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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 594 595 520
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -75
Contract jobs citing XAML 62 32 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.059% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.30% 0.16% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 25 67
Median daily rate £510 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.71% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £250 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
21012 20476 19711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.52% 37.63% 37.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 14472 13578 13015
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 470 422 459
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.00 £17.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 27 May 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 27 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 27 May 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 +9 62 £510 +36.00% 27
London +12 39 £563 +32.35% 10
South East -12 8 £453 +16.77% 2
East of England +13 6 £348 +6.92% 5
City of London +39 5 £500 +42.85% 1
West Midlands -8 5 £415 - 2
Cambridgeshire +12 4 - -
Cambridge +4 4 - -
Berkshire -6 4 £480 +12.94% 2
Reading -3 3 £455 +7.05%
Coventry - 3 £400 -
Surrey -6 2 £400 -
North West - 2 - - 3
Chester - 2 - -
Leatherhead - 2 £400 -
Cheshire - 2 - - 1
Suffolk - 2 £348 - 2
Staffordshire +6 1 - - 1
North East - 1 £300 -
South West - 1 £275 - 4
Canary Wharf - 1 £400 -
Bristol - 1 £275 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £300 -
Kent - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £475 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £300 -
Oxford - 1 £475 -

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 132 (91.67%) C#
2 121 (84.03%) .NET
3 73 (50.69%) WPF
4 69 (47.92%) Visual Studio
5 67 (46.53%) SQL Server
6 61 (42.36%) Microsoft
7 59 (40.97%) MVVM
8 45 (31.25%) Windows
9 42 (29.17%) JavaScript
10 39 (27.08%) Oracle
10 39 (27.08%) .NET Framework
10 39 (27.08%) Unit Testing
11 36 (25.00%) Silverlight
12 35 (24.31%) Agile Software Development
13 34 (23.61%) NUnit
13 34 (23.61%) HTML
13 34 (23.61%) CSS
14 32 (22.22%) User Experience
15 30 (20.83%) Git (software)
16 29 (20.14%) HTML5
16 29 (20.14%) Front Office
17 25 (17.36%) Finance
17 25 (17.36%) XML
18 24 (16.67%) WCF
18 24 (16.67%) JSON
19 23 (15.97%) Web Development
19 23 (15.97%) Team Foundation Server
19 23 (15.97%) SQL
19 23 (15.97%) Fixed Income
20 21 (14.58%) MVC

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 (6.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.39%) IIS
2 2 (1.39%) Node.js
3 1 (0.69%) Apache
3 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.69%) CMS
3 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.69%) JBoss
3 1 (0.69%) nginx
3 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (7.64%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.47%) MS Office
3 4 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (13.89%) RMDS
2 11 (7.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (7.64%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.69%) IaaS
2 1 (0.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.42%) HTTP
2 9 (6.25%) CTI
3 1 (0.69%) 4G
3 1 (0.69%) Firewall
3 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (46.53%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 10 (6.94%) RDBMS
4 9 (6.25%) Oracle Database
5 7 (4.86%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (4.86%) Big Data
5 7 (4.86%) HBase
6 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 69 (47.92%) Visual Studio
2 34 (23.61%) NUnit
3 30 (20.83%) Git (software)
4 23 (15.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (13.19%) Subversion
6 11 (7.64%) Moq
7 7 (4.86%) Babel
7 7 (4.86%) Jenkins
7 7 (4.86%) MSBuild
8 6 (4.17%) Fiddler
9 4 (2.78%) TeamCity
10 3 (2.08%) JIRA
10 3 (2.08%) ReSharper
11 2 (1.39%) NCrunch
11 2 (1.39%) StyleCop
11 2 (1.39%) WebStorm
12 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Blend
12 1 (0.69%) MSTest
12 1 (0.69%) NSubstitute
12 1 (0.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 29 (20.14%) Front Office
2 25 (17.36%) Finance
3 9 (6.25%) Banking
4 6 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.39%) Games
