The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Phone 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 over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 505 466 474
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 44 73 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.092% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.40% 0.71% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 51 49
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £23.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.00 -
Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11044 10305 11057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 23.18% 22.62% 21.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6356 5715 5554
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £182 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 968 999 1159
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 £10.95 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Windows Phone
UK

Windows Phone
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Windows Phone Jobs Demand Trend in England

Windows Phone
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Windows Phone Daily Rate Trend in England

Windows Phone
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Phone across the England region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Windows Phone Daily Rate Histogram in England

Windows Phone
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Windows Phone Hourly Rate Trend in England

Windows Phone
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 11 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 -11 32 £388 +3.33% 8
South East -22 4 £400 +37.93% 4
North West -6 2 £263 -30.00% 5
West Midlands -13 2 £250 - 1
Yorkshire +2 1 - - 2
East of England - 1 - - 4
South West - - - - 1
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Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Windows Phone 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.

1 103 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (61.17%) Android
3 58 (56.31%) Apple iOS
4 39 (37.86%) Windows Phone 8
5 37 (35.92%) Mobile App
6 35 (33.98%) C#
7 29 (28.16%) Blackberry
8 28 (27.18%) HTML
9 26 (25.24%) .NET
10 25 (24.27%) JavaScript
11 21 (20.39%) CSS
11 21 (20.39%) MVVM
11 21 (20.39%) REST
12 20 (19.42%) Silverlight
13 19 (18.45%) HTML5
14 15 (14.56%) ASP.NET
14 15 (14.56%) XAML
14 15 (14.56%) Windows 8
15 14 (13.59%) Java
16 13 (12.62%) iPhone
16 13 (12.62%) .NET Framework
16 13 (12.62%) PhoneGap
17 12 (11.65%) Microsoft Azure
18 11 (10.68%) Agile Software Development
18 11 (10.68%) CSS3
19 10 (9.71%) AngularJS
19 10 (9.71%) iOS Development
19 10 (9.71%) Telerik
19 10 (9.71%) Video on Demand
19 10 (9.71%) C

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Windows Phone 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.85%) IBM Notes
2 4 (3.88%) Node.js
3 3 (2.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.94%) nginx
4 2 (1.94%) Apache
4 2 (1.94%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.97%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.97%) Lync
5 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Photoshop
1 4 (3.88%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (2.91%) MS Office
3 2 (1.94%) InDesign
3 2 (1.94%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (1.94%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) WebTrends
1 2 (1.94%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.85%) PaaS
2 5 (4.85%) IaaS
3 1 (0.97%) Office 365
3 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.77%) VPN
2 5 (4.85%) Firewall
2 5 (4.85%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (2.91%) Internet
3 3 (2.91%) VoIP
3 3 (2.91%) WCDMA
3 3 (2.91%) LTE
4 2 (1.94%) NFC
4 2 (1.94%) HSPA
4 2 (1.94%) DHCP
4 2 (1.94%) DNS
4 2 (1.94%) SAN
4 2 (1.94%) Wireless
4 2 (1.94%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.97%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.97%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.97%) RTP
5 1 (0.97%) WLAN
5 1 (0.97%) WAN
5 1 (0.97%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.91%) RDBMS
2 3 (2.91%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.97%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (12.62%) PhoneGap
2 9 (8.74%) Grunt
2 9 (8.74%) Yeoman
3 6 (5.83%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.88%) Axure RP
5 4 (3.88%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.88%) Subversion
5 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Blend
6 3 (2.91%) Xcode
7 2 (1.94%) Hudson
8 1 (0.97%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.97%) JMeter
8 1 (0.97%) LoadUI
8 1 (0.97%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.97%) Jasmine
General
1 9 (8.74%) Finance
2 4 (3.88%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.91%) Banking
3 3 (2.91%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.94%) Marketing
4 2 (1.94%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.94%) Games
5 1 (0.97%) Polish Language
5 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (60.19%) Developer
2 15 (14.56%) Architect
3 13 (12.62%) Mobile Developer
4 12 (11.65%) .NET Developer
5 9 (8.74%) Web Developer
5 9 (8.74%) Mobile Web Developer
6 5 (4.85%) Analyst
6 5 (4.85%) Senior Developer
7 4 (3.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (3.88%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (3.88%) iOS Developer
7 4 (3.88%) Designer
8 3 (2.91%) Silverlight Developer
8 3 (2.91%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (2.91%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (2.91%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 3 (2.91%) C# Developer
8 3 (2.91%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (2.91%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (2.91%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (27.18%) HTML
2 26 (25.24%) .NET
3 21 (20.39%) CSS
3 21 (20.39%) REST
4 20 (19.42%) Silverlight
5 19 (18.45%) HTML5
6 15 (14.56%) ASP.NET
7 13 (12.62%) .NET Framework
8 11 (10.68%) CSS3
9 10 (9.71%) AngularJS
10 9 (8.74%) Sass
10 9 (8.74%) LESS
10 9 (8.74%) WPF
10 9 (8.74%) Web Services
11 8 (7.77%) XML
11 8 (7.77%) JSON
12 7 (6.80%) WinRT
12 7 (6.80%) RESTful
13 5 (4.85%) jQuery
13 5 (4.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (35.92%) Mobile App
2 29 (28.16%) Blackberry
3 13 (12.62%) iPhone
4 10 (9.71%) Video on Demand
5 7 (6.80%) iPad
6 6 (5.83%) Computer Science
6 6 (5.83%) Handset
7 4 (3.88%) Open Source
7 4 (3.88%) Xbox
8 3 (2.91%) Kinect
9 2 (1.94%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.94%) HP StorageWorks
9 2 (1.94%) Copywriting
9 2 (1.94%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (1.94%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.94%) Clustering
9 2 (1.94%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.94%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.94%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.94%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 103 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (61.17%) Android
3 58 (56.31%) Apple iOS
4 39 (37.86%) Windows Phone 8
5 15 (14.56%) Windows 8
6 6 (5.83%) Linux
7 5 (4.85%) Windows Phone 7
8 4 (3.88%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.91%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (1.94%) UNIX
10 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.97%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.97%) VMS
11 1 (0.97%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.97%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.97%) bada
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.39%) MVVM
2 11 (10.68%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (9.71%) RAD
3 10 (9.71%) iOS Development
4 9 (8.74%) TDD
5 8 (7.77%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (6.80%) Android Development
7 5 (4.85%) Mobile Application Development
7 5 (4.85%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (4.85%) Information Architecture
7 5 (4.85%) MVC
8 4 (3.88%) Scrum
8 4 (3.88%) UML
8 4 (3.88%) Software Architecture
8 4 (3.88%) Automated Testing
9 3 (2.91%) OO
9 3 (2.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (2.91%) Pair Programming
10 2 (1.94%) Web Analytics
10 2 (1.94%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 35 (33.98%) C#
2 25 (24.27%) JavaScript
3 15 (14.56%) XAML
4 14 (13.59%) Java
5 10 (9.71%) C
6 9 (8.74%) Objective-C
7 6 (5.83%) C++
8 5 (4.85%) SQL
8 5 (4.85%) Python
9 3 (2.91%) PHP
10 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.97%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.97%) Ruby
10 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (8.74%) Degree
1 9 (8.74%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.80%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.94%) MCSE
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.97%) MCP
4 1 (0.97%) ISEB
4 1 (0.97%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) QA
2 3 (2.91%) SLA
3 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.91%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.91%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.97%) vSphere
2 1 (0.97%) Terminal Server
2 1 (0.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) SCCM
2 1 (0.97%) OpenSSO
2 1 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.97%) XenMobile
2 1 (0.97%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (9.71%) Telerik
2 8 (7.77%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.83%) Lotus
4 5 (4.85%) VMware
4 5 (4.85%) Adobe
4 5 (4.85%) HP
5 3 (2.91%) Nokia
5 3 (2.91%) Sencha
6 2 (1.94%) Apple
6 2 (1.94%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.94%) Symbian
6 2 (1.94%) Cisco
6 2 (1.94%) Citrix
6 2 (1.94%) Symantec
7 1 (0.97%) McAfee
7 1 (0.97%) Sophos
7 1 (0.97%) Clearswift
7 1 (0.97%) ESRI
7 1 (0.97%) Lagan
7 1 (0.97%) Civica
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