The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Berkshire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 117 113 136
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +23
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 3 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.41% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.57% 1.74% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.52% +0.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £290 £288
% change year-on-year
-9.48% +0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.00 -
Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
528 575 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.99% 23.70% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 254 230
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 38 44
Average hourly rate £17.07 £19.00 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.15% +21.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £30.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows Phone
South East

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
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 24 July 2014. 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
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - - - -
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - -
Windows Phone
South East

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 8 (57.14%) Android
2 8 (57.14%) Apple iOS
3 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
4 4 (28.57%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) Blackberry
5 3 (21.43%) Handset
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Phone 8
6 2 (14.29%) IaaS
6 2 (14.29%) HSPA
6 2 (14.29%) LTE
6 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (14.29%) PaaS
6 2 (14.29%) HTML5
6 2 (14.29%) MVVM
6 2 (14.29%) Validation
6 2 (14.29%) Device Driver
6 2 (14.29%) XAML
6 2 (14.29%) Banking
6 2 (14.29%) Multimedia
6 2 (14.29%) Marketing
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) Wireshark
6 2 (14.29%) QA
6 2 (14.29%) C
6 2 (14.29%) HP
6 2 (14.29%) Apple

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) IaaS
1 2 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HSPA
1 2 (14.29%) LTE
1 2 (14.29%) Wireshark
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
1 2 (14.29%) VoIP
1 2 (14.29%) WCDMA
1 2 (14.29%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) JMeter
2 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
2 1 (7.14%) LoadUI
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
1 2 (14.29%) Multimedia
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Mobility Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 8 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) SOAP
3 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Blackberry
1 3 (21.43%) Handset
2 2 (14.29%) Device Driver
2 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Android
2 8 (57.14%) Apple iOS
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) MVVM
1 2 (14.29%) Validation
2 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) XAML
2 2 (14.29%) C
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) HP
1 2 (14.29%) Apple
2 1 (7.14%) Symbian
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
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