The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 South East 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 246 232 246
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Contract jobs citing XAML 4 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.041% 0.060% 0.019%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.19% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate £350 £525 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.57% -7.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £38.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.50 -
Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3102 2664 3274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.03% 31.83% 30.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1750 1328 1593
Average daily rate £335 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 213 204
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.33 £19.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
XAML
England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XAML across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

XAML Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Kent +8 2 £250 -
Berkshire -9 2 £450 -14.28% 1
Surrey - - - -
XAML
England

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (85.00%) MVVM
2 16 (80.00%) C#
3 14 (70.00%) Windows
3 14 (70.00%) Windows Phone
4 13 (65.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (35.00%) Visual Studio
6 5 (25.00%) WCF
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Phone 8
7 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (15.00%) WPF
7 3 (15.00%) Silverlight
7 3 (15.00%) HTML5
7 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (15.00%) HTML
7 3 (15.00%) SOA
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.00%) .NET
8 2 (10.00%) MVC
8 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
8 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (10.00%) LINQ
8 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (10.00%) TDD
8 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (5.00%) Big Data
9 1 (5.00%) Google
9 1 (5.00%) Retail
9 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
9 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (5.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (65.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (35.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
1 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Programmer
3 2 (10.00%) Designer
3 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (10.00%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Architect
4 1 (5.00%) UI Designer
4 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) WCF
2 3 (15.00%) WPF
2 3 (15.00%) Silverlight
2 3 (15.00%) HTML5
2 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (15.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) .NET
3 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (10.00%) LINQ
3 2 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
1 14 (70.00%) Windows Phone
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) MVVM
2 3 (15.00%) SOA
3 2 (10.00%) MVC
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) TDD
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Google
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + (Depending on experience)
Posted: 26 days ago