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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 383 359 352
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -7
Contract jobs citing XAML 23 47 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.098% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.23% 0.48% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 32 52
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£513 £488 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £388 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-36.66% -
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
10005 9831 10544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.50% 41.68% 43.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7316 7042 7479
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 66 107
Average hourly rate £27.78 £34.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.29% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.49 £16.85 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £53.00 £52.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
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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 -15 4 £375 -25.00% 1
XAML
England

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 49 (85.96%) C#
2 46 (80.70%) .NET
3 38 (66.67%) WPF
4 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (38.60%) Silverlight
5 22 (38.60%) MVVM
6 20 (35.09%) Windows
7 19 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 18 (31.58%) HTML
9 17 (29.82%) TDD
10 16 (28.07%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
10 16 (28.07%) SQL
10 16 (28.07%) MS Excel
10 16 (28.07%) HTML5
11 15 (26.32%) WCF
11 15 (26.32%) .NET Framework
12 14 (24.56%) SQL Server
12 14 (24.56%) Scrum
13 13 (22.81%) Banking
13 13 (22.81%) Investment Banking
14 12 (21.05%) Front Office
14 12 (21.05%) Finance
14 12 (21.05%) Visual Studio
15 11 (19.30%) CSS
15 11 (19.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 11 (19.30%) Pair Programming
16 10 (17.54%) JSON
16 10 (17.54%) Relational Database
16 10 (17.54%) SDLC

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.75%) IIS
1 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (28.07%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.53%) MS Visio
3 4 (7.02%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (7.02%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) HTTPS
1 2 (3.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.56%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.54%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.53%) MongoDB
3 6 (10.53%) Data Mining
3 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.51%) MySQL
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.75%) SQLite
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.75%) HBase
6 1 (1.75%) Big Data
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 9 (15.79%) NUnit
3 7 (12.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Blend
5 4 (7.02%) Subversion
5 4 (7.02%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.51%) MSBuild
7 2 (3.51%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.51%) JIRA
8 1 (1.75%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.75%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.75%) MSTest
8 1 (1.75%) Axure RP
General
1 13 (22.81%) Banking
1 13 (22.81%) Investment Banking
2 12 (21.05%) Front Office
2 12 (21.05%) Finance
3 4 (7.02%) Law
3 4 (7.02%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Advertising
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (75.44%) Developer
2 21 (36.84%) C# Developer
3 18 (31.58%) .NET Developer
4 13 (22.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (21.05%) Senior Developer
6 8 (14.04%) Senior C# Developer
7 7 (12.28%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (10.53%) Agile .NET Developer
8 6 (10.53%) Agile C# Developer
9 5 (8.77%) .NET Analyst Programmer
9 5 (8.77%) .NET Programmer
9 5 (8.77%) Analyst Programmer
9 5 (8.77%) Programmer
9 5 (8.77%) Analyst
10 4 (7.02%) C# Analyst Programmer
10 4 (7.02%) C# Programmer
10 4 (7.02%) UI Designer
10 4 (7.02%) Designer
10 4 (7.02%) WPF Developer
11 3 (5.26%) VB Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (80.70%) .NET
2 38 (66.67%) WPF
3 22 (38.60%) Silverlight
4 18 (31.58%) HTML
5 16 (28.07%) HTML5
6 15 (26.32%) WCF
6 15 (26.32%) .NET Framework
7 11 (19.30%) CSS
8 10 (17.54%) JSON
9 9 (15.79%) CSS3
9 9 (15.79%) Reactive Extensions
10 8 (14.04%) REST
11 7 (12.28%) AngularJS
11 7 (12.28%) Entity Framework
11 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET
12 6 (10.53%) ADO.NET
12 6 (10.53%) LINQ
12 6 (10.53%) jQuery
13 5 (8.77%) KnockoutJS
13 5 (8.77%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (15.79%) User Experience
3 7 (12.28%) Mobile App
3 7 (12.28%) Animation
4 6 (10.53%) GIS
4 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (8.77%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (7.02%) Fixed Income
7 2 (3.51%) Clustering
7 2 (3.51%) iPad
8 1 (1.75%) Equities
8 1 (1.75%) Economics
8 1 (1.75%) Derivative
8 1 (1.75%) Psychology
8 1 (1.75%) Human Factors
8 1 (1.75%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.09%) Windows
2 6 (10.53%) Windows Phone
3 4 (7.02%) Windows Phone 8
4 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.51%) Android
5 1 (1.75%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.75%) Linux
5 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (38.60%) MVVM
3 17 (29.82%) TDD
4 16 (28.07%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (24.56%) Scrum
6 11 (19.30%) Pair Programming
7 10 (17.54%) SDLC
8 9 (15.79%) Unit Testing
8 9 (15.79%) Software Engineering
9 8 (14.04%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (14.04%) Technical Analysis
10 5 (8.77%) Mobile Development
10 5 (8.77%) BDD
10 5 (8.77%) Open Source
10 5 (8.77%) OO
10 5 (8.77%) UML
11 4 (7.02%) OOP
11 4 (7.02%) SOA
11 4 (7.02%) Dependency Injection
11 4 (7.02%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 49 (85.96%) C#
2 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
2 16 (28.07%) SQL
3 6 (10.53%) VB
4 5 (8.77%) Ruby
4 5 (8.77%) Erlang
4 5 (8.77%) F#
5 4 (7.02%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.75%) VB6
6 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.75%) PHP
6 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.75%) C++
6 1 (1.75%) Java
6 1 (1.75%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) MCT
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 19 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (1.75%) Adobe
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