Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for XAML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XAML over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 243 212 218
Rank change year-on-year -31 +6 +65
Contract jobs citing XAML 3 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.042% 0.34% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.080% 0.66% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 21 18
City of London median daily rate £575 £575 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.20% -14.58%
10th Percentile £563 £413 £371
90th Percentile £588 £625 £625
Central London median daily rate £575 £575 £513
% change year-on-year - +12.20% -10.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

XAML is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,744 3,187 3,312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 53.02% 50.93% 46.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,159 2,670 2,776
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £663 £659
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 20
City of London median hourly rate £27.55 £27.50 £29.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.16% -7.78% +49.10%
10th Percentile £20.30 £16.06 £18.90
90th Percentile £54.03 £55.19 £55.50
Central London median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £29.82
% change year-on-year +1.82% -7.78% +49.10%

XAML
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing XAML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for XAML in the City of London

XAML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XAML in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for XAML.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) NUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) Silverlight
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) JSHint
3 1 (33.33%) Bower
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Thrift
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) SOLID
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (33.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (33.33%) HBase
3 1 (33.33%) WinRT
3 1 (33.33%) MSBuild

XAML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) HBase
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) NUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Bower
2 1 (33.33%) FxCop
2 1 (33.33%) Grunt
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) JSHint
2 1 (33.33%) Moq
2 1 (33.33%) MSBuild
2 1 (33.33%) NDepend
2 1 (33.33%) ReSharper
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (33.33%) StyleCop
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Silverlight
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (33.33%) Task Parallel Library
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) WinRT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) SOLID
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Numerate Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle