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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 510 467 457
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -10
Contract jobs citing XAML 53 72 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.30% 0.43% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 43 40
Average daily rate
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£446 £400 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.56% -30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £300 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £611 £550 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £35.00
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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
17524 16791 15709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.95% 37.72% 38.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11848 10770 9835
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £553 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 489 670
Average hourly rate £35.50 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.43 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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
South East -16 23 £350 -17.64% 2
London -2 17 £570 +14.57% 1
South West - 4 £298 - 4
West Midlands 0 2 - -
North West -5 2 £344 -1.78% 1
Yorkshire -22 2 - - 2
East Midlands - 2 £338 - 3
East of England -4 1 £228 -39.33% 4
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XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 87 (82.08%) C#
2 76 (71.70%) WPF
3 73 (68.87%) .NET
4 46 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (41.51%) MVVM
6 39 (36.79%) SQL Server
7 32 (30.19%) SQL
8 29 (27.36%) WCF
9 25 (23.58%) TDD
10 24 (22.64%) JavaScript
11 23 (21.70%) Visual Studio
11 23 (21.70%) MVC
12 21 (19.81%) SQL Server 2008
13 20 (18.87%) ASP.NET
13 20 (18.87%) XML
13 20 (18.87%) Microsoft
14 19 (17.92%) Web Services
14 19 (17.92%) .NET Framework
15 18 (16.98%) HTML
16 17 (16.04%) Oracle
16 17 (16.04%) Front Office
17 16 (15.09%) Banking
17 16 (15.09%) Degree
17 16 (15.09%) Silverlight
17 16 (15.09%) LINQ
17 16 (15.09%) Team Foundation Server
17 16 (15.09%) Data Structures
18 15 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (14.15%) BDD
18 15 (14.15%) Scrum

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.89%) IIS
2 2 (1.89%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.72%) MS Office
3 1 (0.94%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (5.66%) SmartPlant
2 2 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.89%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (36.79%) SQL Server
2 21 (19.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (8.49%) Oracle Database
3 9 (8.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (7.55%) MS Access
5 5 (4.72%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.83%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.89%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.94%) HBase
8 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 23 (21.70%) Visual Studio
2 16 (15.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (6.60%) Microsoft Blend
3 7 (6.60%) MSTest
4 2 (1.89%) Subversion
4 2 (1.89%) WiX
4 2 (1.89%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.89%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.89%) MSBuild
4 2 (1.89%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.94%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.94%) NUnit
General
1 17 (16.04%) Front Office
2 16 (15.09%) Banking
3 11 (10.38%) Investment Banking
4 10 (9.43%) Finance
5 4 (3.77%) Retail
6 2 (1.89%) Games
7 1 (0.94%) Publishing
7 1 (0.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (72.64%) Developer
2 23 (21.70%) WPF Developer
3 19 (17.92%) C# Developer
4 18 (16.98%) .NET Developer
5 11 (10.38%) Programmer
6 6 (5.66%) Software Developer
7 5 (4.72%) Silverlight Developer
7 5 (4.72%) Analyst Programmer
7 5 (4.72%) Analyst
8 4 (3.77%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (3.77%) .NET Programmer
8 4 (3.77%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (3.77%) Designer
9 3 (2.83%) UI Designer
9 3 (2.83%) GUI Developer
10 2 (1.89%) Build Manager
10 2 (1.89%) C# Analyst Programmer
10 2 (1.89%) Deployment Manager
10 2 (1.89%) Java Developer
10 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (71.70%) WPF
2 73 (68.87%) .NET
3 29 (27.36%) WCF
4 20 (18.87%) ASP.NET
4 20 (18.87%) XML
5 19 (17.92%) Web Services
5 19 (17.92%) .NET Framework
6 18 (16.98%) HTML
7 16 (15.09%) Silverlight
7 16 (15.09%) LINQ
8 15 (14.15%) WinForms
9 14 (13.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 13 (12.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (12.26%) jQuery
11 12 (11.32%) HTML5
12 10 (9.43%) CSS
13 9 (8.49%) Castle Windsor
14 7 (6.60%) Reactive Extensions
15 6 (5.66%) RESTful
15 6 (5.66%) Caliburn.Micro
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.09%) Data Structures
2 15 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.49%) User Experience
4 8 (7.55%) N-Tier
4 8 (7.55%) Derivative
4 8 (7.55%) Algorithms
5 7 (6.60%) Mobile App
5 7 (6.60%) Inversion of Control
5 7 (6.60%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.83%) Xbox
6 3 (2.83%) Open Source
6 3 (2.83%) Life Science
7 2 (1.89%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (1.89%) Equities
7 2 (1.89%) Social Media
7 2 (1.89%) Kinect
7 2 (1.89%) VUI
8 1 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.94%) EPoS
8 1 (0.94%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.32%) Windows
2 10 (9.43%) Windows Phone
3 5 (4.72%) Windows Phone 8
4 4 (3.77%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (41.51%) MVVM
3 25 (23.58%) TDD
4 23 (21.70%) MVC
5 15 (14.15%) BDD
5 15 (14.15%) Scrum
6 13 (12.26%) Unit Testing
6 13 (12.26%) OOD
7 12 (11.32%) Software Engineering
8 11 (10.38%) OO
9 9 (8.49%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (8.49%) OOP
10 8 (7.55%) Multithreading
11 6 (5.66%) Workflow
11 6 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (4.72%) Software Architecture
12 5 (4.72%) Web Development
13 4 (3.77%) Pair Programming
13 4 (3.77%) CRM
13 4 (3.77%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 87 (82.08%) C#
2 32 (30.19%) SQL
3 24 (22.64%) JavaScript
4 11 (10.38%) T-SQL
5 10 (9.43%) VB.NET
6 6 (5.66%) PL/SQL
6 6 (5.66%) C++
7 3 (2.83%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.89%) Java
8 2 (1.89%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.94%) F#
9 1 (0.94%) Clojure
9 1 (0.94%) VBScript
9 1 (0.94%) VB
9 1 (0.94%) VBA
9 1 (0.94%) C
9 1 (0.94%) Ruby
9 1 (0.94%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 16 (15.09%) Degree
2 2 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.94%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (0.94%) Chartered Engineer
Vendors
1 20 (18.87%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.04%) Oracle
3 8 (7.55%) Telerik
4 6 (5.66%) Intergraph
5 4 (3.77%) DevExpress
6 2 (1.89%) Siebel
6 2 (1.89%) Sencha
6 2 (1.89%) Twitter
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