The table below looks at the statistics for XAML skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XAML over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 397 419 396
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -23
Contract jobs citing XAML 40 27 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.40% 0.27% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 27
Median daily rate £550 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £372 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £338 £358
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
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
9958 10122 10084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.85% 42.80% 41.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7420 7451 7118
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 73 62
Median hourly rate £34.57 £28.39 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.75% -16.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £16.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £50.65 £53.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

XAML
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing XAML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XAML within the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +39 12 £563 +50.00% 1
XAML
England

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XAML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for XAML.

1 66 (83.54%) C#
2 59 (74.68%) .NET
3 48 (60.76%) WPF
4 42 (53.16%) Microsoft
5 40 (50.63%) MVVM
6 35 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (37.97%) Front Office
7 30 (37.97%) Windows
8 28 (35.44%) SQL Server
9 23 (29.11%) JavaScript
9 23 (29.11%) TDD
10 22 (27.85%) Fixed Income
11 21 (26.58%) Visual Studio
11 21 (26.58%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (26.58%) User Experience
12 20 (25.32%) .NET Framework
12 20 (25.32%) Oracle
12 20 (25.32%) HTML
13 18 (22.78%) CSS
13 18 (22.78%) HTML5
14 17 (21.52%) Scrum
15 16 (20.25%) NUnit
15 16 (20.25%) Banking
15 16 (20.25%) ECMAScript
16 15 (18.99%) Silverlight
17 14 (17.72%) Electronic Trading
17 14 (17.72%) WinForms
17 14 (17.72%) Finance
17 14 (17.72%) BDD
18 13 (16.46%) TIBCO

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 9 (11.39%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (15.19%) RMDS
2 6 (7.59%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.13%) Office 365
3 2 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.13%) Internet
2 1 (1.27%) Firewall
2 1 (1.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (35.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.33%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (26.58%) Visual Studio
2 16 (20.25%) NUnit
3 9 (11.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (10.13%) MSBuild
5 7 (8.86%) Babel
5 7 (8.86%) Moq
6 6 (7.59%) TeamCity
7 5 (6.33%) Git (software)
8 4 (5.06%) Fiddler
8 4 (5.06%) Jenkins
8 4 (5.06%) JIRA
8 4 (5.06%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.53%) Axure RP
10 1 (1.27%) FitNesse
10 1 (1.27%) NCrunch
10 1 (1.27%) ReSharper
10 1 (1.27%) StyleCop
General
1 30 (37.97%) Front Office
2 16 (20.25%) Banking
3 14 (17.72%) Finance
4 9 (11.39%) Investment Banking
5 8 (10.13%) Publishing
6 4 (5.06%) Games
7 1 (1.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 61 (77.22%) Developer
2 39 (49.37%) C# Developer
3 28 (35.44%) WPF Developer
4 23 (29.11%) C# WPF Developer
5 18 (22.78%) .NET Developer
6 12 (15.19%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (12.66%) XAML Developer
8 9 (11.39%) Architect
8 9 (11.39%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
8 9 (11.39%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 8 (10.13%) UX Developer
10 7 (8.86%) Senior Developer
10 7 (8.86%) Silverlight Developer
11 6 (7.59%) JavaScript Developer
11 6 (7.59%) UI Developer
12 4 (5.06%) C# GUI Developer
12 4 (5.06%) C++ Programmer
12 4 (5.06%) GUI Developer
12 4 (5.06%) Senior .NET Developer
12 4 (5.06%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (74.68%) .NET
2 48 (60.76%) WPF
3 20 (25.32%) .NET Framework
3 20 (25.32%) HTML
4 18 (22.78%) CSS
4 18 (22.78%) HTML5
5 15 (18.99%) Silverlight
6 14 (17.72%) WinForms
7 13 (16.46%) Rendezvous
7 13 (16.46%) WCF
8 12 (15.19%) AngularJS
9 11 (13.92%) JSON
10 9 (11.39%) React
11 8 (10.13%) Apache Cordova
11 8 (10.13%) CSS3
11 8 (10.13%) PhoneGap
12 7 (8.86%) REST
12 7 (8.86%) Web Services
13 6 (7.59%) LINQ
13 6 (7.59%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.85%) Fixed Income
2 21 (26.58%) User Experience
3 11 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.86%) Derivative
5 6 (7.59%) Computer Science
5 6 (7.59%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (6.33%) Clustering
6 5 (6.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (6.33%) Swaptions
7 4 (5.06%) Algorithms
7 4 (5.06%) Data Structures
8 3 (3.80%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
10 1 (1.27%) Economics
10 1 (1.27%) Equities
10 1 (1.27%) Kinect
10 1 (1.27%) Video on Demand
10 1 (1.27%) VUI
10 1 (1.27%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 30 (37.97%) Windows
2 11 (13.92%) Windows 8
3 10 (12.66%) Android
3 10 (12.66%) Windows Phone
4 8 (10.13%) Windows 10
5 5 (6.33%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (5.06%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.06%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (50.63%) MVVM
2 35 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (29.11%) TDD
4 21 (26.58%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (21.52%) Scrum
6 14 (17.72%) BDD
6 14 (17.72%) Electronic Trading
7 13 (16.46%) Unit Testing
8 11 (13.92%) Migration
8 11 (13.92%) Multithreading
9 9 (11.39%) Regression Testing
10 8 (10.13%) Data Loss Prevention
10 8 (10.13%) Identity Management
10 8 (10.13%) MVC
10 8 (10.13%) Protective Monitoring
10 8 (10.13%) Security Architecture
10 8 (10.13%) Service Design
11 7 (8.86%) Dependency Management
12 6 (7.59%) High Availability
12 6 (7.59%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 66 (83.54%) C#
2 23 (29.11%) JavaScript
3 16 (20.25%) ECMAScript
4 8 (10.13%) TypeScript
5 7 (8.86%) ES6
6 6 (7.59%) C++
6 6 (7.59%) SQL
7 1 (1.27%) Java
7 1 (1.27%) PHP
7 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.27%) VB
7 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) Degree
2 7 (8.86%) SC Cleared
2 7 (8.86%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) MCSD
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.27%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (53.16%) Microsoft
2 20 (25.32%) Oracle
3 13 (16.46%) ION Trading
3 13 (16.46%) TIBCO
4 12 (15.19%) Reuters
5 9 (11.39%) Apple
6 4 (5.06%) Xamarin
7 3 (3.80%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.53%) DevExpress
9 1 (1.27%) Infragistics
9 1 (1.27%) MobileIron
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