The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Phone 7 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 Phone 7 over the 3 months to 17 April 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 England 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone 7 (WinPhone7, WP7)
Rank 554 511 527
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +16
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 7 3 11 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.025% 0.077%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.027% 0.12% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 29
Average daily rate £500 £301 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.38% -17.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £301 £365
% change year-on-year
- -17.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11179 9136 11279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.77% 21.16% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6332 4943 5879
Average daily rate £350 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1011 944 1111
Average hourly rate £16.20 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Phone 7
UK

Windows Phone 7
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Phone 7 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Phone 7 Jobs Demand Trend in England

Windows Phone 7
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Phone 7 across the England region.

Windows Phone 7 Daily Rate Trend in England

Windows Phone 7
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 Phone 7 within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -37 3 £500 +66.38% 1
North West - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Windows Phone 7
UK

Windows Phone 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Windows Phone 7 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 7.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 7 (70.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (70.00%) Android
2 7 (70.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) Python
3 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) REST
3 6 (60.00%) jQuery
4 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (50.00%) nginx
4 5 (50.00%) RESTful
4 5 (50.00%) WebSockets
4 5 (50.00%) Hudson
4 5 (50.00%) Node.js
4 5 (50.00%) C#
4 5 (50.00%) Apache
4 5 (50.00%) CSS
4 5 (50.00%) Web Services
4 5 (50.00%) XHTML
4 5 (50.00%) Finance
4 5 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (50.00%) Subversion
4 5 (50.00%) Django
5 4 (40.00%) .NET
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Phone 8
5 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
5 4 (40.00%) Silverlight
6 3 (30.00%) Wealth Management

Windows Phone 7
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Windows Phone 7 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 7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (50.00%) Apache
1 5 (50.00%) nginx
1 5 (50.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Subversion
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (50.00%) Hudson
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (10.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Python Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Python/Django Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Silverlight Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Silverlight Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Django Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
1 6 (60.00%) jQuery
1 6 (60.00%) REST
2 5 (50.00%) WebSockets
2 5 (50.00%) RESTful
2 5 (50.00%) Django
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 5 (50.00%) XHTML
3 4 (40.00%) Silverlight
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) WPF
4 2 (20.00%) WinRT
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
5 1 (10.00%) JSON
5 1 (10.00%) XNA
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 7 (70.00%) Android
2 7 (70.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) TDD
2 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Wealth Management
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (20.00%) Pair Programming
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) MVVM
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Python
2 5 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft