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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 504 490 484
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 75 61 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.63% 0.55% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 39 45
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £275 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year
-17.07% -
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
11886 11026 10788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.66% 23.07% 21.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7084 6283 5766
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £178 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1073 1000 1044
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +15 38 £359 -4.33% 10
North West -2 12 £340 +8.80% 6
West Midlands -10 9 £350 +7.69%
South East -8 7 £238 -33.33% 1
East of England -20 4 £325 -7.14% 3
Yorkshire -4 3 £313 +30.20% 2
North East - - - -
South West - - - - 4
Windows Phone
UK

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 117 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (53.85%) Android
2 63 (53.85%) Apple iOS
3 51 (43.59%) Mobile App
4 44 (37.61%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (35.04%) C#
6 32 (27.35%) Blackberry
7 30 (25.64%) .NET
8 29 (24.79%) Windows 8
9 26 (22.22%) Windows Phone 8
9 26 (22.22%) JavaScript
10 24 (20.51%) HTML
11 23 (19.66%) Microsoft
12 21 (17.95%) CSS
12 21 (17.95%) Web Services
13 20 (17.09%) Scrum
13 20 (17.09%) Windows Mobile
14 19 (16.24%) SQL
15 18 (15.38%) iOS Development
16 16 (13.68%) Mobile Application Development
16 16 (13.68%) C++
17 15 (12.82%) XML
17 15 (12.82%) Objective-C
17 15 (12.82%) Subversion
17 15 (12.82%) User Experience
18 14 (11.97%) CSS3
18 14 (11.97%) JIRA
18 14 (11.97%) Git (software)
18 14 (11.97%) Visual Studio
18 14 (11.97%) Java

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (4.27%) MS Exchange
1 5 (4.27%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.42%) Lotus Domino
3 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.71%) nginx
4 2 (1.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.71%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.71%) Apache
4 2 (1.71%) Node.js
4 2 (1.71%) Lync
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.85%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 10 (8.55%) MS Office
2 9 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.71%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (1.71%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.71%) InDesign
4 2 (1.71%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) PaaS
1 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.42%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (3.42%) VoIP
1 4 (3.42%) VPN
2 2 (1.71%) Internet
2 2 (1.71%) ISDN
2 2 (1.71%) LAN
2 2 (1.71%) PBX
2 2 (1.71%) DNS
2 2 (1.71%) WAN
2 2 (1.71%) DHCP
3 1 (0.85%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.85%) 4G
3 1 (0.85%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.85%) Broadband
3 1 (0.85%) GPRS
3 1 (0.85%) GSM
3 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.85%) WCDMA
3 1 (0.85%) SSL
3 1 (0.85%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.40%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.13%) MySQL
3 4 (3.42%) SQLite
4 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (12.82%) Subversion
2 14 (11.97%) JIRA
2 14 (11.97%) Git (software)
2 14 (11.97%) Visual Studio
3 8 (6.84%) Xcode
4 4 (3.42%) Selenium
4 4 (3.42%) JMeter
4 4 (3.42%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.42%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (2.56%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.56%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.85%) Robotium
6 1 (0.85%) Calabash
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 11 (9.40%) Finance
2 4 (3.42%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.56%) Games
4 2 (1.71%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Publishing
5 1 (0.85%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.85%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 79 (67.52%) Developer
2 18 (15.38%) Mobile Developer
3 12 (10.26%) iOS Developer
4 10 (8.55%) Analyst
5 9 (7.69%) Windows Mobile Developer
