The table below looks at the statistics for XNA skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XNA over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft XNA
Rank - - 640
Contract jobs citing XNA 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
15892 16325 15688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.81% 28.00% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11020 11072 9962
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 292 216
Median hourly rate £40.50 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.19% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.68 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £52.17 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

XNA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing XNA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XNA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

XNA
Daily Rate Trend

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

XNA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

XNA
Top 22 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XNA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for XNA.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) XAML
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
1 1 (100.00%) Kinect
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone
1 1 (100.00%) Xbox
1 1 (100.00%) VUI

XNA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Kinect
1 1 (100.00%) VUI
1 1 (100.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) XAML