The table below looks at the statistics for XAML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XAML over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank - - 110
Contract jobs citing XAML 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+36.65% -
XAML
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
832 1009 803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 32.65% 38.15% 35.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 602 402
Average daily rate £375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.12 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £47.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

XAML
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

XAML Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

XAML
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

XAML Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

XAML
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (60.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (60.00%) WPF
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Blend
1 3 (60.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) MVVM
3 1 (20.00%) SQLite
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) PhoneGap
3 1 (20.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (60.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Blend
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Designer
1 3 (60.00%) UX Designer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) WPF
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
1 1 (20.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Xamarin