The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Mobile 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 Mobile over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Mobile
Rank - 48 45
Contract jobs citing Windows Mobile 0 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 1.13% 0.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 5.22% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 3
Average daily rate
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- £325 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.25 £13.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-21.15% -62.85%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
138 134 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.33% 21.72% 22.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 83 39
Average daily rate £350 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £113 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £34.00 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

Windows Mobile
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Windows Mobile Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Windows Mobile
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Windows Mobile Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Windows Mobile
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Mobile across the Birmingham region.

Windows Mobile Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Windows Mobile
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Windows Mobile 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 Mobile.

1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) WCF
1 9 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Phone
2 8 (88.89%) Mobile Application Development
2 8 (88.89%) Windows 8
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Phone 8
2 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 8 (88.89%) C++
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) Scrum
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Subversion
2 8 (88.89%) Pocket PC
2 8 (88.89%) JIRA
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Embedded C++
2 8 (88.89%) Windows CE
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) Visual Studio
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET

Windows Mobile
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Windows Mobile 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 Mobile. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Subversion
1 8 (88.89%) JIRA
1 8 (88.89%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
1 9 (100.00%) Mobile Developer
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Mobile Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) WCF
2 8 (88.89%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 8 (88.89%) Pocket PC
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Phone
2 8 (88.89%) Windows 8
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Phone 8
2 8 (88.89%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Mobile Application Development
1 8 (88.89%) Scrum
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) C++
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) Embedded C++
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft