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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 520 473 469
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -4
Contract jobs citing XAML 59 78 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.31% 0.44% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 47 53
Average daily rate
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£446 £425 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -26.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £333 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £575 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
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
18849 17849 16993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.02% 38.12% 38.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13036 11536 10558
Average daily rate £400 £384 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £565 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 414 519 695
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 £16.85 £15.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.80 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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
South East -22 26 £350 -17.64% 1
London +3 18 £570 +14.57% 2
North West -9 4 £338 -3.57% 2
East Midlands +10 3 £350 -
South West - 3 £275 - 3
West Midlands -9 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -18 2 - - 2
East of England -21 1 £228 -39.33% 3
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UK

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (78.99%) C#
2 88 (73.95%) WPF
3 76 (63.87%) .NET
4 49 (41.18%) MVVM
5 48 (40.34%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (34.45%) SQL Server
7 37 (31.09%) SQL
8 34 (28.57%) JavaScript
9 31 (26.05%) Visual Studio
10 30 (25.21%) Silverlight
10 30 (25.21%) WCF
11 29 (24.37%) HTML
12 28 (23.53%) Microsoft
12 28 (23.53%) TDD
13 26 (21.85%) MVC
14 24 (20.17%) ASP.NET
15 23 (19.33%) Web Services
15 23 (19.33%) Banking
15 23 (19.33%) .NET Framework
16 22 (18.49%) SQL Server 2008
16 22 (18.49%) HTML5
17 21 (17.65%) CSS
18 20 (16.81%) XML
18 20 (16.81%) Unit Testing
19 19 (15.97%) User Experience
20 18 (15.13%) Investment Banking
20 18 (15.13%) Degree
21 17 (14.29%) Oracle
21 17 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
21 17 (14.29%) Data Structures

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (4.20%) IIS
1 5 (4.20%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.68%) JBoss
2 2 (1.68%) Node.js
3 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.84%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (5.88%) Photoshop
3 5 (4.20%) MS Office
4 1 (0.84%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (5.04%) SmartPlant
2 2 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.52%) LDAP
2 1 (0.84%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (34.45%) SQL Server
2 22 (18.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (7.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (5.88%) MS Access
4 7 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.20%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.52%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.84%) HBase
9 1 (0.84%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.84%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (26.05%) Visual Studio
2 16 (13.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (8.40%) Microsoft Blend
4 7 (5.88%) MSTest
5 3 (2.52%) MSBuild
5 3 (2.52%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.68%) Ant
6 2 (1.68%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.68%) Subversion
6 2 (1.68%) Maven
6 2 (1.68%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.68%) WiX
7 1 (0.84%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.84%) NUnit
General
1 23 (19.33%) Banking
2 18 (15.13%) Investment Banking
3 16 (13.45%) Front Office
4 15 (12.61%) Finance
5 4 (3.36%) Retail
6 2 (1.68%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.68%) Games
7 1 (0.84%) Publishing
7 1 (0.84%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 90 (75.63%) Developer
2 24 (20.17%) C# Developer
3 22 (18.49%) WPF Developer
4 19 (15.97%) .NET Developer
5 10 (8.40%) Programmer
6 8 (6.72%) Software Developer
7 7 (5.88%) Designer
8 5 (4.20%) Front-End Developer
8 5 (4.20%) Silverlight Developer
8 5 (4.20%) Analyst
8 5 (4.20%) Analyst Programmer
8 5 (4.20%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (3.36%) .NET Programmer
9 4 (3.36%) UI Designer
9 4 (3.36%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.36%) Front Office Developer
9 4 (3.36%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (2.52%) UX Designer
10 3 (2.52%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.52%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (73.95%) WPF
2 76 (63.87%) .NET
3 30 (25.21%) Silverlight
3 30 (25.21%) WCF
4 29 (24.37%) HTML
5 24 (20.17%) ASP.NET
6 23 (19.33%) Web Services
6 23 (19.33%) .NET Framework
7 22 (18.49%) HTML5
8 21 (17.65%) CSS
9 20 (16.81%) XML
10 15 (12.61%) WinForms
10 15 (12.61%) jQuery
10 15 (12.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 15 (12.61%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (11.76%) LINQ
12 10 (8.40%) Castle Windsor
13 9 (7.56%) Task Parallel Library
13 9 (7.56%) AngularJS
14 7 (5.88%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.97%) User Experience
2 17 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (14.29%) Data Structures
3 10 (8.40%) Algorithms
4 9 (7.56%) Computer Science
5 8 (6.72%) Mobile App
5 8 (6.72%) N-Tier
6 7 (5.88%) Derivative
6 7 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (3.36%) Xbox
7 4 (3.36%) Open Source
8 3 (2.52%) Life Science
8 3 (2.52%) VUI
8 3 (2.52%) Fixed Income
8 3 (2.52%) Kinect
9 2 (1.68%) Social Media
9 2 (1.68%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.84%) Equities
10 1 (0.84%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.76%) Windows
2 11 (9.24%) Windows Phone
3 5 (4.20%) Windows 8
3 5 (4.20%) Windows Phone 8
4 2 (1.68%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (1.68%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.84%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (41.18%) MVVM
2 48 (40.34%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (23.53%) TDD
4 26 (21.85%) MVC
5 20 (16.81%) Unit Testing
6 15 (12.61%) Scrum
6 15 (12.61%) BDD
7 14 (11.76%) Software Engineering
8 13 (10.92%) OOD
9 12 (10.08%) Multithreading
10 11 (9.24%) OOP
10 11 (9.24%) OO
11 10 (8.40%) Workflow
11 10 (8.40%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (6.72%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (5.88%) Software Architecture
14 6 (5.04%) Dependency Injection
15 5 (4.20%) Data Modelling
16 4 (3.36%) CRM
16 4 (3.36%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 94 (78.99%) C#
2 37 (31.09%) SQL
3 34 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 12 (10.08%) T-SQL
5 9 (7.56%) VB.NET
6 6 (5.04%) PL/SQL
6 6 (5.04%) C++
6 6 (5.04%) Java
7 3 (2.52%) Objective-C
7 3 (2.52%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.68%) VBScript
8 2 (1.68%) VB
9 1 (0.84%) PHP
9 1 (0.84%) VB6
9 1 (0.84%) Ruby
9 1 (0.84%) Erlang
9 1 (0.84%) C
9 1 (0.84%) VBA
9 1 (0.84%) F#
9 1 (0.84%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 18 (15.13%) Degree
2 2 (1.68%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.84%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.68%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 17 (14.29%) Oracle
3 10 (8.40%) Telerik
4 5 (4.20%) Adobe
4 5 (4.20%) Intergraph
5 3 (2.52%) DevExpress
6 2 (1.68%) Sencha
6 2 (1.68%) Twitter
6 2 (1.68%) Siebel
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