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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 578 587 596
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Contract jobs citing XAML 46 59 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.23% 0.28% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 49 35
Median daily rate £438 £450 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -3.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £323 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00

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
20223 21403 21553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.88% 38.66% 37.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13904 14579 14605
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 549 422
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 42 £450 -5.26% 17
London -11 29 £550 +12.82% 5
City of London -5 12 £575 +10.84% 2
East of England +13 8 £350 -6.66% 4
Cambridgeshire - 4 £350 - 2
Cambridge - 4 £350 - 2
Scotland +14 3 - - 1
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Bury St Edmunds - 2 - - 1
Solihull - 2 £338 - 2
Suffolk - 2 - - 1
West Midlands - 2 £338 - 4
Norfolk - 2 £213 -
South East +9 1 £425 +6.25% 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £313 -
South West - 1 £413 - 1
South Wales - 1 £313 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £425 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Norwich - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £413 -
Bridgend - 1 £313 -

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 89 (86.41%) C#
2 72 (69.90%) WPF
3 69 (66.99%) .NET
4 50 (48.54%) MVVM
5 45 (43.69%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (41.75%) Microsoft
7 37 (35.92%) TDD
8 36 (34.95%) Front Office
9 30 (29.13%) User Experience
10 27 (26.21%) Banking
10 27 (26.21%) .NET Framework
10 27 (26.21%) Windows
11 26 (25.24%) HTML
12 25 (24.27%) Finance
12 25 (24.27%) WCF
13 24 (23.30%) Microsoft Azure
14 22 (21.36%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (20.39%) MVC
15 21 (20.39%) SQL Server
16 20 (19.42%) NUnit
17 19 (18.45%) Wireframes
17 19 (18.45%) Visual Studio
18 18 (17.48%) JavaScript
18 18 (17.48%) Scrum
19 17 (16.50%) SQL
19 17 (16.50%) CSS
19 17 (16.50%) Web Services
19 17 (16.50%) DevExpress
20 16 (15.53%) Windows 8
21 15 (14.56%) SOAP

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 (2.91%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.94%) IIS
2 2 (1.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (10.68%) MS Excel
1 11 (10.68%) MS Office
2 7 (6.80%) Photoshop
3 4 (3.88%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 24 (23.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.77%) Office 365
3 4 (3.88%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.77%) Internet
2 4 (3.88%) Network Security
2 4 (3.88%) snoop
3 2 (1.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.80%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.83%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.88%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 20 (19.42%) NUnit
2 19 (18.45%) Visual Studio
3 14 (13.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (12.62%) NCrunch
4 13 (12.62%) ReSharper
5 10 (9.71%) TeamCity
6 9 (8.74%) Moq
6 9 (8.74%) StyleCop
7 8 (7.77%) Axure RP
7 8 (7.77%) MSBuild
8 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Blend
9 5 (4.85%) Git (software)
10 4 (3.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 4 (3.88%) Bitbucket
10 4 (3.88%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.97%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.97%) JIRA
11 1 (0.97%) Subversion
General
1 36 (34.95%) Front Office
2 27 (26.21%) Banking
3 25 (24.27%) Finance
4 12 (11.65%) Investment Banking
5 8 (7.77%) Publishing
6 4 (3.88%) Games
7 1 (0.97%) Back Office
7 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 84 (81.55%) Developer
2 38 (36.89%) C# Developer
3 29 (28.16%) .NET Developer
4 25 (24.27%) UI Developer
4 25 (24.27%) WPF Developer
5 20 (19.42%) C# WPF Developer
5 20 (19.42%) UI/UX Developer
5 20 (19.42%) UX Developer
6 12 (11.65%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (9.71%) Senior Developer
8 8 (7.77%) Architect
8 8 (7.77%) Xamarin Developer
9 7 (6.80%) Senior .NET Developer
10 6 (5.83%) Front Office Developer
11 5 (4.85%) Azure Developer
11 5 (4.85%) Designer
11 5 (4.85%) Programmer
11 5 (4.85%) UI Designer
11 5 (4.85%) User Experience Manager
12 4 (3.88%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (69.90%) WPF
2 69 (66.99%) .NET
3 27 (26.21%) .NET Framework
4 26 (25.24%) HTML
5 25 (24.27%) WCF
6 17 (16.50%) CSS
6 17 (16.50%) Web Services
7 15 (14.56%) Silverlight
7 15 (14.56%) SOAP
7 15 (14.56%) WinForms
8 14 (13.59%) HTML5
9 12 (11.65%) XML
9 12 (11.65%) XSLT
10 9 (8.74%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (8.74%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 8 (7.77%) JSON
11 8 (7.77%) LINQ
12 7 (6.80%) ASP.NET
12 7 (6.80%) Reactive Extensions
12 7 (6.80%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 30 (29.13%) User Experience
2 11 (10.68%) Fixed Income
3 9 (8.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.85%) Swaptions
6 4 (3.88%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.88%) Clustering
6 4 (3.88%) Data Structures
6 4 (3.88%) Derivative
6 4 (3.88%) Digital Media
6 4 (3.88%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.91%) Economics
7 3 (2.91%) Fintech
8 2 (1.94%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.97%) Equities
9 1 (0.97%) SCADA
9 1 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (26.21%) Windows
2 16 (15.53%) Windows 8
3 14 (13.59%) Android
4 11 (10.68%) Windows 10
5 8 (7.77%) Windows Mobile
6 6 (5.83%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.94%) Linux
7 2 (1.94%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.94%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.97%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (48.54%) MVVM
2 45 (43.69%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (35.92%) TDD
4 22 (21.36%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (20.39%) MVC
6 19 (18.45%) Wireframes
7 18 (17.48%) Scrum
8 15 (14.56%) Migration
8 15 (14.56%) OO
9 13 (12.62%) Asset Management
9 13 (12.62%) BDD
9 13 (12.62%) OOD
9 13 (12.62%) SDLC
10 12 (11.65%) Multithreading
10 12 (11.65%) Portfolio Management
10 12 (11.65%) Service Design
11 10 (9.71%) Regression Testing
12 9 (8.74%) OOP
13 8 (7.77%) Data Loss Prevention
13 8 (7.77%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (86.41%) C#
2 18 (17.48%) JavaScript
3 17 (16.50%) SQL
4 8 (7.77%) ECMAScript
4 8 (7.77%) Java
4 8 (7.77%) TypeScript
5 6 (5.83%) C++
6 4 (3.88%) PHP
7 2 (1.94%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.94%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.94%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.97%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (6.80%) SC Cleared
1 7 (6.80%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.85%) Degree
3 1 (0.97%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 43 (41.75%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.50%) DevExpress
3 12 (11.65%) Oracle
4 8 (7.77%) Apple
4 8 (7.77%) Xamarin
5 7 (6.80%) Adobe
6 4 (3.88%) IBM
6 4 (3.88%) Infragistics
6 4 (3.88%) Telerik
7 2 (1.94%) Apigee
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Rate: competitive
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Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
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