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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XAML over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank - 95 -
Contract jobs citing XAML 0 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.44% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £306 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.20% -5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
XAML
England

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
822 666 847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.88% 32.36% 38.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 413 435
Average daily rate £338 £315 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £230 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 16 30
Average hourly rate £21.00 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £23.50 £17.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £37.15 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

XAML
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XAML across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XAML within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
Birmingham - - - -
Coventry - - - - 3
Solihull - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
XAML
England

XAML
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (100.00%) WPF
1 6 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 6 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (83.33%) MVVM
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Back Office
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Developer
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (100.00%) WPF
1 6 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) MVVM
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft