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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 500 478 477
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 74 82 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.63% 0.75% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 51 43
Average daily rate
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£344 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £313 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.17% -3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year
+21.95% -
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
11720 10932 10372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.86% 23.10% 21.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7065 6258 5557
Average daily rate £360 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1030 998 1068
Average hourly rate £15.61 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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 26 November 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 26 November 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 -8 29 £400 - 11
North West +11 19 £344 +1.85% 6
South East -19 9 £338 -8.47% 3
East of England -6 6 £300 +125.13% 3
South West -27 6 £325 - 4
East Midlands -3 2 £313 -7.81%
Yorkshire -19 2 £313 - 1
North East - - - - 1
Windows Phone
UK

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 134 (100.00%) Windows
2 81 (60.45%) Android
2 81 (60.45%) Apple iOS
3 57 (42.54%) Mobile App
4 49 (36.57%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (32.09%) C#
6 34 (25.37%) Windows Phone 8
7 31 (23.13%) .NET
8 29 (21.64%) HTML
9 28 (20.90%) JavaScript
9 28 (20.90%) Blackberry
9 28 (20.90%) Windows 8
10 26 (19.40%) Microsoft
11 25 (18.66%) CSS
12 24 (17.91%) Scrum
13 23 (17.16%) Web Services
14 21 (15.67%) Windows Mobile
15 20 (14.93%) XML
16 18 (13.43%) SQL
16 18 (13.43%) CSS3
16 18 (13.43%) iOS Development
16 18 (13.43%) HTML5
17 16 (11.94%) Mobile Device Management
17 16 (11.94%) Visual Studio
18 15 (11.19%) MySQL
18 15 (11.19%) C++
18 15 (11.19%) Active Directory
18 15 (11.19%) Mobile Application Development
19 14 (10.45%) Apache Cordova
19 14 (10.45%) Git (software)

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (3.73%) MS Exchange
1 5 (3.73%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.99%) Lync
2 4 (2.99%) Lotus Domino
3 3 (2.24%) Apache
3 3 (2.24%) CMS
3 3 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.24%) Node.js
4 2 (1.49%) nginx
4 2 (1.49%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.75%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 13 (9.70%) MS Office
2 10 (7.46%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.24%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.49%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.49%) InDesign
6 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.75%) Maya
6 1 (0.75%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.49%) PaaS
2 2 (1.49%) IaaS
3 1 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.46%) SSL
2 9 (6.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (3.73%) VoIP
4 4 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (2.99%) VPN
5 3 (2.24%) Firewall
5 3 (2.24%) HTTP
5 3 (2.24%) LAN
5 3 (2.24%) PBX
6 2 (1.49%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (1.49%) ISDN
6 2 (1.49%) DNS
6 2 (1.49%) WAN
6 2 (1.49%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.49%) DHCP
6 2 (1.49%) Internet
7 1 (0.75%) RTP
7 1 (0.75%) DMZ
7 1 (0.75%) 3G
7 1 (0.75%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.19%) MySQL
2 12 (8.96%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.73%) SQLite
4 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (11.94%) Visual Studio
2 14 (10.45%) Git (software)
2 14 (10.45%) JIRA
3 13 (9.70%) Subversion
4 7 (5.22%) Xcode
4 7 (5.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 6 (4.48%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.99%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.99%) Selenium
6 4 (2.99%) JMeter
7 3 (2.24%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.49%) Calabash
9 1 (0.75%) Robotium
9 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (7.46%) Finance
2 4 (2.99%) Banking
2 4 (2.99%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.24%) Games
4 1 (0.75%) Publishing
4 1 (0.75%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.75%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 82 (61.19%) Developer
2 16 (11.94%) Mobile Developer
3 12 (8.96%) Analyst
4 10 (7.46%) iOS Developer
5 9 (6.72%) Windows Mobile Developer
