The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Phone 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Phone 8 over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
England / London
Rank 402 394 398
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 2 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.010% 0.019% 0.047%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.049% 0.095% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 9
Median daily rate £475 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £338
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £23.75 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4074 4199 4797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.03% 20.46% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2869 2838 3331
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 142 165
Median hourly rate £20.23 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.44% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £31.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows Phone 8
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Windows Phone 8 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Phone 8 Jobs Demand Trend in London

Windows Phone 8
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 across the London region.

Windows Phone 8 Daily Rate Trend in London

Windows Phone 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Phone 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Windows Phone 8.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 8 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 8 (80.00%) Entity Framework
2 8 (80.00%) RESTful
2 8 (80.00%) Dependency Injection
2 8 (80.00%) MVVM
2 8 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 8 (80.00%) Mobile Development
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (80.00%) SOA
2 8 (80.00%) Blackberry
2 8 (80.00%) OO
2 8 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 8 (80.00%) Web Services
2 8 (80.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) MVC
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) TDD
2 8 (80.00%) NUnit
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (80.00%) NHibernate
2 8 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 8 (80.00%) WCF
2 8 (80.00%) WPF
2 8 (80.00%) Multithreading

Windows Phone 8
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (20.00%) Skype
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) NUnit
1 8 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (80.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) .NET Developer
1 8 (80.00%) Agile .NET Developer
1 8 (80.00%) Agile C# Developer
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Developer
1 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 8 (80.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 8 (80.00%) C# Developer
1 8 (80.00%) C# WCF Developer
1 8 (80.00%) C# WPF Developer
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 8 (80.00%) WCF Developer
1 8 (80.00%) WPF Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
1 8 (80.00%) .NET Framework
1 8 (80.00%) Entity Framework
1 8 (80.00%) NHibernate
1 8 (80.00%) RESTful
1 8 (80.00%) WCF
1 8 (80.00%) Web Services
1 8 (80.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 8 (80.00%) Android
2 8 (80.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) Dependency Injection
1 8 (80.00%) Mobile Development
1 8 (80.00%) Multithreading
1 8 (80.00%) MVC
1 8 (80.00%) MVVM
1 8 (80.00%) OO
1 8 (80.00%) SOA
1 8 (80.00%) TDD
1 8 (80.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (20.00%) vSphere
1 2 (20.00%) XenApp
1 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
1 2 (20.00%) SCOrch
1 2 (20.00%) Simpana
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Apple
2 2 (20.00%) AppSense
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Dell
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) Lumension
2 2 (20.00%) NetApp
2 2 (20.00%) VMware