The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 28 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.

Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 117 133
Contract jobs citing XAML 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - 0.24% 0.038%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.76% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £300
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 the East of England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 828 788 916
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 39.00% 31.85% 34.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 458 492
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 57 60
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £19.00 £32.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

XAML
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

XAML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XAML in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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 East of England region with a requirement for XAML.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) MVVM
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) WPF
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) HTML

XAML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# Software Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# WPF Developer
3 2 (40.00%) WPF Developer
4 1 (20.00%) XAML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) WPF
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) MVVM
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#