The table below looks at the statistics for XAML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XAML over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
North West / Manchester
Rank - 87 88
Contract jobs citing XAML 0 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.90% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.31% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 2
Median daily rate - £336 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £353 £323
% change year-on-year
-2.83% +9.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +19.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
578 692 537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.10% 39.05% 37.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 418 367
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £14.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

XAML
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing XAML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

XAML Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

XAML
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XAML across the Manchester region.

XAML Daily Rate Trend in Manchester