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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 559 490 503
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +13
Contract jobs citing XAML 50 92 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% 0.45% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 62 29
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£425 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £344 £299
% change year-on-year
-6.84% +14.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £38.50

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
20943 20515 17666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.46% 37.59% 37.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13614 13393 10852
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 487 635
Average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £18.00 £15.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -57 48 £438 -9.09% 16
London +4 34 £450 -10.00% 12
South East -22 7 £425 -5.55%
City of London +2 6 £538 +7.50%
South West - 4 £320 -
Berkshire -4 3 £425 -5.55%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £325 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £325 -
Reading - 3 £425 -
Bristol - 2 £320 -
Hounslow - 2 £373 -
Leicestershire -1 1 - -
East Midlands -13 1 - -
West Midlands -18 1 - - 2
Yorkshire -24 1 £375 +25.00%
Gloucestershire - 1 £305 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
Leeds - 1 £375 -
Gloucester - 1 £305 -
Harrow - 1 £290 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - -
Woking - 1 - -

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 82 (83.67%) C#
2 77 (78.57%) .NET
3 66 (67.35%) WPF
4 33 (33.67%) SQL
4 33 (33.67%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (32.65%) MVVM
6 26 (26.53%) TDD
6 26 (26.53%) Visual Studio
7 25 (25.51%) Silverlight
8 24 (24.49%) Windows
9 23 (23.47%) SQL Server
10 22 (22.45%) .NET Framework
11 21 (21.43%) Microsoft
12 20 (20.41%) WCF
13 19 (19.39%) JavaScript
13 19 (19.39%) HTML
14 17 (17.35%) Front Office
14 17 (17.35%) Software Engineering
15 15 (15.31%) HTML5
15 15 (15.31%) Scrum
16 14 (14.29%) Banking
16 14 (14.29%) XML
17 13 (13.27%) VB.NET
18 12 (12.24%) C++
18 12 (12.24%) Investment Banking
19 11 (11.22%) WinForms
19 11 (11.22%) Finance
19 11 (11.22%) Oracle
19 11 (11.22%) MS Excel
19 11 (11.22%) Entity Framework

XAML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (2.04%) IIS
1 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (11.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.04%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (6.12%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.47%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (10.20%) Relational Database
4 9 (9.18%) Oracle Database
5 8 (8.16%) MS Access
6 6 (6.12%) Data Mining
6 6 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (4.08%) NoSQL
8 3 (3.06%) MongoDB
8 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (2.04%) MySQL
10 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.02%) HBase
10 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 26 (26.53%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.14%) NUnit
2 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Blend
2 7 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (6.12%) Subversion
3 6 (6.12%) MSTest
4 5 (5.10%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.02%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.02%) JIRA
General
1 17 (17.35%) Front Office
2 14 (14.29%) Banking
3 12 (12.24%) Investment Banking
4 11 (11.22%) Finance
5 4 (4.08%) Law
6 3 (3.06%) Legal
7 1 (1.02%) Publishing
7 1 (1.02%) Games
7 1 (1.02%) Retail
7 1 (1.02%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 74 (75.51%) Developer
2 25 (25.51%) .NET Developer
3 20 (20.41%) C# Developer
4 16 (16.33%) WPF Developer
5 13 (13.27%) Programmer
6 11 (11.22%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (10.20%) Senior Developer
8 7 (7.14%) Analyst Programmer
8 7 (7.14%) Analyst
8 7 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (7.14%) .NET Programmer
9 6 (6.12%) Senior C# Developer
9 6 (6.12%) Agile .NET Developer
9 6 (6.12%) Agile C# Developer
10 5 (5.10%) C# Programmer
10 5 (5.10%) .NET Analyst Programmer
10 5 (5.10%) C# Analyst Programmer
11 4 (4.08%) UI Designer
11 4 (4.08%) Designer
12 3 (3.06%) VB Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (78.57%) .NET
2 66 (67.35%) WPF
3 25 (25.51%) Silverlight
4 22 (22.45%) .NET Framework
5 20 (20.41%) WCF
6 19 (19.39%) HTML
7 15 (15.31%) HTML5
8 14 (14.29%) XML
9 11 (11.22%) WinForms
9 11 (11.22%) Entity Framework
10 10 (10.20%) JSON
10 10 (10.20%) Web Services
10 10 (10.20%) REST
11 9 (9.18%) LINQ
12 8 (8.16%) ASP.NET
13 7 (7.14%) CSS
13 7 (7.14%) Reactive Extensions
14 5 (5.10%) RESTful
15 4 (4.08%) jQuery
15 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) Data Structures
2 8 (8.16%) Derivative
2 8 (8.16%) Animation
2 8 (8.16%) Mobile App
3 7 (7.14%) User Experience
3 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (6.12%) GIS
5 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.06%) Life Science
6 2 (2.04%) Open Source
6 2 (2.04%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.04%) Equities
6 2 (2.04%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.02%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.02%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.02%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (1.02%) Economics
7 1 (1.02%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 24 (24.49%) Windows
2 9 (9.18%) Windows Phone
3 5 (5.10%) Windows Phone 8
4 3 (3.06%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.02%) Android
6 1 (1.02%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.02%) UNIX
6 1 (1.02%) Linux
6 1 (1.02%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (33.67%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (32.65%) MVVM
3 26 (26.53%) TDD
4 17 (17.35%) Software Engineering
5 15 (15.31%) Scrum
6 10 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (10.20%) MVC
6 10 (10.20%) OO
7 9 (9.18%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (8.16%) BDD
8 8 (8.16%) Technical Analysis
8 8 (8.16%) Mobile Development
8 8 (8.16%) OOD
8 8 (8.16%) Pair Programming
9 7 (7.14%) Workflow
9 7 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (6.12%) Multithreading
11 5 (5.10%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.08%) Web Development
12 4 (4.08%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 82 (83.67%) C#
2 33 (33.67%) SQL
3 19 (19.39%) JavaScript
4 13 (13.27%) VB.NET
5 12 (12.24%) C++
6 10 (10.20%) T-SQL
7 8 (8.16%) VB
8 4 (4.08%) Objective-C
9 3 (3.06%) C++/CLI
10 2 (2.04%) Erlang
10 2 (2.04%) F#
10 2 (2.04%) VB6
10 2 (2.04%) Ruby
11 1 (1.02%) Clojure
11 1 (1.02%) VBScript
11 1 (1.02%) VBA
11 1 (1.02%) Java
11 1 (1.02%) PHP
11 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.04%) Degree
Vendors
1 21 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.22%) Oracle
3 6 (6.12%) DevExpress
3 6 (6.12%) Intergraph
4 1 (1.02%) Telerik
4 1 (1.02%) Google
4 1 (1.02%) Adobe
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago