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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 191 217 205
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 9 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.19% 0.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.68% 0.88% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 18
Average daily rate
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£325 £433 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.85% +16.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £314 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £290 £288
% change year-on-year
+20.68% +0.86%
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
1326 1590 1535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.51% 21.61% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 955 1070 1010
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 77 83
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £41.75 £25.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Android
3 11 (73.33%) Mobile App
4 9 (60.00%) Apple iOS
5 6 (40.00%) C#
6 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 5 (33.33%) Blackberry
6 5 (33.33%) Degree
6 5 (33.33%) JSON
7 4 (26.67%) TDD
7 4 (26.67%) iPhone
7 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
7 4 (26.67%) REST
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Phone 7
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Phone 8
7 4 (26.67%) HTML
7 4 (26.67%) Python
8 3 (20.00%) C++
8 3 (20.00%) CSS
8 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (20.00%) Subversion
8 3 (20.00%) Xcode
8 3 (20.00%) Objective-C
8 3 (20.00%) iOS Development
8 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 3 (20.00%) jQuery
8 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (13.33%) System Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Silverlight

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.67%) Node.js
1 1 (6.67%) nginx
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (13.33%) InDesign
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe After Effects
1 2 (13.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Broadband
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (20.00%) Subversion
2 3 (20.00%) Xcode
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Blend
3 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.67%) Jasmine
4 1 (6.67%) Hudson
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) iOS Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Visual Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Visual Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Python Developer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior iOS Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Silverlight Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Silverlight Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) JSON
2 4 (26.67%) REST
2 4 (26.67%) HTML
3 3 (20.00%) CSS
3 3 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (13.33%) Silverlight
4 2 (13.33%) HTML5
4 2 (13.33%) Backbone.js
4 2 (13.33%) WinRT
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
5 1 (6.67%) XHTML
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) XML
5 1 (6.67%) Cocoa
5 1 (6.67%) Ajax
5 1 (6.67%) Ember.js
5 1 (6.67%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (6.67%) CSS3
5 1 (6.67%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Mobile App
2 5 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 4 (26.67%) iPhone
4 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (13.33%) Augmented Reality
5 2 (13.33%) Graphic Design
6 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
6 1 (6.67%) Animation
6 1 (6.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Android
3 9 (60.00%) Apple iOS
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Phone 7
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) UNIX
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.67%) webOS
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) TDD
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (13.33%) System Testing
3 2 (13.33%) MVVM
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Progressive Enhancement
4 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (6.67%) Graceful Degradation
4 1 (6.67%) User Experience Design
4 1 (6.67%) Web Usability
4 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) Python
4 3 (20.00%) C++
4 3 (20.00%) Objective-C
5 2 (13.33%) PHP
6 1 (6.67%) Java
6 1 (6.67%) SQL
6 1 (6.67%) C
6 1 (6.67%) Ruby
6 1 (6.67%) XAML
6 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (13.33%) ISEB
3 1 (6.67%) MCP
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Terminal Server
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe
1 2 (13.33%) Nokia
2 1 (6.67%) Sage
2 1 (6.67%) Symantec
2 1 (6.67%) Sophos
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) Sencha
2 1 (6.67%) Draytek
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