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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 188 207 197
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 2 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.037% 0.062% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.17% 0.31% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Average daily rate
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£308 £500 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.50% +23.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £500 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £248 £301
% change year-on-year
+30.30% -17.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.60 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
+75.38% -
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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
1171 1274 1287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.53% 19.67% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 898 874
Average daily rate £400 £400 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 50 74
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.83 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Android
2 6 (66.67%) Apple iOS
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
4 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
4 4 (44.44%) QA
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) Apple
5 3 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (33.33%) iPhone
6 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 2 (22.22%) REST
6 2 (22.22%) iPad
6 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
6 2 (22.22%) BDD
6 2 (22.22%) Mac OS X
6 2 (22.22%) Calabash
6 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
6 2 (22.22%) C#
6 2 (22.22%) OO
6 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 2 (22.22%) Ruby
7 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
7 1 (11.11%) Selenium
7 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (11.11%) System Testing

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (11.11%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
1 2 (22.22%) Calabash
2 1 (11.11%) Robotium
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) PhoneGap
3 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
3 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
1 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
2 3 (33.33%) iPhone
3 2 (22.22%) iPad
4 1 (11.11%) User Experience
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Android
2 6 (66.67%) Apple iOS
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Mac OS X
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) System Testing
4 1 (11.11%) MVVM
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (11.11%) Android Development
4 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Apple