The first table below looks at the demand for Windows CE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows CE over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Birmingham 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows CE (WinCE)
Rank - - 42
Contract jobs citing Windows CE 0 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 1.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £250 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £15.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+116.66% -47.36%
Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
138 109 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.51% 21.29% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 52 25
Average daily rate £270 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £443 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 15
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.30 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.05 £37.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows CE
West Midlands

Windows CE
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Windows CE Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Windows CE
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Windows CE Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Windows CE
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Windows CE 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 CE.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Subversion
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 7 (100.00%) Pocket PC
1 7 (100.00%) PDA
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 7 (100.00%) JIRA
1 7 (100.00%) WCF
1 7 (100.00%) SQLite
1 7 (100.00%) Mobile App

Windows CE
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Windows CE 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 CE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 7 (100.00%) Subversion
1 7 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Mobile Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 7 (100.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Pocket PC
1 7 (100.00%) PDA
1 7 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Embedded C++