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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 58 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XAML 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.15% - 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.41% - 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£360 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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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
241 188 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.19% 39.41% 35.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 98 71
Average daily rate £350 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £475 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 19 25
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £25.00 £9.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) GUI Developer
1 1 (100.00%) UI Developer
1 1 (100.00%) WPF Developer
1 1 (100.00%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB6