The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Phone 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 over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 111 112 114
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.33% 0.43% 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.62% 1.99% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 1
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£375 £400 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -23.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £250 £350
% change year-on-year
+24.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.60 - -
Windows Phone
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
494 554 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.37% 21.70% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 269 194
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 30 25
Average hourly rate £18.25 £16.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -19.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.26 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £22.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

Windows Phone
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Windows Phone Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Windows Phone
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Windows Phone Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Windows Phone
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Phone across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Windows Phone Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Windows Phone
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Phone within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Reading +2 6 £375 -
Slough - 2 £130 -
Windows Phone
South East

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Windows Phone 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 Windows Phone.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) Apple iOS
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) Android
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 4 (28.57%) User Experience
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Phone 8
5 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
5 3 (21.43%) XAML
5 3 (21.43%) .NET
6 2 (14.29%) HP
6 2 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (14.29%) MS Office
6 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 2 (14.29%) MVC
6 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X
6 2 (14.29%) Windows CE
6 2 (14.29%) CODA
6 2 (14.29%) Sage
6 2 (14.29%) CODA-Financials
6 2 (14.29%) MPLS
6 2 (14.29%) Retail
6 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 2 (14.29%) Finance
6 2 (14.29%) TestPartner
6 2 (14.29%) Smartphone

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Windows Phone 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 Windows Phone. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (14.29%) MPLS
1 2 (14.29%) Wireshark
2 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) TestPartner
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Blend
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support
3 2 (14.29%) Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Applications Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Photoshop Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) Silverlight
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) User Experience
2 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
3 2 (14.29%) Smartphone
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (7.14%) iPhone
4 1 (7.14%) PKI
4 1 (7.14%) CESG
4 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Apple iOS
3 4 (28.57%) Android
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Phone 8
5 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X
5 2 (14.29%) Windows CE
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Project Management
1 2 (14.29%) MVC
1 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (7.14%) MVVM
2 1 (7.14%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) XAML
3 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (14.29%) CODA
2 2 (14.29%) Sage
2 2 (14.29%) ProCurve
2 2 (14.29%) Aerohive Networks
2 2 (14.29%) Meru Networks
3 1 (7.14%) F5
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Altiris
3 1 (7.14%) Symantec
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Adobe