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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft XNA
Rank 643 - 616
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XNA 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.007% - 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £510 - £525
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
14874 14894 14851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.72% 27.03% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10553 9808 9867
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 208 185
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £47.88 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XNA within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 1 £510 -
England - 1 £510 -

XNA
Top 22 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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