The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank 570 513 576
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +63
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 12 32 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.066% 0.007%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.10% 0.29% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 2
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£350 £314 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.55% +25.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £23.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.00 -
Windows Phone 8
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
11681 11073 11305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.27% 22.95% 21.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6849 6380 5891
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £180 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1034 969 1144
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
West Midlands -5 8 £350 -
London -13 3 £290 -25.16% 2
South East -10 1 - - 1
South West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
Windows Phone 8
UK

Windows Phone 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
1 25 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 19 (76.00%) C#
3 13 (52.00%) .NET
4 12 (48.00%) C++
4 12 (48.00%) Windows 8
4 12 (48.00%) Mobile App
5 11 (44.00%) Visual Studio
5 11 (44.00%) Subversion
6 10 (40.00%) Windows Mobile
6 10 (40.00%) SQL
6 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
7 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (36.00%) Mobile Application Development
8 8 (32.00%) Scrum
8 8 (32.00%) Pocket PC
8 8 (32.00%) JIRA
8 8 (32.00%) WCF
8 8 (32.00%) Web Services
8 8 (32.00%) Embedded C++
8 8 (32.00%) Windows CE
9 7 (28.00%) XAML
10 6 (24.00%) User Experience
11 5 (20.00%) Silverlight
12 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
12 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
12 4 (16.00%) WinRT
12 4 (16.00%) JSON
13 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS

Windows Phone 8
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.00%) NFC
2 1 (4.00%) 4G
2 1 (4.00%) DLNA
2 1 (4.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
2 1 (4.00%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Visual Studio
1 11 (44.00%) Subversion
2 8 (32.00%) JIRA
3 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Blend
5 2 (8.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (96.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) Mobile Developer
2 9 (36.00%) Windows Mobile Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Applications Developer
4 2 (8.00%) iOS Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Silverlight Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) .NET
2 8 (32.00%) Web Services
2 8 (32.00%) WCF
3 5 (20.00%) Silverlight
4 4 (16.00%) JSON
4 4 (16.00%) WinRT
5 3 (12.00%) WPF
6 2 (8.00%) HTML5
6 2 (8.00%) REST
6 2 (8.00%) HTML
6 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.00%) XML
7 1 (4.00%) XNA
7 1 (4.00%) LINQ
7 1 (4.00%) jQuery
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Mobile App
2 8 (32.00%) Pocket PC
3 6 (24.00%) User Experience
4 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (8.00%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (4.00%) Animation
6 1 (4.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
1 25 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 12 (48.00%) Windows 8
3 10 (40.00%) Windows Mobile
4 8 (32.00%) Windows CE
5 3 (12.00%) Android
5 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (4.00%) Mac OS
7 1 (4.00%) UNIX
7 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (36.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 8 (32.00%) Scrum
3 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.00%) TDD
4 2 (8.00%) iOS Development
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) MVC
5 1 (4.00%) Pair Programming
5 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.00%) MVVM
5 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) C#
2 12 (48.00%) C++
3 10 (40.00%) SQL
4 8 (32.00%) Embedded C++
5 7 (28.00%) XAML
6 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (12.00%) Python
8 2 (8.00%) PHP
8 2 (8.00%) Objective-C
9 1 (4.00%) Ruby
9 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
9 1 (4.00%) Java
9 1 (4.00%) C
9 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) BT
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