Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 178 190
Rank change year-on-year 0 +12 -7
Contract jobs citing XAML 10 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.20% 0.069% 0.082%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.52% 0.17% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Scotland median daily rate £400 - £325
10th Percentile £340 - £286
90th Percentile £570 - £338
UK median daily rate £400 £490 £450
% change year-on-year -18.37% +8.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1929 1753 1895
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 38.22% 40.32% 30.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1162 1058 1031
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £282 £263 £260
90th Percentile £525 £475 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 44
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £15.10 £14.85 £14.39
90th Percentile £195.00 £52.00 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +20.81%

XAML
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for XAML in Scotland

XAML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XAML in Scotland

XAML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XAML in Scotland over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XAML in Scotland

XAML
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XAML within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 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
Glasgow - 7 £375 -
Fife - 2 £538 -
Edinburgh -16 1 £375 - 1
XAML
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 Scotland region with a requirement for XAML.

1 9 (90.00%) C#
1 9 (90.00%) WPF
2 7 (70.00%) Adobe
2 7 (70.00%) User Experience
3 6 (60.00%) .NET
4 5 (50.00%) OOP
4 5 (50.00%) OO
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) MVVM
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Blend
5 4 (40.00%) Flash
5 4 (40.00%) Photoshop
5 4 (40.00%) Web Services
5 4 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) Front End Development
7 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (20.00%) Concurrent Programming
7 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
7 2 (20.00%) SOLID
7 2 (20.00%) Code First Entity Framework
7 2 (20.00%) Infragistics
7 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (20.00%) C++
7 2 (20.00%) C
8 1 (10.00%) SQL
8 1 (10.00%) XML

XAML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 4 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (40.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Blend
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) UI Developer
3 4 (40.00%) UI/UX Developer
3 4 (40.00%) UX Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (30.00%) WPF Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Software Team Leader
5 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (10.00%) .NET Architect
6 1 (10.00%) .NET Team Leader
6 1 (10.00%) .NET Technical Architect
6 1 (10.00%) Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Software Development Team Leader
6 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
6 1 (10.00%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) WPF
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) Flash
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (20.00%) Code First Entity Framework
4 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Animation
2 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) MVVM
1 5 (50.00%) OO
1 5 (50.00%) OOP
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (20.00%) Concurrent Programming
3 2 (20.00%) SOLID
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Adobe
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Infragistics