The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft XNA
Rank 589 501 574
Rank change year-on-year
-88 +73
Contract jobs citing XNA 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.005% 0.005%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.007% 0.017% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13782 11568 14360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.85% 26.85% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9018 7371 8668
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 331 363
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XNA
UK

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -24 1 - - 1
North West - - - -
XNA
UK

XNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) WPF
1 5 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) MVVM
1 5 (100.00%) REST
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 4 (80.00%) Xbox
2 4 (80.00%) Kinect
2 4 (80.00%) CSS3
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Open Source
2 4 (80.00%) XAML
2 4 (80.00%) Release Management
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Linux

XNA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Blend
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Silverlight Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Silverlight Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) WPF
1 5 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) REST
2 4 (80.00%) CSS3
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) WinRT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Xbox
1 4 (80.00%) Kinect
1 4 (80.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone 7
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 5 (100.00%) MVVM
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) XAML
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
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