Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 18 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)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 366 381 373
Rank change year-on-year +15 -8 -10
Contract jobs citing XAML 5 4 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.030% 0.024% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.085% 0.068% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 10
South East median daily rate £400 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.48% +4.69% +14.29%
England median daily rate £400 £550 £460
% change year-on-year -27.27% +19.57% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
South East median hourly rate - - £42.50
England 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 the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5878 5919 6769
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.20% 35.36% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3663 3624 4208
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
England median daily rate £455 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 220 248
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.50 £14.42 £15.00
90th Percentile £51.75 £53.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.23
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.74% +24.08%

XAML
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for XAML in the South East

XAML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XAML in the South East

XAML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XAML in the South East

XAML
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XAML within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 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
Berkshire +11 3 £400 -5.88% 1
Thames Valley -8 3 £400 -4.48% 2
Hampshire - 1 £375 - 1
Surrey - 1 - -
XAML
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 South East region with a requirement for XAML.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) NUnit
2 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (80.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 4 (80.00%) Xamarin
3 3 (60.00%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (60.00%) Android Development
3 3 (60.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (60.00%) Android
3 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (60.00%) REST
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) WPF
5 1 (20.00%) LINQ
5 1 (20.00%) Use Case
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC

XAML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) NUnit
1 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Applications Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Xamarin Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# WPF Developer
4 1 (20.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) REST
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (40.00%) WPF
3 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Classic ASP
3 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) LINQ
3 1 (20.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (60.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Android
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Android Development
2 3 (60.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle