The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 534 519 500
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 55 58 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.48% 0.51% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 29 47
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £124 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £290
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +20.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £34.20 £17.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.17% -26.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.20 £17.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+101.17% -26.08%
Windows Phone
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
11517 11452 10932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.67% 22.76% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6844 6611 6223
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £170 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 902 995 966
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.73 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% -4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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 -1 16 £183 -46.90% 9
South West - 14 £425 - 4
East Midlands - 7 £250 -
East of England +8 6 £203 -
West Midlands -5 4 £375 +7.14% 2
South East -25 3 £279 +127.55% 1
North West -30 2 £425 +61.90% 2
Yorkshire -31 1 £135 - 1
North East - 1 - -
Windows Phone
UK

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 109 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (59.63%) Android
3 60 (55.05%) Apple iOS
4 34 (31.19%) HTML
4 34 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (30.28%) Microsoft
6 32 (29.36%) .NET
7 26 (23.85%) User Experience
8 24 (22.02%) Mobile App
8 24 (22.02%) CSS
9 23 (21.10%) JavaScript
9 23 (21.10%) iPhone
10 22 (20.18%) HTML5
10 22 (20.18%) Blackberry
10 22 (20.18%) iOS Development
11 21 (19.27%) Android Development
12 20 (18.35%) Scrum
12 20 (18.35%) C#
13 15 (13.76%) MS Office
13 15 (13.76%) Web Services
13 15 (13.76%) Windows Phone 8
14 14 (12.84%) Windows Phone 7
14 14 (12.84%) C++
14 14 (12.84%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (11.93%) iPad
15 13 (11.93%) TDD
15 13 (11.93%) Lync
15 13 (11.93%) Windows 8
16 12 (11.01%) Mobile Development
16 12 (11.01%) Migration

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 13 (11.93%) Lync
2 7 (6.42%) Node.js
3 5 (4.59%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.59%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.59%) CMS
4 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.83%) Apache
5 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.92%) IIS
5 1 (0.92%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.92%) Drupal
5 1 (0.92%) WordPress
5 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (13.76%) MS Office
2 11 (10.09%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.83%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.92%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.50%) Office 365
3 3 (2.75%) Yammer
4 2 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.92%) GitHub
5 1 (0.92%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.17%) Internet
2 9 (8.26%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.42%) DNS
3 7 (6.42%) WAN
3 7 (6.42%) DHCP
4 6 (5.50%) WLAN
4 6 (5.50%) ADSL
4 6 (5.50%) LAN
4 6 (5.50%) VPN
4 6 (5.50%) Skype
5 4 (3.67%) VoIP
6 3 (2.75%) HTTP
6 3 (2.75%) PBX
6 3 (2.75%) PSTN
6 3 (2.75%) ISDN
6 3 (2.75%) Unified Communications
6 3 (2.75%) NetScaler
6 3 (2.75%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.75%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (1.83%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.34%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.50%) SQLite
3 5 (4.59%) CouchDB
3 5 (4.59%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.67%) MySQL
5 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (7.34%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.50%) Subversion
3 5 (4.59%) Robotium
3 5 (4.59%) Mechanoid
3 5 (4.59%) Robolectric
4 3 (2.75%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 3 (2.75%) JIRA
4 3 (2.75%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.83%) gulp
5 2 (1.83%) Grunt
5 2 (1.83%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.92%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (0.92%) VisualSVN
6 1 (0.92%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.92%) Xcode
6 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.92%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 5 (4.59%) Publishing
1 5 (4.59%) Retail
2 4 (3.67%) Finance
3 3 (2.75%) Games
3 3 (2.75%) Marketing
3 3 (2.75%) French Language
3 3 (2.75%) German Language
3 3 (2.75%) Italian Language
3 3 (2.75%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.83%) Banking
4 2 (1.83%) Advertising
4 2 (1.83%) Back Office
5 1 (0.92%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (58.72%) Developer
2 13 (11.93%) Senior Developer
3 11 (10.09%) iOS Developer
4 10 (9.17%) Mobile Developer
4 10 (9.17%) Analyst
5 9 (8.26%) Applications Developer
5 9 (8.26%) .NET Developer
6 6 (5.50%) C# Developer
6 6 (5.50%) Web Developer
6 6 (5.50%) Consultant
6 6 (5.50%) Senior iOS Developer
7 5 (4.59%) Android Developer
7 5 (4.59%) Rollout Engineer
7 5 (4.59%) BlackBerry Engineer
7 5 (4.59%) Designer
7 5 (4.59%) Senior Android Developer
7 5 (4.59%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 4 (3.67%) UX Designer
8 4 (3.67%) Support Analyst
9 3 (2.75%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (31.19%) HTML
2 32 (29.36%) .NET
3 24 (22.02%) CSS
4 22 (20.18%) HTML5
5 15 (13.76%) Web Services
6 12 (11.01%) RESTful
7 9 (8.26%) CSS3
8 8 (7.34%) ASP.NET
8 8 (7.34%) AngularJS
9 7 (6.42%) Ember.js
9 7 (6.42%) jQuery
10 6 (5.50%) Backbone.js
10 6 (5.50%) Sass
10 6 (5.50%) JSON
10 6 (5.50%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (4.59%) ActionBarSherlock
11 5 (4.59%) Apache Cordova
11 5 (4.59%) Akka
11 5 (4.59%) Play Framework
11 5 (4.59%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.85%) User Experience
2 24 (22.02%) Mobile App
3 23 (21.10%) iPhone
4 22 (20.18%) Blackberry
5 13 (11.93%) iPad
6 10 (9.17%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (8.26%) Mobile Payment
8 8 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (4.59%) BYOD
10 4 (3.67%) Animation
11 3 (2.75%) Streaming Video
12 2 (1.83%) Handset
12 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
12 2 (1.83%) Client/Server
12 2 (1.83%) NHS
12 2 (1.83%) Visualisation
13 1 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
13 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 109 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (59.63%) Android
3 60 (55.05%) Apple iOS
4 15 (13.76%) Windows Phone 8
5 14 (12.84%) Windows Phone 7
6 13 (11.93%) Windows 8
7 11 (10.09%) Windows 7
8 10 (9.17%) Mac OS X
9 5 (4.59%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (3.67%) Linux
11 3 (2.75%) BlackBerry OS
12 2 (1.83%) Windows CE
12 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.83%) webOS
12 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (20.18%) iOS Development
3 21 (19.27%) Android Development
4 20 (18.35%) Scrum
5 14 (12.84%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (11.93%) TDD
7 12 (11.01%) Migration
7 12 (11.01%) Unit Testing
7 12 (11.01%) OO
7 12 (11.01%) E-Commerce
7 12 (11.01%) Mobile Development
8 11 (10.09%) BDD
9 10 (9.17%) OOP
10 9 (8.26%) OOA/OOD
10 9 (8.26%) OOD
10 9 (8.26%) MVC
10 9 (8.26%) Kanban
11 8 (7.34%) ITIL
12 7 (6.42%) Open Source
12 7 (6.42%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.10%) JavaScript
2 20 (18.35%) C#
3 14 (12.84%) C++
4 9 (8.26%) Objective-C
5 8 (7.34%) C
6 6 (5.50%) XAML
6 6 (5.50%) Java
6 6 (5.50%) PHP
7 5 (4.59%) Scala
8 3 (2.75%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.75%) SQL
9 2 (1.83%) VB
9 2 (1.83%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.83%) VBA
9 2 (1.83%) VB6
10 1 (0.92%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 6 (5.50%) Degree
2 4 (3.67%) MCP
2 4 (3.67%) MCSA
2 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.09%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (10.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.75%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.83%) XenServer
5 1 (0.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (9.17%) SCCM
2 5 (4.59%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (3.67%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (30.28%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.17%) Apple
3 9 (8.26%) Google
4 8 (7.34%) Citrix
5 6 (5.50%) Dell
5 6 (5.50%) Nokia
5 6 (5.50%) McAfee
5 6 (5.50%) MobileIron
6 5 (4.59%) Polycom
6 5 (4.59%) Cisco
7 4 (3.67%) VMware
8 3 (2.75%) Mitel
8 3 (2.75%) Xamarin
8 3 (2.75%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.75%) F5
8 3 (2.75%) Sonus
9 2 (1.83%) Appcelerator
9 2 (1.83%) Aerohive Networks
9 2 (1.83%) Meru Networks
9 2 (1.83%) ProCurve