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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 376 379 352
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -27
Contract jobs citing XAML 26 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% 0.28% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 16
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£575 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -4.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £38.50
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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
8950 9041 8412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.86% 40.35% 40.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6475 6525 6132
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £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 45 70 85
Average hourly rate £27.37 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.80% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £22.50 £17.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 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 27 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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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 +9 6 £575 +9.52% 1
Chiswick - - - -
XAML
England

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 36 (81.82%) C#
1 36 (81.82%) WPF
2 32 (72.73%) .NET
3 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (45.45%) Front Office
5 18 (40.91%) Banking
6 16 (36.36%) TDD
6 16 (36.36%) Silverlight
6 16 (36.36%) MVVM
7 15 (34.09%) SQL
8 14 (31.82%) Investment Banking
9 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
10 12 (27.27%) Finance
11 11 (25.00%) Scrum
11 11 (25.00%) Windows
11 11 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (22.73%) Relational Database
12 10 (22.73%) OO
12 10 (22.73%) Software Engineering
13 9 (20.45%) Pair Programming
13 9 (20.45%) OOD
13 9 (20.45%) Reactive Extensions
13 9 (20.45%) Derivative
14 8 (18.18%) .NET Framework
14 8 (18.18%) LINQ
14 8 (18.18%) JSON
14 8 (18.18%) WCF
14 8 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
14 8 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (18.18%) NUnit

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) Relational Database
2 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
3 6 (13.64%) Data Mining
4 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.27%) HBase
5 1 (2.27%) MySQL
5 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) NUnit
2 7 (15.91%) Visual Studio
3 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (9.09%) Subversion
3 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Blend
4 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (45.45%) Front Office
2 18 (40.91%) Banking
3 14 (31.82%) Investment Banking
4 12 (27.27%) Finance
5 1 (2.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (79.55%) Developer
2 15 (34.09%) C# Developer
3 8 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 7 (15.91%) WPF Developer
5 6 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Agile .NET Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Agile C# Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Senior Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Senior C# Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (6.82%) Programmer
6 3 (6.82%) Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.55%) C# Analyst Programmer
7 2 (4.55%) C# Programmer
7 2 (4.55%) AWS Developer
8 1 (2.27%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Windows 8 Developer
8 1 (2.27%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (81.82%) WPF
2 32 (72.73%) .NET
3 16 (36.36%) Silverlight
4 9 (20.45%) Reactive Extensions
5 8 (18.18%) LINQ
5 8 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 8 (18.18%) JSON
5 8 (18.18%) WCF
6 7 (15.91%) HTML
6 7 (15.91%) HTML5
7 6 (13.64%) REST
8 5 (11.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (9.09%) WinForms
10 3 (6.82%) Web Services
10 3 (6.82%) XML
11 2 (4.55%) RESTful
12 1 (2.27%) CSS3
12 1 (2.27%) XSL
12 1 (2.27%) CSS
12 1 (2.27%) WinRT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Derivative
2 8 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (13.64%) GIS
3 6 (13.64%) Animation
3 6 (13.64%) User Experience
4 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.82%) Data Structures
4 3 (6.82%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.55%) Fixed Income
5 2 (4.55%) Equities
5 2 (4.55%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (2.27%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (2.27%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Windows Phone
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (36.36%) TDD
2 16 (36.36%) MVVM
3 11 (25.00%) Scrum
3 11 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (22.73%) Software Engineering
4 10 (22.73%) OO
5 9 (20.45%) OOD
5 9 (20.45%) Pair Programming
6 8 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
7 7 (15.91%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (13.64%) Workflow
9 4 (9.09%) Web Development
9 4 (9.09%) BDD
9 4 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (6.82%) Integration Testing
10 3 (6.82%) Multithreading
10 3 (6.82%) SOA
11 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
11 2 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (81.82%) C#
2 15 (34.09%) SQL
3 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.36%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.55%) Java
6 1 (2.27%) C++
6 1 (2.27%) VBScript
6 1 (2.27%) VBA
6 1 (2.27%) C++/CLI
6 1 (2.27%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) DevExpress
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle
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