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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 363 349 372
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +23
Contract jobs citing XAML 48 65 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.27% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.49% 0.62% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 52 40
Average daily rate
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£488 £525 £530
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -0.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £275 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £310 £258
% change year-on-year
+10.88% +20.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9823 10518 10259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.60% 43.38% 39.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7033 7463 7045
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £299 £280
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 67 111 158
Average hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £51.54 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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 25 July 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 25 July 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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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 +12 12 £500 -4.76% 2
XAML
England

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 62 (69.66%) WPF
2 56 (62.92%) C#
3 55 (61.80%) Silverlight
4 53 (59.55%) MVVM
5 41 (46.07%) .NET
6 32 (35.96%) Banking
7 30 (33.71%) Investment Banking
8 25 (28.09%) CSS
9 24 (26.97%) Windows
10 23 (25.84%) SQL
10 23 (25.84%) TDD
11 22 (24.72%) JavaScript
12 21 (23.60%) HTML
12 21 (23.60%) Microsoft
12 21 (23.60%) Finance
13 20 (22.47%) HTML5
14 19 (21.35%) Web Services
15 18 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (20.22%) Microsoft Blend
16 17 (19.10%) Adobe Illustrator
16 17 (19.10%) Photoshop
17 16 (17.98%) Visual Studio
18 15 (16.85%) ASP.NET
18 15 (16.85%) Unit Testing
19 14 (15.73%) .NET Framework
20 13 (14.61%) Oracle
20 13 (14.61%) SQL Server
20 13 (14.61%) Windows Phone
21 12 (13.48%) REST
21 12 (13.48%) CSS3

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (1.12%) IIS
1 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.12%) Drupal
1 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (19.10%) Photoshop
1 17 (19.10%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.12%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.12%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) HTTP
2 1 (1.12%) Intranet
2 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.12%) NFC
2 1 (1.12%) DLNA
2 1 (1.12%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.61%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (4.49%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.25%) OLAP
6 1 (1.12%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.12%) RavenDB
6 1 (1.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (20.22%) Microsoft Blend
2 16 (17.98%) Visual Studio
3 9 (10.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (7.87%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 4 (4.49%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.37%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.25%) Ant
7 2 (2.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (2.25%) Maven
7 2 (2.25%) FitNesse
7 2 (2.25%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.12%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.12%) NuGet
8 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (1.12%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (1.12%) Moq
8 1 (1.12%) Subversion
General
1 32 (35.96%) Banking
2 30 (33.71%) Investment Banking
3 21 (23.60%) Finance
4 7 (7.87%) Front Office
5 2 (2.25%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.25%) Legal
5 2 (2.25%) Retail
5 2 (2.25%) Billing
6 1 (1.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 58 (65.17%) Developer
2 19 (21.35%) Designer
3 17 (19.10%) C# Developer
4 15 (16.85%) UI Designer
5 10 (11.24%) Silverlight Developer
5 10 (11.24%) .NET Developer
5 10 (11.24%) Interface Designer
6 9 (10.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (7.87%) Front-End Developer
7 7 (7.87%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Architect
9 4 (4.49%) Technical Architect
9 4 (4.49%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (4.49%) User Experience Designer
10 3 (3.37%) UI Developer
10 3 (3.37%) WPF Developer
10 3 (3.37%) UI Programmer
10 3 (3.37%) Analyst
11 2 (2.25%) Software Engineer
11 2 (2.25%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (69.66%) WPF
2 55 (61.80%) Silverlight
3 41 (46.07%) .NET
4 25 (28.09%) CSS
5 21 (23.60%) HTML
6 20 (22.47%) HTML5
7 19 (21.35%) Web Services
8 15 (16.85%) ASP.NET
9 14 (15.73%) .NET Framework
10 12 (13.48%) REST
10 12 (13.48%) CSS3
11 9 (10.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 8 (8.99%) WCF
13 7 (7.87%) AngularJS
14 6 (6.74%) Sass
14 6 (6.74%) LESS
14 6 (6.74%) XML
15 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET MVC
15 5 (5.62%) NHibernate
15 5 (5.62%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.74%) Open Source
1 6 (6.74%) Inversion of Control
1 6 (6.74%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.62%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.49%) Fixed Income
4 3 (3.37%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.37%) Xbox
5 2 (2.25%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.25%) Kinect
5 2 (2.25%) Animation
6 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.12%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (1.12%) Derivative
6 1 (1.12%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.12%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.97%) Windows
2 13 (14.61%) Windows Phone
3 9 (10.11%) Windows 8
4 7 (7.87%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (1.12%) Android
5 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (59.55%) MVVM
2 23 (25.84%) TDD
3 18 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (16.85%) Unit Testing
5 9 (10.11%) MVC
5 9 (10.11%) Dependency Injection
6 8 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (7.87%) Multithreading
8 6 (6.74%) Data Modelling
8 6 (6.74%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (5.62%) Workflow
9 5 (5.62%) Scrum
9 5 (5.62%) Software Engineering
9 5 (5.62%) Investment Management
10 4 (4.49%) BDD
10 4 (4.49%) OO
10 4 (4.49%) Information Architecture
11 3 (3.37%) Software Architecture
11 3 (3.37%) CRM
11 3 (3.37%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 56 (62.92%) C#
2 23 (25.84%) SQL
3 22 (24.72%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.74%) Java
5 3 (3.37%) C++
5 3 (3.37%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.37%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.25%) VB6
6 2 (2.25%) VBScript
6 2 (2.25%) VB
7 1 (1.12%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.12%) C
7 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (5.62%) Degree
2 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (23.60%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.61%) Oracle
3 7 (7.87%) Infragistics
4 6 (6.74%) Adobe
5 3 (3.37%) Telerik
6 2 (2.25%) JBoss
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