The first table below looks at the demand for XAML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XAML over the 3 months to 24 July 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 Reading 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 66 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing XAML 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 0.62% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.39% 1.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £285 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £258
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +20.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
256 314 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.32% 32.30% 24.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 138 127
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £214 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 7
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.07 £20.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £30.95 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
XAML
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XAML
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

XAML Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

XAML
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

XAML Daily Rate Trend in Reading

XAML
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) STL
1 1 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (100.00%) DirectX
1 1 (100.00%) CAD
1 1 (100.00%) AutoCAD
1 1 (100.00%) Autodesk
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Simulink
1 1 (100.00%) SolidWorks
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Research
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (100.00%) WebGL

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (100.00%) AutoCAD
1 1 (100.00%) Simulink
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Graduate
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Graduate Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) STL
1 1 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (100.00%) DirectX
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (100.00%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CAD
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Autodesk
1 1 (100.00%) SolidWorks