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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 233 246 236
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs citing XAML 13 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.18% 0.082%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.45% 0.53% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 4
Average daily rate £403 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.83 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 - -
XAML
England

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
2902 3191 2780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.89% 33.44% 32.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1875 1783 1449
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 118 134
Average hourly rate £44.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £45.40 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Berkshire +12 5 £438 -
Surrey -7 4 £378 - 1
Buckinghamshire +11 2 - -
Hampshire -1 2 £325 -
XAML
England

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 26 (86.67%) C#
2 24 (80.00%) .NET
3 16 (53.33%) Windows
4 15 (50.00%) XML
4 15 (50.00%) SQL
5 14 (46.67%) MVVM
6 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
6 13 (43.33%) VB.NET
7 12 (40.00%) SC Cleared
8 11 (36.67%) PowerShell
8 11 (36.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (36.67%) MVC
8 11 (36.67%) JSON
8 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET
8 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
9 10 (33.33%) .NET Framework
10 9 (30.00%) PL/SQL
10 9 (30.00%) Entity Framework
11 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
12 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
12 7 (23.33%) WCF
12 7 (23.33%) WPF
13 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
13 5 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
13 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
13 5 (16.67%) CRM
13 5 (16.67%) CTI
13 5 (16.67%) T-SQL
13 5 (16.67%) Data Modelling
14 4 (13.33%) XSLT

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (6.67%) SmartPlant
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) MS Access
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.67%) SQLite
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Developer
2 17 (56.67%) .NET Developer
3 13 (43.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 13 (43.33%) C# Developer
4 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (30.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (30.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (30.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 9 (30.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (23.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 7 (23.33%) XAML Developer
6 7 (23.33%) XML Developer
7 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 5 (16.67%) Consultant
9 4 (13.33%) Build Engineer
9 4 (13.33%) CRM Developer
9 4 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL Developer
9 4 (13.33%) WPF Developer
9 4 (13.33%) XAML Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (80.00%) .NET
2 15 (50.00%) XML
3 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET
3 11 (36.67%) JSON
4 10 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 9 (30.00%) Entity Framework
6 7 (23.33%) WCF
6 7 (23.33%) WPF
7 4 (13.33%) XSLT
8 3 (10.00%) CSS
9 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (6.67%) HTML
9 2 (6.67%) jQuery
9 2 (6.67%) LINQ
9 2 (6.67%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (6.67%) REST
9 2 (6.67%) Web Services
10 1 (3.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Data Structures
2 2 (6.67%) Life Science
2 2 (6.67%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) MVVM
2 11 (36.67%) MVC
3 5 (16.67%) CRM
3 5 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 4 (13.33%) Release Management
5 3 (10.00%) BDD
5 3 (10.00%) Contact Management
5 3 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (10.00%) TDD
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.67%) UML
6 2 (6.67%) Web Development
7 1 (3.33%) DevOps
7 1 (3.33%) OO
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 26 (86.67%) C#
2 15 (50.00%) SQL
3 13 (43.33%) VB.NET
4 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
4 11 (36.67%) PowerShell
5 9 (30.00%) PL/SQL
6 5 (16.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.33%) C++
7 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Intergraph
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle