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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 515 480 506
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +26
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 64 80 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.55% 0.72% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 52 47
Average daily rate
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£350 £336 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.08% -7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £272 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £419 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.08% +2.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £23.00 -
% change year-on-year
-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
11679 11042 11303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.26% 22.93% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6854 6361 5887
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 £168 £180 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1029 964 1147
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 £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 23 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Phone across the England region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Windows Phone Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 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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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 38 £350 -6.66% 9
South East -7 11 £120 -58.62% 2
West Midlands -5 10 £350 -
Yorkshire +2 3 - - 1
East of England -25 2 £350 +27.27% 3
South West - - - - 2
North East - - - - 1
North West - - - - 4
Windows Phone
UK

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 111 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (53.15%) Android
2 59 (53.15%) Apple iOS
3 44 (39.64%) Mobile App
4 40 (36.04%) C#
5 36 (32.43%) Blackberry
6 33 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (25.23%) Windows 8
8 25 (22.52%) .NET
9 24 (21.62%) Windows Phone 8
10 22 (19.82%) Microsoft
11 18 (16.22%) SQL
12 17 (15.32%) Windows Mobile
13 16 (14.41%) iPhone
13 16 (14.41%) JavaScript
13 16 (14.41%) C++
13 16 (14.41%) Web Services
13 16 (14.41%) XAML
14 15 (13.51%) HTML
15 14 (12.61%) Subversion
15 14 (12.61%) Scrum
15 14 (12.61%) Mobile Application Development
16 12 (10.81%) User Experience
16 12 (10.81%) TDD
16 12 (10.81%) JIRA
16 12 (10.81%) iPad
16 12 (10.81%) Java
16 12 (10.81%) SQL Server
17 11 (9.91%) Visual Studio
17 11 (9.91%) Finance

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 7 (6.31%) IBM Notes
2 4 (3.60%) Lotus Domino
2 4 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (3.60%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (2.70%) Node.js
3 3 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.90%) Apache
4 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.90%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (0.90%) nginx
4 1 (0.90%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (6.31%) MS Office
1 7 (6.31%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.80%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.80%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.80%) InDesign
3 2 (1.80%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) PaaS
1 2 (1.80%) IaaS
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.60%) VPN
2 3 (2.70%) VoIP
2 3 (2.70%) Internet
2 3 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.80%) Wireless
3 2 (1.80%) Wireshark
3 2 (1.80%) LTE
3 2 (1.80%) LAN
3 2 (1.80%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.80%) DNS
3 2 (1.80%) WAN
3 2 (1.80%) WCDMA
3 2 (1.80%) DHCP
4 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.90%) SSL
4 1 (0.90%) DMZ
4 1 (0.90%) Broadband
4 1 (0.90%) GPRS
4 1 (0.90%) GSM
4 1 (0.90%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.60%) MySQL
3 3 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.70%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (12.61%) Subversion
2 12 (10.81%) JIRA
3 11 (9.91%) Visual Studio
3 11 (9.91%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.50%) JMeter
5 4 (3.60%) Selenium
5 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Blend
5 4 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.70%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.70%) Xcode
6 3 (2.70%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.90%) Calabash
7 1 (0.90%) LoadUI
7 1 (0.90%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.90%) Hudson
7 1 (0.90%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.90%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.90%) Robotium
7 1 (0.90%) Jasmine
General
1 11 (9.91%) Finance
