The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 482 475 499
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +24
Contract jobs citing XAML 75 47 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.39% 0.30% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 26 56
Average daily rate £413 £328 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.95% -20.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £588 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.74% -7.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £38.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.50 -
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19062 15930 19785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.12% 36.89% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12543 9991 11907
Average daily rate £375 £385 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 584 705
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.63 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
XAML
UK

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -20 33 £525 +16.66% 9
East of England - 16 £350 - 4
Yorkshire -12 12 £300 +3.44%
West Midlands -18 5 £338 -
South East -17 4 £350 -33.33% 2
North West - 3 £350 - 1
East Midlands -10 2 - - 2
North East - - - - 1
South West - - - - 1
XAML
UK

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

1 118 (81.38%) C#
2 94 (64.83%) WPF
3 73 (50.34%) MVVM
4 68 (46.90%) .NET
5 63 (43.45%) Silverlight
6 56 (38.62%) Windows
7 49 (33.79%) WCF
8 46 (31.72%) Visual Studio
9 42 (28.97%) SQL Server
10 36 (24.83%) Team Foundation Server
11 35 (24.14%) TDD
11 35 (24.14%) Microsoft
12 34 (23.45%) HTML
13 33 (22.76%) Windows Phone
14 30 (20.69%) HTML5
14 30 (20.69%) CSS
15 27 (18.62%) XML
15 27 (18.62%) Agile Software Development
16 25 (17.24%) LINQ
17 22 (15.17%) Git (software)
17 22 (15.17%) .NET Framework
17 22 (15.17%) SQL
17 22 (15.17%) JavaScript
18 21 (14.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 21 (14.48%) Windows 8
19 20 (13.79%) Web Services
20 19 (13.10%) ASP.NET
20 19 (13.10%) SOAP
20 19 (13.10%) OO
21 18 (12.41%) Scrum

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 9 (6.21%) CMS
2 2 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.69%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.69%) IIS
3 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (7.59%) Photoshop
1 11 (7.59%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (7.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.38%) GitHub
3 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.21%) HTTP
2 3 (2.07%) SSL
3 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.69%) 2G
3 1 (0.69%) NFC
3 1 (0.69%) DLNA
3 1 (0.69%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (28.97%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.76%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.38%) MySQL
5 1 (0.69%) Big Data
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 46 (31.72%) Visual Studio
2 36 (24.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (15.17%) Git (software)
4 14 (9.66%) Microsoft Blend
5 9 (6.21%) Subversion
6 7 (4.83%) NUnit
6 7 (4.83%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 5 (3.45%) PhoneGap
8 4 (2.76%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (1.38%) Hudson
9 2 (1.38%) Maven
9 2 (1.38%) JIRA
10 1 (0.69%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.69%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.69%) Xcode
10 1 (0.69%) WiX
10 1 (0.69%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.69%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.69%) Moq
General
1 15 (10.34%) Finance
2 14 (9.66%) Banking
3 11 (7.59%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.76%) Retail
4 4 (2.76%) Front Office
5 3 (2.07%) Back Office
5 3 (2.07%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.38%) Legal
6 2 (1.38%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.69%) Publishing
7 1 (0.69%) Games
7 1 (0.69%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.69%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 110 (75.86%) Developer
2 39 (26.90%) .NET Developer
3 26 (17.93%) C# Developer
4 18 (12.41%) Designer
5 16 (11.03%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (10.34%) UI Designer
7 13 (8.97%) Windows 8 Developer
8 12 (8.28%) WPF Developer
9 11 (7.59%) Silverlight Developer
10 10 (6.90%) UI Developer
10 10 (6.90%) UI Programmer
11 9 (6.21%) Software Developer
12 7 (4.83%) Software Engineer
12 7 (4.83%) Interface Designer
12 7 (4.83%) Mobile Developer
13 6 (4.14%) Windows Mobile Developer
14 5 (3.45%) User Experience Designer
15 4 (2.76%) Programmer
16 3 (2.07%) Tester
16 3 (2.07%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (64.83%) WPF
2 68 (46.90%) .NET
3 63 (43.45%) Silverlight
4 49 (33.79%) WCF
5 34 (23.45%) HTML
6 30 (20.69%) CSS
6 30 (20.69%) HTML5
7 27 (18.62%) XML
8 25 (17.24%) LINQ
9 22 (15.17%) .NET Framework
10 21 (14.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 20 (13.79%) Web Services
12 19 (13.10%) SOAP
12 19 (13.10%) ASP.NET
13 17 (11.72%) WinRT
14 15 (10.34%) CSS3
15 14 (9.66%) JSON
16 12 (8.28%) REST
17 9 (6.21%) jQuery
18 8 (5.52%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.59%) Mobile App
2 9 (6.21%) Kinect
3 7 (4.83%) Open Source
4 6 (4.14%) Xbox
4 6 (4.14%) Derivative
5 5 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.76%) Smartphone
6 4 (2.76%) SCADA
6 4 (2.76%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (2.07%) Streaming Video
7 3 (2.07%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.38%) Animation
8 2 (1.38%) New Media
9 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.69%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.69%) EPoS
9 1 (0.69%) NHS
9 1 (0.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 56 (38.62%) Windows
2 33 (22.76%) Windows Phone
3 21 (14.48%) Windows 8
4 9 (6.21%) Windows Phone 8
5 7 (4.83%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (2.76%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.07%) Android
8 1 (0.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (50.34%) MVVM
2 35 (24.14%) TDD
3 27 (18.62%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (13.10%) OO
5 18 (12.41%) Scrum
6 17 (11.72%) MVC
6 17 (11.72%) Software Engineering
7 12 (8.28%) CRM
7 12 (8.28%) SOA
8 9 (6.21%) OOD
9 8 (5.52%) Kanban
10 7 (4.83%) Multithreading
10 7 (4.83%) Workflow
11 6 (4.14%) OOP
11 6 (4.14%) Unit Testing
11 6 (4.14%) Content Management
12 5 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (2.76%) Information Architecture
13 4 (2.76%) Release Management
13 4 (2.76%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 118 (81.38%) C#
2 22 (15.17%) JavaScript
2 22 (15.17%) SQL
3 10 (6.90%) T-SQL
3 10 (6.90%) VB
3 10 (6.90%) C++
4 9 (6.21%) VB6
5 7 (4.83%) Java
6 4 (2.76%) PHP
6 4 (2.76%) C
7 3 (2.07%) Objective-C
7 3 (2.07%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.69%) XQuery
8 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.69%) XPath
8 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (5.52%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.45%) Degree
3 2 (1.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.38%) QA
Vendors
1 35 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.34%) DevExpress
3 9 (6.21%) Infragistics
3 9 (6.21%) Oracle
4 4 (2.76%) Sencha
5 3 (2.07%) Adobe
6 2 (1.38%) Sybase
7 1 (0.69%) IBM
7 1 (0.69%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.69%) Perforce
7 1 (0.69%) Google
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