The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Phone 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Phone 8 over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank - 123 129
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.19% 0.076%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.98% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 - £24.00
Windows Phone 8
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
445 510 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.58% 18.98% 23.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 258 268
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 31 55
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £55.65 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Windows Phone 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Phone 8 across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Phone 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Windows Phone 8
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 across the Berkshire region.

Windows Phone 8 Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire