Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 231 216 295
Rank change year-on-year -15 +79 -17
Contract jobs citing XAML 7 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.11% 0.23% 0.079%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.21% 0.49% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 8
City of London median daily rate £450 £550 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +2.33% +7.50%
10th Percentile £420 £428 £333
90th Percentile £650 £618 £629
Central London median daily rate £450 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3287 3282 4933
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 50.84% 48.15% 43.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2636 2773 4012
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £308
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £451 £450
% change year-on-year +10.99% +0.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 30
City of London median hourly rate £22.99 £22.50 £23.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.19% -6.21% -12.76%
10th Percentile £13.31 £18.17 £17.27
90th Percentile £36.73 £58.00 £52.65
Central London median hourly rate £26.42 £22.50 £24.23
% change year-on-year +17.40% -7.14% -11.89%

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

XAML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XAML in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XAML in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 City of London region with a requirement for XAML.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) WPF
2 5 (71.43%) Android
2 5 (71.43%) Apple iOS
2 5 (71.43%) Xamarin
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) XSLT
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (57.14%) Axure RP
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) NUnit
5 2 (28.57%) Banking
5 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
5 2 (28.57%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (14.29%) User Experience
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) Garbage Collection
6 1 (14.29%) SDLC
6 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
6 1 (14.29%) Wireframes
6 1 (14.29%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (14.29%) HBase
6 1 (14.29%) MSBuild
6 1 (14.29%) Task Parallel Library
6 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow

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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) HBase
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Axure RP
2 2 (28.57%) NUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) MSBuild
3 1 (14.29%) NCrunch
3 1 (14.29%) ReSharper
3 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Xamarin Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) WPF Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# WPF Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 1 (14.29%) UI Developer
4 1 (14.29%) UI/UX Developer
4 1 (14.29%) UX Developer
4 1 (14.29%) XAML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) WPF
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) XSLT
3 2 (28.57%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) LINQ
4 1 (14.29%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) Task Parallel Library
4 1 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (14.29%) WCF
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Android
1 5 (71.43%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 1 (14.29%) Garbage Collection
4 1 (14.29%) Information Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) MVVM
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Numerate Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Xamarin
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) DevExpress
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Infragistics
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Telerik