The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank - 40 -
Contract jobs citing XAML 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge - 1.49% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 3.73% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £390 £323
% change year-on-year -11.53% +20.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

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 Cambridge with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 156 161 131
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 50.65% 40.05% 40.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 92 86
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £315 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +4.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £9.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

XAML
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

XAML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XAML in Cambridge

XAML
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for XAML.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) MVVM
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) PhD
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) SCADA
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms
3 1 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# Software Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# WPF Developer
3 1 (25.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
1 1 (25.00%) WinForms
1 1 (25.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) MVVM
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PhD