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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 131 128 117
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs citing XAML 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.078% 0.086%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.54% 0.25% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £415 - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
933 790 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.40% 30.91% 29.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 492 416
Median daily rate £380 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 46 23
Median hourly rate £22.50 £26.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.09% -18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.45 £22.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

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 28 May 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
Coventry - 3 £400 -
Staffordshire +7 1 - - 1
XAML
England

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for XAML.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) XSD
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (80.00%) API Integration
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Data Transformation
2 4 (80.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (80.00%) RESTful
2 4 (80.00%) ETL
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) XSLT
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) OOD
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum

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 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
1 4 (80.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) NSubstitute
2 1 (20.00%) NUnit
2 1 (20.00%) ReSharper
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) XSD
2 4 (80.00%) RESTful
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) LINQ
3 1 (20.00%) Ninject
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Conversion
2 1 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (20.00%) Life Science
2 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) API Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Data Transformation
2 4 (80.00%) ETL
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) OOD
4 2 (40.00%) Coaching
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (40.00%) Data Validation
4 2 (40.00%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Release Management
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Service Design
4 2 (40.00%) Validation
5 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) DevExpress