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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Phone 8 over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank 399 401 375
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -26
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 9 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.040% 0.062% 0.042%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.19% 0.28% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 8
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£338 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £298 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Windows Phone 8
England

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
4800 4977 4392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.54% 21.95% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3187 3392 2866
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 237 234
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £25.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

Windows Phone 8
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Phone 8 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Phone 8 across the London region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Windows Phone 8 Daily Rate Histogram in London

Windows Phone 8
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Phone 8 within the London region over the 3 months to 26 May 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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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
City of London +1 1 £325 +9.24%
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Windows Phone 8
England

Windows Phone 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Windows Phone 8 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 8.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 9 (50.00%) TDD
2 9 (50.00%) BDD
3 8 (44.44%) C#
3 8 (44.44%) .NET
4 7 (38.89%) User Experience
5 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 6 (33.33%) Subversion
6 5 (27.78%) Integration Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Windows 8
7 4 (22.22%) SDLC
7 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
7 4 (22.22%) Android
7 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 4 (22.22%) XAML
8 3 (16.67%) Project Management
8 3 (16.67%) Middleware
8 3 (16.67%) QA
8 3 (16.67%) CMS
8 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Silverlight
8 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
9 2 (11.11%) Mobile Development
9 2 (11.11%) Calabash
9 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
9 2 (11.11%) JIRA

Windows Phone 8
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Windows Phone 8 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 8. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Subversion
1 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 2 (11.11%) Calabash
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) JUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) Robotium
General
1 2 (11.11%) Advertising
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Windows 8 Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Mobile Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Mobile Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Junior
4 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Junior Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Junior C# Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Junior .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Mid-Level C# Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Junior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) Silverlight
2 3 (16.67%) Middleware
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.56%) CSS
4 1 (5.56%) SOAP
4 1 (5.56%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) jQuery
4 1 (5.56%) RESTful
4 1 (5.56%) HTML5
4 1 (5.56%) CSS3
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (5.56%) WCF
4 1 (5.56%) WPF
4 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) User Experience
2 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 5 (27.78%) Windows 8
3 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
3 4 (22.22%) Android
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Phone 7
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) TDD
1 9 (50.00%) BDD
2 5 (27.78%) Integration Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 4 (22.22%) SDLC
4 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Test Management
5 2 (11.11%) Mobile Development
6 1 (5.56%) Android Development
6 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
6 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.56%) MVC
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) XAML
3 2 (11.11%) Ruby
3 2 (11.11%) C++
3 2 (11.11%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Apple
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