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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XAML over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 135 126 129
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing XAML 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.11% 0.034%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.36% 0.30% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£338 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £35.00
XAML
England

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
1100 984 1075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.26% 34.75% 36.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 724 551 613
Average daily rate £350 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £204 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 47 50
Average hourly rate £35.50 £32.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% -1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £16.00 £16.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £42.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

XAML
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

XAML
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XAML within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 2 £344 - 2
Lancashire - 2 £265 -
XAML
England

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 9 (90.00%) C#
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) WPF
2 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (70.00%) MVC
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (60.00%) MVVM
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (40.00%) MS Office
5 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (40.00%) LINQ
6 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (20.00%) jQuery
7 2 (20.00%) Retail
7 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
8 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
8 1 (10.00%) Market Research
8 1 (10.00%) RESTful
8 1 (10.00%) WCF
8 1 (10.00%) Windows
8 1 (10.00%) SQL

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (40.00%) MS Office
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) WPF
2 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (40.00%) LINQ
5 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (10.00%) WCF
6 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) MVC
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) MVVM
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (10.00%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
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