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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank 583 561 527
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -34
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 9 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.025% 0.036%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.079% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 12
Average daily rate
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£345 £299 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.48% -24.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £273 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £405 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £263 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -38.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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
11349 11267 10029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.33% 23.14% 22.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6735 6505 5589
Average daily rate £363 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £170 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £520 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 890 964 953
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.83%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015. 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
London -10 5 £365 +21.66% 3
South East -13 3 - -
North West -19 1 £300 +14.28%
Windows Phone 8
UK

Windows Phone 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
1 20 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 8 (40.00%) C#
3 7 (35.00%) .NET
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (30.00%) Android
4 6 (30.00%) User Experience
4 6 (30.00%) Apple iOS
4 6 (30.00%) Mobile App
5 5 (25.00%) TDD
6 4 (20.00%) HTML
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (20.00%) Blackberry
6 4 (20.00%) XAML
6 4 (20.00%) BDD
6 4 (20.00%) HTML5
6 4 (20.00%) AirWatch
6 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
7 3 (15.00%) BlackBerry OS
7 3 (15.00%) MobileIron
7 3 (15.00%) Open Source
7 3 (15.00%) Scrum
7 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (15.00%) Subversion
7 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (15.00%) JIRA
8 2 (10.00%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (10.00%) QA
8 2 (10.00%) Silverlight
8 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Windows Phone 8
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Subversion
1 3 (15.00%) JIRA
2 2 (10.00%) JUnit
2 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (10.00%) Calabash
3 1 (5.00%) VisualSVN
3 1 (5.00%) ReSharper
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Publishing
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
3 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Applications Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Mobile Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 8 Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Mobile Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Junior
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Junior C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Junior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) HTML5
2 4 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) Silverlight
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.00%) Middleware
4 1 (5.00%) XMPP
4 1 (5.00%) JSON
4 1 (5.00%) WCF
4 1 (5.00%) WPF
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) SOAP
4 1 (5.00%) jQuery
4 1 (5.00%) OAuth
4 1 (5.00%) RESTful
4 1 (5.00%) XML
4 1 (5.00%) CSS3
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Mobile App
1 6 (30.00%) User Experience
2 4 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (10.00%) BYOD
4 1 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
1 20 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 6 (30.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (30.00%) Android
3 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (15.00%) BlackBerry OS
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Phone 7
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) TDD
3 4 (20.00%) BDD
4 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (15.00%) Open Source
4 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Android Development
5 2 (10.00%) iOS Development
5 2 (10.00%) Mobile Development
5 2 (10.00%) SDLC
5 2 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Test Management
5 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.00%) MVC
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (20.00%) XAML
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) Ruby
4 2 (10.00%) C++
4 2 (10.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) MobileIron