The first table below looks at the demand for XAML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XAML over the 3 months to 15 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Manchester region.

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
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 87 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XAML 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.070% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -7.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.50 -
Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
539 360 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 37.85% 36.36% 36.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 175 313
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 30
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.99 £131.70 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.20 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+3.42% +2.94%
XAML
North West

XAML
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XAML across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

XAML
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XAML within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 15 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - - - -
XAML
North West

XAML
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#