The table below looks at the statistics for XAML skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XAML over the 3 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
England / North West
Rank - 143 132
Contract jobs citing XAML 0 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.44% 0.063%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.22% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 2
Median daily rate - £338 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £336 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.08% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.83 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +36.65%

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

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1028 1393 1082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 39.27% 35.84% 34.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 894 714
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 65 31
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -15.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £14.00 £21.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.37 £42.36 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

XAML
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

XAML Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

XAML
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

XAML Daily Rate Trend in the North West