The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for XAML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XAML over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 116 115
Rank change year-on-year +17 -1  
Contract jobs citing XAML 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.22% 0.17% 0.081%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.90% 0.65% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Median daily rate £400 £480 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +12.94%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 - £23.75

XAML is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 444 613 600
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 24.30% 25.73% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 363 367
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 12
Median hourly rate £19.66 £12.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.28% -65.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £9.00 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

XAML
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing XAML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for XAML in Berkshire

XAML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XAML in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for XAML in Berkshire

XAML
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XAML within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Reading +15 1 £375 -17.58%
XAML
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for XAML.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Android
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (100.00%) Xamarin
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (75.00%) Android Development
2 3 (75.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) NUnit
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Publishing
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) MVVM

XAML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) NUnit
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Xamarin Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Applications Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) XAML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) REST
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (75.00%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Android
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Android Development
2 3 (75.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Xamarin