Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West 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 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 209 171
Rank change year-on-year +25 -38 +4
Contract jobs citing XAML 4 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.083% 0.097% 0.020%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.27% 0.30% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% - -
England median daily rate £400 £495 £460
% change year-on-year -19.19% +7.61% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 - £23.75
10th Percentile £42.50 - £21.88
90th Percentile £47.50 - £25.63
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 West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1493 1988 1507
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 30.87% 32.09% 30.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 969 1217 889
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £213
90th Percentile £538 £500 £488
England median daily rate £462 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.71% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 62 56
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.25 £24.25 £27.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.87% -10.45% +24.51%
10th Percentile £15.65 £11.73 £12.40
90th Percentile £49.63 £42.48 £43.15
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +21.79%

XAML
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for XAML in the West Midlands

XAML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XAML in the West Midlands

XAML
Contract Job Locations in the West 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 West Midlands 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
Warwickshire - 3 £350 -
Staffordshire +11 1 - -
XAML
England

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 West Midlands region with a requirement for XAML.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) WPF
2 3 (75.00%) Android
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) Axure RP
2 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) XSLT
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Xamarin
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) MVVM
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

XAML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Xamarin Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# WPF Developer
3 1 (25.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) WPF
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Android
1 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Xamarin