The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Phone 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Phone 8 over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank - 212 200
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.017% 0.052%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.083% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £325 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.24%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £306
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - -
Windows Phone 8
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
746 1207 1265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.81% 20.36% 22.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 941 914
Median daily rate £455 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.05% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £576 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 44 60
Median hourly rate £15.50 £21.30 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.23% +15.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £62.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Windows Phone 8
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Windows Phone 8 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Phone 8 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Windows Phone 8
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 across the City of London region.

Windows Phone 8 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London