The table below looks at the statistics for XAML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XAML over the 3 months to 5 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 135 107 97
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -10
Contract jobs citing XAML 2 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.078% 0.60% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.20% 1.48% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 7
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£375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £331 £313
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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 Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
978 944 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 38.04% 40.36% 34.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 602 360
Average daily rate £338 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 42
Average hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £16.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% +49.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.10 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £175.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%

XAML
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XAML across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

XAML Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

XAML
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

XAML Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

XAML
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XAML within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 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
West Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
XAML
England

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) VCP4
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft