The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Phone skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Phone over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 54 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 10 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.36% 0.20% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.62% 0.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £338 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.17% -3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year
+21.95% -
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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 Cheshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
151 237 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.49% 23.92% 24.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 85 107
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 39 22
Average hourly rate £16.25 £31.56 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.50% +106.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £44.65 £40.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

Windows Phone
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Windows Phone Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Windows Phone
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Windows Phone Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Android
2 10 (90.91%) Apple iOS
3 9 (81.82%) Windows Phone 8
4 8 (72.73%) Mobile Device Management
4 8 (72.73%) Configuration Management
4 8 (72.73%) CESG
4 8 (72.73%) PKI
5 7 (63.64%) Mobile App
6 6 (54.55%) Firmware
7 5 (45.45%) VMware
7 5 (45.45%) Linux
7 5 (45.45%) SSL
7 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
7 5 (45.45%) MySQL
7 5 (45.45%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (45.45%) F5
7 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (45.45%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (27.27%) C
8 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
8 3 (27.27%) .NET
9 2 (18.18%) JSON
9 2 (18.18%) SQLite
9 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (18.18%) Web Design
9 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (18.18%) OO
9 2 (18.18%) OOD

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) SSL
1 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
1 1 (9.09%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Android Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) JSON
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) iOS SDK
2 2 (18.18%) CSS3
2 2 (18.18%) Worklight
3 1 (9.09%) Android SDK
3 1 (9.09%) Android NDK
3 1 (9.09%) WinRT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) CESG
1 8 (72.73%) PKI
2 7 (63.64%) Mobile App
3 5 (45.45%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
4 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Android
2 10 (90.91%) Apple iOS
3 9 (81.82%) Windows Phone 8
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Mobile Device Management
1 8 (72.73%) Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Web Design
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) OO
2 2 (18.18%) OOD
2 2 (18.18%) Memory Management
2 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (9.09%) Android Development
3 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) XAML
3 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Firmware
2 5 (45.45%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) VMware
1 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
1 5 (45.45%) F5
2 2 (18.18%) Kony
3 1 (9.09%) Appcelerator
3 1 (9.09%) Google