The table below looks at the statistics for XNA skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XNA over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft XNA
Rank - - 118
Contract jobs citing XNA 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
816 678 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.59% 21.83% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 410 337
Average daily rate £375 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 30
Average hourly rate £37.50 £28.75 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -12.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £20.60 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £35.25 £157.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -