The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 London 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 379 359 380
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +21
Contract jobs citing XAML 33 19 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.088% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.34% 0.22% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 41
Average daily rate £525 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £650
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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9774 8755 10492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 40.36% 40.49% 37.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7129 6327 7141
Average daily rate £425 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 100 118
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.87 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
XAML
England

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -1 14 £513 -18.00% 2
Enfield - - - -
XAML
England

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 40 (72.73%) WPF
2 35 (63.64%) C#
3 33 (60.00%) Silverlight
4 26 (47.27%) MVVM
5 23 (41.82%) Windows
6 20 (36.36%) .NET
7 17 (30.91%) CSS
8 15 (27.27%) CSS3
9 14 (25.45%) JavaScript
9 14 (25.45%) Banking
10 13 (23.64%) Microsoft Blend
10 13 (23.64%) HTML
10 13 (23.64%) HTML5
10 13 (23.64%) Windows Phone
11 12 (21.82%) XML
12 11 (20.00%) Investment Banking
12 11 (20.00%) SQL
12 11 (20.00%) REST
13 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
13 10 (18.18%) Finance
13 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (18.18%) TDD
13 10 (18.18%) WCF
14 9 (16.36%) Infragistics
14 9 (16.36%) Adobe Illustrator
14 9 (16.36%) Photoshop
14 9 (16.36%) Windows 8
15 8 (14.55%) Oracle
15 8 (14.55%) Web Services
16 7 (12.73%) MVC

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Photoshop
1 9 (16.36%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.64%) GitHub
2 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) HTTP
2 3 (5.45%) SSL
3 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.82%) NFC
3 1 (1.82%) DLNA
3 1 (1.82%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.64%) MySQL
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) Microsoft Blend
2 7 (12.73%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 7 (12.73%) Visual Studio
2 7 (12.73%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.45%) Subversion
4 2 (3.64%) NUnit
4 2 (3.64%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.82%) Moq
5 1 (1.82%) JIRA
5 1 (1.82%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (25.45%) Banking
2 11 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 10 (18.18%) Finance
4 3 (5.45%) Front Office
4 3 (5.45%) Back Office
5 2 (3.64%) Retail
6 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.82%) Legal
6 1 (1.82%) Publishing
6 1 (1.82%) Games
6 1 (1.82%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 35 (63.64%) Developer
2 14 (25.45%) Designer
3 12 (21.82%) UI Designer
4 11 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 11 (20.00%) Silverlight Developer
5 8 (14.55%) .NET Developer
6 7 (12.73%) Interface Designer
6 7 (12.73%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (10.91%) WPF Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Windows 8 Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) User Experience Designer
9 2 (3.64%) Software Development Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Development Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Software Developer
10 1 (1.82%) Front Office Developer
10 1 (1.82%) Senior Developer
10 1 (1.82%) Games Developer
10 1 (1.82%) Mobile Developer
10 1 (1.82%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (72.73%) WPF
2 33 (60.00%) Silverlight
3 20 (36.36%) .NET
4 17 (30.91%) CSS
5 15 (27.27%) CSS3
6 13 (23.64%) HTML5
6 13 (23.64%) HTML
7 12 (21.82%) XML
8 11 (20.00%) REST
9 10 (18.18%) WCF
10 8 (14.55%) Web Services
11 7 (12.73%) .NET Framework
11 7 (12.73%) LINQ
11 7 (12.73%) WinRT
12 6 (10.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (10.91%) JSON
13 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET
14 4 (7.27%) XNA
14 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC
15 2 (3.64%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Derivative
1 6 (10.91%) Open Source
1 6 (10.91%) Xbox
2 5 (9.09%) Kinect
2 5 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.45%) Streaming Video
3 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.64%) Animation
5 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.82%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.82%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 23 (41.82%) Windows
2 13 (23.64%) Windows Phone
3 9 (16.36%) Windows 8
4 4 (7.27%) Windows Phone 8
5 2 (3.64%) Android
5 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (47.27%) MVVM
2 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (18.18%) TDD
3 7 (12.73%) MVC
4 6 (10.91%) Multithreading
5 5 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (9.09%) OO
6 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce
6 4 (7.27%) Pair Programming
6 4 (7.27%) Information Architecture
6 4 (7.27%) Release Management
6 4 (7.27%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.45%) Scrum
7 3 (5.45%) OOD
7 3 (5.45%) DRM
8 2 (3.64%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.64%) Workflow
8 2 (3.64%) Data Modelling
8 2 (3.64%) Resource Management
8 2 (3.64%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (63.64%) C#
2 14 (25.45%) JavaScript
3 11 (20.00%) SQL
4 7 (12.73%) C++
5 3 (5.45%) Java
6 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.64%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.64%) C
7 1 (1.82%) XPath
7 1 (1.82%) XQuery
7 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.36%) Infragistics
3 8 (14.55%) Oracle
4 4 (7.27%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.82%) Perforce
5 1 (1.82%) Adobe
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