The table below looks at the statistics for XAML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XAML over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank - 53 -
Contract jobs citing XAML 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.20% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
XAML
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Programming Languages Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
218 170 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 44.58% 34.41% 34.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 79 79
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £253 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £515 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 27
Average hourly rate £33.73 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.88% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £9.09 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £34.00 £37.50
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 Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XAML across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

XAML Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

XAML
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XAML across the Essex region.

XAML Daily Rate Trend in Essex

XAML
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XAML within the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 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
Colchester - - - -
XAML
East of England

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) WPF
2 7 (87.50%) TDD
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
4 5 (62.50%) LINQ
4 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (62.50%) DevExpress
4 5 (62.50%) MVVM
4 5 (62.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (50.00%) HTML5
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (50.00%) Kanban
5 4 (50.00%) JSON
5 4 (50.00%) VB6
5 4 (50.00%) VB
5 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (50.00%) HTML
5 4 (50.00%) CSS
5 4 (50.00%) SOA
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 3 (37.50%) WCF
7 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (25.00%) Silverlight
7 2 (25.00%) Finance

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (25.00%) MSTest
3 2 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (12.50%) MSBuild
4 1 (12.50%) WiX
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (62.50%) C# Developer
3 5 (62.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (50.00%) WPF Developer
5 1 (12.50%) UI Programmer
5 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Architect
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) WPF
2 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
2 5 (62.50%) LINQ
2 5 (62.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (50.00%) HTML5
3 4 (50.00%) JSON
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (37.50%) WCF
5 2 (25.00%) Silverlight
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) MVVM
3 4 (50.00%) Kanban
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) OOP
4 2 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) VB6
2 4 (50.00%) VB
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) DevExpress
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft