The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 85 - 99
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XAML 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% - 0.066%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.58% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
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 - -
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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 Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
514 433 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 37.41% 35.61% 43.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 271 315
Average daily rate £323 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 31
Average hourly rate £21.00 £28.75 £25.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.95% +11.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £19.32 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
1 3 (100.00%) MVVM
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) SQL

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Agile .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVVM
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft