The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Phone 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Phone 7 over the 3 months to 11 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 London 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone 7 (WinPhone7, WP7)
Rank 405 392 396
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 7 1 11 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.046% 0.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.019% 0.22% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 20
Average daily rate
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£298 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.66% -2.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £250 £318
% change year-on-year
- -21.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5270 5104 5561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.13% 21.40% 21.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3508 3322 3219
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £205 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 251 354
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £42.50 £37.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Windows Phone 7
England

Windows Phone 7
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Phone 7 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Phone 7 Jobs Demand Trend in London

Windows Phone 7
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Phone 7 across the London region.

Windows Phone 7 Daily Rate Trend in London

Windows Phone 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Windows Phone 7 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 7.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 4 (80.00%) Android
2 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) REST
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Phone 8
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) nginx
4 2 (40.00%) RESTful
4 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (40.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) WPF
4 2 (40.00%) Silverlight
4 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (40.00%) WinRT
4 2 (40.00%) Django
4 2 (40.00%) WebSockets
4 2 (40.00%) Hudson
4 2 (40.00%) Node.js
4 2 (40.00%) MVVM
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) Apache
4 2 (40.00%) CSS

Windows Phone 7
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Windows Phone 7 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 7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) nginx
1 2 (40.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Hudson
2 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Blend
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Silverlight Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Silverlight Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Python/Django Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) jQuery
1 3 (60.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) WebSockets
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) WinRT
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XHTML
2 2 (40.00%) WPF
2 2 (40.00%) Silverlight
2 2 (40.00%) Django
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) XNA
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (80.00%) Android
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Pair Programming
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) MVVM
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft