Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 233 228 246
Rank change year-on-year -5 +18 -17
Contract jobs citing XAML 13 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.16% 0.11% 0.034%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.46% 0.34% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 3
Midlands median daily rate £413 £350 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -18.60% +22.86%
10th Percentile £325 £298 £388
90th Percentile £463 £425 £442
England median daily rate £500 £475 £488
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.56% +14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 - £47.83

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 2,837 2,679 2,824
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 35.85% 33.66% 32.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,770 1,655 1,717
Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £243
90th Percentile £538 £525 £500
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 59 57
Midlands median hourly rate £38.75 £25.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.00% +21.95% -28.55%
10th Percentile £16.40 £11.45 £13.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.50 £42.70
England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -2.44% +5.13% +11.43%

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 21 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XAML in the Midlands

XAML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 21 April 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 0 8 £350 -
East Midlands +3 5 £413 +7.49% 3
XAML
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing XAML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for XAML.

1 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) WPF
3 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (69.23%) MVVM
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (38.46%) MVC
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
7 4 (30.77%) CSS
7 4 (30.77%) HTML
7 4 (30.77%) XSLT
7 4 (30.77%) Xamarin
7 4 (30.77%) Android
7 4 (30.77%) Axure RP
7 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
8 3 (23.08%) jQuery
8 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
8 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
9 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
9 2 (15.38%) Scrum
9 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
9 2 (15.38%) JSON
9 2 (15.38%) TDD
9 2 (15.38%) Subversion
9 2 (15.38%) XML
9 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
9 2 (15.38%) SOA

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 (15.38%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Axure RP
2 2 (15.38%) Subversion
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) WPF Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Xamarin Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# WPF Developer
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# GUI Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (7.69%) GUI Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) WPF
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) XSLT
5 3 (23.08%) jQuery
6 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
6 2 (15.38%) JSON
6 2 (15.38%) RESTful
6 2 (15.38%) XML
7 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Android
1 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) MVVM
3 5 (38.46%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Innovative Thinking
4 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) SOA
4 2 (15.38%) Software Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Xamarin
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft