Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 22 January 2018 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 > Midlands
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 235 241 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 - +217
Contract jobs citing XAML 14 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.18% 0.10% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.52% 0.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 0
Midlands median daily rate £381 £374 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.01% - -
England median daily rate £413 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -8.33% - -3.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 - £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 the Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,674 2,930 2,739
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 34.16% 33.48% 32.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,701 1,790 1,657
Midlands median daily rate £380 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £256 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £525 £488
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 64 76
Midlands median hourly rate £32.75 £24.25 £27.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.05% -10.76% -4.97%
10th Percentile £13.88 £12.18 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £42.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

XAML
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for XAML in the Midlands

XAML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XAML in the Midlands

XAML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XAML in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XAML in the Midlands

XAML
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XAML within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. 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
West Midlands +10 8 £350 -7.89% 1
East Midlands +4 6 £525 +42.86% 1
XAML
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for XAML.

1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (85.71%) WPF
4 9 (64.29%) MVC
5 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (57.14%) MVVM
5 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (42.86%) Axure RP
6 6 (42.86%) Xamarin
6 6 (42.86%) CSS
6 6 (42.86%) HTML
6 6 (42.86%) XSLT
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
7 5 (35.71%) jQuery
7 5 (35.71%) Android
7 5 (35.71%) Apple iOS
8 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 3 (21.43%) Project Management
9 3 (21.43%) OO
9 3 (21.43%) SOA
9 3 (21.43%) Web Development
9 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
9 3 (21.43%) TDD
9 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
9 3 (21.43%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
10 2 (14.29%) Innovative Thinking

XAML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Axure RP
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
2 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Xamarin Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
3 3 (21.43%) WPF Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# WPF Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (85.71%) WPF
3 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (42.86%) CSS
4 6 (42.86%) HTML
4 6 (42.86%) XSLT
5 5 (35.71%) jQuery
6 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
6 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
6 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (14.29%) JSON
7 2 (14.29%) RESTful
7 2 (14.29%) XML
8 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Android
1 5 (35.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) MVC
3 8 (57.14%) MVVM
4 3 (21.43%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (21.43%) OO
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) SOA
4 3 (21.43%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) Web Development
5 2 (14.29%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) Innovative Thinking
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Software Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Asynchronous Programming
6 1 (7.14%) Mobile Development
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Xamarin
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft