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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 493 508 460
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -48
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 63 41 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.089% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.59% 0.40% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 22 29
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £308 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £497 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
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
10703 10200 8918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.42% 22.07% 21.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6207 5640 4767
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 837 992 978
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.32%

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 3 March 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
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 3 March 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 +9 27 £425 -5.55% 9
South East -17 12 £350 -15.15% 9
Yorkshire - 12 £738 - 2
South West - 7 £325 - 1
North West - 3 £350 - 4
East of England +5 2 £238 -16.66% 3
East Midlands - - - -
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UK

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 137 (100.00%) Windows
2 100 (72.99%) Android
3 98 (71.53%) Apple iOS
4 49 (35.77%) Mobile App
5 45 (32.85%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (28.47%) C#
7 37 (27.01%) .NET
8 36 (26.28%) HTML
8 36 (26.28%) Windows Phone 8
9 35 (25.55%) JavaScript
10 32 (23.36%) CSS
11 27 (19.71%) Blackberry
12 26 (18.98%) XML
13 25 (18.25%) TDD
13 25 (18.25%) CSS3
14 23 (16.79%) Mobile Device Management
14 23 (16.79%) HTML5
15 22 (16.06%) Web Services
16 21 (15.33%) User Experience
17 20 (14.60%) Configuration Management
18 19 (13.87%) MVC
18 19 (13.87%) iOS Development
19 18 (13.14%) Windows Mobile
20 17 (12.41%) jQuery
20 17 (12.41%) SQL Server
20 17 (12.41%) Git (software)
21 16 (11.68%) Apache Cordova
22 15 (10.95%) Android Development
22 15 (10.95%) Windows Phone 7
22 15 (10.95%) MySQL

