The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 550 532 561
Rank change year-on-year -18 +29  
Contract jobs citing XAML 33 82 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.079% 0.17% 0.090%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.43% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 60 31
Median daily rate £560 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.86% +22.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £375 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £390 £323
% change year-on-year -11.53% +20.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
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 England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 17174 19005 18434
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.28% 38.47% 37.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11856 13126 12091
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 443 392
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +12.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £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 England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

XAML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XAML in England

XAML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XAML in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XAML in England

XAML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing XAML in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XAML in England

XAML
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XAML within the England region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
London -10 23 £600 +4.34% 6
East Midlands - 4 £384 -
South East +2 2 £354 -14.24% 5
Yorkshire - 2 £400 -
South West - 1 £375 -
West Midlands - 1 £400 - 4
XAML
UK

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 England region with a requirement for XAML.

1 67 (93.06%) C#
2 62 (86.11%) WPF
3 55 (76.39%) .NET
4 50 (69.44%) MVVM
5 33 (45.83%) Microsoft
6 31 (43.06%) Front Office
6 31 (43.06%) User Experience
7 29 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (37.50%) NUnit
9 24 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 24 (33.33%) TDD
10 22 (30.56%) Visual Studio
11 21 (29.17%) Fixed Income
12 17 (23.61%) Oracle
12 17 (23.61%) HTML
13 16 (22.22%) MVC
13 16 (22.22%) Banking
14 15 (20.83%) Electronic Trading
14 15 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
15 14 (19.44%) Wireframes
16 13 (18.06%) Silverlight
16 13 (18.06%) Scrum
16 13 (18.06%) Windows
17 12 (16.67%) ION Trading
17 12 (16.67%) RMDS
17 12 (16.67%) TIBCO
17 12 (16.67%) Rendezvous
17 12 (16.67%) Reuters
17 12 (16.67%) DevExpress

XAML
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Photoshop
2 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 12 (16.67%) RMDS
2 2 (2.78%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (37.50%) NUnit
2 22 (30.56%) Visual Studio
3 9 (12.50%) Axure RP
4 8 (11.11%) NCrunch
4 8 (11.11%) ReSharper
5 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Blend
6 4 (5.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 4 (5.56%) Bitbucket
6 4 (5.56%) Git (software)
6 4 (5.56%) Moq
6 4 (5.56%) StyleCop
6 4 (5.56%) TeamCity
7 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.39%) MSTest
8 1 (1.39%) NuGet
General
1 31 (43.06%) Front Office
2 16 (22.22%) Banking
3 11 (15.28%) Finance
4 6 (8.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 72 (100.00%) Developer
2 35 (48.61%) C# Developer
3 33 (45.83%) .NET Developer
4 31 (43.06%) UI Developer
5 30 (41.67%) WPF Developer
6 23 (31.94%) C# WPF Developer
7 22 (30.56%) C# .NET Developer
8 21 (29.17%) XAML Developer
9 19 (26.39%) UX Developer
10 17 (23.61%) UI/UX Developer
11 12 (16.67%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
11 12 (16.67%) Electronic Trading Developer
11 12 (16.67%) Xamarin Developer
12 4 (5.56%) Front Office Developer
12 4 (5.56%) Silverlight Developer
12 4 (5.56%) Software Developer
13 3 (4.17%) C# Software Developer
13 3 (4.17%) Designer
13 3 (4.17%) UI Designer
13 3 (4.17%) User Experience Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (86.11%) WPF
2 55 (76.39%) .NET
3 17 (23.61%) HTML
4 15 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (18.06%) Silverlight
6 12 (16.67%) Rendezvous
7 9 (12.50%) CSS
7 9 (12.50%) XSLT
8 7 (9.72%) .NET Framework
8 7 (9.72%) WCF
9 5 (6.94%) Web Services
9 5 (6.94%) WinForms
10 4 (5.56%) Entity Framework
10 4 (5.56%) HTML5
10 4 (5.56%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 3 (4.17%) Reactive Extensions
12 2 (2.78%) AngularJS
12 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET
12 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (43.06%) User Experience
2 21 (29.17%) Fixed Income
3 15 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (6.94%) Fintech
6 3 (4.17%) Equities
6 3 (4.17%) Swaptions
7 2 (2.78%) Derivative
7 2 (2.78%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.78%) EPoS
7 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.78%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.78%) Xbox
8 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.06%) Windows
2 11 (15.28%) Android
2 11 (15.28%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.56%) Windows 8
3 4 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (4.17%) Linux
5 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (69.44%) MVVM
2 29 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (33.33%) TDD
4 16 (22.22%) MVC
5 15 (20.83%) Electronic Trading
6 14 (19.44%) Wireframes
7 13 (18.06%) Scrum
8 10 (13.89%) Asset Management
8 10 (13.89%) SDLC
9 9 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (12.50%) OO
10 7 (9.72%) Portfolio Management
11 5 (6.94%) OOD
11 5 (6.94%) Translating Business Requirements
12 4 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (5.56%) Data Visualisation
12 4 (5.56%) Garbage Collection
12 4 (5.56%) Information Architecture
12 4 (5.56%) Investment Management
12 4 (5.56%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 67 (93.06%) C#
2 9 (12.50%) SQL
3 4 (5.56%) C++
3 4 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.17%) VB.NET
4 3 (4.17%) VBA
5 1 (1.39%) Java
5 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.39%) VB
5 1 (1.39%) VB6
Vendors
1 33 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 17 (23.61%) Oracle
3 12 (16.67%) DevExpress
3 12 (16.67%) ION Trading
3 12 (16.67%) Reuters
3 12 (16.67%) TIBCO
3 12 (16.67%) Xamarin
4 7 (9.72%) Adobe
5 4 (5.56%) IBM
5 4 (5.56%) Infragistics
5 4 (5.56%) Telerik