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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 522 470 510
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +40
Contract jobs citing XAML 61 95 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.32% 0.50% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 66 47
Average daily rate
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£438 £338 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -28.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £292 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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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
19152 19023 20044
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.42% 39.53% 37.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12347 12161 12180
Average daily rate £398 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 514 713
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.14 £16.72 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +10 39 £475 -7.31% 7
East Midlands +4 6 £325 +8.33% 1
North West -7 6 £400 +33.33% 1
West Midlands -12 5 £376 +0.26% 2
South East -30 3 £375 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire -18 1 - - 3
East of England -25 1 £350 -22.22% 1
South West - - - - 3
North East - - - -
XAML
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XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 115 (79.31%) C#
2 114 (78.62%) WPF
3 92 (63.45%) .NET
4 85 (58.62%) MVVM
5 63 (43.45%) Silverlight
6 44 (30.34%) Microsoft
7 42 (28.97%) TDD
8 41 (28.28%) SQL Server
9 38 (26.21%) SQL
9 38 (26.21%) Visual Studio
10 36 (24.83%) .NET Framework
11 34 (23.45%) ASP.NET
11 34 (23.45%) CSS
12 32 (22.07%) Banking
12 32 (22.07%) Agile Software Development
13 31 (21.38%) Web Services
13 31 (21.38%) HTML
14 30 (20.69%) Investment Banking
15 29 (20.00%) HTML5
15 29 (20.00%) JavaScript
16 28 (19.31%) Unit Testing
16 28 (19.31%) Team Foundation Server
17 27 (18.62%) MVC
18 26 (17.93%) WCF
19 25 (17.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 25 (17.24%) Finance
19 25 (17.24%) Windows
20 23 (15.86%) Scrum
20 23 (15.86%) LINQ
21 20 (13.79%) Microsoft Blend

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (2.76%) IIS
2 3 (2.07%) CMS
3 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.69%) Drupal
3 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (11.03%) Photoshop
1 16 (11.03%) Adobe Illustrator
2 10 (6.90%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.45%) MS Office
4 1 (0.69%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.69%) Simulink
4 1 (0.69%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.52%) LDAP
2 1 (0.69%) Intranet
2 1 (0.69%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.69%) HTTP
2 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.69%) NFC
2 1 (0.69%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (28.28%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (6.21%) Relational Database
5 8 (5.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.38%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.38%) OLAP
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.69%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.69%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 38 (26.21%) Visual Studio
2 28 (19.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (13.79%) Microsoft Blend
4 12 (8.28%) Git (software)
5 7 (4.83%) MSBuild
6 6 (4.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 5 (3.45%) WiX
8 4 (2.76%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.07%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (1.38%) MSTest
10 2 (1.38%) FitNesse
10 2 (1.38%) Maven
10 2 (1.38%) Ant
10 2 (1.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.69%) Subversion
11 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.69%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.69%) NuGet
11 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
General
1 32 (22.07%) Banking
2 30 (20.69%) Investment Banking
3 25 (17.24%) Finance
4 10 (6.90%) Front Office
5 2 (1.38%) Legal
5 2 (1.38%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.38%) Billing
5 2 (1.38%) Retail
6 1 (0.69%) Local Government
6 1 (0.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 109 (75.17%) Developer
2 42 (28.97%) C# Developer
3 36 (24.83%) .NET Developer
4 21 (14.48%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (13.79%) WPF Developer
6 16 (11.03%) Designer
7 12 (8.28%) UI Designer
8 11 (7.59%) Silverlight Developer
9 10 (6.90%) SQL Developer
9 10 (6.90%) Software Developer
9 10 (6.90%) Senior Developer
10 9 (6.21%) Interface Designer
11 8 (5.52%) Front-End Developer
12 7 (4.83%) Architect
13 5 (3.45%) UI Developer
13 5 (3.45%) UI Programmer
14 4 (2.76%) JavaScript Developer
14 4 (2.76%) VB Developer
14 4 (2.76%) Programmer
14 4 (2.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (78.62%) WPF
2 92 (63.45%) .NET
3 63 (43.45%) Silverlight
4 36 (24.83%) .NET Framework
5 34 (23.45%) ASP.NET
5 34 (23.45%) CSS
6 31 (21.38%) Web Services
6 31 (21.38%) HTML
7 29 (20.00%) HTML5
8 26 (17.93%) WCF
9 25 (17.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 23 (15.86%) LINQ
11 18 (12.41%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (11.72%) XML
13 13 (8.97%) REST
14 12 (8.28%) Managed Extensibility Framework
14 12 (8.28%) JSON
14 12 (8.28%) WinForms
15 11 (7.59%) CSS3
16 9 (6.21%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.59%) N-Tier
2 9 (6.21%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.52%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (4.83%) Open Source
5 5 (3.45%) Fixed Income
6 4 (2.76%) Xbox
7 3 (2.07%) VUI
7 3 (2.07%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.07%) Kinect
8 2 (1.38%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.38%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.38%) Animation
9 1 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.69%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.69%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.69%) Derivative
9 1 (0.69%) Physics
9 1 (0.69%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.24%) Windows
2 17 (11.72%) Windows Phone
3 9 (6.21%) Windows 8
4 7 (4.83%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (0.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (58.62%) MVVM
2 42 (28.97%) TDD
3 32 (22.07%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (19.31%) Unit Testing
5 27 (18.62%) MVC
6 23 (15.86%) Scrum
7 16 (11.03%) Kanban
8 14 (9.66%) Software Engineering
9 12 (8.28%) Multithreading
10 11 (7.59%) Dependency Injection
11 10 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (5.52%) SOA
13 6 (4.14%) BDD
13 6 (4.14%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (4.14%) Regression Testing
13 6 (4.14%) OOP
13 6 (4.14%) OO
13 6 (4.14%) OOD
14 5 (3.45%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 115 (79.31%) C#
2 38 (26.21%) SQL
3 29 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.59%) VB6
4 11 (7.59%) VB
5 6 (4.14%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.14%) T-SQL
5 6 (4.14%) Java
6 4 (2.76%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.38%) C++
7 2 (1.38%) VBScript
7 2 (1.38%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.69%) C
8 1 (0.69%) PHP
8 1 (0.69%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.69%) Ruby
8 1 (0.69%) F#
8 1 (0.69%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 12 (8.28%) Degree
2 2 (1.38%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (1.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 44 (30.34%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.72%) Oracle
3 8 (5.52%) DevExpress
4 7 (4.83%) Telerik
5 6 (4.14%) Infragistics
5 6 (4.14%) Adobe
6 2 (1.38%) JBoss
6 2 (1.38%) Sybase
7 1 (0.69%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.69%) SolidWorks
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