Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 778 783 760
Rank change year-on-year +5 -23 -29
Contract jobs citing XAML 53 90 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.056% 0.092% 0.100%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.23% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 55 76
England median daily rate £400 £550 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +19.57% +2.22%
10th Percentile £274 £369 £325
90th Percentile £625 £633 £600
UK median daily rate £400 £550 £450
% change year-on-year -27.27% +22.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
England median hourly rate £51.25 - £42.50
10th Percentile £42.50 - £21.88
90th Percentile £58.75 - £43.75
UK median hourly rate £51.25 - £42.50

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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 39620 39750 40690
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.21% 40.50% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 27942 27561 27880
England median daily rate £455 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £275
90th Percentile £638 £594 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 749 818 948
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +0.74% +24.08%
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.50 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.77 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.67% +22.63%

XAML
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing XAML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -51 20 £600 +4.35% 7
Midlands +27 11 £350 -9.68%
East of England -20 9 £388 +11.51% 2
East Midlands +8 7 £438 +19.05%
South West +16 5 £375 -9.09%
South East +15 5 £400 -4.48% 3
West Midlands +35 4 £350 -10.60%
North of England +67 3 £250 -28.57% 2
North West +29 3 £250 -28.57% 1
XAML
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 51 (96.23%) C#
2 43 (81.13%) WPF
3 41 (77.36%) .NET
4 27 (50.94%) MVVM
5 26 (49.06%) MVC
6 25 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (43.40%) HTML
7 23 (43.40%) JavaScript
8 21 (39.62%) SQL
9 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
10 19 (35.85%) SQL Server
11 16 (30.19%) WCF
12 15 (28.30%) Silverlight
13 14 (26.42%) TDD
13 14 (26.42%) Banking
13 14 (26.42%) ASP.NET
14 13 (24.53%) jQuery
14 13 (24.53%) HTML5
15 12 (22.64%) NUnit
15 12 (22.64%) .NET Framework
15 12 (22.64%) Scrum
15 12 (22.64%) CSS
15 12 (22.64%) Windows
16 11 (20.75%) Front Office
16 11 (20.75%) AngularJS
16 11 (20.75%) Xamarin
17 10 (18.87%) Relational Database
17 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET Web API
17 10 (18.87%) Finance
17 10 (18.87%) Investment Banking

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.66%) ArcGIS
2 2 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.89%) IIS
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Internet
1 2 (3.77%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.85%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.87%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database
4 4 (7.55%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.77%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.89%) Big Data
6 1 (1.89%) HBase
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (22.64%) NUnit
2 8 (15.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (15.09%) Visual Studio
3 6 (11.32%) Git (software)
4 5 (9.43%) Axure RP
5 3 (5.66%) SpecFlow
6 2 (3.77%) Moq
6 2 (3.77%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.89%) Bower
7 1 (1.89%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.89%) FxCop
7 1 (1.89%) Grunt
7 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.89%) JIRA
7 1 (1.89%) JSHint
7 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Blend
7 1 (1.89%) NDepend
7 1 (1.89%) Selenium
7 1 (1.89%) StyleCop
7 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 14 (26.42%) Banking
2 11 (20.75%) Front Office
3 10 (18.87%) Finance
3 10 (18.87%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Private Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Retail
4 2 (3.77%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Automotive
5 1 (1.89%) Law
5 1 (1.89%) Legal
5 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.89%) Marketing
5 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (98.11%) Developer
2 29 (54.72%) C# Developer
3 17 (32.08%) WPF Developer
4 13 (24.53%) .NET Developer
5 12 (22.64%) C# WPF Developer
6 11 (20.75%) Software Developer
7 8 (15.09%) C# Software Developer
7 8 (15.09%) Silverlight Developer
7 8 (15.09%) Xamarin Developer
8 6 (11.32%) Applications Developer
8 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 6 (11.32%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (9.43%) WCF Developer
10 4 (7.55%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
10 4 (7.55%) C++ Developer
10 4 (7.55%) C++ Software Developer
10 4 (7.55%) C++/C# Developer
10 4 (7.55%) XAML Developer
11 3 (5.66%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (81.13%) WPF
2 41 (77.36%) .NET
3 23 (43.40%) HTML
4 16 (30.19%) WCF
5 15 (28.30%) Silverlight
6 14 (26.42%) ASP.NET
7 13 (24.53%) HTML5
7 13 (24.53%) jQuery
8 12 (22.64%) .NET Framework
8 12 (22.64%) CSS
9 11 (20.75%) AngularJS
10 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (16.98%) Web Services
12 8 (15.09%) JSON
13 7 (13.21%) Entity Framework
14 6 (11.32%) Reactive Extensions
14 6 (11.32%) XML
15 5 (9.43%) SOAP
15 5 (9.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (9.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 5 (9.43%) Hedge funds
1 5 (9.43%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.55%) Fixed Income
2 4 (7.55%) Virtual Team
3 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (5.66%) Equities
3 3 (5.66%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.77%) Clustering
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Windows
2 9 (16.98%) Android
2 9 (16.98%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.89%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) MVVM
2 26 (49.06%) MVC
3 25 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (26.42%) TDD
5 12 (22.64%) Scrum
6 10 (18.87%) Software Engineering
7 8 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (15.09%) Test Automation
8 7 (13.21%) Web Development
9 6 (11.32%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (9.43%) Mobile Application Development
10 5 (9.43%) Multithreading
11 4 (7.55%) Algorithmic Trading
11 4 (7.55%) Analytics
11 4 (7.55%) Economics
11 4 (7.55%) Fund Management
11 4 (7.55%) Project Management
12 3 (5.66%) Android Development
12 3 (5.66%) Equity Research
12 3 (5.66%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (96.23%) C#
2 23 (43.40%) JavaScript
3 21 (39.62%) SQL
4 6 (11.32%) C++
4 6 (11.32%) VB.NET
5 4 (7.55%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.66%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.89%) C
7 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.66%) Degree
3 2 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.89%) Numerate Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.75%) Xamarin
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle
4 3 (5.66%) ESRI
5 1 (1.89%) DevExpress