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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Phone 8 over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank 200 202 205
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.018% 0.016% 0.031%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.088% 0.081% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£325 - £282
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 - £363
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 City of London region.

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1134 1234 1313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.70% 19.72% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 863 898 910
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 53 74
Average hourly rate £17.87 £18.85 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.22% -24.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.83 £25.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.94% -0.93%

Windows Phone 8
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Phone 8 across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

Windows Phone 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Windows Phone 8 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 8.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Robotium
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL

Windows Phone 8
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Windows Phone 8 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 8. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Robotium
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Mid-Level C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Junior C# .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Junior
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Junior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Junior C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple