The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows 8 Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows 8 Developer
Rank - 572 568
Contract jobs requiring a Windows 8 Developer 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.010% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.011% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate
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- £363 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £363 £256
% change year-on-year
- +41.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49336 46518 44681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.83% 92.45% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32059 28699 27154
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1841 1961
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Windows 8 Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Windows 8 Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Windows 8 Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 8 Developer across the England region.

Windows 8 Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

Windows 8 Developer
Top 15 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Windows 8 Developer in their job title 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 with Windows 8 Developer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile Development
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Phone 8
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Phone
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) XAML
4 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (20.00%) iOS Development

Windows 8 Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Windows 8 Developer in their job title 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 with Windows 8 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Phone 8
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Phone
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) XAML
2 1 (20.00%) Objective-C