The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Phone 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 Phone over the 3 months to 23 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 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 56 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.14% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £256 £295 £288
% change year-on-year
-13.13% +2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.00 -
Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
149 119 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.50% 19.64% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 61 51
Average daily rate £301 £313 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +43.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 14
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows Phone
West Midlands

Windows Phone
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (100.00%) Windows CE
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (100.00%) Pocket PC
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone 8
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Pocket PC
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows CE
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350
Posted: 14 hours ago