The table below looks at the statistics for XAML skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XAML over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 590 615 585
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -30
Contract jobs citing XAML 62 58 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.10% 0.096%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.28% 0.26% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 40 36
Median daily rate £550 £498 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.55% +10.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.78% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
21782 22087 21365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.87% 38.16% 36.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 15000 15015 13819
Median daily rate £425 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 531 416
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.72 £17.19 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

XAML
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing XAML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

XAML Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

XAML
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XAML within the UK.

XAML Daily Rate Trend in the UK

XAML
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XAML within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

XAML Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

XAML
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XAML within the UK.

XAML Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

XAML
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XAML within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +8 62 £550 +4.76% 15
London +24 48 £550 +2.32% 7
City of London +22 16 £575 +4.54% 3
East of England +8 4 £213 -40.97% 3
South East +6 4 £419 +4.68% 2
West Midlands - 4 £392 - 2
Coventry - 4 £392 -
Berkshire - 3 £425 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Norfolk - 2 £213 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 - -
Leicester - 1 - -
Norwich - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £413 -
Reading - 1 £425 -

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XAML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for XAML.

1 92 (87.62%) C#
2 80 (76.19%) .NET
3 56 (53.33%) WPF
4 49 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 47 (44.76%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (43.81%) MVVM
7 41 (39.05%) Windows
8 37 (35.24%) .NET Framework
9 30 (28.57%) WCF
10 29 (27.62%) Front Office
10 29 (27.62%) Visual Studio
11 28 (26.67%) SQL Server
12 26 (24.76%) HTML
12 26 (24.76%) JavaScript
13 25 (23.81%) TDD
14 23 (21.90%) Web Services
14 23 (21.90%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (21.90%) Team Foundation Server
14 23 (21.90%) Microsoft Azure
15 22 (20.95%) User Experience
15 22 (20.95%) CSS
16 21 (20.00%) MVC
16 21 (20.00%) HTML5
17 19 (18.10%) Scrum
17 19 (18.10%) Banking
18 18 (17.14%) WinForms
18 18 (17.14%) SOAP
19 17 (16.19%) XML
19 17 (16.19%) Oracle
19 17 (16.19%) Migration

XAML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.90%) IIS
3 1 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 16 (15.24%) MS Excel
2 15 (14.29%) MS Office
3 7 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.95%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (5.71%) RMDS
2 5 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.95%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 23 (21.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.62%) Office 365
3 4 (3.81%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.62%) Internet
2 4 (3.81%) CTI
2 4 (3.81%) Network Security
3 2 (1.90%) VPN
4 1 (0.95%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.62%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (7.62%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.81%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (27.62%) Visual Studio
2 23 (21.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (16.19%) NUnit
4 8 (7.62%) MSBuild
5 7 (6.67%) Babel
5 7 (6.67%) ReSharper
5 7 (6.67%) TeamCity
6 6 (5.71%) Moq
6 6 (5.71%) NCrunch
7 5 (4.76%) Axure RP
7 5 (4.76%) StyleCop
8 4 (3.81%) JIRA
8 4 (3.81%) SpecFlow
9 3 (2.86%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Blend
11 1 (0.95%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 1 (0.95%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.95%) Fiddler
11 1 (0.95%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.95%) NSubstitute
General
1 29 (27.62%) Front Office
2 19 (18.10%) Banking
3 16 (15.24%) Finance
4 9 (8.57%) Investment Banking
5 8 (7.62%) Publishing
6 4 (3.81%) Games
7 1 (0.95%) Back Office
7 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 81 (77.14%) Developer
2 37 (35.24%) C# Developer
3 33 (31.43%) .NET Developer
4 23 (21.90%) WPF Developer
5 18 (17.14%) C# WPF Developer
6 14 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (11.43%) UI Developer
8 10 (9.52%) Senior Developer
8 10 (9.52%) UX Developer
9 9 (8.57%) UI/UX Developer
10 8 (7.62%) Architect
11 7 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
12 6 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
12 6 (5.71%) Xamarin Developer
13 5 (4.76%) Azure Developer
13 5 (4.76%) Programmer
13 5 (4.76%) XAML Developer
14 4 (3.81%) C# GUI Developer
14 4 (3.81%) C++ Programmer
14 4 (3.81%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (76.19%) .NET
2 56 (53.33%) WPF
3 37 (35.24%) .NET Framework
4 30 (28.57%) WCF
5 26 (24.76%) HTML
6 23 (21.90%) Web Services
7 22 (20.95%) CSS
8 21 (20.00%) HTML5
9 18 (17.14%) SOAP
9 18 (17.14%) WinForms
10 17 (16.19%) JSON
10 17 (16.19%) XML
11 13 (12.38%) XSLT
12 12 (11.43%) Silverlight
13 11 (10.48%) REST
13 11 (10.48%) RESTful
13 11 (10.48%) XSD
14 10 (9.52%) ASP.NET
14 10 (9.52%) LINQ
15 9 (8.57%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.95%) User Experience
2 15 (14.29%) Fixed Income
3 10 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (4.76%) Swaptions
6 4 (3.81%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.81%) Clustering
6 4 (3.81%) Data Conversion
6 4 (3.81%) Data Structures
6 4 (3.81%) Derivative
6 4 (3.81%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.95%) Economics
7 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.95%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.95%) Life Science
7 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.95%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.95%) SCADA
7 1 (0.95%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 41 (39.05%) Windows
2 13 (12.38%) Windows 8
3 12 (11.43%) Android
4 11 (10.48%) Windows 10
5 10 (9.52%) Windows Phone
6 8 (7.62%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (3.81%) Apple iOS
7 4 (3.81%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.81%) Windows Vista
8 3 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (44.76%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (43.81%) MVVM
3 25 (23.81%) TDD
4 23 (21.90%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (20.00%) MVC
6 19 (18.10%) Scrum
7 17 (16.19%) Migration
8 14 (13.33%) BDD
8 14 (13.33%) Service Design
9 13 (12.38%) Unit Testing
10 12 (11.43%) API Integration
10 12 (11.43%) Multithreading
10 12 (11.43%) OOD
10 12 (11.43%) Regression Testing
11 11 (10.48%) OO
12 9 (8.57%) CRM
13 8 (7.62%) Data Modelling
13 8 (7.62%) ETL
13 8 (7.62%) Identity Management
13 8 (7.62%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 92 (87.62%) C#
2 26 (24.76%) JavaScript
3 16 (15.24%) ECMAScript
3 16 (15.24%) SQL
4 8 (7.62%) TypeScript
5 7 (6.67%) ES6
6 6 (5.71%) C++
7 4 (3.81%) Java
7 4 (3.81%) PHP
8 2 (1.90%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.90%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.90%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.95%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 10 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.62%) Degree
3 1 (0.95%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.86%) QA
3 2 (1.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (7.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.86%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 49 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.19%) Oracle
3 9 (8.57%) Apple
4 8 (7.62%) DevExpress
5 7 (6.67%) Xamarin
6 6 (5.71%) ION Trading
6 6 (5.71%) Reuters
6 6 (5.71%) TIBCO
7 3 (2.86%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.90%) Apigee
9 1 (0.95%) Adobe
9 1 (0.95%) IBM
9 1 (0.95%) Infragistics
9 1 (0.95%) Telerik
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