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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 516 481 464
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -17
Contract jobs citing XAML 56 87 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% 0.48% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 53 59
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £575 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £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
19426 17979 17795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.36% 38.51% 38.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13349 11740 10927
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 504 661
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.24 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 27 November 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
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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 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
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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 -30 23 £525 +6.06% 6
South East -19 19 £350 -12.50% 3
East Midlands +10 5 £350 -
North West -3 4 £308 +2.50% 1
South West -35 3 £275 -12.00% 6
East of England -16 1 £228 - 3
Yorkshire -22 1 - - 2
West Midlands - - - - 3
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UK

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 94 (79.66%) C#
2 91 (77.12%) WPF
3 72 (61.02%) .NET
4 59 (50.00%) MVVM
5 55 (46.61%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (33.05%) SQL
7 37 (31.36%) SQL Server
8 34 (28.81%) JavaScript
9 32 (27.12%) Microsoft
10 30 (25.42%) Silverlight
11 29 (24.58%) HTML
11 29 (24.58%) TDD
12 28 (23.73%) Visual Studio
13 26 (22.03%) .NET Framework
14 25 (21.19%) Unit Testing
14 25 (21.19%) MVC
15 24 (20.34%) Banking
15 24 (20.34%) ASP.NET
16 23 (19.49%) WCF
16 23 (19.49%) HTML5
17 22 (18.64%) Web Services
18 21 (17.80%) CSS
19 20 (16.95%) SQL Server 2008
19 20 (16.95%) Investment Banking
20 19 (16.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 18 (15.25%) Degree
21 18 (15.25%) User Experience
22 16 (13.56%) Scrum
22 16 (13.56%) Windows
23 15 (12.71%) Finance

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 5 (4.24%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.39%) IIS
3 2 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.69%) JBoss
3 2 (1.69%) Node.js
4 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.85%) Drupal
Applications
1 12 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.93%) Photoshop
2 7 (5.93%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (4.24%) MS Office
4 1 (0.85%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.85%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.85%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.54%) LDAP
2 1 (0.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (31.36%) SQL Server
2 20 (16.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (6.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (6.78%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.39%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.54%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.85%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (0.85%) HBase
7 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.85%) OLAP
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 28 (23.73%) Visual Studio
2 12 (10.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (7.63%) Microsoft Blend
4 7 (5.93%) MSTest
5 3 (2.54%) MSBuild
6 2 (1.69%) Maven
6 2 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.69%) Ant
6 2 (1.69%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.69%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.69%) WiX
6 2 (1.69%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.85%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.85%) Subversion
7 1 (0.85%) NUnit
General
1 24 (20.34%) Banking
2 20 (16.95%) Investment Banking
3 15 (12.71%) Finance
4 13 (11.02%) Front Office
5 4 (3.39%) Retail
6 2 (1.69%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Back Office
7 1 (0.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 97 (82.20%) Developer
2 26 (22.03%) C# Developer
3 23 (19.49%) WPF Developer
4 21 (17.80%) .NET Developer
5 9 (7.63%) Software Developer
6 7 (5.93%) Designer
7 6 (5.08%) SQL Developer
8 5 (4.24%) Silverlight Developer
8 5 (4.24%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (4.24%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (4.24%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (3.39%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.39%) Front Office Developer
9 4 (3.39%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.39%) UI Designer
10 3 (2.54%) C# Software Developer
10 3 (2.54%) GUI Developer
10 3 (2.54%) UX Designer
10 3 (2.54%) Build Manager
10 3 (2.54%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (77.12%) WPF
2 72 (61.02%) .NET
3 30 (25.42%) Silverlight
4 29 (24.58%) HTML
5 26 (22.03%) .NET Framework
6 24 (20.34%) ASP.NET
7 23 (19.49%) WCF
7 23 (19.49%) HTML5
8 22 (18.64%) Web Services
9 21 (17.80%) CSS
10 19 (16.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 15 (12.71%) WinForms
12 14 (11.86%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (11.86%) jQuery
13 13 (11.02%) XML
14 11 (9.32%) LINQ
15 10 (8.47%) Castle Windsor
16 9 (7.63%) AngularJS
16 9 (7.63%) Task Parallel Library
17 7 (5.93%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.25%) User Experience
2 14 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.47%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.47%) Data Structures
3 10 (8.47%) Algorithms
4 8 (6.78%) N-Tier
5 7 (5.93%) Mobile App
5 7 (5.93%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (4.24%) Open Source
7 4 (3.39%) Xbox
8 3 (2.54%) VUI
8 3 (2.54%) Kinect
8 3 (2.54%) Derivative
8 3 (2.54%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.69%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (1.69%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.69%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.69%) Social Media
10 1 (0.85%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.85%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.56%) Windows
2 12 (10.17%) Windows Phone
3 6 (5.08%) Windows 8
4 5 (4.24%) Windows Phone 8
5 2 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.69%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (50.00%) MVVM
2 55 (46.61%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (24.58%) TDD
4 25 (21.19%) Unit Testing
4 25 (21.19%) MVC
5 16 (13.56%) Scrum
6 15 (12.71%) BDD
7 12 (10.17%) Multithreading
8 11 (9.32%) OOP
8 11 (9.32%) Software Engineering
9 10 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (7.63%) OOD
11 7 (5.93%) Software Architecture
11 7 (5.93%) OO
12 6 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (5.08%) Dependency Injection
13 5 (4.24%) Data Modelling
13 5 (4.24%) Workflow
14 4 (3.39%) Regression Testing
14 4 (3.39%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 94 (79.66%) C#
2 39 (33.05%) SQL
3 34 (28.81%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.78%) T-SQL
5 7 (5.93%) Java
6 6 (5.08%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.39%) C++
8 3 (2.54%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.54%) VBScript
8 3 (2.54%) VB
8 3 (2.54%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.69%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.69%) VB6
9 2 (1.69%) C
10 1 (0.85%) Clojure
10 1 (0.85%) Ruby
10 1 (0.85%) Erlang
10 1 (0.85%) F#
10 1 (0.85%) PHP
10 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (15.25%) Degree
2 3 (2.54%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.69%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.54%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (27.12%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.47%) Telerik
2 10 (8.47%) Oracle
3 5 (4.24%) Adobe
4 2 (1.69%) Siebel
4 2 (1.69%) Sencha
4 2 (1.69%) Twitter
5 1 (0.85%) Autodesk
5 1 (0.85%) SolidWorks
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