The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Phone 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 over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 194 211 213
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 9 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.67% 0.87% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 16
Average daily rate
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£325 £415 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.68% +14.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £315 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £295 £250
% change year-on-year
+18.64% +18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £23.00 -
% change year-on-year
-26.08% -
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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
1337 1609 1536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.64% 22.47% 19.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 979 1083 1027
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 80 88
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £35.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.95% -6.76%

Windows Phone
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Windows Phone Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Windows Phone
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 across the City of London region.

Windows Phone Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Windows Phone
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Phone across the City of London region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Windows Phone Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) Android
3 12 (70.59%) Mobile App
4 11 (64.71%) Apple iOS
5 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (35.29%) JSON
6 6 (35.29%) Blackberry
6 6 (35.29%) C#
7 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
7 5 (29.41%) Degree
7 5 (29.41%) iPhone
7 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
7 5 (29.41%) User Experience
8 4 (23.53%) iOS Development
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Phone 8
8 4 (23.53%) REST
8 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Phone 7
8 4 (23.53%) TDD
8 4 (23.53%) Objective-C
8 4 (23.53%) Subversion
8 4 (23.53%) C++
8 4 (23.53%) HTML
8 4 (23.53%) Python
9 3 (17.65%) OO
9 3 (17.65%) CSS
9 3 (17.65%) ISEB
9 3 (17.65%) Xcode
9 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
9 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.88%) nginx
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Photoshop
1 2 (11.76%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (11.76%) InDesign
1 2 (11.76%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Broadband
1 1 (5.88%) DHCP
1 1 (5.88%) VPN
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 4 (23.53%) Subversion
3 3 (17.65%) Xcode
4 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Blend
4 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.88%) Hudson
5 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) iOS Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Mobile Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Visual Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Visual Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior iOS Developer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Python Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Silverlight Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) JSON
2 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 4 (23.53%) REST
3 3 (17.65%) CSS
3 3 (17.65%) jQuery
4 2 (11.76%) Silverlight
4 2 (11.76%) Web Services
4 2 (11.76%) XML
4 2 (11.76%) .NET
4 2 (11.76%) Cocoa
4 2 (11.76%) Backbone.js
4 2 (11.76%) WinRT
4 2 (11.76%) HTML5
5 1 (5.88%) Xamarin.iOS
5 1 (5.88%) iOS SDK
5 1 (5.88%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (5.88%) UIKit
5 1 (5.88%) Ember.js
5 1 (5.88%) Protocol Buffers
5 1 (5.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) Mobile App
2 6 (35.29%) Blackberry
3 5 (29.41%) User Experience
3 5 (29.41%) iPhone
4 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
5 2 (11.76%) Graphic Design
5 2 (11.76%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (5.88%) iPad
6 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (5.88%) Animation
6 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) Android
3 11 (64.71%) Apple iOS
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Phone 7
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Mac OS
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.88%) webOS
5 1 (5.88%) Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) TDD
2 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
2 4 (23.53%) iOS Development
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (17.65%) System Testing
3 3 (17.65%) OO
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) MVVM
4 2 (11.76%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) SOA
5 1 (5.88%) MVC
5 1 (5.88%) Pair Programming
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.88%) User Experience Design
5 1 (5.88%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) C#
2 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) C++
3 4 (23.53%) Objective-C
3 4 (23.53%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) Ruby
5 1 (5.88%) XPath
5 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.88%) XAML
5 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) ISEB
2 3 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.88%) MCP
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Nokia
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) Adobe
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) Sage
2 1 (5.88%) Symantec
2 1 (5.88%) Sophos
2 1 (5.88%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) Draytek
2 1 (5.88%) Sencha
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