The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 66 73 76
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing XAML 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.45% 0.84% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £35.00
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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 Reading region.

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
224 357 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.89% 35.66% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 193 137
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £21.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 - £13.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 - £26.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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

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Top 6 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#