The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Phone 8 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 8 over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank 559 525 554
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +29
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 10 30 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.065% 0.002%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.090% 0.29% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 21 1
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£300 £390 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +56.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £358 £250
% change year-on-year
-14.33% +43.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £23.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.00 -
Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11115 10445 11295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.87% 22.48% 21.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6399 5850 5684
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 958 973 1192
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows Phone 8
UK

Windows Phone 8
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Phone 8 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Phone 8 Jobs Demand Trend in England

Windows Phone 8
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Windows Phone 8 Daily Rate Trend in England

Windows Phone 8
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Phone 8 across the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Windows Phone 8 Daily Rate Histogram in England

Windows Phone 8
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Phone 8 across the England region.

Windows Phone 8 Hourly Rate Trend in England

Windows Phone 8
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 8 within the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London -12 8 £300 -23.07% 4
North West - 1 £263 - 5
South East - - - - 3
South West - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
Windows Phone 8
UK

Windows Phone 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Windows Phone 8 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 8.

1 37 (100.00%) Windows
1 37 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 24 (64.86%) C#
3 16 (43.24%) .NET
4 15 (40.54%) Silverlight
5 14 (37.84%) MVVM
6 13 (35.14%) REST
6 13 (35.14%) .NET Framework
6 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET
6 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
7 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (29.73%) Android
8 11 (29.73%) HTML5
8 11 (29.73%) Apple iOS
8 11 (29.73%) HTML
9 10 (27.03%) Telerik
9 10 (27.03%) RAD
9 10 (27.03%) Video on Demand
10 8 (21.62%) CSS3
10 8 (21.62%) PhoneGap
10 8 (21.62%) CSS
11 7 (18.92%) XAML
11 7 (18.92%) Grunt
11 7 (18.92%) Sass
11 7 (18.92%) LESS
11 7 (18.92%) AngularJS
11 7 (18.92%) Yeoman
12 6 (16.22%) Mobile App
12 6 (16.22%) Windows 8
13 5 (13.51%) WinRT

Windows Phone 8
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Windows Phone 8 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 8. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Bluetooth
1 1 (2.70%) VPN
1 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.70%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (2.70%) NFC
1 1 (2.70%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) PhoneGap
2 7 (18.92%) Grunt
2 7 (18.92%) Yeoman
3 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
4 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
5 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (8.11%) Subversion
6 2 (5.41%) Xcode
6 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Blend
7 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 2 (5.41%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (97.30%) Developer
2 11 (29.73%) .NET Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Mobile Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Mobile Web Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Web Developer
5 3 (8.11%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.41%) iOS Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Silverlight Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Silverlight Developer
7 1 (2.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Mobile Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 8 Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Mobility Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) .NET
2 15 (40.54%) Silverlight
3 13 (35.14%) REST
3 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET
3 13 (35.14%) .NET Framework
4 11 (29.73%) HTML
4 11 (29.73%) HTML5
5 8 (21.62%) CSS3
5 8 (21.62%) CSS
6 7 (18.92%) Sass
6 7 (18.92%) LESS
6 7 (18.92%) AngularJS
7 5 (13.51%) WinRT
7 5 (13.51%) WPF
7 5 (13.51%) JSON
8 3 (8.11%) Web Services
9 2 (5.41%) XML
9 2 (5.41%) SOAP
9 2 (5.41%) WCF
9 2 (5.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Video on Demand
2 6 (16.22%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.11%) Blackberry
3 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.41%) iPhone
4 2 (5.41%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (2.70%) PKI
5 1 (2.70%) Pocket PC
5 1 (2.70%) Animation
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.70%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
1 37 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 11 (29.73%) Android
2 11 (29.73%) Apple iOS
3 6 (16.22%) Windows 8
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Phone 7
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (2.70%) UNIX
6 1 (2.70%) Linux
6 1 (2.70%) Windows CE
6 1 (2.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) MVVM
2 10 (27.03%) RAD
3 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (10.81%) iOS Development
4 3 (8.11%) MVC
5 2 (5.41%) Scrum
5 2 (5.41%) TDD
5 2 (5.41%) Pair Programming
5 2 (5.41%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (5.41%) Android Development
6 1 (2.70%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.70%) Information Architecture
6 1 (2.70%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.70%) Process Management
6 1 (2.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 24 (64.86%) C#
2 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
3 7 (18.92%) XAML
4 5 (13.51%) C++
5 3 (8.11%) Python
6 2 (5.41%) PHP
6 2 (5.41%) SQL
6 2 (5.41%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.70%) Ruby
7 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.70%) C
7 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.70%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Telerik
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Adobe
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) IBM
3 1 (2.70%) Sencha
3 1 (2.70%) KonyOne
3 1 (2.70%) Kony
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