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 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
England / London
Rank 382 383 394
Rank change year-on-year +1 +11  
Contract jobs citing XAML 24 57 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.26% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.27% 0.61% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 50 21
Median daily rate £600 £575 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.34% -  
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 London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 8970 9394 8809
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 46.07% 42.45% 41.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6668 7039 6373
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 55 44
Median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.46% +18.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.86 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £54.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
City of London -2 4 £450 -7.69% 1
XAML
England

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region with a requirement for XAML.

1 48 (94.12%) WPF
2 46 (90.20%) C#
3 38 (74.51%) .NET
4 35 (68.63%) MVVM
5 31 (60.78%) User Experience
5 31 (60.78%) Front Office
6 26 (50.98%) Microsoft
6 26 (50.98%) NUnit
7 22 (43.14%) SQL Server
8 21 (41.18%) Fixed Income
9 16 (31.37%) Banking
9 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (31.37%) TDD
9 16 (31.37%) Visual Studio
10 15 (29.41%) Oracle
10 15 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (29.41%) Electronic Trading
11 14 (27.45%) Wireframes
12 13 (25.49%) HTML
13 12 (23.53%) TIBCO
13 12 (23.53%) Rendezvous
13 12 (23.53%) Reuters
13 12 (23.53%) RMDS
13 12 (23.53%) ION Trading
13 12 (23.53%) DevExpress
14 11 (21.57%) Finance
15 10 (19.61%) Scrum
15 10 (19.61%) Asset Management
16 8 (15.69%) ReSharper
16 8 (15.69%) OO

XAML
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Photoshop
2 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.84%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 12 (23.53%) RMDS
2 2 (3.92%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (43.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (50.98%) NUnit
2 16 (31.37%) Visual Studio
3 8 (15.69%) NCrunch
3 8 (15.69%) ReSharper
4 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Blend
5 6 (11.76%) Axure RP
6 4 (7.84%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 4 (7.84%) Bitbucket
6 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
6 4 (7.84%) Moq
6 4 (7.84%) StyleCop
6 4 (7.84%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.96%) MSTest
7 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (60.78%) Front Office
2 16 (31.37%) Banking
3 11 (21.57%) Finance
4 6 (11.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (100.00%) Developer
2 31 (60.78%) UI Developer
3 25 (49.02%) C# Developer
3 25 (49.02%) WPF Developer
4 24 (47.06%) .NET Developer
5 20 (39.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (39.22%) C# WPF Developer
6 19 (37.25%) UX Developer
7 18 (35.29%) XAML Developer
8 17 (33.33%) UI/UX Developer
9 12 (23.53%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
9 12 (23.53%) Electronic Trading Developer
10 6 (11.76%) Xamarin Developer
11 4 (7.84%) Front Office Developer
11 4 (7.84%) Silverlight Developer
12 3 (5.88%) Designer
12 3 (5.88%) UI Designer
12 3 (5.88%) UI/UX Designer
12 3 (5.88%) User Experience Manager
12 3 (5.88%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (94.12%) WPF
2 38 (74.51%) .NET
3 13 (25.49%) HTML
4 12 (23.53%) Rendezvous
5 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (13.73%) Silverlight
6 6 (11.76%) CSS
6 6 (11.76%) XSLT
7 5 (9.80%) WCF
8 4 (7.84%) HTML5
8 4 (7.84%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 3 (5.88%) Reactive Extensions
9 3 (5.88%) WinForms
10 2 (3.92%) .NET Framework
10 2 (3.92%) Web Services
11 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
11 1 (1.96%) Entity Framework
11 1 (1.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (60.78%) User Experience
2 21 (41.18%) Fixed Income
3 15 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (9.80%) Fintech
6 3 (5.88%) Equities
6 3 (5.88%) Swaptions
7 2 (3.92%) Derivative
7 2 (3.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Android
1 6 (11.76%) Apple iOS
2 4 (7.84%) Windows
3 3 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (68.63%) MVVM
2 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (31.37%) TDD
3 15 (29.41%) Electronic Trading
4 14 (27.45%) Wireframes
5 10 (19.61%) Asset Management
5 10 (19.61%) Scrum
6 8 (15.69%) OO
6 8 (15.69%) SDLC
7 7 (13.73%) MVC
7 7 (13.73%) Portfolio Management
8 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (9.80%) OOD
9 5 (9.80%) Translating Business Requirements
10 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (7.84%) Data Visualisation
10 4 (7.84%) Economics
10 4 (7.84%) Garbage Collection
10 4 (7.84%) Investment Management
10 4 (7.84%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 46 (90.20%) C#
2 6 (11.76%) SQL
3 3 (5.88%) C++
3 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.88%) VBA
4 1 (1.96%) Java
4 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 26 (50.98%) Microsoft
2 15 (29.41%) Oracle
3 12 (23.53%) DevExpress
3 12 (23.53%) ION Trading
3 12 (23.53%) Reuters
3 12 (23.53%) TIBCO
4 7 (13.73%) Adobe
5 6 (11.76%) Xamarin
6 4 (7.84%) IBM
6 4 (7.84%) Infragistics
6 4 (7.84%) Telerik