2 5 (4.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.70%) Games
3 3 (2.70%) Banking
4 2 (1.80%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.90%) Marketing
5 1 (0.90%) Polish Language
5 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 64 (57.66%) Developer
2 15 (13.51%) Mobile Developer
3 10 (9.01%) Analyst
3 10 (9.01%) Architect
4 9 (8.11%) Windows Mobile Developer
5 7 (6.31%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 7 (6.31%) Applications Developer
6 6 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (5.41%) Test Engineer
7 5 (4.50%) Desktop Support
7 5 (4.50%) iOS Developer
8 4 (3.60%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (3.60%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (3.60%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (3.60%) Test Analyst
8 4 (3.60%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (3.60%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.60%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.70%) Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (22.52%) .NET
2 16 (14.41%) Web Services
3 15 (13.51%) HTML
4 11 (9.91%) JSON
4 11 (9.91%) Silverlight
4 11 (9.91%) REST
5 10 (9.01%) WPF
5 10 (9.01%) CSS
6 9 (8.11%) XML
6 9 (8.11%) HTML5
7 8 (7.21%) WCF
8 6 (5.41%) RESTful
8 6 (5.41%) jQuery
8 6 (5.41%) SOAP
8 6 (5.41%) WinRT
9 5 (4.50%) XNA
10 4 (3.60%) JSF
10 4 (3.60%) JAX-WS
10 4 (3.60%) JDBC
10 4 (3.60%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 44 (39.64%) Mobile App
2 36 (32.43%) Blackberry
3 16 (14.41%) iPhone
4 12 (10.81%) iPad
4 12 (10.81%) User Experience
5 8 (7.21%) Pocket PC
6 7 (6.31%) Computer Science
7 6 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (5.41%) Open Source
8 5 (4.50%) Xbox
8 5 (4.50%) Handset
9 4 (3.60%) VUI
9 4 (3.60%) Kinect
10 3 (2.70%) Digital Media
10 3 (2.70%) PDA
11 2 (1.80%) Graphic Design
11 2 (1.80%) Animation
11 2 (1.80%) NHS
11 2 (1.80%) Augmented Reality
11 2 (1.80%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 111 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (53.15%) Android
2 59 (53.15%) Apple iOS
3 28 (25.23%) Windows 8
4 24 (21.62%) Windows Phone 8
5 17 (15.32%) Windows Mobile
6 8 (7.21%) Windows CE
6 8 (7.21%) Windows Phone 7
6 8 (7.21%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.50%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.60%) Linux
9 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.70%) webOS
10 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.90%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.90%) bada
11 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.90%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (12.61%) Scrum
2 14 (12.61%) Mobile Application Development
3 12 (10.81%) TDD
4 8 (7.21%) ITIL
4 8 (7.21%) MVVM
4 8 (7.21%) iOS Development
5 6 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (4.50%) Software Engineering
6 5 (4.50%) Web Development
6 5 (4.50%) OO
6 5 (4.50%) MVC
6 5 (4.50%) Android Development
6 5 (4.50%) Waterfall
6 5 (4.50%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (3.60%) Test Scripting
7 4 (3.60%) Regression Testing
7 4 (3.60%) UML
7 4 (3.60%) System Testing
8 3 (2.70%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 40 (36.04%) C#
2 18 (16.22%) SQL
3 16 (14.41%) C++
3 16 (14.41%) JavaScript
3 16 (14.41%) XAML
4 12 (10.81%) Java
5 10 (9.01%) C
5 10 (9.01%) Objective-C
6 8 (7.21%) Python
6 8 (7.21%) Embedded C++
7 6 (5.41%) Ruby
8 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.80%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.80%) PHP
9 1 (0.90%) VB
9 1 (0.90%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (8.11%) Degree
2 7 (6.31%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.41%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.60%) ISEB
4 4 (3.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.90%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.90%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.41%) QA
2 3 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (9.01%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.80%) UAG
3 1 (0.90%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.90%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) SCCM
1 2 (1.80%) XenMobile
2 1 (0.90%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 22 (19.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.11%) Lotus
3 7 (6.31%) Xamarin
4 3 (2.70%) Sophos
5 2 (1.80%) Symbian
5 2 (1.80%) Google
5 2 (1.80%) Adobe
5 2 (1.80%) HP
5 2 (1.80%) Dell
5 2 (1.80%) Citrix
5 2 (1.80%) Nokia
6 1 (0.90%) Siemens
6 1 (0.90%) Apple
6 1 (0.90%) Sage
6 1 (0.90%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.90%) Symantec
6 1 (0.90%) Draytek
6 1 (0.90%) Sencha
6 1 (0.90%) Cisco
6 1 (0.90%) BT
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