The first table below looks at the demand 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 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.

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
WinRT
Rank 578 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WinRT 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.060% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15117 12750 15276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.85% 26.72% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9729 7964 9020
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 352 384
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

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
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinRT within the UK 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
England - 9 £375 -
London - 7 £375 -
City of London - 3 - -

WinRT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 26 (92.86%) C#
2 22 (78.57%) Windows
3 19 (67.86%) XAML
4 15 (53.57%) MVVM
4 15 (53.57%) Windows 8
5 11 (39.29%) TDD
5 11 (39.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (39.29%) WCF
5 11 (39.29%) CRM
5 11 (39.29%) SOAP
5 11 (39.29%) Web Services
5 11 (39.29%) XML
6 10 (35.71%) HTML
6 10 (35.71%) .NET
6 10 (35.71%) WPF
7 9 (32.14%) CSS
7 9 (32.14%) HTML5
7 9 (32.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 7 (25.00%) Mobile App
8 7 (25.00%) Reactive Extensions
8 7 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (21.43%) Workflow
9 6 (21.43%) C++
9 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
9 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
9 6 (21.43%) CSS3
10 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008

WinRT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) GitHub
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (14.29%) MySQL
4 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.57%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Blend
4 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Developer
2 12 (42.86%) Windows 8 Developer
3 7 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (21.43%) .NET Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Programmer
5 4 (14.29%) .NET Programmer
6 3 (10.71%) UI Programmer
6 3 (10.71%) UI Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Applications Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Software Development Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Development Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Silverlight Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Silverlight Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) WCF
1 11 (39.29%) SOAP
1 11 (39.29%) Web Services
1 11 (39.29%) XML
2 10 (35.71%) HTML
2 10 (35.71%) .NET
2 10 (35.71%) WPF
3 9 (32.14%) CSS
3 9 (32.14%) HTML5
4 7 (25.00%) Reactive Extensions
4 7 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 6 (21.43%) CSS3
6 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
7 4 (14.29%) Silverlight
7 4 (14.29%) WinForms
7 4 (14.29%) ADO.NET
7 4 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (10.71%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (3.57%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 22 (78.57%) Windows
2 15 (53.57%) Windows 8
3 4 (14.29%) Android
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Phone
3 4 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Phone 8
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
5 1 (3.57%) Linux
5 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) MVVM
2 11 (39.29%) TDD
2 11 (39.29%) CRM
3 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (21.43%) Workflow
5 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 4 (14.29%) Web Development
5 4 (14.29%) Multithreading
6 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.14%) Resource Management
7 2 (7.14%) MVC
7 2 (7.14%) Pair Programming
7 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.57%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
8 1 (3.57%) Migration
8 1 (3.57%) Scrum
8 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) C#
2 19 (67.86%) XAML
3 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (21.43%) C++
5 3 (10.71%) C
5 3 (10.71%) SQL
5 3 (10.71%) Java
6 2 (7.14%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.57%) Python
7 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) Degree
3 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft