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 3 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank - 413 409
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 0 3 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.012% 0.087%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.055% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 16
Average daily rate
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- £283 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 £275
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £23.00
Windows Phone 8
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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
5096 5494 5815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.52% 22.67% 23.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3480 3609 3822
Average daily rate £413 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 241 259
Average hourly rate £17.25 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Phone 7
4 2 (22.22%) Mobile Development
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Advertising
4 2 (22.22%) XAML
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (22.22%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) SOAP
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (11.11%) HTTP
5 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
5 1 (11.11%) Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) JSON
5 1 (11.11%) JIRA
5 1 (11.11%) Resource Management

Windows Phone 8
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 1 (11.11%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 2 (22.22%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Mobile Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Mid-Level C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 8 Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Junior
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) XMPP
3 1 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (11.11%) WCF
3 1 (11.11%) WPF
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) OAuth
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) CSS3
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Phone 7
4 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Scrum
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile Development
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 1 (11.11%) SOA
2 1 (11.11%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
2 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
2 1 (11.11%) MVVM
2 1 (11.11%) Android Development
2 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) XAML
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) AirWatch