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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
UK
Rank 542 546 559
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Contract jobs citing XAML 39 72 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.22% 0.37% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 60 24
Median daily rate £438 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £609
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £336 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.08% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £47.83 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.83 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +36.65%

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
17872 19566 19305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.57% 38.54% 38.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12194 13257 12938
Median daily rate £438 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 519 414
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +13.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £18.66 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.39 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 22 January 2017.

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 20 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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +1 36 £438 -2.77% 16
London -18 24 £538 +10.25% 5
City of London -11 7 £450 -7.69%
East of England - 5 £350 - 2
Cambridge - 3 £350 -
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £350 -
Solihull - 3 £350 -
West Midlands - 3 £350 - 1
South East +9 2 - - 3
Suffolk - 2 - - 2
Oxford - 2 - -
Bury St Edmunds - 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £368 -
East Midlands - 1 £368 -
Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
Nottingham - 1 £368 -

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 78 (92.86%) C#
2 64 (76.19%) WPF
3 59 (70.24%) .NET
4 43 (51.19%) MVVM
5 38 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (44.05%) Microsoft
7 35 (41.67%) User Experience
8 30 (35.71%) Front Office
9 29 (34.52%) TDD
10 24 (28.57%) NUnit
11 21 (25.00%) Windows
12 20 (23.81%) SQL Server
12 20 (23.81%) Visual Studio
12 20 (23.81%) MVC
12 20 (23.81%) Wireframes
13 19 (22.62%) HTML
13 19 (22.62%) .NET Framework
14 18 (21.43%) Banking
14 18 (21.43%) DevExpress
14 18 (21.43%) Finance
15 17 (20.24%) Scrum
16 16 (19.05%) OO
16 16 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
17 15 (17.86%) Silverlight
18 14 (16.67%) WCF
18 14 (16.67%) Asset Management
18 14 (16.67%) SQL
19 13 (15.48%) Oracle
19 13 (15.48%) XSLT
19 13 (15.48%) ReSharper

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 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.19%) IIS
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.33%) Photoshop
3 4 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (3.57%) MS Office
4 3 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.95%) RMDS
2 2 (2.38%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) snoop
2 3 (3.57%) Network Security
3 1 (1.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (28.57%) NUnit
2 20 (23.81%) Visual Studio
3 13 (15.48%) NCrunch
3 13 (15.48%) ReSharper
4 9 (10.71%) Axure RP
4 9 (10.71%) Moq
4 9 (10.71%) StyleCop
5 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Blend
6 5 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (4.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 4 (4.76%) Bitbucket
7 4 (4.76%) Git (software)
7 4 (4.76%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.19%) MSTest
8 1 (1.19%) NuGet
General
1 30 (35.71%) Front Office
2 18 (21.43%) Banking
2 18 (21.43%) Finance
3 8 (9.52%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.57%) Games
5 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 77 (91.67%) Developer
2 32 (38.10%) C# Developer
3 29 (34.52%) .NET Developer
4 28 (33.33%) UI Developer
5 23 (27.38%) UX Developer
6 21 (25.00%) UI/UX Developer
6 21 (25.00%) WPF Developer
7 16 (19.05%) C# WPF Developer
8 15 (17.86%) C# .NET Developer
9 11 (13.10%) Xamarin Developer
10 9 (10.71%) XAML Developer
11 5 (5.95%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
11 5 (5.95%) Designer
11 5 (5.95%) Electronic Trading Developer
11 5 (5.95%) Front Office Developer
11 5 (5.95%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (5.95%) Senior Developer
11 5 (5.95%) Software Developer
11 5 (5.95%) UI Designer
11 5 (5.95%) User Experience Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (76.19%) WPF
2 59 (70.24%) .NET
3 19 (22.62%) .NET Framework
3 19 (22.62%) HTML
4 15 (17.86%) Silverlight
5 14 (16.67%) WCF
6 13 (15.48%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (15.48%) XSLT
7 11 (13.10%) Web Services
8 10 (11.90%) CSS
9 9 (10.71%) SOAP
10 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET
10 8 (9.52%) XML
11 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (7.14%) HTML5
12 5 (5.95%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 5 (5.95%) Rendezvous
12 5 (5.95%) RESTful
13 4 (4.76%) SAML
13 4 (4.76%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 35 (41.67%) User Experience
2 10 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (10.71%) Fixed Income
4 6 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (4.76%) Digital Media
5 4 (4.76%) Visualisation
6 3 (3.57%) Fintech
7 2 (2.38%) Data Conversion
7 2 (2.38%) Derivative
7 2 (2.38%) Economics
7 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.19%) Equities
8 1 (1.19%) SCADA
8 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.19%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.00%) Windows
2 10 (11.90%) Android
2 10 (11.90%) Apple iOS
3 8 (9.52%) Windows 8
4 7 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (3.57%) Linux
5 3 (3.57%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.38%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.38%) Windows Phone
6 2 (2.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (51.19%) MVVM
2 38 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (34.52%) TDD
4 20 (23.81%) MVC
4 20 (23.81%) Wireframes
5 17 (20.24%) Scrum
6 16 (19.05%) OO
7 14 (16.67%) Asset Management
8 13 (15.48%) Portfolio Management
8 13 (15.48%) SDLC
9 11 (13.10%) OOD
10 10 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (10.71%) Electronic Trading
12 7 (8.33%) ETL
12 7 (8.33%) OOP
12 7 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
13 6 (7.14%) API Integration
13 6 (7.14%) SOLID
14 5 (5.95%) Mobile Development
14 5 (5.95%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 78 (92.86%) C#
2 14 (16.67%) SQL
3 8 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 7 (8.33%) Java
5 3 (3.57%) C++
5 3 (3.57%) PHP
5 3 (3.57%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.38%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.19%) C
7 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.38%) Degree
2 1 (1.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 37 (44.05%) Microsoft
2 18 (21.43%) DevExpress
3 13 (15.48%) Oracle
4 11 (13.10%) Xamarin
5 7 (8.33%) Adobe
6 5 (5.95%) ION Trading
6 5 (5.95%) Reuters
6 5 (5.95%) TIBCO
7 4 (4.76%) IBM
7 4 (4.76%) Infragistics
7 4 (4.76%) Telerik
8 1 (1.19%) Apigee
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hillingdon
Talent Point
Rate: £225.00 - £275 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
First Point
Rate: £225.00 - £275 per day
Posted: 5 days ago