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 9 (6.57%) CMS
2 5 (3.65%) Node.js
3 4 (2.92%) Apache
4 3 (2.19%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.19%) nginx
4 3 (2.19%) Lync
5 2 (1.46%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.73%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (6.57%) MS Office
2 5 (3.65%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.65%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.92%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.46%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.73%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.73%) Maya
5 1 (0.73%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.73%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.73%) Office 365
2 1 (0.73%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.03%) SSL
1 11 (8.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 7 (5.11%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.11%) Firewall
3 6 (4.38%) LAN
3 6 (4.38%) HTTPS
4 5 (3.65%) HTTP
5 4 (2.92%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.19%) VoIP
6 3 (2.19%) PBX
7 2 (1.46%) ISDN
7 2 (1.46%) Wireless
7 2 (1.46%) Wireshark
7 2 (1.46%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.73%) 4G
8 1 (0.73%) VPN
8 1 (0.73%) DNS
8 1 (0.73%) Internet
8 1 (0.73%) 3G
8 1 (0.73%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.41%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.95%) MySQL
3 9 (6.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.38%) SQLite
5 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.73%) Big Data
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (12.41%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 11 (8.03%) Subversion
4 9 (6.57%) Visual Studio
5 8 (5.84%) Xcode
6 6 (4.38%) Eclipse
6 6 (4.38%) JIRA
7 5 (3.65%) Calabash
8 4 (2.92%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.46%) Robotium
9 2 (1.46%) TestPartner
9 2 (1.46%) JUnit
10 1 (0.73%) Selenium
10 1 (0.73%) Apache Ivy
10 1 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.73%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.73%) PHPUnit
General
1 8 (5.84%) Finance
2 5 (3.65%) Banking
3 3 (2.19%) Retail
3 3 (2.19%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.19%) Games
4 2 (1.46%) Advertising
4 2 (1.46%) Marketing
5 1 (0.73%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.73%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 82 (59.85%) Developer
2 11 (8.03%) .NET Developer
3 10 (7.30%) iOS Developer
4 9 (6.57%) Mobile Developer
5 8 (5.84%) Analyst
6 7 (5.11%) Android Developer
7 6 (4.38%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 6 (4.38%) Web Developer
8 5 (3.65%) Applications Developer
8 5 (3.65%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (2.92%) Designer
10 3 (2.19%) Senior Applications Developer
10 3 (2.19%) Windows 8 Developer
10 3 (2.19%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
10 3 (2.19%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.19%) Support Engineer
10 3 (2.19%) C# Developer
11 2 (1.46%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 2 (1.46%) Test Engineer
11 2 (1.46%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (27.01%) .NET
2 36 (26.28%) HTML
3 32 (23.36%) CSS
4 26 (18.98%) XML
5 25 (18.25%) CSS3
6 23 (16.79%) HTML5
7 22 (16.06%) Web Services
8 17 (12.41%) jQuery
9 16 (11.68%) Apache Cordova
10 14 (10.22%) iOS SDK
11 13 (9.49%) ASP.NET
12 12 (8.76%) Backbone.js
13 11 (8.03%) AngularJS
13 11 (8.03%) JSON
14 10 (7.30%) RESTful
15 9 (6.57%) REST
15 9 (6.57%) Ember.js
15 9 (6.57%) .NET Framework
16 8 (5.84%) SOAP
16 8 (5.84%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 49 (35.77%) Mobile App
2 27 (19.71%) Blackberry
3 21 (15.33%) User Experience
4 15 (10.95%) iPhone
5 14 (10.22%) CESG
5 14 (10.22%) PKI
6 12 (8.76%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (7.30%) iPad
8 6 (4.38%) Computer Science
8 6 (4.38%) Data Structures
8 6 (4.38%) Algorithms
9 4 (2.92%) Visualisation
10 3 (2.19%) Open Source
10 3 (2.19%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (2.19%) N-Tier
10 3 (2.19%) NHS
10 3 (2.19%) Management Information System
10 3 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (1.46%) Kinect
11 2 (1.46%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 137 (100.00%) Windows
2 100 (72.99%) Android
3 98 (71.53%) Apple iOS
4 36 (26.28%) Windows Phone 8
5 18 (13.14%) Windows Mobile
6 15 (10.95%) Windows Phone 7
7 14 (10.22%) Linux
8 12 (8.76%) Windows 8
9 11 (8.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (4.38%) Windows 7
11 3 (2.19%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.46%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.46%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.73%) webOS
13 1 (0.73%) bada
13 1 (0.73%) Debian
13 1 (0.73%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.73%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (32.85%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (18.25%) TDD
3 23 (16.79%) Mobile Device Management
4 20 (14.60%) Configuration Management
5 19 (13.87%) MVC
5 19 (13.87%) iOS Development
6 15 (10.95%) Android Development
7 14 (10.22%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (9.49%) BDD
9 12 (8.76%) Scrum
10 11 (8.03%) Project Management
10 11 (8.03%) OO
11 10 (7.30%) Software Engineering
12 9 (6.57%) Web Design
12 9 (6.57%) Content Management
13 8 (5.84%) OOD
13 8 (5.84%) Integration Testing
14 7 (5.11%) Memory Management
15 6 (4.38%) MVVM
15 6 (4.38%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 39 (28.47%) C#
2 35 (25.55%) JavaScript
3 14 (10.22%) Objective-C
4 12 (8.76%) Java
5 9 (6.57%) XAML
6 8 (5.84%) C++
7 6 (4.38%) C
7 6 (4.38%) XPath
8 4 (2.92%) Ruby
8 4 (2.92%) SQL
9 2 (1.46%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.46%) Python
9 2 (1.46%) PHP
10 1 (0.73%) Lua
10 1 (0.73%) PHP5
10 1 (0.73%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (6.57%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.11%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.65%) ISEB
4 4 (2.92%) Degree
5 3 (2.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.73%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.73%) MCSE
7 1 (0.73%) MCSA
7 1 (0.73%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.73%) VCP4
7 1 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.57%) QA
2 2 (1.46%) SLA
3 1 (0.73%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (9.49%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.76%) Firmware
3 11 (8.03%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.92%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.73%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.19%) SCCM
2 2 (1.46%) SCOM
3 1 (0.73%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 15 (10.95%) VMware
2 13 (9.49%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.03%) Red Hat
3 11 (8.03%) F5
3 11 (8.03%) Xamarin
4 9 (6.57%) Appcelerator
5 8 (5.84%) Apple
6 6 (4.38%) Kony
7 5 (3.65%) Adobe
8 4 (2.92%) Twitter
8 4 (2.92%) Google
9 3 (2.19%) Symantec
9 3 (2.19%) Facebook
10 2 (1.46%) Sophos
10 2 (1.46%) Sencha
10 2 (1.46%) Zend
10 2 (1.46%) WatchGuard
10 2 (1.46%) SonicWALL
10 2 (1.46%) HP
10 2 (1.46%) Dell
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