The table below looks at the statistics for WinRT skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WinRT over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WinRT
Rank 602 577 -
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -
Contract jobs citing WinRT 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.004% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.025% 0.013% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£263 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-41.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15698 15095 15547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.76% 28.64% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9962 9698 9555
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 265 367
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

WinRT
Jobs Demand Trend

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

WinRT Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WinRT
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WinRT within the UK.

WinRT Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WinRT
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WinRT within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

WinRT Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

WinRT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing WinRT 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 WinRT.

1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) C#
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Phone
4 6 (50.00%) .NET
5 5 (41.67%) XAML
5 5 (41.67%) MVVM
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Phone 8
6 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
6 4 (33.33%) WPF
6 4 (33.33%) Silverlight
6 4 (33.33%) HTML
7 3 (25.00%) CSS
7 3 (25.00%) JSON
7 3 (25.00%) HTML5
7 3 (25.00%) Android
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Blend
7 3 (25.00%) REST
7 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
7 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
8 2 (16.67%) CSS3
8 2 (16.67%) MVC
8 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
8 2 (16.67%) Windows Phone 7
8 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
8 2 (16.67%) QA
8 2 (16.67%) LINQ
8 2 (16.67%) TDD
8 2 (16.67%) Pair Programming
8 2 (16.67%) Retail

WinRT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing WinRT 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 WinRT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Blend
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) Valgrind
3 1 (8.33%) GoogleTest
3 1 (8.33%) CMake
3 1 (8.33%) Gerrit
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Silverlight Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Silverlight Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Development Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 8 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) WPF
2 4 (33.33%) Silverlight
2 4 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (25.00%) JSON
3 3 (25.00%) HTML5
3 3 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (16.67%) CSS3
4 2 (16.67%) LINQ
4 2 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (8.33%) POSIX
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (8.33%) COM
5 1 (8.33%) SOAP
5 1 (8.33%) STL
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) WCF
5 1 (8.33%) XNA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Animation
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Phone
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Phone 8
4 3 (25.00%) Android
4 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Phone 7
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (8.33%) UNIX
6 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
6 1 (8.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) MVVM
2 2 (16.67%) MVC
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (16.67%) TDD
2 2 (16.67%) Pair Programming
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) XAML
3 2 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Apple
2 1 (8.33%) Google