The table below looks at the statistics for XAML skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XAML over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 365 398 386
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -12
Contract jobs citing XAML 43 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.080% 0.095%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.48% 0.19% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 13 15
Average daily rate £550 £575 £498
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +15.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £438 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £620 £571
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 - -
XAML
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 London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
8932 9030 8896
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.18% 42.58% 40.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6625 6723 6325
Average daily rate £470 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 54 78
Average hourly rate £34.00 £28.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.26% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £17.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.05 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

XAML
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

XAML Jobs Demand Trend in London

XAML
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

XAML Daily Rate Trend in London

XAML
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XAML across the London region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

XAML Daily Rate Histogram in London

XAML
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XAML across the London region.

XAML Hourly Rate Trend in London

XAML
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XAML within the London region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +39 11 £519 -13.50%
Canary Wharf - 1 £648 -
XAML
England

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 67 (77.91%) WPF
2 58 (67.44%) .NET
3 55 (63.95%) C#
4 45 (52.33%) SQL Server
5 42 (48.84%) Finance
6 38 (44.19%) Microsoft
7 35 (40.70%) User Experience
8 33 (38.37%) Silverlight
9 31 (36.05%) WCF
9 31 (36.05%) MVVM
10 30 (34.88%) Front Office
11 28 (32.56%) Visual Studio
11 28 (32.56%) HTML
12 27 (31.40%) NUnit
13 25 (29.07%) AngularJS
14 24 (27.91%) Unit Testing
14 24 (27.91%) Banking
14 24 (27.91%) Multithreading
15 23 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (26.74%) HTML5
16 21 (24.42%) JavaScript
17 20 (23.26%) SQL
17 20 (23.26%) Front End Development
18 19 (22.09%) Oracle
18 19 (22.09%) .NET Framework
19 18 (20.93%) CSS
20 17 (19.77%) Investment Banking
20 17 (19.77%) TDD
20 17 (19.77%) Fixed Income
21 16 (18.60%) Adobe Illustrator

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 14 (16.28%) Node.js
2 2 (2.33%) IIS
3 1 (1.16%) Apache
3 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.16%) JBoss
3 1 (1.16%) nginx
3 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (18.60%) Adobe Illustrator
1 16 (18.60%) Photoshop
2 7 (8.14%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.98%) RMDS
2 3 (3.49%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.65%) IaaS
2 4 (4.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) 4G
1 1 (1.16%) HTTP
1 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (52.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.63%) RDBMS
2 10 (11.63%) Relational Database
3 9 (10.47%) Oracle Database
4 8 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (8.14%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (8.14%) Big Data
5 7 (8.14%) HBase
6 3 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (32.56%) Visual Studio
2 27 (31.40%) NUnit
3 16 (18.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (15.12%) Git (software)
5 11 (12.79%) WebStorm
6 8 (9.30%) MSBuild
6 8 (9.30%) TeamCity
7 6 (6.98%) MSTest
8 5 (5.81%) SpecFlow
9 4 (4.65%) Moq
10 3 (3.49%) Jenkins
11 2 (2.33%) Fiddler
11 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Blend
11 2 (2.33%) NCrunch
11 2 (2.33%) ReSharper
11 2 (2.33%) StyleCop
11 2 (2.33%) Subversion
12 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
12 1 (1.16%) Maven
12 1 (1.16%) WebObjects
General
1 42 (48.84%) Finance
2 30 (34.88%) Front Office
3 24 (27.91%) Banking
4 17 (19.77%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.65%) Back Office
6 2 (2.33%) Games
6 2 (2.33%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (1.16%) Advertising
7 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 77 (89.53%) Developer
2 36 (41.86%) C# Developer
3 27 (31.40%) .NET Developer
4 25 (29.07%) WPF Developer
5 19 (22.09%) XAML Developer
6 16 (18.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 15 (17.44%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (17.44%) UX Developer
8 14 (16.28%) C# WPF Developer
9 13 (15.12%) UI Developer
10 12 (13.95%) Senior Developer
11 11 (12.79%) Senior C# Developer
12 8 (9.30%) Front Office Developer
12 8 (9.30%) HTML Developer
13 7 (8.14%) Silverlight Developer
13 7 (8.14%) UI/UX Developer
14 6 (6.98%) SQL Developer
15 5 (5.81%) Designer
15 5 (5.81%) UI Designer
15 5 (5.81%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (77.91%) WPF
2 58 (67.44%) .NET
3 33 (38.37%) Silverlight
4 31 (36.05%) WCF
5 28 (32.56%) HTML
6 25 (29.07%) AngularJS
7 23 (26.74%) HTML5
8 19 (22.09%) .NET Framework
9 18 (20.93%) CSS
10 14 (16.28%) React
10 14 (16.28%) Unity DI Container
11 13 (15.12%) JSON
11 13 (15.12%) LINQ
11 13 (15.12%) Reactive Extensions
12 11 (12.79%) ADO.NET
12 11 (12.79%) SOAP
13 10 (11.63%) ASP.NET
13 10 (11.63%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 10 (11.63%) WinForms
14 7 (8.14%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 35 (40.70%) User Experience
2 17 (19.77%) Fixed Income
3 10 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (10.47%) Clustering
5 8 (9.30%) N-Tier
6 7 (8.14%) Swaptions
7 6 (6.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (4.65%) Derivative
8 4 (4.65%) Fintech
9 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (2.33%) Equities
10 2 (2.33%) Graphic Design
10 2 (2.33%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
10 2 (2.33%) RIA
11 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
11 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
11 1 (1.16%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.79%) Windows
2 8 (9.30%) Windows Phone
3 5 (5.81%) Windows 8
4 3 (3.49%) Linux
5 2 (2.33%) Unix
5 2 (2.33%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.16%) Android
6 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.16%) CentOS
6 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.16%) Solaris
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.05%) MVVM
2 24 (27.91%) Multithreading
2 24 (27.91%) Unit Testing
3 23 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (23.26%) Front End Development
5 17 (19.77%) TDD
6 15 (17.44%) OO
7 13 (15.12%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (13.95%) Web Development
9 10 (11.63%) BDD
10 9 (10.47%) Software Engineering
11 8 (9.30%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (9.30%) MVC
11 8 (9.30%) SOA
12 7 (8.14%) Risk Management
13 6 (6.98%) Electronic Trading
13 6 (6.98%) Scrum
13 6 (6.98%) Workflow
14 5 (5.81%) Open Source
14 5 (5.81%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (63.95%) C#
2 21 (24.42%) JavaScript
3 20 (23.26%) SQL
4 9 (10.47%) C++
5 7 (8.14%) Java
6 5 (5.81%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.33%) C
7 2 (2.33%) VB
7 2 (2.33%) VBA
8 1 (1.16%) Erlang
8 1 (1.16%) F#
8 1 (1.16%) Perl
8 1 (1.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (6.98%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) BladeLogic
1 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 38 (44.19%) Microsoft
2 19 (22.09%) Oracle
3 12 (13.95%) Adobe
4 6 (6.98%) ION Trading
4 6 (6.98%) Reuters
4 6 (6.98%) TIBCO
5 4 (4.65%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.16%) Tableau
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