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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 608 603 540
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -63
Contract jobs citing XAML 40 32 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.058% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.15% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 22 60
Median daily rate £490 £358 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.06% -24.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £253 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £600 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £23.75 -
UK excluding London median 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
20993 21025 20238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.89% 38.13% 37.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 14405 14060 13157
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 425 430
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.03 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.16 £51.30 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 June 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 24 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 June 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 +5 40 £490 +34.24% 19
London 0 21 £550 +22.22% 12
South East +4 7 £453 +29.28%
West Midlands -19 5 £415 - 1
East of England +19 4 £348 +6.92% 2
Berkshire -3 4 £480 +12.94%
City of London +36 3 £500 +42.85% 3
Reading 0 3 £455 +7.05%
Coventry -4 3 £400 -
Cambridgeshire +21 2 - -
Cambridge +18 2 - -
Surrey -3 2 £400 -
Leatherhead - 2 £400 -
Suffolk - 2 £348 -
Staffordshire +3 1 - -
South West +3 1 £275 - 1
North West -9 1 £350 -
East Midlands - 1 £368 - 2
Bristol - 1 £275 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £368 - 2
Manchester - 1 £350 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £475 -
Nottingham - 1 £368 - 2
Oxford - 1 £475 -

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 113 (91.87%) C#
2 102 (82.93%) .NET
3 70 (56.91%) WPF
4 61 (49.59%) MVVM
5 57 (46.34%) Microsoft
6 49 (39.84%) Visual Studio
7 46 (37.40%) SQL Server
8 44 (35.77%) Windows
9 39 (31.71%) .NET Framework
10 37 (30.08%) Unit Testing
10 37 (30.08%) Oracle
11 32 (26.02%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (26.02%) NUnit
12 30 (24.39%) User Experience
13 29 (23.58%) Front Office
14 27 (21.95%) JavaScript
15 25 (20.33%) XML
16 24 (19.51%) MVC
17 23 (18.70%) Fixed Income
18 22 (17.89%) TDD
18 22 (17.89%) JSON
18 22 (17.89%) WCF
18 22 (17.89%) Team Foundation Server
19 21 (17.07%) Electronic Trading
19 21 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
19 21 (17.07%) ION Trading
19 21 (17.07%) TIBCO
19 21 (17.07%) Rendezvous
20 20 (16.26%) Reuters
20 20 (16.26%) SQL

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 (8.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.81%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (8.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.25%) MS Office
2 4 (3.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (16.26%) RMDS
2 11 (8.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (8.94%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.81%) IaaS
2 1 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.32%) CTI
2 1 (0.81%) 4G
2 1 (0.81%) Firewall
2 1 (0.81%) Network Security
2 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (37.40%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.32%) Relational Database
3 8 (6.50%) Oracle Database
4 7 (5.69%) RDBMS
5 6 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (4.88%) Big Data
5 6 (4.88%) HBase
6 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 49 (39.84%) Visual Studio
2 32 (26.02%) NUnit
3 22 (17.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (12.20%) Git (software)
5 11 (8.94%) Moq
6 7 (5.69%) Babel
7 6 (4.88%) Fiddler
7 6 (4.88%) Jenkins
7 6 (4.88%) MSBuild
8 4 (3.25%) Subversion
8 4 (3.25%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.44%) JIRA
9 3 (2.44%) ReSharper
10 2 (1.63%) NCrunch
10 2 (1.63%) StyleCop
11 1 (0.81%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.81%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.81%) NSubstitute
11 1 (0.81%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.81%) WebStorm
General
1 29 (23.58%) Front Office
2 19 (15.45%) Finance
3 9 (7.32%) Banking
4 6 (4.88%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.63%) Games
6 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Retail
6 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 105 (85.37%) Developer
2 60 (48.78%) C# Developer
3 48 (39.02%) .NET Developer
4 38 (30.89%) WPF Developer
5 37 (30.08%) C# .NET Developer
6 26 (21.14%) C# WPF Developer
7 21 (17.07%) XAML Developer
8 16 (13.01%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
8 16 (13.01%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 15 (12.20%) UX Developer
10 11 (8.94%) Silverlight Developer
11 10 (8.13%) JavaScript Developer
11 10 (8.13%) SQL Developer
12 7 (5.69%) CRM Developer
13 6 (4.88%) ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 6 (4.88%) Mobile Developer
13 6 (4.88%) SQL Server Developer
13 6 (4.88%) UI Developer
13 6 (4.88%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (82.93%) .NET
2 70 (56.91%) WPF
3 39 (31.71%) .NET Framework
4 25 (20.33%) XML
5 22 (17.89%) JSON
5 22 (17.89%) WCF
6 21 (17.07%) Rendezvous
7 18 (14.63%) Silverlight
8 17 (13.82%) CSS
8 17 (13.82%) HTML
8 17 (13.82%) Web Services
9 16 (13.01%) AngularJS
9 16 (13.01%) ASP.NET
10 15 (12.20%) LINQ
11 14 (11.38%) HTML5
12 12 (9.76%) CSS3
12 12 (9.76%) Entity Framework
12 12 (9.76%) Reactive Extensions
13 11 (8.94%) SOAP
13 11 (8.94%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 30 (24.39%) User Experience
2 23 (18.70%) Fixed Income
3 21 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.50%) Clustering
4 8 (6.50%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (5.69%) Mobile App
6 5 (4.07%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.25%) Derivative
8 3 (2.44%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.63%) Data Conversion
9 2 (1.63%) Equities
9 2 (1.63%) Fintech
9 2 (1.63%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.63%) RIA
9 2 (1.63%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.81%) Life Science
10 1 (0.81%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.81%) VUI
10 1 (0.81%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 44 (35.77%) Windows
2 13 (10.57%) Windows Phone
3 9 (7.32%) Windows Mobile
4 8 (6.50%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.44%) Linux
5 3 (2.44%) Unix
5 3 (2.44%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.44%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (49.59%) MVVM
2 37 (30.08%) Unit Testing
3 32 (26.02%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (19.51%) MVC
5 22 (17.89%) TDD
6 21 (17.07%) Electronic Trading
7 20 (16.26%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (16.26%) Multithreading
8 19 (15.45%) Scrum
9 13 (10.57%) BDD
10 12 (9.76%) CRM
10 12 (9.76%) Software Engineering
11 11 (8.94%) Data Modelling
12 8 (6.50%) High Availability
12 8 (6.50%) Investment Management
12 8 (6.50%) Performance Optimisation
12 8 (6.50%) Release Management
12 8 (6.50%) Web Development
13 7 (5.69%) Dependency Management
13 7 (5.69%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 113 (91.87%) C#
2 27 (21.95%) JavaScript
3 20 (16.26%) SQL
4 12 (9.76%) VB.NET
5 8 (6.50%) ECMAScript
6 7 (5.69%) ES6
6 7 (5.69%) PL/SQL
6 7 (5.69%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.88%) Java
7 6 (4.88%) VB
8 2 (1.63%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.63%) VB6
9 1 (0.81%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (7.32%) Degree
1 9 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.63%) MCSD
3 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.81%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.25%) QA
2 2 (1.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.81%) SCCM
Vendors
1 57 (46.34%) Microsoft
2 37 (30.08%) Oracle
3 21 (17.07%) ION Trading
3 21 (17.07%) TIBCO
4 20 (16.26%) Reuters
5 6 (4.88%) DevExpress
6 3 (2.44%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.44%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.81%) Adobe
7 1 (0.81%) Apple
7 1 (0.81%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.81%) MobileIron
7 1 (0.81%) Tableau
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