6 8 (6.84%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 8 (6.84%) Applications Developer
7 7 (5.98%) Android Developer
7 7 (5.98%) Architect
8 6 (5.13%) Test Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (3.42%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (3.42%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Test Analyst
11 3 (2.56%) Mobile Test Analyst
11 3 (2.56%) Desktop Support
11 3 (2.56%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.56%) .NET Developer
11 3 (2.56%) Desktop Analyst
12 2 (1.71%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (25.64%) .NET
2 24 (20.51%) HTML
3 21 (17.95%) CSS
3 21 (17.95%) Web Services
4 15 (12.82%) XML
5 14 (11.97%) CSS3
6 13 (11.11%) HTML5
7 12 (10.26%) JSON
7 12 (10.26%) jQuery
8 10 (8.55%) iOS SDK
8 10 (8.55%) Apache Cordova
9 9 (7.69%) WPF
10 8 (6.84%) WCF
11 7 (5.98%) REST
11 7 (5.98%) Silverlight
12 6 (5.13%) RESTful
12 6 (5.13%) .NET Framework
12 6 (5.13%) XSLT
13 5 (4.27%) XHTML
13 5 (4.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 51 (43.59%) Mobile App
2 32 (27.35%) Blackberry
3 15 (12.82%) User Experience
4 13 (11.11%) iPhone
5 8 (6.84%) Pocket PC
5 8 (6.84%) Computer Science
5 8 (6.84%) iPad
6 6 (5.13%) Open Source
6 6 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (4.27%) Data Structures
7 5 (4.27%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.56%) VUI
8 3 (2.56%) Digital Media
8 3 (2.56%) Kinect
8 3 (2.56%) Xbox
8 3 (2.56%) N-Tier
8 3 (2.56%) NHS
8 3 (2.56%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.56%) PKI
8 3 (2.56%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 117 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (53.85%) Android
2 63 (53.85%) Apple iOS
3 29 (24.79%) Windows 8
4 26 (22.22%) Windows Phone 8
5 20 (17.09%) Windows Mobile
6 8 (6.84%) Windows 7
6 8 (6.84%) Windows CE
6 8 (6.84%) Windows Phone 7
7 6 (5.13%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.56%) Linux
8 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.56%) webOS
9 2 (1.71%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.85%) bada
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (37.61%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (17.09%) Scrum
3 18 (15.38%) iOS Development
4 16 (13.68%) Mobile Application Development
5 13 (11.11%) TDD
6 10 (8.55%) Android Development
7 9 (7.69%) OO
8 8 (6.84%) Web Design
8 8 (6.84%) MVC
9 7 (5.98%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (5.98%) ITIL
10 6 (5.13%) Software Engineering
10 6 (5.13%) Web Development
11 5 (4.27%) Mobile Device Management
11 5 (4.27%) OOD
11 5 (4.27%) Project Management
11 5 (4.27%) Memory Management
11 5 (4.27%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (3.42%) Test Scripting
12 4 (3.42%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (35.04%) C#
2 26 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 19 (16.24%) SQL
4 16 (13.68%) C++
5 15 (12.82%) Objective-C
6 14 (11.97%) Java
7 12 (10.26%) XAML
8 9 (7.69%) C
9 8 (6.84%) Embedded C++
10 6 (5.13%) XPath
10 6 (5.13%) Python
11 5 (4.27%) Ruby
12 2 (1.71%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.71%) PHP
13 1 (0.85%) VB
13 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (7.69%) Degree
2 4 (3.42%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.42%) ISEB
2 4 (3.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.85%) MCP
5 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.42%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (9.40%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.71%) UAG
2 2 (1.71%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.85%) Firmware
3 1 (0.85%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.85%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (2.56%) SCCM
2 1 (0.85%) XenMobile
2 1 (0.85%) Windows Intune
2 1 (0.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (19.66%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.98%) Xamarin
3 5 (4.27%) Kony
4 4 (3.42%) Lotus
4 4 (3.42%) HP
4 4 (3.42%) Dell
5 3 (2.56%) Appcelerator
5 3 (2.56%) Sencha
5 3 (2.56%) Sophos
5 3 (2.56%) Google
6 2 (1.71%) Zend
6 2 (1.71%) Telerik
6 2 (1.71%) VMware
6 2 (1.71%) Citrix
6 2 (1.71%) Avaya
6 2 (1.71%) Apple
6 2 (1.71%) Adobe
6 2 (1.71%) Nokia
6 2 (1.71%) Symbian
7 1 (0.85%) Cisco
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