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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 533 502 479
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -23
Contract jobs citing XAML 50 80 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.099% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 0.43% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 57 26
Average daily rate
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£438 £450 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +41.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £38.50
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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
19015 18777 16194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.63% 37.34% 37.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12510 12373 10186
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £559 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 442 584
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.68 £17.50 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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
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 24 April 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
London +1 34 £450 -10.00% 13
South West - 7 £320 - 1
South East -4 6 £375 -16.66% 1
East Midlands +3 1 - -
West Midlands -14 1 - - 2
Yorkshire -26 1 £375 +25.00%
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XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 86 (83.50%) C#
2 79 (76.70%) .NET
3 71 (68.93%) WPF
4 37 (35.92%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (34.95%) MVVM
6 35 (33.98%) SQL
7 31 (30.10%) TDD
8 29 (28.16%) Visual Studio
9 27 (26.21%) SQL Server
10 26 (25.24%) Silverlight
11 24 (23.30%) Windows
12 23 (22.33%) .NET Framework
12 23 (22.33%) WCF
13 22 (21.36%) Microsoft
14 20 (19.42%) JavaScript
14 20 (19.42%) HTML
15 18 (17.48%) Scrum
15 18 (17.48%) Software Engineering
16 17 (16.50%) Front Office
17 15 (14.56%) XML
17 15 (14.56%) Banking
17 15 (14.56%) HTML5
18 14 (13.59%) SQL Server 2008
18 14 (13.59%) WinForms
19 13 (12.62%) Investment Banking
19 13 (12.62%) MVC
20 12 (11.65%) MS Excel
20 12 (11.65%) OO
20 12 (11.65%) T-SQL
20 12 (11.65%) VB.NET

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.94%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (11.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.94%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.97%) MS Office
3 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (5.83%) SmartPlant
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (26.21%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (10.68%) Relational Database
4 9 (8.74%) Oracle Database
5 8 (7.77%) MS Access
6 6 (5.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (5.83%) Data Mining
7 4 (3.88%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.91%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.94%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.94%) MySQL
9 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.97%) HBase
10 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 29 (28.16%) Visual Studio
2 8 (7.77%) NUnit
2 8 (7.77%) MSTest
2 8 (7.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Blend
4 6 (5.83%) Subversion
5 5 (4.85%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.97%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.97%) JIRA
General
1 17 (16.50%) Front Office
2 15 (14.56%) Banking
3 13 (12.62%) Investment Banking
4 12 (11.65%) Finance
5 4 (3.88%) Law
6 3 (2.91%) Legal
7 2 (1.94%) Retail
8 1 (0.97%) Games
8 1 (0.97%) Publishing
8 1 (0.97%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 79 (76.70%) Developer
2 24 (23.30%) .NET Developer
3 22 (21.36%) C# Developer
4 20 (19.42%) WPF Developer
5 13 (12.62%) Programmer
6 11 (10.68%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (9.71%) Senior Developer
8 7 (6.80%) Analyst Programmer
8 7 (6.80%) Analyst
8 7 (6.80%) .NET Programmer
8 7 (6.80%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (5.83%) Senior C# Developer
9 6 (5.83%) Agile .NET Developer
9 6 (5.83%) Agile C# Developer
10 5 (4.85%) C# Programmer
10 5 (4.85%) .NET Analyst Programmer
10 5 (4.85%) C# Analyst Programmer
11 4 (3.88%) Designer
11 4 (3.88%) UI Designer
12 3 (2.91%) VB Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (76.70%) .NET
2 71 (68.93%) WPF
3 26 (25.24%) Silverlight
4 23 (22.33%) .NET Framework
4 23 (22.33%) WCF
5 20 (19.42%) HTML
6 15 (14.56%) XML
6 15 (14.56%) HTML5
7 14 (13.59%) WinForms
8 12 (11.65%) JSON
8 12 (11.65%) Entity Framework
9 11 (10.68%) LINQ
10 10 (9.71%) Web Services
10 10 (9.71%) REST
11 9 (8.74%) ASP.NET
11 9 (8.74%) CSS
12 7 (6.80%) Reactive Extensions
13 6 (5.83%) Castle Windsor
13 6 (5.83%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (5.83%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.74%) Mobile App
1 9 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (8.74%) Data Structures
2 8 (7.77%) Animation
2 8 (7.77%) Derivative
2 8 (7.77%) User Experience
3 7 (6.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (5.83%) GIS
5 3 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.91%) Life Science
6 2 (1.94%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (1.94%) Equities
6 2 (1.94%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.94%) Open Source
7 1 (0.97%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.97%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.97%) EPoS
7 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.97%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.97%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.30%) Windows
2 9 (8.74%) Windows Phone
3 5 (4.85%) Windows Phone 8
4 3 (2.91%) Windows 8
4 3 (2.91%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.94%) Android
5 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.97%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.97%) UNIX
6 1 (0.97%) Linux
6 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (35.92%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (34.95%) MVVM
3 31 (30.10%) TDD
4 18 (17.48%) Scrum
4 18 (17.48%) Software Engineering
5 13 (12.62%) MVC
6 12 (11.65%) OO
7 11 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (9.71%) BDD
9 9 (8.74%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (8.74%) Mobile Development
9 9 (8.74%) OOD
9 9 (8.74%) Pair Programming
10 8 (7.77%) Technical Analysis
11 7 (6.80%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (5.83%) Workflow
12 6 (5.83%) Multithreading
13 5 (4.85%) Unit Testing
14 4 (3.88%) Web Development
14 4 (3.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 86 (83.50%) C#
2 35 (33.98%) SQL
3 20 (19.42%) JavaScript
4 12 (11.65%) T-SQL
4 12 (11.65%) VB.NET
5 10 (9.71%) C++
6 8 (7.77%) VB
7 4 (3.88%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.94%) Ruby
8 2 (1.94%) Java
8 2 (1.94%) F#
8 2 (1.94%) Erlang
9 1 (0.97%) C++/CLI
9 1 (0.97%) Clojure
9 1 (0.97%) VBA
9 1 (0.97%) VBScript
9 1 (0.97%) PHP
9 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.97%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (2.91%) Degree
Vendors
1 22 (21.36%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.68%) Oracle
3 6 (5.83%) Intergraph
3 6 (5.83%) DevExpress
4 1 (0.97%) Adobe
4 1 (0.97%) Telerik
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 18 days ago