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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank 561 536 497
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -39
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 11 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.057% 0.043%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.10% 0.26% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 12
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +49.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £375 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £850 - £301
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 -
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
10674 10263 8848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.95% 21.70% 21.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6090 5680 4753
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 907 1002 957
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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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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 -13 9 £375 -16.66% 5
South East - - - -
Windows Phone 8
UK

Windows Phone 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 39 (100.00%) Windows
1 39 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 21 (53.85%) Android
2 21 (53.85%) Apple iOS
3 15 (38.46%) Mobile Device Management
3 15 (38.46%) Mobile App
4 14 (35.90%) Configuration Management
4 14 (35.90%) CESG
4 14 (35.90%) PKI
5 12 (30.77%) Firmware
5 12 (30.77%) C#
5 12 (30.77%) MySQL
6 11 (28.21%) Linux
6 11 (28.21%) SSL
6 11 (28.21%) Red Hat
6 11 (28.21%) VMware
6 11 (28.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 11 (28.21%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (28.21%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (28.21%) F5
6 11 (28.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (23.08%) BDD
7 9 (23.08%) Windows 8
7 9 (23.08%) User Experience
7 9 (23.08%) TDD
8 6 (15.38%) Subversion
8 6 (15.38%) XAML
8 6 (15.38%) .NET
8 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
9 5 (12.82%) Integration Testing

Windows Phone 8
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) SSL
1 11 (28.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Subversion
1 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.13%) JUnit
3 2 (5.13%) JIRA
3 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.13%) Calabash
4 1 (2.56%) Robotium
4 1 (2.56%) Selenium
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
1 3 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Marketing
2 1 (2.56%) Advertising
2 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Developer
2 4 (10.26%) Windows 8 Developer
3 2 (5.13%) Mobile Tester
3 2 (5.13%) Tester
3 2 (5.13%) Automation Tester
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Mobile Developer
4 1 (2.56%) Architect
4 1 (2.56%) Management Consultant
4 1 (2.56%) Consultant
4 1 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (2.56%) .NET Developer
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) .NET
2 4 (10.26%) Silverlight
3 3 (7.69%) Middleware
4 2 (5.13%) WPF
5 1 (2.56%) HTML
5 1 (2.56%) WinRT
5 1 (2.56%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.56%) CSS
5 1 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) Mobile App
2 14 (35.90%) CESG
2 14 (35.90%) PKI
3 11 (28.21%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (23.08%) User Experience
5 3 (7.69%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.56%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
1 39 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 21 (53.85%) Apple iOS
2 21 (53.85%) Android
3 11 (28.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (28.21%) Linux
4 9 (23.08%) Windows 8
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Phone 7
6 3 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Mobile Device Management
2 14 (35.90%) Configuration Management
3 9 (23.08%) TDD
3 9 (23.08%) BDD
4 5 (12.82%) Integration Testing
5 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
5 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
5 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.69%) Automated Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Project Management
6 3 (7.69%) E-business
6 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.13%) Test Management
7 2 (5.13%) Regression Testing
8 1 (2.56%) MVC
8 1 (2.56%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.56%) Image Processing
8 1 (2.56%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) C#
2 6 (15.38%) XAML
3 3 (7.69%) C
4 2 (5.13%) Ruby
4 2 (5.13%) C++
4 2 (5.13%) Java
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 12 (30.77%) Firmware
2 11 (28.21%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Red Hat
1 11 (28.21%) VMware
1 11 (28.21%) F5
2 2 (5.13%) Altiris
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Symantec
3 1 (2.56%) Apple
3 1 (2.56%) Telerik
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