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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 186 198 184
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 6 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.067% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.52% 0.31% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £308 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £401 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £345 £318
% change year-on-year
-2.03% +8.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 -
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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
1163 1272 1297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.95% 21.18% 22.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 889 886
Average daily rate £413 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £575 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 54 85
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.00 £25.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -14.28%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (70.00%) Android
3 13 (65.00%) Apple iOS
4 12 (60.00%) Mobile App
5 11 (55.00%) Blackberry
6 9 (45.00%) TDD
7 8 (40.00%) iPhone
8 7 (35.00%) Scrum
9 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
10 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 5 (25.00%) OO
10 5 (25.00%) .NET
11 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
11 4 (20.00%) C#
11 4 (20.00%) ISEB
11 4 (20.00%) System Testing
11 4 (20.00%) QA
11 4 (20.00%) iOS Development
11 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
11 4 (20.00%) REST
12 3 (15.00%) BDD
12 3 (15.00%) HTML5
12 3 (15.00%) Cocoa
12 3 (15.00%) Objective-C
12 3 (15.00%) HTML
13 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
13 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
13 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) Office Communications Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DHCP
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.00%) Xcode
3 2 (10.00%) Subversion
3 2 (10.00%) Robotium
3 2 (10.00%) Calabash
4 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) iOS Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Mobile Test Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (5.00%) Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (5.00%) Support Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Designer
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) REST
3 3 (15.00%) HTML
3 3 (15.00%) Cocoa
3 3 (15.00%) HTML5
4 2 (10.00%) Xamarin.iOS
4 2 (10.00%) iOS SDK
4 2 (10.00%) JSON
4 2 (10.00%) Web Services
4 2 (10.00%) Sencha Touch
4 2 (10.00%) Backbone.js
4 2 (10.00%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (5.00%) UIKit
5 1 (5.00%) Ember.js
5 1 (5.00%) Protocol Buffers
5 1 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (5.00%) CSS3
5 1 (5.00%) PhoneGap
5 1 (5.00%) XML
5 1 (5.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 11 (55.00%) Blackberry
3 8 (40.00%) iPhone
4 2 (10.00%) iPad
4 2 (10.00%) User Experience
4 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
5 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Android
3 13 (65.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.00%) webOS
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) TDD
3 7 (35.00%) Scrum
4 5 (25.00%) OO
4 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (20.00%) System Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 4 (20.00%) iOS Development
6 3 (15.00%) BDD
7 2 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (10.00%) SOA
7 2 (10.00%) MVC
8 1 (5.00%) Migration
8 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Project Management
8 1 (5.00%) Memory Management
8 1 (5.00%) Web Usability
8 1 (5.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) C#
2 3 (15.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) XPath
4 1 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISEB
1 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Apple
1 2 (10.00%) Sencha
2 1 (5.00%) Kony
2 1 (5.00%) Yahoo!
2 1 (5.00%) Google
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft