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 3 months to 22 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)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing XAML 21 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.97% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
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 Scotland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 931 1064 982
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 43.00% 36.20% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 575 510
Median daily rate £388 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -4.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 21
Median hourly rate £43.39 £36.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.52% +18.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £42.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

XAML
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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
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 3 months to 22 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
Glasgow - 12 £375 -
Renfrewshire - 9 £412 -
XAML
UK

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

1 50 (98.04%) C#
1 50 (98.04%) .NET
2 41 (80.39%) Microsoft
3 37 (72.55%) PowerShell
3 37 (72.55%) Git (software)
3 37 (72.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 35 (68.63%) IIS
4 35 (68.63%) Windows
5 31 (60.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (60.78%) Windows Server
6 30 (58.82%) Continuous Delivery
7 21 (41.18%) Open Source
7 21 (41.18%) Puppet
7 21 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (39.22%) SC Cleared
8 20 (39.22%) Security Cleared
9 14 (27.45%) WPF
10 13 (25.49%) Adobe
10 13 (25.49%) Photoshop
10 13 (25.49%) MVVM
11 12 (23.53%) User Experience
12 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Blend
12 10 (19.61%) Adobe Illustrator
13 9 (17.65%) OOP
13 9 (17.65%) OO
13 9 (17.65%) Flash
13 9 (17.65%) Web Services
13 9 (17.65%) Front End Development
14 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
15 4 (7.84%) Adobe Creative Suite

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:

Application Platforms
1 35 (68.63%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (25.49%) Photoshop
2 10 (19.61%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (7.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
Development Applications
1 37 (72.55%) Git (software)
1 37 (72.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Blend
3 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.84%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (50.98%) PowerShell Engineer
2 24 (47.06%) Automation Engineer
3 16 (31.37%) Developer
4 11 (21.57%) WPF Developer
5 6 (11.76%) C# Developer
6 5 (9.80%) C# WPF Developer
6 5 (9.80%) UI Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (7.84%) UI/UX Developer
7 4 (7.84%) UX Developer
8 3 (5.88%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Build Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Development Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Software Developer
10 1 (1.96%) .NET Software Developer
10 1 (1.96%) C# Software Developer
10 1 (1.96%) Designer
10 1 (1.96%) PowerShell Developer
10 1 (1.96%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (98.04%) .NET
2 14 (27.45%) WPF
3 9 (17.65%) Flash
3 9 (17.65%) Web Services
4 2 (3.92%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (68.63%) Windows
2 31 (60.78%) Windows Server
2 31 (60.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (58.82%) Continuous Delivery
2 21 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (41.18%) Open Source
3 13 (25.49%) MVVM
4 9 (17.65%) Front End Development
4 9 (17.65%) OO
4 9 (17.65%) OOP
5 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.84%) TDD
7 2 (3.92%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.96%) Mobile Development
8 1 (1.96%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 50 (98.04%) C#
2 37 (72.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (39.22%) SC Cleared
1 20 (39.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
Systems Management
1 21 (41.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (80.39%) Microsoft
2 13 (25.49%) Adobe
3 1 (1.96%) Xamarin