Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 20 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)
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 612 552 546
Rank change year-on-year -60 -6 +7
Contract jobs citing XAML 20 64 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.043% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.088% 0.32% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 41 60
London median daily rate £600 £575 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +17.95% -
10th Percentile £478 £425 £363
90th Percentile £660 £669 £600
England median daily rate £400 £550 £460
% change year-on-year -27.27% +19.57% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 22710 19885 20374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.66% 44.61% 43.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 17204 14874 15199
London median daily rate £500 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +3.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £305
90th Percentile £669 £633 £638
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 113 144
London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +40.00% -14.50%
10th Percentile £18.02 £16.70 £13.65
90th Percentile £52.30 £57.38 £52.17
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +25.00%

XAML
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for XAML in London

XAML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XAML in London

XAML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XAML in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XAML in London

XAML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XAML in London

XAML
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XAML within the London region over the 6 months to 20 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
Central London -27 3 £625 +8.70% 1
South London - 1 £475 -
XAML
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 London region with a requirement for XAML.

1 19 (95.00%) C#
2 17 (85.00%) .NET
3 15 (75.00%) WPF
4 14 (70.00%) Banking
5 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
6 11 (55.00%) HTML
6 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
6 11 (55.00%) Front Office
6 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (55.00%) Silverlight
6 11 (55.00%) HTML5
7 10 (50.00%) MVVM
7 10 (50.00%) Investment Banking
7 10 (50.00%) SQL
8 9 (45.00%) Finance
8 9 (45.00%) Relational Database
9 8 (40.00%) TDD
9 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
9 8 (40.00%) MVC
9 8 (40.00%) WCF
10 7 (35.00%) .NET Framework
10 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (35.00%) Scrum
10 7 (35.00%) NUnit
11 6 (30.00%) Reactive Extensions
11 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
12 5 (25.00%) Hedge funds

XAML
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 2 (10.00%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (45.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (10.00%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (5.00%) Big Data
6 1 (5.00%) HBase
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) NUnit
2 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) Bower
3 1 (5.00%) FitNesse
3 1 (5.00%) FxCop
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) Grunt
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) JSHint
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Blend
3 1 (5.00%) Moq
3 1 (5.00%) MSBuild
3 1 (5.00%) NDepend
3 1 (5.00%) ReSharper
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.00%) StyleCop
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 14 (70.00%) Banking
2 11 (55.00%) Front Office
3 10 (50.00%) Investment Banking
4 9 (45.00%) Finance
5 2 (10.00%) Private Banking
5 2 (10.00%) Retail Banking
6 1 (5.00%) Law
6 1 (5.00%) Legal
6 1 (5.00%) Marketing
6 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 13 (65.00%) C# Developer
3 7 (35.00%) WPF Developer
4 6 (30.00%) .NET Developer
4 6 (30.00%) C# WPF Developer
5 5 (25.00%) Silverlight Developer
6 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (20.00%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
7 3 (15.00%) Angular Developer
7 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (15.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
7 3 (15.00%) WCF Developer
7 3 (15.00%) XAML Developer
8 2 (10.00%) C# WCF Developer
8 2 (10.00%) Front Office Developer
8 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
9 1 (5.00%) SSIS Developer
9 1 (5.00%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) .NET
2 15 (75.00%) WPF
3 11 (55.00%) HTML
3 11 (55.00%) HTML5
3 11 (55.00%) Silverlight
4 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (40.00%) WCF
5 7 (35.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
6 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (30.00%) Reactive Extensions
7 4 (20.00%) JSON
7 4 (20.00%) SOAP
8 3 (15.00%) CSS
8 3 (15.00%) Entity Framework
8 3 (15.00%) jQuery
8 3 (15.00%) LINQ
8 3 (15.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 3 (15.00%) Web Services
8 3 (15.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 5 (25.00%) Hedge funds
2 4 (20.00%) Fixed Income
2 4 (20.00%) Virtual Team
3 3 (15.00%) Equities
4 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.00%) Clustering
5 1 (5.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Android
2 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) MVVM
3 8 (40.00%) MVC
3 8 (40.00%) TDD
4 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (35.00%) Scrum
5 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading
6 4 (20.00%) Analytics
6 4 (20.00%) Economics
6 4 (20.00%) Fund Management
6 4 (20.00%) Multithreading
6 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (15.00%) Equity Research
7 3 (15.00%) SOLID
8 2 (10.00%) BDD
8 2 (10.00%) Investment Management
8 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) C#
2 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) TypeScript
5 1 (5.00%) C
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.00%) Numerate Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) DevExpress