The table below looks at the statistics for XNA skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XNA over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft XNA
Rank 626 - 592
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XNA 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% - 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.007% - 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £510 - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
XNA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14313 13778 13485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.93% 27.18% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10116 9053 8962
Average daily rate £420 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 182 188
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

XNA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XNA across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XNA Jobs Demand Trend in England

XNA
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XNA across the England region.

XNA Daily Rate Trend in England

XNA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XNA within the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 1 £510 -
XNA
UK

XNA
Top 22 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing XNA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XNA.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) XAML
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
1 1 (100.00%) Kinect
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone
1 1 (100.00%) Xbox
1 1 (100.00%) VUI

XNA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing XNA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XNA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Kinect
1 1 (100.00%) VUI
1 1 (100.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) XAML