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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WinRT
Rank 585 570 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing WinRT 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.006% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.033% 0.021% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£263 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.23% -
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 - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15054 14274 15028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.55% 27.91% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9655 9067 9193
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £537
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 282 368
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 1 August 2014.

WinRT Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

WinRT
Top 2 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 1 August 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
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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
England -2 4 £306 -27.94% 1
London +7 2 - - 1

WinRT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) C#
3 7 (50.00%) XAML
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Phone
4 6 (42.86%) HTML
4 6 (42.86%) .NET
5 5 (35.71%) CSS
5 5 (35.71%) WPF
5 5 (35.71%) HTML5
5 5 (35.71%) MVVM
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Phone 8
5 5 (35.71%) Mobile App
6 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
6 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
6 4 (28.57%) Android
6 4 (28.57%) Silverlight
6 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 4 (28.57%) C++
7 3 (21.43%) MySQL
7 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
7 3 (21.43%) XML
7 3 (21.43%) JSON
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Blend
7 3 (21.43%) QA
7 3 (21.43%) Multithreading
7 3 (21.43%) REST
7 3 (21.43%) CSS3
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Phone 7
8 2 (14.29%) Open Source
8 2 (14.29%) Computer Science

WinRT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Blend
2 1 (7.14%) Valgrind
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Gerrit
2 1 (7.14%) GoogleTest
2 1 (7.14%) CMake
General
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 8 Developer
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Silverlight Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Silverlight Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) HTML
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) CSS
2 5 (35.71%) WPF
2 5 (35.71%) HTML5
3 4 (28.57%) Silverlight
4 3 (21.43%) XML
4 3 (21.43%) JSON
4 3 (21.43%) REST
4 3 (21.43%) CSS3
5 2 (14.29%) LINQ
6 1 (7.14%) POSIX
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
6 1 (7.14%) COM
6 1 (7.14%) SOAP
6 1 (7.14%) STL
6 1 (7.14%) OpenGL
6 1 (7.14%) DirectX
6 1 (7.14%) XSLT
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Mobile App
2 2 (14.29%) Open Source
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Phone
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Phone 8
4 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 4 (28.57%) Android
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Phone 7
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
6 1 (7.14%) UNIX
6 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) MVVM
2 3 (21.43%) Multithreading
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) Pair Programming
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C#
2 7 (50.00%) XAML
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (14.29%) C
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby
5 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Apple
2 1 (7.14%) Google
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