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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WinRT
Rank 609 583 -
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -
Contract jobs citing WinRT 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.008% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.019% 0.026% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £363 -
% change year-on-year
-13.79% -
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
15599 15235 14857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.89% 29.11% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10438 9919 8959
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 283 371
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £17.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.20 £46.00 £44.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) XAML
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Phone 8
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Phone
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
4 3 (37.50%) WCF
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) SOAP
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) XSLT
5 2 (25.00%) Internet
5 2 (25.00%) LINQ
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) Social Media
5 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (25.00%) Sencha
5 2 (25.00%) Node.js
5 2 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (25.00%) Sencha Touch
5 2 (25.00%) Twitter
5 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (25.00%) SignalR

WinRT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Valgrind
1 1 (12.50%) Gerrit
1 1 (12.50%) GoogleTest
1 1 (12.50%) CMake
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 8 Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) SOAP
2 3 (37.50%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) WCF
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) LINQ
3 2 (25.00%) XSLT
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (25.00%) Sencha Touch
3 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (25.00%) SignalR
3 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (12.50%) COM
4 1 (12.50%) STL
4 1 (12.50%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Social Media
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Phone 8
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Phone
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (12.50%) Android
4 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
1 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
1 1 (12.50%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) XAML
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) C++
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Sencha
1 2 (25.00%) Twitter
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Apple
2 1 (12.50%) Google