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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank - 63 69
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.48% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £263 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £263 £290
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -9.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.20 - £23.00
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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
200 210 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.47% 26.35% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 101 80
Average daily rate £370 £280 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £472 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 28
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -48.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £31.50 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (50.00%) GPRS
2 1 (50.00%) UMTS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Windows CE
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (50.00%) ReSharper
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone 7
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) VisualSVN
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceStack

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (50.00%) GPRS
1 1 (50.00%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) ReSharper
2 1 (50.00%) VisualSVN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
1 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) ServiceStack
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows CE
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone 7
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) MVVM
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Apple