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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 592 607 553
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -54
Contract jobs citing XAML 52 37 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.065% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.25% 0.17% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 21 47
Median daily rate £500 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £23.75 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £23.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- -34.48%

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
21223 21555 19738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.22% 37.85% 37.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14516 14480 12675
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 448 437 406
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £18.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.17 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 23 July 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 23 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 23 July 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 52 £500 +17.64% 12
London +12 37 £550 +10.00% 5
City of London +49 10 £550 +29.41% 1
East of England +23 4 £348 +6.92% 1
South East -7 4 £406 +16.07% 1
East Midlands - 4 £368 -
Nottingham - 3 £368 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £368 -
Cambridgeshire +20 2 - -
Cambridge +15 2 - -
West Midlands -23 2 £400 - 1
Surrey - 2 £400 -
Leatherhead - 2 £400 -
Suffolk - 2 £348 -
Reading +3 1 £430 +1.17% 1
Staffordshire -1 1 - -
Berkshire -3 1 £430 +1.17% 1
North West -12 1 £350 -6.66%
Coventry -15 1 £400 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £413 -
Leicester - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £350 -

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 118 (89.39%) C#
2 109 (82.58%) .NET
3 71 (53.79%) WPF
4 70 (53.03%) MVVM
5 60 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 51 (38.64%) Windows
7 46 (34.85%) Visual Studio
8 45 (34.09%) SQL Server
9 44 (33.33%) .NET Framework
10 39 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
11 36 (27.27%) Front Office
12 33 (25.00%) Oracle
12 33 (25.00%) Unit Testing
13 32 (24.24%) JavaScript
14 30 (22.73%) Fixed Income
15 26 (19.70%) MVC
15 26 (19.70%) TDD
15 26 (19.70%) NUnit
15 26 (19.70%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (19.70%) Team Foundation Server
16 25 (18.94%) WCF
16 25 (18.94%) XML
16 25 (18.94%) User Experience
17 23 (17.42%) HTML
18 22 (16.67%) HTML5
19 21 (15.91%) Electronic Trading
19 21 (15.91%) CSS
19 21 (15.91%) Web Services
19 21 (15.91%) TIBCO
19 21 (15.91%) Rendezvous

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 (7.58%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.76%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (9.85%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.09%) MS Office
3 4 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (15.15%) RMDS
2 11 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (8.33%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.06%) Office 365
3 2 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.82%) CTI
2 8 (6.06%) Internet
3 1 (0.76%) 4G
3 1 (0.76%) Firewall
3 1 (0.76%) Network Security
3 1 (0.76%) VPN
3 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (34.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.30%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.79%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 46 (34.85%) Visual Studio
2 26 (19.70%) NUnit
2 26 (19.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (9.85%) Git (software)
4 9 (6.82%) Moq
5 8 (6.06%) MSBuild
5 8 (6.06%) TeamCity
6 7 (5.30%) Babel
7 6 (4.55%) Fiddler
7 6 (4.55%) Jenkins
8 4 (3.03%) JIRA
8 4 (3.03%) SpecFlow
8 4 (3.03%) Subversion
9 1 (0.76%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.76%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.76%) NSubstitute
9 1 (0.76%) ReSharper
General
1 36 (27.27%) Front Office
2 16 (12.12%) Finance
3 15 (11.36%) Banking
4 9 (6.82%) Investment Banking
5 8 (6.06%) Publishing
6 1 (0.76%) Back Office
6 1 (0.76%) Games
6 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.76%) Retail
6 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 106 (80.30%) Developer
2 62 (46.97%) C# Developer
3 48 (36.36%) .NET Developer
4 37 (28.03%) WPF Developer
5 34 (25.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 29 (21.97%) C# WPF Developer
7 18 (13.64%) XAML Developer
8 16 (12.12%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
8 16 (12.12%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 12 (9.09%) UX Developer
10 10 (7.58%) Senior Developer
10 10 (7.58%) Silverlight Developer
11 9 (6.82%) Architect
11 9 (6.82%) JavaScript Developer
12 7 (5.30%) CRM Developer
13 6 (4.55%) Applications Developer
13 6 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 6 (4.55%) Mobile Developer
13 6 (4.55%) SQL Developer
14 5 (3.79%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (82.58%) .NET
2 71 (53.79%) WPF
3 44 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 25 (18.94%) WCF
4 25 (18.94%) XML
5 23 (17.42%) HTML
6 22 (16.67%) HTML5
7 21 (15.91%) CSS
7 21 (15.91%) Rendezvous
7 21 (15.91%) Web Services
8 20 (15.15%) JSON
8 20 (15.15%) WinForms
9 18 (13.64%) Silverlight
10 15 (11.36%) AngularJS
11 14 (10.61%) LINQ
12 13 (9.85%) ASP.NET
13 12 (9.09%) CSS3
13 12 (9.09%) Entity Framework
14 10 (7.58%) SOAP
15 9 (6.82%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 30 (22.73%) Fixed Income
2 25 (18.94%) User Experience
3 20 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (5.30%) Derivative
5 7 (5.30%) Mobile App
6 6 (4.55%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.79%) Clustering
7 5 (3.79%) Swaptions
8 3 (2.27%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.27%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.27%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.52%) Data Conversion
10 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.76%) Kinect
10 1 (0.76%) Life Science
10 1 (0.76%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 51 (38.64%) Windows
2 13 (9.85%) Windows Phone
3 10 (7.58%) Windows 8
4 9 (6.82%) Windows Mobile
5 8 (6.06%) Android
5 8 (6.06%) Windows 10
5 8 (6.06%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.27%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.27%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.76%) Linux
7 1 (0.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (53.03%) MVVM
2 39 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 26 (19.70%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (19.70%) MVC
4 26 (19.70%) TDD
5 21 (15.91%) Electronic Trading
6 20 (15.15%) Multithreading
7 19 (14.39%) Scrum
8 17 (12.88%) BDD
9 13 (9.85%) Migration
9 13 (9.85%) Software Engineering
10 12 (9.09%) CRM
11 11 (8.33%) Data Modelling
11 11 (8.33%) Regression Testing
12 10 (7.58%) Service Design
13 8 (6.06%) Data Loss Prevention
13 8 (6.06%) High Availability
13 8 (6.06%) Performance Optimisation
13 8 (6.06%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 118 (89.39%) C#
2 32 (24.24%) JavaScript
3 19 (14.39%) SQL
4 16 (12.12%) ECMAScript
5 11 (8.33%) VB.NET
6 8 (6.06%) TypeScript
7 7 (5.30%) ES6
7 7 (5.30%) T-SQL
8 6 (4.55%) PL/SQL
8 6 (4.55%) VB
9 3 (2.27%) C++
10 2 (1.52%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.52%) VB6
11 1 (0.76%) Java
11 1 (0.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.61%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.06%) Degree
4 2 (1.52%) MCSD
4 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.79%) QA
2 2 (1.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.27%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.76%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 60 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 33 (25.00%) Oracle
3 21 (15.91%) ION Trading
3 21 (15.91%) TIBCO
4 20 (15.15%) Reuters
5 9 (6.82%) Apple
6 4 (3.03%) DevExpress
7 3 (2.27%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.27%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.76%) Apigee
8 1 (0.76%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.76%) MobileIron
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