The first table below looks at the demand for XAML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XAML over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Glasgow region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 56 77 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Contract jobs citing XAML 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.31% 0.11% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.65% 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.74% -7.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.50 -
Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
339 519 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 49.20% 57.67% 35.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 270 163
Average daily rate £375 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £15.24 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
XAML
Scotland

XAML
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

XAML Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

XAML
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

XAML Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

XAML
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) WPF
2 8 (88.89%) MVVM
3 7 (77.78%) OOP
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) Adobe
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) OO
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Blend
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 1 (11.11%) Flash
7 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
7 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (11.11%) Banking
7 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
7 1 (11.11%) Animation
7 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
7 1 (11.11%) Caliburn.Micro
7 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
1 9 (100.00%) WPF Developer
2 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) WPF
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) Flash
3 1 (11.11%) Caliburn.Micro
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Animation
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) MVVM
2 7 (77.78%) OOP
3 4 (44.44%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
1 7 (77.78%) Adobe