The table below looks at the statistics for XAML skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XAML over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 133 - 125
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XAML 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.22% - 0.085%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.60% - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£320 - £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £38.50
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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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1176 1204 912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.43% 37.31% 38.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 744 508
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 59 55
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £15.25 £16.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

XAML
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

XAML Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

XAML
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

XAML Daily Rate Trend in the South West

XAML
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

XAML Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

XAML
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
Bristol - 3 £323 - 1
Devon - 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £305 -
XAML
England

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 9 (81.82%) WPF
2 7 (63.64%) C#
3 6 (54.55%) MVVM
4 5 (45.45%) Silverlight
4 5 (45.45%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) Apache Cordova
5 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Blend
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) MVC
6 2 (18.18%) XML
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) TDD
6 2 (18.18%) OOP
6 2 (18.18%) OO
6 2 (18.18%) HTML
6 2 (18.18%) DevExpress
6 2 (18.18%) JSON
6 2 (18.18%) HTML5
6 2 (18.18%) REST
6 2 (18.18%) Mobile Development
7 1 (9.09%) MSTest
7 1 (9.09%) Core Animation
7 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
7 1 (9.09%) iOS SDK
7 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
7 1 (9.09%) Android SDK

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Blend
2 1 (9.09%) MSTest
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 1 (9.09%) Multimedia
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) WPF Developer
3 2 (18.18%) UI Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Mobile Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Android Developer
4 1 (9.09%) iOS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) UI Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) GUI Developer
4 1 (9.09%) UI Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Silverlight Developer
4 1 (9.09%) UX Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) WPF
2 5 (45.45%) Silverlight
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 3 (27.27%) Apache Cordova
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
4 2 (18.18%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) JSON
4 2 (18.18%) HTML5
4 2 (18.18%) REST
5 1 (9.09%) Core Animation
5 1 (9.09%) iOS SDK
5 1 (9.09%) Android SDK
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (9.09%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (9.09%) WCF
5 1 (9.09%) LINQ
5 1 (9.09%) XHTML
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 1 (9.09%) Graphic Design
1 1 (9.09%) Animation
1 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
1 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) MVVM
2 3 (27.27%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) OOP
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) Mobile Development
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
4 1 (9.09%) Document Management
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VB
2 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
2 1 (9.09%) C++
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) DevExpress
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle