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 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 568 588 507
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -81
Contract jobs citing XAML 43 34 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.087% 0.067% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.22% 0.17% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 22 57
Median daily rate £490 £383 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.10% -21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £253 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £376
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £23.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £23.75 -
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
19279 19612 18446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.19% 38.50% 37.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13411 13343 12171
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 396 401
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.03 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 30 June 2016.

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 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +15 22 £550 +22.22% 9
South East +8 7 £453 +29.28%
West Midlands -18 5 £415 -
East of England +23 4 £348 +6.92% 2
East Midlands - 3 £368 -
South West +8 1 £275 - 2
North West -11 1 £350 -6.66%
XAML
UK

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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.

1 114 (91.20%) C#
2 103 (82.40%) .NET
3 69 (55.20%) WPF
4 62 (49.60%) MVVM
5 57 (45.60%) Microsoft
6 49 (39.20%) Visual Studio
7 46 (36.80%) SQL Server
8 45 (36.00%) Windows
9 40 (32.00%) .NET Framework
10 38 (30.40%) Oracle
11 36 (28.80%) Unit Testing
12 32 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
13 31 (24.80%) NUnit
13 31 (24.80%) User Experience
14 29 (23.20%) Front Office
15 27 (21.60%) JavaScript
15 27 (21.60%) XML
16 26 (20.80%) MVC
17 24 (19.20%) JSON
17 24 (19.20%) WCF
18 23 (18.40%) Fixed Income
18 23 (18.40%) TDD
18 23 (18.40%) Analytical Skills
19 22 (17.60%) Team Foundation Server
20 21 (16.80%) Multithreading
20 21 (16.80%) Electronic Trading
20 21 (16.80%) ION Trading
20 21 (16.80%) TIBCO
20 21 (16.80%) Rendezvous
21 20 (16.00%) Reuters

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 10 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.80%) CMS
2 1 (0.80%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (8.80%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.20%) MS Office
2 4 (3.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (16.00%) RMDS
2 11 (8.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (8.80%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.80%) IaaS
2 1 (0.80%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.20%) CTI
2 1 (0.80%) 4G
2 1 (0.80%) Firewall
2 1 (0.80%) Network Security
2 1 (0.80%) VPN
2 1 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.80%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (36.80%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.20%) Oracle Database
2 9 (7.20%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.60%) RDBMS
4 6 (4.80%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (4.80%) Big Data
4 6 (4.80%) HBase
5 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 49 (39.20%) Visual Studio
2 31 (24.80%) NUnit
3 22 (17.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (12.00%) Git (software)
5 10 (8.00%) Moq
6 7 (5.60%) Babel
7 6 (4.80%) Fiddler
7 6 (4.80%) Jenkins
7 6 (4.80%) MSBuild
8 4 (3.20%) Subversion
8 4 (3.20%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.40%) JIRA
9 3 (2.40%) ReSharper
10 2 (1.60%) NCrunch
10 2 (1.60%) StyleCop
11 1 (0.80%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.80%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.80%) NSubstitute
11 1 (0.80%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.80%) WebStorm
General
1 29 (23.20%) Front Office
2 19 (15.20%) Finance
3 9 (7.20%) Banking
4 6 (4.80%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.40%) Games
6 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.80%) Retail
6 1 (0.80%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 107 (85.60%) Developer
2 60 (48.00%) C# Developer
3 48 (38.40%) .NET Developer
4 38 (30.40%) WPF Developer
5 37 (29.60%) C# .NET Developer
6 26 (20.80%) C# WPF Developer
7 21 (16.80%) XAML Developer
8 16 (12.80%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
8 16 (12.80%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 15 (12.00%) UX Developer
10 11 (8.80%) Silverlight Developer
11 10 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
11 10 (8.00%) SQL Developer
12 7 (5.60%) CRM Developer
13 6 (4.80%) ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (4.80%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 6 (4.80%) Mobile Developer
13 6 (4.80%) SQL Server Developer
13 6 (4.80%) UI Developer
13 6 (4.80%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (82.40%) .NET
2 69 (55.20%) WPF
3 40 (32.00%) .NET Framework
4 27 (21.60%) XML
5 24 (19.20%) JSON
5 24 (19.20%) WCF
6 21 (16.80%) Rendezvous
7 19 (15.20%) Web Services
8 18 (14.40%) Silverlight
9 17 (13.60%) CSS
9 17 (13.60%) HTML
10 16 (12.80%) AngularJS
10 16 (12.80%) ASP.NET
11 14 (11.20%) HTML5
11 14 (11.20%) LINQ
12 13 (10.40%) SOAP
13 12 (9.60%) CSS3
13 12 (9.60%) Entity Framework
13 12 (9.60%) Reactive Extensions
14 10 (8.00%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 31 (24.80%) User Experience
2 23 (18.40%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (18.40%) Fixed Income
3 8 (6.40%) Clustering
3 8 (6.40%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (5.60%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.20%) Derivative
7 3 (2.40%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (1.60%) Data Conversion
8 2 (1.60%) Equities
8 2 (1.60%) Fintech
8 2 (1.60%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.60%) RIA
8 2 (1.60%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.80%) Life Science
9 1 (0.80%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.80%) VUI
9 1 (0.80%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 45 (36.00%) Windows
2 13 (10.40%) Windows Phone
3 9 (7.20%) Windows Mobile
4 8 (6.40%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.40%) Linux
5 3 (2.40%) Unix
5 3 (2.40%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.40%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.60%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (49.60%) MVVM
2 36 (28.80%) Unit Testing
3 32 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (20.80%) MVC
5 23 (18.40%) TDD
6 21 (16.80%) Electronic Trading
6 21 (16.80%) Multithreading
7 20 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (15.20%) Scrum
9 14 (11.20%) BDD
10 12 (9.60%) CRM
10 12 (9.60%) Software Engineering
11 10 (8.00%) Data Modelling
12 8 (6.40%) High Availability
12 8 (6.40%) Investment Management
12 8 (6.40%) Performance Optimisation
12 8 (6.40%) Release Management
12 8 (6.40%) Web Development
13 7 (5.60%) API Integration
13 7 (5.60%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 114 (91.20%) C#
2 27 (21.60%) JavaScript
3 20 (16.00%) SQL
4 12 (9.60%) VB.NET
5 8 (6.40%) ECMAScript
6 7 (5.60%) ES6
6 7 (5.60%) PL/SQL
6 7 (5.60%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.80%) Java
7 6 (4.80%) VB
8 2 (1.60%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.60%) VB6
9 1 (0.80%) C++
9 1 (0.80%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (7.20%) Degree
1 9 (7.20%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.40%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.60%) MCSD
3 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.80%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.20%) QA
2 2 (1.60%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.80%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.80%) SCCM
Vendors
1 57 (45.60%) Microsoft
2 38 (30.40%) Oracle
3 21 (16.80%) ION Trading
3 21 (16.80%) TIBCO
4 20 (16.00%) Reuters
5 5 (4.00%) DevExpress
6 3 (2.40%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.40%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.80%) Adobe
7 1 (0.80%) Apigee
7 1 (0.80%) Apple
7 1 (0.80%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.80%) MobileIron
7 1 (0.80%) Tableau
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