The table below looks at the statistics for XAML skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XAML over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 578 504 477
Rank change year-on-year
-74 -27
Contract jobs citing XAML 35 88 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.44% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 60 50
Average daily rate
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£365 £481 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.15% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £337 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £628
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £376 £310
% change year-on-year
-6.91% +21.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 - -

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
21268 19830 18656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.09% 37.47% 37.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14258 12810 11434
Average daily rate £400 £388 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 444 409 589
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.03 £16.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

XAML
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XAML within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

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 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XAML within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 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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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
England -76 34 £383 -21.53% 12
London -45 21 £450 -10.00% 4
South East -12 6 £350 +5.26% 1
West Midlands -4 3 - - 2
Berkshire +13 2 £425 -5.55%
Cheshire -2 2 £375 +42.85%
North West -16 2 £375 +42.85%
City of London -20 2 £350 -30.00% 2
Hampshire - 2 - -
Staffordshire - 2 - - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Home Counties - 2 £350 -
Reading +7 1 £425 -
Coventry +6 1 - -
East of England -3 1 £325 -5.45% 1
Cambridgeshire -4 1 £325 -
Cambridge -8 1 £325 -
Cheltenham - 1 £275 -
Hounslow - 1 £320 -
Warwick - 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £275 -
Warwickshire - 1 - - 1
South West - 1 £275 - 3

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 65 (83.33%) C#
2 56 (71.79%) .NET
3 54 (69.23%) WPF
4 30 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (34.62%) Windows
6 25 (32.05%) MVVM
7 24 (30.77%) Silverlight
8 20 (25.64%) TDD
8 20 (25.64%) SQL
8 20 (25.64%) HTML
9 19 (24.36%) JavaScript
10 18 (23.08%) HTML5
11 17 (21.79%) Microsoft
12 16 (20.51%) Scrum
13 15 (19.23%) Software Engineering
14 14 (17.95%) SQL Server
15 13 (16.67%) CSS
16 12 (15.38%) .NET Framework
16 12 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (15.38%) SDLC
17 11 (14.10%) User Experience
17 11 (14.10%) WCF
17 11 (14.10%) Investment Banking
17 11 (14.10%) Banking
17 11 (14.10%) MS Excel
17 11 (14.10%) Front Office
17 11 (14.10%) Finance
18 10 (12.82%) Visual Studio
18 10 (12.82%) ASP.NET
18 10 (12.82%) JSON

XAML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 2 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (2.56%) Node.js
2 1 (1.28%) IIS
2 1 (1.28%) Apache
2 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (14.10%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.69%) Photoshop
3 5 (6.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) HTTPS
1 2 (2.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.54%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.97%) MongoDB
4 6 (7.69%) Data Mining
4 6 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.85%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.56%) MySQL
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.28%) SQLite
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 10 (12.82%) Visual Studio
2 7 (8.97%) NUnit
2 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Blend
3 6 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (7.69%) Subversion
4 3 (3.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (2.56%) Grunt
5 2 (2.56%) Bower
5 2 (2.56%) gulp
5 2 (2.56%) MSTest
5 2 (2.56%) JIRA
6 1 (1.28%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.28%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (14.10%) Front Office
1 11 (14.10%) Finance
1 11 (14.10%) Banking
1 11 (14.10%) Investment Banking
2 4 (5.13%) Law
2 4 (5.13%) Legal
3 1 (1.28%) Retail
3 1 (1.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 60 (76.92%) Developer
2 21 (26.92%) C# Developer
3 20 (25.64%) .NET Developer
4 11 (14.10%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (14.10%) WPF Developer
5 9 (11.54%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.97%) Senior .NET Developer
6 7 (8.97%) Senior C# Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Programmer
7 6 (7.69%) Agile .NET Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Agile C# Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Designer
8 5 (6.41%) C# Programmer
8 5 (6.41%) UI Designer
9 4 (5.13%) .NET Analyst Programmer
9 4 (5.13%) .NET Programmer
9 4 (5.13%) Software Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Analyst Programmer
9 4 (5.13%) Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (71.79%) .NET
2 54 (69.23%) WPF
3 24 (30.77%) Silverlight
4 20 (25.64%) HTML
5 18 (23.08%) HTML5
6 13 (16.67%) CSS
7 12 (15.38%) .NET Framework
8 11 (14.10%) WCF
9 10 (12.82%) REST
9 10 (12.82%) JSON
9 10 (12.82%) ASP.NET
10 9 (11.54%) Web Services
11 8 (10.26%) CSS3
11 8 (10.26%) AngularJS
12 7 (8.97%) Reactive Extensions
12 7 (8.97%) XML
13 6 (7.69%) LINQ
13 6 (7.69%) jQuery
14 5 (6.41%) WinForms
14 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) User Experience
2 8 (10.26%) Animation
2 8 (10.26%) Mobile App
2 8 (10.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (7.69%) GIS
4 5 (6.41%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.85%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.56%) Equities
6 2 (2.56%) iPad
7 1 (1.28%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.28%) Economics
7 1 (1.28%) Derivative
7 1 (1.28%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.28%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 27 (34.62%) Windows
2 9 (11.54%) Windows Phone
3 4 (5.13%) Windows Phone 8
4 3 (3.85%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.28%) Android
6 1 (1.28%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.28%) UNIX
6 1 (1.28%) Linux
6 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.05%) MVVM
3 20 (25.64%) TDD
4 16 (20.51%) Scrum
5 15 (19.23%) Software Engineering
6 12 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (15.38%) SDLC
7 8 (10.26%) Technical Analysis
7 8 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (10.26%) MVC
8 7 (8.97%) Pair Programming
8 7 (8.97%) Mobile Development
9 5 (6.41%) Multithreading
10 4 (5.13%) Open Source
10 4 (5.13%) Unit Testing
10 4 (5.13%) OO
11 3 (3.85%) UML
11 3 (3.85%) Practice Management
11 3 (3.85%) Information Architecture
11 3 (3.85%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 65 (83.33%) C#
2 20 (25.64%) SQL
3 19 (24.36%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.54%) C++
5 7 (8.97%) VB
6 4 (5.13%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.13%) Ruby
6 4 (5.13%) Erlang
6 4 (5.13%) F#
7 3 (3.85%) C++/CLI
8 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.28%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.28%) VB6
9 1 (1.28%) PHP
9 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 17 (21.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.85%) DevExpress
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle
3 2 (2.56%) Adobe
4 1 (1.28%) Telerik
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