6 7 (5.22%) Android Developer
7 6 (4.48%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 6 (4.48%) Test Engineer
8 5 (3.73%) Test Analyst
8 5 (3.73%) Applications Developer
8 5 (3.73%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (2.99%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (2.99%) Mobile Test Analyst
9 4 (2.99%) Desktop Analyst
9 4 (2.99%) Architect
10 3 (2.24%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.24%) Desktop Support
10 3 (2.24%) Web Developer
10 3 (2.24%) .NET Developer
10 3 (2.24%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (23.13%) .NET
2 29 (21.64%) HTML
3 25 (18.66%) CSS
4 23 (17.16%) Web Services
5 20 (14.93%) XML
6 18 (13.43%) CSS3
6 18 (13.43%) HTML5
7 14 (10.45%) Apache Cordova
8 13 (9.70%) jQuery
9 11 (8.21%) JSON
10 10 (7.46%) iOS SDK
11 9 (6.72%) SOAP
11 9 (6.72%) WCF
11 9 (6.72%) WPF
11 9 (6.72%) REST
12 8 (5.97%) RESTful
12 8 (5.97%) .NET Framework
13 7 (5.22%) XSLT
13 7 (5.22%) Silverlight
13 7 (5.22%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 57 (42.54%) Mobile App
2 28 (20.90%) Blackberry
3 13 (9.70%) PKI
3 13 (9.70%) iPhone
3 13 (9.70%) User Experience
4 12 (8.96%) CESG
5 10 (7.46%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (6.72%) iPad
7 8 (5.97%) Pocket PC
8 7 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (4.48%) Open Source
10 5 (3.73%) Data Structures
10 5 (3.73%) Algorithms
11 4 (2.99%) Kinect
11 4 (2.99%) Computer Science
12 3 (2.24%) Management Information System
12 3 (2.24%) NHS
12 3 (2.24%) PDA
12 3 (2.24%) Digital Media
12 3 (2.24%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 134 (100.00%) Windows
2 81 (60.45%) Android
2 81 (60.45%) Apple iOS
3 34 (25.37%) Windows Phone 8
4 28 (20.90%) Windows 8
5 21 (15.67%) Windows Mobile
6 12 (8.96%) Linux
7 9 (6.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (5.97%) Windows Phone 7
8 8 (5.97%) Windows 7
8 8 (5.97%) Windows CE
8 8 (5.97%) Windows XP
9 5 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (2.24%) webOS
11 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.49%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.49%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.75%) bada
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (36.57%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (17.91%) Scrum
3 18 (13.43%) iOS Development
4 16 (11.94%) Mobile Device Management
5 15 (11.19%) Mobile Application Development
6 14 (10.45%) TDD
7 13 (9.70%) Configuration Management
8 12 (8.96%) Android Development
8 12 (8.96%) OO
9 11 (8.21%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (7.46%) MVC
11 9 (6.72%) Software Engineering
12 8 (5.97%) Web Design
12 8 (5.97%) ITIL
13 6 (4.48%) Web Development
13 6 (4.48%) Project Management
14 5 (3.73%) OOD
14 5 (3.73%) System Testing
14 5 (3.73%) Waterfall
14 5 (3.73%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 43 (32.09%) C#
2 28 (20.90%) JavaScript
3 18 (13.43%) SQL
4 15 (11.19%) C++
5 12 (8.96%) XAML
6 10 (7.46%) Objective-C
7 9 (6.72%) Java
8 8 (5.97%) Embedded C++
9 7 (5.22%) C
10 6 (4.48%) XPath
10 6 (4.48%) Ruby
11 5 (3.73%) Python
12 2 (1.49%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.75%) VB
13 1 (0.75%) Lua
13 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (5.97%) Degree
2 6 (4.48%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.73%) ISEB
3 5 (3.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.99%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.75%) MCSE
6 1 (0.75%) MCSA
6 1 (0.75%) MCP
6 1 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.48%) QA
2 2 (1.49%) SLA
3 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (11.19%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.46%) Firmware
3 9 (6.72%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.99%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.49%) UAG
6 1 (0.75%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.75%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.75%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.99%) SCCM
2 2 (1.49%) SCOM
3 1 (0.75%) Windows Intune
3 1 (0.75%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 26 (19.40%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.70%) VMware
3 9 (6.72%) Red Hat
3 9 (6.72%) F5
4 8 (5.97%) Xamarin
5 6 (4.48%) Appcelerator
6 5 (3.73%) Sophos
6 5 (3.73%) Kony
7 4 (2.99%) HP
7 4 (2.99%) Dell
7 4 (2.99%) Adobe
7 4 (2.99%) Lotus
8 3 (2.24%) Symantec
8 3 (2.24%) Cisco
8 3 (2.24%) Citrix
8 3 (2.24%) Google
9 2 (1.49%) Sencha
9 2 (1.49%) Zend
9 2 (1.49%) WatchGuard
9 2 (1.49%) SonicWALL
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