5 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.39%) Retail
6 1 (0.69%) Local Government
6 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 125 (86.81%) Developer
2 77 (53.47%) C# Developer
3 64 (44.44%) .NET Developer
4 52 (36.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 39 (27.08%) WPF Developer
6 27 (18.75%) C# WPF Developer
7 25 (17.36%) XAML Developer
8 18 (12.50%) Silverlight Developer
9 16 (11.11%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
9 16 (11.11%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 16 (11.11%) UX Developer
10 13 (9.03%) SQL Developer
11 10 (6.94%) JavaScript Developer
12 8 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
13 7 (4.86%) ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (4.86%) CRM Developer
13 7 (4.86%) Senior Developer
14 6 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM Developer
14 6 (4.17%) Mobile Developer
14 6 (4.17%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (84.03%) .NET
2 73 (50.69%) WPF
3 39 (27.08%) .NET Framework
4 36 (25.00%) Silverlight
5 34 (23.61%) CSS
5 34 (23.61%) HTML
6 29 (20.14%) HTML5
7 25 (17.36%) XML
8 24 (16.67%) JSON
8 24 (16.67%) WCF
9 21 (14.58%) Rendezvous
10 18 (12.50%) ASP.NET
11 17 (11.81%) AngularJS
12 16 (11.11%) Web Services
13 15 (10.42%) LINQ
14 14 (9.72%) SOAP
15 13 (9.03%) Entity Framework
16 12 (8.33%) CSS3
16 12 (8.33%) Reactive Extensions
16 12 (8.33%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 32 (22.22%) User Experience
2 23 (15.97%) Fixed Income
3 21 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (11.11%) Visualisation
5 9 (6.25%) Clustering
6 8 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (4.86%) Mobile App
8 5 (3.47%) Computer Science
9 4 (2.78%) Derivative
10 3 (2.08%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (1.39%) Data Conversion
11 2 (1.39%) Equities
11 2 (1.39%) Fintech
11 2 (1.39%) Graphic Design
11 2 (1.39%) RIA
12 1 (0.69%) DTV
12 1 (0.69%) NHS
12 1 (0.69%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.69%) VUI
12 1 (0.69%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 45 (31.25%) Windows
2 20 (13.89%) Linux
3 19 (13.19%) Unix
4 15 (10.42%) Mac OS X
5 14 (9.72%) Windows Phone
6 8 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
6 8 (5.56%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.08%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.08%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.69%) CentOS
8 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.69%) Solaris
8 1 (0.69%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (40.97%) MVVM
2 39 (27.08%) Unit Testing
3 35 (24.31%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (15.97%) Web Development
5 21 (14.58%) Electronic Trading
5 21 (14.58%) MVC
5 21 (14.58%) Scrum
5 21 (14.58%) TDD
6 20 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (13.89%) Multithreading
7 15 (10.42%) BDD
8 14 (9.72%) Responsive Web Design
8 14 (9.72%) Web Design
9 13 (9.03%) Software Engineering
10 11 (7.64%) CRM
10 11 (7.64%) Data Modelling
11 8 (5.56%) High Availability
11 8 (5.56%) Investment Management
11 8 (5.56%) Release Management
12 7 (4.86%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 132 (91.67%) C#
2 42 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 23 (15.97%) SQL
4 16 (11.11%) Python
4 16 (11.11%) Ruby
4 16 (11.11%) Scala
5 12 (8.33%) VB.NET
6 8 (5.56%) ECMAScript
7 7 (4.86%) ES6
7 7 (4.86%) PL/SQL
7 7 (4.86%) T-SQL
8 6 (4.17%) Java
8 6 (4.17%) VB
9 2 (1.39%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.39%) VB6
10 1 (0.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (6.94%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.25%) Degree
2 9 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.39%) MCSD
3 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.78%) QA
2 2 (1.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 61 (42.36%) Microsoft
2 39 (27.08%) Oracle
3 21 (14.58%) ION Trading
3 21 (14.58%) TIBCO
4 20 (13.89%) Reuters
5 17 (11.81%) Telerik
6 6 (4.17%) DevExpress
7 3 (2.08%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.39%) Adobe
8 2 (1.39%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.69%) Apple
9 1 (0.69%) Infragistics
9 1 (0.69%) MobileIron
9 1 (0.69%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.69%) Tableau
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