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 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 518 452 519
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +67
Contract jobs citing XAML 61 108 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.22% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.32% 0.57% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 82 38
Average daily rate
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£463 £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £293 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +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
19315 19025 20286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.82% 39.50% 37.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12596 12314 12162
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £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 386 492 715
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 September 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 23 September 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 0 43 £475 -3.45% 5
East Midlands +7 7 £325 +8.33% 1
North West +3 6 £400 +33.41% 2
South East -17 4 £325 +8.33% 1
Yorkshire -17 1 - - 1
North East - - - -
South West - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - - 2
East of England - - - - 1
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XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 112 (76.19%) C#
2 110 (74.83%) WPF
3 93 (63.27%) .NET
4 83 (56.46%) MVVM
5 70 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (42.86%) Silverlight
7 42 (28.57%) TDD
7 42 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 41 (27.89%) SQL
9 38 (25.85%) SQL Server
10 36 (24.49%) Web Services
10 36 (24.49%) Banking
11 34 (23.13%) Investment Banking
12 33 (22.45%) .NET Framework
13 32 (21.77%) Unit Testing
14 31 (21.09%) Visual Studio
14 31 (21.09%) JavaScript
15 30 (20.41%) ASP.NET
16 29 (19.73%) CSS
17 27 (18.37%) HTML
17 27 (18.37%) Finance
18 26 (17.69%) User Experience
19 25 (17.01%) Scrum
19 25 (17.01%) HTML5
20 24 (16.33%) Team Foundation Server
20 24 (16.33%) WCF
21 23 (15.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 23 (15.65%) Windows
22 22 (14.97%) MVC
23 21 (14.29%) Microsoft Blend

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (2.72%) IIS
2 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.68%) CMS
2 1 (0.68%) Drupal
2 1 (0.68%) Node.js
2 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (11.56%) Photoshop
1 17 (11.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 11 (7.48%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.40%) MS Office
4 1 (0.68%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.68%) Simulink
4 1 (0.68%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.44%) LDAP
2 1 (0.68%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.68%) Intranet
2 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.68%) NFC
2 1 (0.68%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (25.85%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (6.80%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (6.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (6.12%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.04%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.36%) OLAP
6 2 (1.36%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.36%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.68%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.68%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 31 (21.09%) Visual Studio
2 24 (16.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (14.29%) Microsoft Blend
4 8 (5.44%) MSBuild
5 6 (4.08%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 6 (4.08%) WiX
5 6 (4.08%) Git (software)
6 5 (3.40%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.72%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (1.36%) Ant
8 2 (1.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (1.36%) Subversion
8 2 (1.36%) Maven
8 2 (1.36%) FitNesse
8 2 (1.36%) MSTest
8 2 (1.36%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.68%) Moq
9 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 1 (0.68%) SpecFlow
General
1 36 (24.49%) Banking
2 34 (23.13%) Investment Banking
3 27 (18.37%) Finance
4 13 (8.84%) Front Office
5 3 (2.04%) Retail
6 2 (1.36%) Billing
6 2 (1.36%) Legal
6 2 (1.36%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.68%) Games
7 1 (0.68%) Back Office
7 1 (0.68%) Local Government
7 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 108 (73.47%) Developer
2 40 (27.21%) C# Developer
3 30 (20.41%) .NET Developer
4 18 (12.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (11.56%) WPF Developer
5 17 (11.56%) Designer
6 13 (8.84%) UI Designer
7 12 (8.16%) Silverlight Developer
8 10 (6.80%) Interface Designer
8 10 (6.80%) SQL Developer
8 10 (6.80%) Software Developer
9 9 (6.12%) Architect
9 9 (6.12%) Senior Developer
10 8 (5.44%) Front-End Developer
11 6 (4.08%) Technical Architect
12 4 (2.72%) Front Office Developer
12 4 (2.72%) VB Developer
12 4 (2.72%) Senior C# Developer
12 4 (2.72%) JavaScript Developer
12 4 (2.72%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (74.83%) WPF
2 93 (63.27%) .NET
3 63 (42.86%) Silverlight
4 36 (24.49%) Web Services
5 33 (22.45%) .NET Framework
6 30 (20.41%) ASP.NET
7 29 (19.73%) CSS
8 27 (18.37%) HTML
9 25 (17.01%) HTML5
10 24 (16.33%) WCF
11 23 (15.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 20 (13.61%) XML
13 18 (12.24%) LINQ
14 16 (10.88%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (8.84%) WinForms
16 12 (8.16%) Managed Extensibility Framework
17 11 (7.48%) REST
17 11 (7.48%) CSS3
18 10 (6.80%) Task Parallel Library
18 10 (6.80%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.69%) User Experience
2 14 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.84%) N-Tier
4 12 (8.16%) Computer Science
5 10 (6.80%) Inversion of Control
6 8 (5.44%) Open Source
7 6 (4.08%) Xbox
8 5 (3.40%) Fixed Income
9 4 (2.72%) Kinect
9 4 (2.72%) VUI
10 3 (2.04%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.36%) Animation
11 2 (1.36%) Mathematics
11 2 (1.36%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.68%) Physics
12 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.68%) Equities
12 1 (0.68%) Credit Derivative
12 1 (0.68%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.65%) Windows
2 16 (10.88%) Windows Phone
3 10 (6.80%) Windows 8
4 6 (4.08%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (0.68%) Linux
5 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (56.46%) MVVM
2 70 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (28.57%) TDD
4 32 (21.77%) Unit Testing
5 25 (17.01%) Scrum
6 22 (14.97%) MVC
7 14 (9.52%) Multithreading
8 13 (8.84%) Dependency Injection
9 12 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (7.48%) Kanban
10 11 (7.48%) BDD
10 11 (7.48%) Software Engineering
11 10 (6.80%) OOP
12 9 (6.12%) OOD
13 8 (5.44%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (5.44%) Software Architecture
14 7 (4.76%) Investment Management
14 7 (4.76%) OO
14 7 (4.76%) Regression Testing
15 6 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 112 (76.19%) C#
2 41 (27.89%) SQL
3 31 (21.09%) JavaScript
4 7 (4.76%) VB
4 7 (4.76%) VB6
4 7 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.08%) PL/SQL
5 6 (4.08%) T-SQL
5 6 (4.08%) Java
6 3 (2.04%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.36%) C
7 2 (1.36%) C++
7 2 (1.36%) VBScript
8 1 (0.68%) PHP
8 1 (0.68%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.68%) Ruby
8 1 (0.68%) Erlang
8 1 (0.68%) F#
Qualifications
1 16 (10.88%) Degree
2 3 (2.04%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.36%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.72%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.36%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 42 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.24%) Oracle
3 9 (6.12%) Telerik
4 6 (4.08%) Adobe
4 6 (4.08%) Infragistics
5 4 (2.72%) DevExpress
6 2 (1.36%) Sybase
6 2 (1.36%) JBoss
6 2 (1.36%) Siebel
7 1 (0.68%) SolidWorks
7 1 (0.68%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.68%) Sencha
7 1 (0.68%) Twitter
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