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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 69 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.11% 0.40% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.55% 2.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £315 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £331 £339
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 - £25.00
Windows Phone
North West

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
183 146 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.81% 19.36% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 72 87
Average daily rate £370 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £458 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 32
Average hourly rate £16.84 £16.25 £20.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -21.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.82 £25.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) ActionScript 3.0
1 1 (100.00%) ActionScript 2.0
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) Skype

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) ActionScript Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Flash ActionScript Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Flash Developer
1 1 (100.00%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 1 (100.00%) ActionScript 2.0
1 1 (100.00%) ActionScript 3.0
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript