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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 369 382 323
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -59
Contract jobs citing XAML 17 19 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.082% 0.087% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.22% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 37
Average daily rate
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£570 £498 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.57% -13.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £410 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £571 £655
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £35.00
XAML
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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
8865 8803 8379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.86% 40.27% 42.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6608 6280 5976
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
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 45 80 110
Average hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £18.00 £17.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +15 7 £613 +11.36%
Chiswick - - - -
XAML
England

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 34 (79.07%) WPF
2 32 (74.42%) C#
3 25 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (55.81%) .NET
5 20 (46.51%) MVVM
6 17 (39.53%) Front Office
7 15 (34.88%) Banking
8 14 (32.56%) TDD
9 13 (30.23%) OOD
10 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
11 11 (25.58%) Investment Banking
12 10 (23.26%) Silverlight
12 10 (23.26%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (23.26%) SQL
13 9 (20.93%) OO
13 9 (20.93%) Finance
14 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
14 8 (18.60%) Multithreading
14 8 (18.60%) WCF
14 8 (18.60%) Derivative
14 8 (18.60%) BDD
14 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (18.60%) Data Structures
14 8 (18.60%) Algorithms
15 7 (16.28%) User Experience
15 7 (16.28%) Reactive Extensions
15 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
15 7 (16.28%) Web Services
15 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio
15 7 (16.28%) OOP

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.33%) HBase
4 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Blend
4 2 (4.65%) MSBuild
4 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.65%) WiX
4 2 (4.65%) Subversion
4 2 (4.65%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.33%) NUnit
5 1 (2.33%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 17 (39.53%) Front Office
2 15 (34.88%) Banking
3 11 (25.58%) Investment Banking
4 9 (20.93%) Finance
5 2 (4.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (62.79%) Developer
2 10 (23.26%) C# Developer
2 10 (23.26%) WPF Developer
3 3 (6.98%) GUI Developer
3 3 (6.98%) Silverlight Developer
3 3 (6.98%) Analyst Programmer
3 3 (6.98%) Programmer
3 3 (6.98%) Analyst
4 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
4 2 (4.65%) Front Office Developer
4 2 (4.65%) Architect
4 2 (4.65%) Deployment Manager
4 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
4 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
4 2 (4.65%) C# Programmer
4 2 (4.65%) Designer
4 2 (4.65%) C# Analyst Programmer
4 2 (4.65%) Build Manager
4 2 (4.65%) Environment Manager
5 1 (2.33%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (79.07%) WPF
2 24 (55.81%) .NET
3 10 (23.26%) Silverlight
4 8 (18.60%) WCF
5 7 (16.28%) Reactive Extensions
5 7 (16.28%) Web Services
6 6 (13.95%) LINQ
6 6 (13.95%) .NET Framework
7 5 (11.63%) XML
7 5 (11.63%) JMS
7 5 (11.63%) Task Parallel Library
8 4 (9.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (6.98%) WinForms
9 3 (6.98%) AutoMapper
9 3 (6.98%) Caliburn.Micro
9 3 (6.98%) Dapper ORM
10 2 (4.65%) Kendo UI
10 2 (4.65%) CSS3
10 2 (4.65%) CSS
10 2 (4.65%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Derivative
1 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (18.60%) Data Structures
1 8 (18.60%) Algorithms
2 7 (16.28%) User Experience
3 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
4 4 (9.30%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (6.98%) Open Source
5 3 (6.98%) Xbox
6 2 (4.65%) VUI
6 2 (4.65%) Kinect
6 2 (4.65%) N-Tier
6 2 (4.65%) Equities
6 2 (4.65%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.33%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (2.33%) Fixed Income
7 1 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Windows
1 5 (11.63%) Windows Phone
2 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
2 2 (4.65%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (46.51%) MVVM
3 14 (32.56%) TDD
4 13 (30.23%) OOD
5 9 (20.93%) OO
6 8 (18.60%) Multithreading
6 8 (18.60%) BDD
7 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
7 7 (16.28%) OOP
8 6 (13.95%) Workflow
8 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (11.63%) Software Architecture
9 5 (11.63%) Scrum
10 4 (9.30%) Performance Analysis
10 4 (9.30%) Pair Programming
10 4 (9.30%) Integration Testing
10 4 (9.30%) Web Development
11 3 (6.98%) MVC
11 3 (6.98%) SOA
11 3 (6.98%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 32 (74.42%) C#
2 10 (23.26%) SQL
3 5 (11.63%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.65%) Java
5 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.33%) Ruby
6 1 (2.33%) Erlang
6 1 (2.33%) F#
6 1 (2.33%) C++
6 1 (2.33%) VBScript
6 1 (2.33%) VBA
6 1 (2.33%) C
6 1 (2.33%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) DevExpress
3 3 (6.98%) Telerik
4 2 (4.65%) Siebel