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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 370 374 349
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -25
Contract jobs citing XAML 28 17 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.078% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.31% 0.19% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 18
Average daily rate
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£575 £548 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.02% -0.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £397
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £331 £313
% change year-on-year
-2.64% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £35.00
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
8986 8852 8259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.32% 40.50% 41.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6590 6301 5949
Average daily rate £450 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.77% +1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 76 88
Average hourly rate £28.75 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £27.50 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.00 £54.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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 +18 9 £588 +4.44%
Chiswick - - - -
XAML
England

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 42 (80.77%) WPF
2 41 (78.85%) C#
3 36 (69.23%) .NET
4 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (42.31%) Front Office
6 21 (40.38%) MVVM
7 20 (38.46%) TDD
7 20 (38.46%) Banking
8 19 (36.54%) Silverlight
9 16 (30.77%) Investment Banking
10 15 (28.85%) Finance
10 15 (28.85%) SQL
11 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 12 (23.08%) OOD
13 11 (21.15%) Windows
13 11 (21.15%) Scrum
13 11 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (19.23%) OO
14 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
14 10 (19.23%) Reactive Extensions
15 9 (17.31%) BDD
15 9 (17.31%) User Experience
15 9 (17.31%) Software Engineering
15 9 (17.31%) Derivative
16 8 (15.38%) JSON
16 8 (15.38%) Pair Programming
16 8 (15.38%) WCF
16 8 (15.38%) Visual Studio
16 8 (15.38%) Relational Database
17 7 (13.46%) Team Foundation Server

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.69%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.92%) HBase
6 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 7 (13.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (11.54%) NUnit
4 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Blend
5 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
5 4 (7.69%) Subversion
6 1 (1.92%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.92%) WiX
6 1 (1.92%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (42.31%) Front Office
2 20 (38.46%) Banking
3 16 (30.77%) Investment Banking
4 15 (28.85%) Finance
5 2 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (73.08%) Developer
2 13 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 9 (17.31%) WPF Developer
4 7 (13.46%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Agile .NET Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Agile C# Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (5.77%) Programmer
6 3 (5.77%) Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Silverlight Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Designer
7 2 (3.85%) GUI Developer
7 2 (3.85%) UI Designer
7 2 (3.85%) C# Analyst Programmer
7 2 (3.85%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (80.77%) WPF
2 36 (69.23%) .NET
3 19 (36.54%) Silverlight
4 10 (19.23%) Reactive Extensions
5 8 (15.38%) JSON
5 8 (15.38%) WCF
6 7 (13.46%) .NET Framework
6 7 (13.46%) LINQ
7 6 (11.54%) Web Services
7 6 (11.54%) REST
8 5 (9.62%) HTML5
8 5 (9.62%) HTML
9 4 (7.69%) XML
9 4 (7.69%) WinForms
9 4 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (5.77%) Task Parallel Library
10 3 (5.77%) JMS
11 2 (3.85%) RESTful
11 2 (3.85%) CSS
11 2 (3.85%) AutoMapper
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) User Experience
1 9 (17.31%) Derivative
2 6 (11.54%) Animation
2 6 (11.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (11.54%) GIS
2 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.54%) Data Structures
2 6 (11.54%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.77%) Equities
3 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.85%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (3.85%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.85%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.85%) Xbox
5 1 (1.92%) VUI
5 1 (1.92%) Kinect
5 1 (1.92%) Economics
5 1 (1.92%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (1.92%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) Windows
2 6 (11.54%) Windows Phone
3 4 (7.69%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (40.38%) MVVM
3 20 (38.46%) TDD
4 12 (23.08%) OOD
5 11 (21.15%) Scrum
5 11 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (19.23%) OO
7 9 (17.31%) BDD
7 9 (17.31%) Software Engineering
8 8 (15.38%) Pair Programming
9 6 (11.54%) Multithreading
9 6 (11.54%) Workflow
9 6 (11.54%) Technical Analysis
9 6 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (9.62%) OOP
10 5 (9.62%) Integration Testing
11 4 (7.69%) Web Development
11 4 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
12 3 (5.77%) Low Latency
12 3 (5.77%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (78.85%) C#
2 15 (28.85%) SQL
3 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.62%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.85%) Java
6 1 (1.92%) Clojure
6 1 (1.92%) C
6 1 (1.92%) C++
6 1 (1.92%) VBScript
6 1 (1.92%) VBA
6 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) DevExpress
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle
4 2 (3.85%) Telerik
4 2 (3.85%) Siebel
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