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 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 379 377 355
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -22
Contract jobs citing XAML 41 57 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.40% 0.52% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 49 33
Average daily rate
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£475 £484 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £295 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £650 £600
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
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
10172 10931 10384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.53% 43.49% 40.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7298 7805 7252
Average daily rate £425 £426 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.11% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 91 136
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.50 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £112.75 £59.10 £48.50
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 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 19 September 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 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
City of London +28 9 £525 +10.52% 6
XAML
England

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 68 (69.39%) WPF
2 66 (67.35%) C#
3 61 (62.24%) MVVM
4 56 (57.14%) Silverlight
5 49 (50.00%) .NET
6 42 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (35.71%) Banking
8 34 (34.69%) Investment Banking
9 32 (32.65%) TDD
10 24 (24.49%) SQL
10 24 (24.49%) User Experience
11 23 (23.47%) CSS
11 23 (23.47%) Finance
12 22 (22.45%) Web Services
12 22 (22.45%) Microsoft
12 22 (22.45%) Unit Testing
13 20 (20.41%) Windows
13 20 (20.41%) JavaScript
14 18 (18.37%) HTML
14 18 (18.37%) Microsoft Blend
15 17 (17.35%) HTML5
15 17 (17.35%) SQL Server
15 17 (17.35%) Photoshop
15 17 (17.35%) Adobe Illustrator
16 15 (15.31%) Visual Studio
16 15 (15.31%) Windows Phone
17 14 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
17 14 (14.29%) Oracle
17 14 (14.29%) ASP.NET
18 13 (13.27%) Front Office

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.02%) IIS
1 1 (1.02%) Drupal
Applications
1 17 (17.35%) Photoshop
1 17 (17.35%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (4.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.02%) MS Office
3 1 (1.02%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) DLNA
1 1 (1.02%) Bluetooth
1 1 (1.02%) Intranet
1 1 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.02%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.35%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.06%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.04%) OLAP
6 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.02%) RavenDB
7 1 (1.02%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 18 (18.37%) Microsoft Blend
2 15 (15.31%) Visual Studio
3 14 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (6.12%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 5 (5.10%) TeamCity
6 4 (4.08%) MSBuild
7 3 (3.06%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.04%) Subversion
8 2 (2.04%) Maven
8 2 (2.04%) FitNesse
8 2 (2.04%) Ant
8 2 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (2.04%) WiX
8 2 (2.04%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.02%) Moq
9 1 (1.02%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.02%) NuGet
9 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 35 (35.71%) Banking
2 34 (34.69%) Investment Banking
3 23 (23.47%) Finance
4 13 (13.27%) Front Office
5 2 (2.04%) Billing
5 2 (2.04%) Legal
5 2 (2.04%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.02%) Local Government
6 1 (1.02%) Games
6 1 (1.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (64.29%) Developer
2 21 (21.43%) C# Developer
3 17 (17.35%) Designer
4 13 (13.27%) UI Designer
5 11 (11.22%) Silverlight Developer
5 11 (11.22%) .NET Developer
6 10 (10.20%) Interface Designer
6 10 (10.20%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Architect
8 6 (6.12%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.12%) WPF Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Technical Architect
10 4 (4.08%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Front Office Developer
11 3 (3.06%) UI Programmer
11 3 (3.06%) User Experience Designer
11 3 (3.06%) UI Developer
11 3 (3.06%) Analyst
11 3 (3.06%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (69.39%) WPF
2 56 (57.14%) Silverlight
3 49 (50.00%) .NET
4 23 (23.47%) CSS
5 22 (22.45%) Web Services
6 18 (18.37%) HTML
7 17 (17.35%) HTML5
8 14 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 13 (13.27%) .NET Framework
10 11 (11.22%) REST
10 11 (11.22%) CSS3
11 10 (10.20%) Task Parallel Library
12 9 (9.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 8 (8.16%) JMS
13 8 (8.16%) AngularJS
14 7 (7.14%) WCF
15 6 (6.12%) jQuery
15 6 (6.12%) XML
15 6 (6.12%) Sass
15 6 (6.12%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.49%) User Experience
2 13 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (10.20%) Computer Science
4 9 (9.18%) Inversion of Control
5 8 (8.16%) Open Source
6 6 (6.12%) Xbox
7 5 (5.10%) Fixed Income
8 4 (4.08%) N-Tier
8 4 (4.08%) Kinect
8 4 (4.08%) VUI
9 3 (3.06%) Mobile App
10 2 (2.04%) Animation
10 2 (2.04%) Hedge funds
11 1 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
11 1 (1.02%) Derivative
11 1 (1.02%) Graphic Design
11 1 (1.02%) Mathematics
11 1 (1.02%) Credit Risk
11 1 (1.02%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.41%) Windows
2 15 (15.31%) Windows Phone
3 8 (8.16%) Windows 8
4 6 (6.12%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (62.24%) MVVM
2 42 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (32.65%) TDD
4 22 (22.45%) Unit Testing
5 12 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (11.22%) BDD
7 10 (10.20%) Dependency Injection
7 10 (10.20%) Multithreading
8 9 (9.18%) MVC
9 8 (8.16%) Software Architecture
10 7 (7.14%) OOD
10 7 (7.14%) Regression Testing
10 7 (7.14%) OOP
10 7 (7.14%) Scrum
11 6 (6.12%) Investment Management
11 6 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (5.10%) Data Modelling
12 5 (5.10%) Workflow
12 5 (5.10%) Software Engineering
13 4 (4.08%) OO
Programming Languages
1 66 (67.35%) C#
2 24 (24.49%) SQL
3 20 (20.41%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.10%) Java
4 5 (5.10%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.06%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.04%) VB6
6 2 (2.04%) VBScript
6 2 (2.04%) VB
7 1 (1.02%) Erlang
7 1 (1.02%) F#
7 1 (1.02%) C
7 1 (1.02%) PHP
7 1 (1.02%) C++
7 1 (1.02%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (10.20%) Degree
2 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (22.45%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.29%) Oracle
3 6 (6.12%) Infragistics
3 6 (6.12%) Adobe
4 5 (5.10%) Telerik
5 2 (2.04%) JBoss
6 1 (1.02%) Siebel
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