The table below looks at the statistics for XAML skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XAML over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
England / West Midlands
Rank 119 - 110
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XAML 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% - 0.088%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.42% - 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £341 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +19.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
717 911 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.21% 35.13% 30.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 564 397
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 36
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -19.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.29 £17.04 £20.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £39.00 £36.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

XAML
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing XAML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

XAML Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

XAML
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XAML across the West Midlands region.

XAML Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

XAML
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XAML within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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
Solihull - 2 £350 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £400 -
XAML
England

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for XAML.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) ETL
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) WPF
3 3 (60.00%) Silverlight
3 3 (60.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 3 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (60.00%) MVVM
3 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) OOP
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) SOLID
3 3 (60.00%) SOA
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) XSLT
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) WCF
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) API Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) WPF Developer
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Azure Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (20.00%) ETL Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) WPF
3 3 (60.00%) Silverlight
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (40.00%) WCF
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) XSLT
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
5 1 (20.00%) OAuth
5 1 (20.00%) RESTful
5 1 (20.00%) SAML
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) XSD
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) ETL
3 3 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (60.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) MVVM
3 3 (60.00%) OOP
3 3 (60.00%) SOA
3 3 (60.00%) SOLID
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) API Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
4 1 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) OOD
4 1 (20.00%) Service Design
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Xamarin