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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 525 522 462
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -60
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 58 60 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.52% 0.54% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 32 42
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £211 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £250 £338
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.60 £26.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.60 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
+75.38% -
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
11199 11057 9371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.16% 21.99% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6420 6282 5100
Average daily rate £375 £350 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £163 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 915 986 966
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.49 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £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 24 April 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
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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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 -5 23 £400 -11.11% 13
South East -11 13 £375 -6.25% 5
Yorkshire - 9 £320 -
West Midlands -11 5 - - 1
North West - 4 £300 - 7
South West - 4 £300 - 3
Windows Phone
UK

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 128 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (66.41%) Android
3 83 (64.84%) Apple iOS
4 40 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (31.25%) Windows Phone 8
5 39 (30.47%) Mobile App
6 37 (28.91%) HTML
7 34 (26.56%) C#
8 32 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 32 (25.00%) .NET
9 30 (23.44%) CSS
10 26 (20.31%) Mobile Development
10 26 (20.31%) HTML5
11 23 (17.97%) Blackberry
12 21 (16.41%) User Experience
13 20 (15.63%) Mobile Device Management
13 20 (15.63%) MVC
14 19 (14.84%) TDD
15 18 (14.06%) Windows Mobile
15 18 (14.06%) Configuration Management
15 18 (14.06%) SQL Server
15 18 (14.06%) CSS3
16 17 (13.28%) Microsoft
17 16 (12.50%) Windows Phone 7
18 15 (11.72%) Backbone.js
18 15 (11.72%) MySQL
18 15 (11.72%) XML
18 15 (11.72%) ASP.NET
19 14 (10.94%) Linux
19 14 (10.94%) Web Services

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (9.38%) CMS
2 6 (4.69%) Node.js
3 4 (3.13%) Apache
4 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.56%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.56%) Lync
4 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.78%) IIS
5 1 (0.78%) nginx
5 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (7.03%) MS Office
2 6 (4.69%) Photoshop
3 5 (3.91%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (3.13%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.78%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.78%) Maya
5 1 (0.78%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.34%) Office 365
3 1 (0.78%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.78%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.38%) SSL
2 11 (8.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 9 (7.03%) Firewall
4 6 (4.69%) LAN
4 6 (4.69%) HTTPS
4 6 (4.69%) HTTP
4 6 (4.69%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.34%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.56%) VLAN
6 2 (1.56%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.56%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (1.56%) MPLS
7 1 (0.78%) iBeacon
7 1 (0.78%) Wireless
7 1 (0.78%) PBX
7 1 (0.78%) UMTS
7 1 (0.78%) VoIP
7 1 (0.78%) WLAN
7 1 (0.78%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.78%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.72%) MySQL
3 8 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.56%) SQLite
5 2 (1.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.78%) Big Data
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (10.16%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.59%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 9 (7.03%) Subversion
4 6 (4.69%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.91%) JIRA
6 4 (3.13%) Calabash
6 4 (3.13%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.34%) PHPUnit
7 3 (2.34%) Xcode
8 2 (1.56%) TestPartner
8 2 (1.56%) JUnit
8 2 (1.56%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.78%) VisualSVN
9 1 (0.78%) Robotium
9 1 (0.78%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Blend
9 1 (0.78%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.78%) Selenium
9 1 (0.78%) ReSharper
General
1 9 (7.03%) Finance
2 7 (5.47%) Retail
3 4 (3.13%) Banking
3 4 (3.13%) Advertising
4 3 (2.34%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.34%) Marketing
5 1 (0.78%) Publishing
5 1 (0.78%) Games
5 1 (0.78%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 73 (57.03%) Developer
2 13 (10.16%) .NET Developer
3 12 (9.38%) Mobile Developer
4 9 (7.03%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 8 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
5 8 (6.25%) Web Developer
5 8 (6.25%) Applications Developer
6 6 (4.69%) C# Developer
6 6 (4.69%) Analyst
7 5 (3.91%) Senior Developer
7 5 (3.91%) Designer
8 4 (3.13%) Senior Applications Developer
8 4 (3.13%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
8 4 (3.13%) iOS Developer
9 3 (2.34%) Windows 8 Developer
9 3 (2.34%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (2.34%) Windows Mobile Developer
9 3 (2.34%) Project Manager
9 3 (2.34%) Support Analyst
9 3 (2.34%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (28.91%) HTML
2 32 (25.00%) .NET
3 30 (23.44%) CSS
4 26 (20.31%) HTML5
5 18 (14.06%) CSS3
6 15 (11.72%) Backbone.js
6 15 (11.72%) XML
6 15 (11.72%) ASP.NET
7 14 (10.94%) Web Services
7 14 (10.94%) Ember.js
8 12 (9.38%) AngularJS
9 10 (7.81%) RESTful
9 10 (7.81%) jQuery
9 10 (7.81%) SOAP
9 10 (7.81%) Apache Cordova
10 8 (6.25%) Sass
10 8 (6.25%) REST
11 7 (5.47%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (5.47%) Silverlight
11 7 (5.47%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 39 (30.47%) Mobile App
2 23 (17.97%) Blackberry
3 21 (16.41%) User Experience
4 13 (10.16%) iPhone
5 12 (9.38%) CESG
5 12 (9.38%) PKI
6 11 (8.59%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (6.25%) iPad
7 8 (6.25%) BYOD
8 6 (4.69%) Open Source
9 5 (3.91%) Visualisation
9 5 (3.91%) Computer Science
10 4 (3.13%) Animation
11 3 (2.34%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (2.34%) Client/Server
12 2 (1.56%) Smartphone
13 1 (0.78%) Kinect
13 1 (0.78%) Kindle
13 1 (0.78%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 128 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (66.41%) Android
3 83 (64.84%) Apple iOS
4 40 (31.25%) Windows Phone 8
5 18 (14.06%) Windows Mobile
6 16 (12.50%) Windows Phone 7
7 14 (10.94%) Linux
8 11 (8.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (7.81%) Windows 8
10 7 (5.47%) Windows 7
11 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (3.13%) Mac OS X
12 3 (2.34%) BlackBerry OS
12 3 (2.34%) Windows CE
13 2 (1.56%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.56%) webOS
14 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.78%) bada
14 1 (0.78%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (20.31%) Mobile Development
3 20 (15.63%) Mobile Device Management
3 20 (15.63%) MVC
4 19 (14.84%) TDD
5 18 (14.06%) Configuration Management
6 12 (9.38%) Content Management
6 12 (9.38%) Responsive Web Design
6 12 (9.38%) BDD
6 12 (9.38%) iOS Development
7 11 (8.59%) Android Development
7 11 (8.59%) Scrum
8 9 (7.03%) E-Commerce
8 9 (7.03%) Project Management
9 7 (5.47%) Analytics
10 6 (4.69%) Software Engineering
10 6 (4.69%) Integration Testing
10 6 (4.69%) MVVM
11 5 (3.91%) Waterfall
11 5 (3.91%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (26.56%) C#
2 32 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (7.03%) XAML
4 8 (6.25%) Objective-C
4 8 (6.25%) C++
5 6 (4.69%) PHP
6 5 (3.91%) Java
7 4 (3.13%) Ruby
7 4 (3.13%) SQL
8 3 (2.34%) C
9 2 (1.56%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.56%) Python
10 1 (0.78%) VBA
10 1 (0.78%) Lua
10 1 (0.78%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 9 (7.03%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.47%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.69%) Degree
4 3 (2.34%) ISEB
5 1 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.78%) MCSE
5 1 (0.78%) MCSA
5 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.81%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.59%) VMware ESXi
2 11 (8.59%) Firmware
3 2 (1.56%) XenServer
3 2 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.78%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (7.03%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.56%) SCCM
3 1 (0.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (13.28%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.16%) VMware
3 11 (8.59%) F5
3 11 (8.59%) Red Hat
4 9 (7.03%) Xamarin
5 7 (5.47%) Appcelerator
6 6 (4.69%) Adobe
6 6 (4.69%) Apple
7 4 (3.13%) Twitter
8 3 (2.34%) Facebook
8 3 (2.34%) MobileIron
8 3 (2.34%) Symantec
9 2 (1.56%) Altiris
9 2 (1.56%) WatchGuard
9 2 (1.56%) SonicWALL
9 2 (1.56%) ProCurve
9 2 (1.56%) Sophos
9 2 (1.56%) Cisco
9 2 (1.56%) CODA
9 2 (1.56%) Sage
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