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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 399 403 416
Rank change year-on-year +4 +13  
Contract jobs citing XAML 19 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.093% 0.098% 0.081%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 15
Median daily rate £600 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +22.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 - £23.75

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 London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 9783 9312 9840
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 47.81% 43.56% 42.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7233 7103 7192
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 39 85
Median hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.62% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £14.95 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £113.00 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

XAML
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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
City of London +3 3 £450 -10.00%
XAML
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 43 (100.00%) C#
2 42 (97.67%) WPF
3 41 (95.35%) .NET
4 33 (76.74%) MVVM
5 30 (69.77%) Front Office
6 26 (60.47%) Microsoft
7 25 (58.14%) NUnit
8 23 (53.49%) SQL Server
9 22 (51.16%) Fixed Income
10 20 (46.51%) Banking
10 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (39.53%) User Experience
12 16 (37.21%) Finance
12 16 (37.21%) HTML
13 15 (34.88%) Visual Studio
13 15 (34.88%) TDD
13 15 (34.88%) Investment Banking
14 14 (32.56%) RMDS
14 14 (32.56%) ION Trading
14 14 (32.56%) JavaScript
14 14 (32.56%) Oracle
14 14 (32.56%) TIBCO
14 14 (32.56%) Rendezvous
14 14 (32.56%) Reuters
14 14 (32.56%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (32.56%) Silverlight
14 14 (32.56%) Electronic Trading
15 13 (30.23%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (30.23%) Scrum
16 12 (27.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

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 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (32.56%) RMDS
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.33%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (53.49%) SQL Server
2 11 (25.58%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (58.14%) NUnit
2 15 (34.88%) Visual Studio
3 5 (11.63%) Axure RP
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (2.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (2.33%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.33%) NCrunch
5 1 (2.33%) ReSharper
5 1 (2.33%) Subversion
5 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (69.77%) Front Office
2 20 (46.51%) Banking
3 16 (37.21%) Finance
4 15 (34.88%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Private Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Retail
5 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (100.00%) Developer
2 33 (76.74%) C# Developer
3 32 (74.42%) WPF Developer
4 28 (65.12%) C# WPF Developer
5 25 (58.14%) .NET Developer
5 25 (58.14%) XAML Developer
6 22 (51.16%) C# .NET Developer
7 18 (41.86%) UI Developer
8 14 (32.56%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
8 14 (32.56%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 14 (32.56%) Silverlight Developer
9 10 (23.26%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
10 5 (11.63%) Xamarin Developer
11 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 4 (9.30%) UX Developer
12 3 (6.98%) Angular Developer
12 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (6.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (6.98%) UI/UX Developer
13 2 (4.65%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (97.67%) WPF
2 41 (95.35%) .NET
3 16 (37.21%) HTML
4 14 (32.56%) Rendezvous
4 14 (32.56%) Silverlight
5 11 (25.58%) HTML5
6 10 (23.26%) Reactive Extensions
7 6 (13.95%) CSS
8 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (11.63%) XSLT
9 4 (9.30%) .NET Framework
9 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
9 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET
9 4 (9.30%) WCF
10 3 (6.98%) Angular 2
10 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (6.98%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (6.98%) WinForms
11 2 (4.65%) Web Services
12 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (51.16%) Fixed Income
2 17 (39.53%) User Experience
3 14 (32.56%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (27.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (23.26%) Virtual Team
6 5 (11.63%) Equities
7 4 (9.30%) Hedge funds
8 3 (6.98%) Swaptions
9 2 (4.65%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Android
1 5 (11.63%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (76.74%) MVVM
2 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (34.88%) TDD
4 14 (32.56%) Electronic Trading
5 13 (30.23%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (30.23%) Scrum
6 11 (25.58%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (25.58%) Economics
7 10 (23.26%) Algorithmic Trading
7 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
8 9 (20.93%) MVC
9 3 (6.98%) Analytics
9 3 (6.98%) Asset Management
9 3 (6.98%) Equity Research
9 3 (6.98%) Fund Management
9 3 (6.98%) Investment Management
9 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
9 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
10 2 (4.65%) DevOps
10 2 (4.65%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (32.56%) JavaScript
3 12 (27.91%) SQL
4 3 (6.98%) C++
4 3 (6.98%) TypeScript
4 3 (6.98%) VBA
Vendors
1 26 (60.47%) Microsoft
2 14 (32.56%) ION Trading
2 14 (32.56%) Oracle
2 14 (32.56%) Reuters
2 14 (32.56%) TIBCO
3 6 (13.95%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.33%) Adobe
4 1 (2.33%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.33%) IBM
4 1 (2.33%) Infragistics
4 1 (2.33%) Telerik