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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 370 369 377
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing XAML 42 49 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.42% 0.45% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 41 38
Average daily rate
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£475 £500 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £275 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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
10061 10914 10501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.53% 44.06% 40.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7112 7735 7316
Average daily rate £430 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
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 64 87 146
Average hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £17.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £57.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +25 8 £500 -9.09% 1
XAML
England

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 64 (70.33%) WPF
2 61 (67.03%) C#
3 57 (62.64%) MVVM
4 55 (60.44%) Silverlight
5 44 (48.35%) .NET
6 33 (36.26%) Banking
7 31 (34.07%) Investment Banking
8 26 (28.57%) TDD
9 24 (26.37%) SQL
9 24 (26.37%) CSS
10 23 (25.27%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (23.08%) Finance
12 20 (21.98%) JavaScript
12 20 (21.98%) Web Services
12 20 (21.98%) Windows
12 20 (21.98%) Microsoft
13 19 (20.88%) HTML
13 19 (20.88%) Unit Testing
14 18 (19.78%) Microsoft Blend
14 18 (19.78%) HTML5
15 17 (18.68%) Photoshop
15 17 (18.68%) Adobe Illustrator
16 15 (16.48%) SQL Server
16 15 (16.48%) Visual Studio
16 15 (16.48%) ASP.NET
17 14 (15.38%) Oracle
17 14 (15.38%) .NET Framework
17 14 (15.38%) Windows Phone
18 12 (13.19%) Team Foundation Server
18 12 (13.19%) REST

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (1.10%) IIS
1 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.10%) Drupal
1 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (18.68%) Photoshop
1 17 (18.68%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (3.30%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.10%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) Bluetooth
1 1 (1.10%) HTTP
1 1 (1.10%) Intranet
1 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.10%) NFC
1 1 (1.10%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.30%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.20%) OLAP
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.10%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.10%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 18 (19.78%) Microsoft Blend
2 15 (16.48%) Visual Studio
3 12 (13.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (7.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 4 (4.40%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.30%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.30%) MSBuild
7 2 (2.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (2.20%) Maven
7 2 (2.20%) FitNesse
7 2 (2.20%) Ant
8 1 (1.10%) Subversion
8 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (1.10%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (1.10%) Moq
8 1 (1.10%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.10%) NuGet
8 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.10%) WiX
General
1 33 (36.26%) Banking
2 31 (34.07%) Investment Banking
3 21 (23.08%) Finance
4 9 (9.89%) Front Office
5 2 (2.20%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.20%) Legal
5 2 (2.20%) Retail
5 2 (2.20%) Billing
6 1 (1.10%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 58 (63.74%) Developer
2 19 (20.88%) C# Developer
3 17 (18.68%) Designer
4 13 (14.29%) UI Designer
5 11 (12.09%) .NET Developer
5 11 (12.09%) Silverlight Developer
6 10 (10.99%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (10.99%) Interface Designer
7 7 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
8 5 (5.49%) Architect
9 4 (4.40%) Technical Architect
9 4 (4.40%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (4.40%) WPF Developer
10 3 (3.30%) UI Programmer
10 3 (3.30%) User Experience Designer
10 3 (3.30%) UI Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Front Office Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Analyst
11 2 (2.20%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (70.33%) WPF
2 55 (60.44%) Silverlight
3 44 (48.35%) .NET
4 24 (26.37%) CSS
5 20 (21.98%) Web Services
6 19 (20.88%) HTML
7 18 (19.78%) HTML5
8 15 (16.48%) ASP.NET
9 14 (15.38%) .NET Framework
10 12 (13.19%) REST
10 12 (13.19%) CSS3
11 9 (9.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 8 (8.79%) WCF
12 8 (8.79%) AngularJS
13 7 (7.69%) Task Parallel Library
14 6 (6.59%) Sass
14 6 (6.59%) LESS
15 5 (5.49%) jQuery
15 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET MVC
15 5 (5.49%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.79%) Computer Science
1 8 (8.79%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (7.69%) Open Source
3 5 (5.49%) Fixed Income
4 4 (4.40%) Xbox
5 3 (3.30%) VUI
5 3 (3.30%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.30%) Kinect
5 3 (3.30%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.20%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.20%) Animation
7 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.10%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (1.10%) Derivative
7 1 (1.10%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.10%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.98%) Windows
2 14 (15.38%) Windows Phone
3 7 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 6 (6.59%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (62.64%) MVVM
2 26 (28.57%) TDD
3 23 (25.27%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (20.88%) Unit Testing
5 10 (10.99%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (10.99%) MVC
6 9 (9.89%) Dependency Injection
7 8 (8.79%) Multithreading
8 6 (6.59%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (6.59%) Regression Testing
8 6 (6.59%) BDD
9 5 (5.49%) Data Modelling
9 5 (5.49%) Workflow
9 5 (5.49%) Scrum
9 5 (5.49%) Software Architecture
9 5 (5.49%) Investment Management
9 5 (5.49%) Software Engineering
10 4 (4.40%) Information Architecture
10 4 (4.40%) OOD
10 4 (4.40%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 61 (67.03%) C#
2 24 (26.37%) SQL
3 20 (21.98%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.49%) Java
5 4 (4.40%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.30%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.20%) VBScript
7 2 (2.20%) VB
7 2 (2.20%) VB6
7 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.10%) F#
8 1 (1.10%) Ruby
8 1 (1.10%) Erlang
8 1 (1.10%) PHP
8 1 (1.10%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (21.98%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.38%) Oracle
3 7 (7.69%) Infragistics
4 6 (6.59%) Adobe
5 4 (4.40%) Telerik
6 2 (2.20%) JBoss
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 15 days ago
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