The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the City of London region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 187 201 206
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.25% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.62% 1.24% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 9
Average daily rate
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£298 £415 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.31% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £325 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £475 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £290 £288
% change year-on-year
-9.48% +0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.00 -
Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1286 1455 1553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.08% 20.47% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 938 988 976
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £220 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 84 91
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.60 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.61% -2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.65 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £54.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
Windows Phone
London

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Android
3 9 (69.23%) Mobile App
4 7 (53.85%) Apple iOS
5 6 (46.15%) C#
6 5 (38.46%) Degree
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Phone 8
7 4 (30.77%) JSON
7 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
7 4 (30.77%) Python
8 3 (23.08%) C++
8 3 (23.08%) HTML
8 3 (23.08%) Subversion
8 3 (23.08%) TDD
8 3 (23.08%) Xcode
8 3 (23.08%) Objective-C
8 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
8 3 (23.08%) iPhone
8 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
8 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
8 3 (23.08%) MVVM
8 3 (23.08%) iOS Development
8 3 (23.08%) Windows Phone 7
8 3 (23.08%) REST
9 2 (15.38%) WinRT
9 2 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
9 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
9 2 (15.38%) Augmented Reality

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.69%) nginx
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Photoshop
1 2 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (15.38%) InDesign
1 2 (15.38%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Broadband
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
1 3 (23.08%) Xcode
1 3 (23.08%) Subversion
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Blend
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.69%) Hudson
3 1 (7.69%) PhoneGap
3 1 (7.69%) Jasmine
3 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) iOS Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Designer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Designer
3 2 (15.38%) Visual Designer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Visual Designer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Python Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Silverlight Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Silverlight Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior iOS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 8 Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) JSON
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) REST
3 2 (15.38%) Silverlight
3 2 (15.38%) WinRT
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) XML
3 2 (15.38%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) RESTful
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) Xamarin.iOS
4 1 (7.69%) iOS SDK
4 1 (7.69%) XNA
4 1 (7.69%) WCF
4 1 (7.69%) WPF
4 1 (7.69%) XHTML
4 1 (7.69%) Cocoa
4 1 (7.69%) SOAP
4 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Mobile App
2 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
2 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 3 (23.08%) iPhone
3 2 (15.38%) Augmented Reality
3 2 (15.38%) Graphic Design
4 1 (7.69%) Animation
4 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
4 1 (7.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Android
3 7 (53.85%) Apple iOS
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Phone 8
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Phone 7
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
7 1 (7.69%) UNIX
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
7 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 1 (7.69%) Linux
7 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) TDD
1 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (23.08%) MVVM
1 3 (23.08%) iOS Development
2 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (7.69%) System Testing
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience Design
3 1 (7.69%) Pair Programming
3 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) SOA
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) Objective-C
3 3 (23.08%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) PHP
4 2 (15.38%) XAML
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby
5 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCP
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Nokia
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Adobe
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Sage
2 1 (7.69%) Symantec
2 1 (7.69%) Sophos
2 1 (7.69%) Draytek
2 1 (7.69%) Sencha
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