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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 519 464 487
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +23
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 47 75 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.095% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.42% 0.72% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 51 49
Average daily rate
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£300 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £470 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £290 £288
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +0.86%
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
11245 10442 11229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.75% 22.42% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6491 5838 5681
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 960 971 1164
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 £11.00 £11.00 £11.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows Phone
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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 31 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 31 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 -4 28 £300 -20.00% 23
South East -10 8 £123 -57.75% 8
West Midlands -17 5 £350 - 1
North West -2 2 £263 -30.00% 6
Yorkshire +3 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 - - 1
South West - - - - 3
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Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (53.77%) Android
3 53 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 40 (37.74%) Mobile App
4 40 (37.74%) C#
5 36 (33.96%) Windows Phone 8
6 29 (27.36%) .NET
7 26 (24.53%) Blackberry
8 22 (20.75%) HTML
9 19 (17.92%) JavaScript
9 19 (17.92%) Silverlight
9 19 (17.92%) Windows 8
10 18 (16.98%) REST
11 17 (16.04%) MVVM
12 16 (15.09%) XAML
13 15 (14.15%) CSS
13 15 (14.15%) Microsoft
14 14 (13.21%) ASP.NET
15 13 (12.26%) Java
15 13 (12.26%) HTML5
16 12 (11.32%) iPhone
16 12 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (11.32%) .NET Framework
17 11 (10.38%) Microsoft Azure
18 10 (9.43%) WPF
18 10 (9.43%) C++
18 10 (9.43%) SQL
18 10 (9.43%) C
18 10 (9.43%) Web Services
19 9 (8.49%) RAD

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 7 (6.60%) IBM Notes
2 4 (3.77%) Lotus Domino
3 3 (2.83%) Node.js
4 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.89%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.94%) nginx
5 1 (0.94%) Lync
5 1 (0.94%) Apache
5 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.66%) MS Office
2 5 (4.72%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.77%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (3.77%) Photoshop
3 4 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.89%) InDesign
4 2 (1.89%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (1.89%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) WebTrends
1 2 (1.89%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.77%) PaaS
2 4 (3.77%) IaaS
3 1 (0.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.72%) VPN
2 4 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (2.83%) Internet
3 3 (2.83%) VoIP
3 3 (2.83%) WCDMA
3 3 (2.83%) LTE
3 3 (2.83%) Firewall
4 2 (1.89%) NFC
4 2 (1.89%) HSPA
4 2 (1.89%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.89%) Wireless
4 2 (1.89%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.94%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.94%) RTP
5 1 (0.94%) DNS
5 1 (0.94%) SAN
5 1 (0.94%) Broadband
5 1 (0.94%) GPRS
5 1 (0.94%) GSM
5 1 (0.94%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.83%) RDBMS
2 3 (2.83%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.94%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (8.49%) PhoneGap
2 8 (7.55%) Visual Studio
3 7 (6.60%) Subversion
4 5 (4.72%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.72%) Grunt
4 5 (4.72%) Yeoman
5 4 (3.77%) Axure RP
5 4 (3.77%) JIRA
5 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Blend
6 3 (2.83%) Xcode
7 1 (0.94%) LoadUI
7 1 (0.94%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.94%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.94%) JMeter
7 1 (0.94%) Hudson
7 1 (0.94%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (8.49%) Finance
2 4 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.83%) Banking
3 3 (2.83%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.89%) Marketing
4 2 (1.89%) Games
5 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.94%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 64 (60.38%) Developer
