The table below looks at the statistics for XAML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XAML over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XAML 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.33% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
-5.35% +5.66%
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 Staffordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
30 70 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 34.88% 48.28% 66.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 44 71
Average daily rate £300 £288 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -12.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

XAML
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

XAML Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

XAML
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) DirectX
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) .NET

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) DirectX
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) SQL