The table below looks at the statistics for XAML skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 232 210 233
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +23
Contract jobs citing XAML 26 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.21% 0.073%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.79% 0.62% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 3
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£350 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
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
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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 South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3288 2919 2681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.43% 34.20% 32.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1907 1578 1395
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 118 187
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £12.80 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 £42.50 £45.00
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 South East

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

XAML Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

XAML
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

XAML Daily Rate Trend in the South East

XAML
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XAML across the South East region.

XAML Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

XAML
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XAML within the South East 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Buckinghamshire - 10 - -
Surrey 0 8 £350 -17.64%
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
XAML
England

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 25 (86.21%) .NET
2 24 (82.76%) C#
3 15 (51.72%) WPF
4 14 (48.28%) Visual Studio
5 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
5 12 (41.38%) SQL
6 11 (37.93%) HTML
6 11 (37.93%) WCF
7 10 (34.48%) MVVM
7 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
7 10 (34.48%) XML
7 10 (34.48%) WinForms
8 9 (31.03%) VB.NET
8 9 (31.03%) .NET Framework
9 8 (27.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 8 (27.59%) TDD
10 7 (24.14%) MSTest
10 7 (24.14%) BDD
10 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (24.14%) Oracle
10 7 (24.14%) Web Services
10 7 (24.14%) MS Access
10 7 (24.14%) Castle Windsor
10 7 (24.14%) Mobile App
10 7 (24.14%) Oracle Database
10 7 (24.14%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (24.14%) Data Structures
11 6 (20.69%) SmartPlant
11 6 (20.69%) T-SQL

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (24.14%) MS Access
2 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (24.14%) Oracle Database
3 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 14 (48.28%) Visual Studio
2 7 (24.14%) MSTest
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Banking
1 1 (3.45%) Retail
1 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) WPF Developer
3 7 (24.14%) .NET Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Programmer
5 4 (13.79%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.90%) .NET Programmer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Lead Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (86.21%) .NET
2 15 (51.72%) WPF
3 11 (37.93%) HTML
3 11 (37.93%) WCF
4 10 (34.48%) XML
4 10 (34.48%) WinForms
5 9 (31.03%) .NET Framework
6 8 (27.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 7 (24.14%) Castle Windsor
7 7 (24.14%) Web Services
8 6 (20.69%) HTML5
9 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
10 4 (13.79%) CSS
10 4 (13.79%) SOAP
11 3 (10.34%) XSLT
11 3 (10.34%) XHTML
11 3 (10.34%) LINQ
11 3 (10.34%) RESTful
11 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Mobile App
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (24.14%) Data Structures
2 3 (10.34%) Life Science
3 2 (6.90%) Social Media
4 1 (3.45%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
1 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
1 2 (6.90%) Windows Phone 8
1 2 (6.90%) Windows Phone
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) MVVM
2 8 (27.59%) TDD
3 7 (24.14%) BDD
3 7 (24.14%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.24%) MVC
6 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.45%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (3.45%) Web Development
7 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) C#
2 12 (41.38%) SQL
3 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
4 9 (31.03%) VB.NET
5 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
6 3 (10.34%) C++
6 3 (10.34%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.45%) VB
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) Intergraph
3 2 (6.90%) Sencha
3 2 (6.90%) Twitter
4 1 (3.45%) Telerik
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
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