2 14 (13.21%) Architect
3 13 (12.26%) Mobile Developer
4 11 (10.38%) .NET Developer
5 7 (6.60%) Analyst
6 6 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (4.72%) Web Developer
7 5 (4.72%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.72%) Applications Developer
7 5 (4.72%) Mobile Web Developer
7 5 (4.72%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 4 (3.77%) Windows Mobile Developer
8 4 (3.77%) Desktop Support
8 4 (3.77%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (3.77%) Designer
8 4 (3.77%) iOS Developer
9 3 (2.83%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (2.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (2.83%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (2.83%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (27.36%) .NET
2 22 (20.75%) HTML
3 19 (17.92%) Silverlight
4 18 (16.98%) REST
5 15 (14.15%) CSS
6 14 (13.21%) ASP.NET
7 13 (12.26%) HTML5
8 12 (11.32%) .NET Framework
9 10 (9.43%) Web Services
9 10 (9.43%) WPF
10 8 (7.55%) JSON
11 7 (6.60%) WinRT
12 6 (5.66%) XML
12 6 (5.66%) AngularJS
13 5 (4.72%) Sass
13 5 (4.72%) LESS
13 5 (4.72%) CSS3
13 5 (4.72%) RESTful
14 4 (3.77%) JAX-WS
14 4 (3.77%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (37.74%) Mobile App
2 26 (24.53%) Blackberry
3 12 (11.32%) iPhone
4 9 (8.49%) Video on Demand
5 7 (6.60%) iPad
6 6 (5.66%) Computer Science
6 6 (5.66%) Handset
7 4 (3.77%) Pocket PC
8 3 (2.83%) Xbox
8 3 (2.83%) Open Source
9 2 (1.89%) Copywriting
9 2 (1.89%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (1.89%) HP StorageWorks
9 2 (1.89%) Kinect
9 2 (1.89%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.89%) Animation
9 2 (1.89%) Clustering
9 2 (1.89%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.89%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.89%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 106 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (53.77%) Android
3 53 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 36 (33.96%) Windows Phone 8
5 19 (17.92%) Windows 8
6 7 (6.60%) Windows 7
6 7 (6.60%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (4.72%) Linux
7 5 (4.72%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.77%) Windows CE
8 4 (3.77%) Windows Phone 7
9 2 (1.89%) UNIX
9 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.94%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.94%) bada
10 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.94%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.04%) MVVM
2 12 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (8.49%) RAD
3 9 (8.49%) iOS Development
4 8 (7.55%) Mobile Application Development
5 7 (6.60%) Scrum
5 7 (6.60%) TDD
5 7 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (5.66%) ITIL
6 6 (5.66%) Android Development
7 5 (4.72%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (3.77%) UML
8 4 (3.77%) MVC
8 4 (3.77%) Information Architecture
9 3 (2.83%) Software Architecture
9 3 (2.83%) Automated Testing
9 3 (2.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (1.89%) OO
10 2 (1.89%) Validation
10 2 (1.89%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 40 (37.74%) C#
2 19 (17.92%) JavaScript
3 16 (15.09%) XAML
4 13 (12.26%) Java
5 10 (9.43%) C
5 10 (9.43%) C++
5 10 (9.43%) SQL
6 9 (8.49%) Objective-C
7 4 (3.77%) Python
7 4 (3.77%) Embedded C++
8 3 (2.83%) PHP
9 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.94%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.94%) Ruby
9 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (8.49%) Degree
2 8 (7.55%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.60%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.94%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.94%) MCP
4 1 (0.94%) MCSE
4 1 (0.94%) ISEB
4 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) QA
2 3 (2.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (6.60%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.89%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.94%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.89%) SCCM
2 1 (0.94%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 15 (14.15%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.49%) Lotus
2 9 (8.49%) Telerik
3 4 (3.77%) Adobe
3 4 (3.77%) HP
4 3 (2.83%) Nokia
4 3 (2.83%) VMware
4 3 (2.83%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.89%) Sencha
5 2 (1.89%) Symbian
5 2 (1.89%) Cisco
5 2 (1.89%) Dell
5 2 (1.89%) Apple
6 1 (0.94%) Sage
6 1 (0.94%) Symantec
6 1 (0.94%) Sophos
6 1 (0.94%) ESRI
6 1 (0.94%) Citrix
6 1 (0.94%) Lagan
6 1 (0.94%) Civica
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