The first table below looks at the demand for XAML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XAML over the 3 months to 18 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 Merseyside 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XAML 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.05% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.74% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.57% -7.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.50 -
Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
73 68 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 38.22% 33.01% 27.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 26 41
Average daily rate £300 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £155 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.72 £21.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.52% -23.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £11.08 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £34.80 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
XAML
North West

XAML
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XAML across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

XAML Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

XAML
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

XAML Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

XAML
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XAML within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 18 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
Liverpool - 2 - -
XAML
North West

XAML
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) OOD
1 6 (100.00%) WPF
2 5 (83.33%) OO
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) SCADA
4 3 (50.00%) VB
4 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) Sybase
5 2 (33.33%) WinForms
5 2 (33.33%) VB6
5 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (33.33%) Time Management
5 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (33.33%) MVVM
6 1 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) VB Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) VB6 Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) WPF
2 4 (66.67%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) WinForms
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) SCADA
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) OOD
2 5 (83.33%) OO
3 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Time Management
4 2 (33.33%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) VB
2 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Sybase