The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Phone 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Phone 8 over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank - 41 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.27% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.95% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.00 -
Windows Phone 8
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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 Cambridge region.

Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
150 105 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 30.99% 28.46% 41.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 41 79
Average daily rate £350 £285 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £168 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 61
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -45.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £12.50 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%