33%) Telerik
8 1 (1.27%) Apigee
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