The table below looks at the statistics for Windows CE skills 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 CE over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows CE (WinCE)
Rank 565 547 528
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows CE 14 5 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.010% 0.057%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.12% 0.046% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 11
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£350 £250 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £230 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £250 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £250 £320
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 13
Average hourly rate £24.75 - £40.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 - £34.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.55 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £40.00
Windows CE
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11419 10945 11502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.81% 22.55% 21.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6608 6215 5963
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 977 954 1146
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.98 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.71% -2.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

Windows CE
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows CE across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows CE Jobs Demand Trend in England

Windows CE
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Windows CE Daily Rate Trend in England

Windows CE
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows CE across the England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Windows CE Daily Rate Histogram in England

Windows CE
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows CE across the England region.

Windows CE Hourly Rate Trend in England

Windows CE
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows CE across the England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Windows CE Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Windows CE
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows CE within the England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -2 11 £350 -
London +14 1 - - 1
South East 0 1 £230 - 3
East of England -18 1 £230 -8.00% 1
South West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Windows CE
UK

Windows CE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Windows CE 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 CE.

1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) .NET
3 14 (60.87%) C#
4 12 (52.17%) C++
4 12 (52.17%) SQL
4 12 (52.17%) Visual Studio
4 12 (52.17%) Windows Mobile
5 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
5 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
6 10 (43.48%) Windows 8
6 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (39.13%) Scrum
7 9 (39.13%) Mobile App
7 9 (39.13%) Mobile Application Development
8 8 (34.78%) Windows Phone
8 8 (34.78%) Windows Phone 8
8 8 (34.78%) JIRA
8 8 (34.78%) WCF
8 8 (34.78%) Web Services
8 8 (34.78%) Subversion
8 8 (34.78%) Pocket PC
8 8 (34.78%) Embedded C++
9 4 (17.39%) Degree
9 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
10 3 (13.04%) Web Development
10 3 (13.04%) Back Office
10 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
10 3 (13.04%) SOAP
10 3 (13.04%) HTML
10 3 (13.04%) C

Windows CE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Windows CE 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 CE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
1 2 (8.70%) Apache
1 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) RTCP
1 2 (8.70%) RTP
1 2 (8.70%) RFID
1 2 (8.70%) GSM
1 2 (8.70%) SMS
2 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Visual Studio
2 8 (34.78%) JIRA
2 8 (34.78%) Subversion
3 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 3 (13.04%) Back Office
2 2 (8.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
1 11 (47.83%) Mobile Developer
1 11 (47.83%) Windows Mobile Developer
2 3 (13.04%) Technical Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Applications Developer
2 3 (13.04%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Leader
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) .NET
2 8 (34.78%) WCF
2 8 (34.78%) Web Services
3 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
3 3 (13.04%) SOAP
3 3 (13.04%) HTML
4 2 (8.70%) KML
4 2 (8.70%) J2EE
4 2 (8.70%) JDBC
4 2 (8.70%) SyncML
4 2 (8.70%) Flash
4 2 (8.70%) J2ME
4 2 (8.70%) WAP
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.35%) WPF
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Mobile App
2 8 (34.78%) Pocket PC
3 2 (8.70%) FMCG
3 2 (8.70%) N-Tier
3 2 (8.70%) Device Driver
3 2 (8.70%) GIS
4 1 (4.35%) PDA
4 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
4 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.35%) Firmware
4 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Windows Mobile
3 10 (43.48%) Windows 8
4 8 (34.78%) Windows Phone
4 8 (34.78%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Scrum
2 9 (39.13%) Mobile Application Development
3 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.04%) Web Development
5 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.70%) E-business
6 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.35%) OO
6 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.35%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) C#
2 12 (52.17%) C++
2 12 (52.17%) SQL
3 8 (34.78%) Embedded C++
4 3 (13.04%) C
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.70%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.35%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) Assembly Language
6 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) JTAG
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) ESRI
2 2 (8.70%) Mapinfo
3 1 (4.35%) Motorola