The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank 386 381 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 26 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.037% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.52% 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 0
Average daily rate £450 £301 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £301 -
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
5005 4415 5461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.69% 20.44% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3372 2869 3369
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 234 319
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £135.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Phone 8
England

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
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 18 April 2014. 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
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City of London -13 2 - -
Windows Phone 8
England

Windows Phone 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
1 29 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 17 (58.62%) C#
3 16 (55.17%) .NET
3 16 (55.17%) Silverlight
4 14 (48.28%) MVVM
5 13 (44.83%) REST
5 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET
6 12 (41.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (41.38%) .NET Framework
7 11 (37.93%) Android
7 11 (37.93%) HTML
7 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
7 11 (37.93%) HTML5
7 11 (37.93%) Apple iOS
8 10 (34.48%) Video on Demand
8 10 (34.48%) CSS3
8 10 (34.48%) PhoneGap
8 10 (34.48%) CSS
8 10 (34.48%) RAD
8 10 (34.48%) Telerik
9 9 (31.03%) AngularJS
9 9 (31.03%) Sass
9 9 (31.03%) LESS
9 9 (31.03%) Yeoman
9 9 (31.03%) Grunt
10 6 (20.69%) Mobile App
11 4 (13.79%) WPF
11 4 (13.79%) Windows Phone 7
11 4 (13.79%) XAML

Windows Phone 8
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Bluetooth
1 1 (3.45%) VPN
1 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (3.45%) NFC
1 1 (3.45%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (3.45%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) PhoneGap
2 9 (31.03%) Yeoman
2 9 (31.03%) Grunt
3 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 3 (10.34%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (96.55%) Developer
2 11 (37.93%) .NET Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Web Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Mobile Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Mobile Web Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Silverlight Developer
4 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Silverlight Developer
5 1 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 8 Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Mobility Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) .NET
1 16 (55.17%) Silverlight
2 13 (44.83%) REST
2 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET
3 12 (41.38%) .NET Framework
4 11 (37.93%) HTML
4 11 (37.93%) HTML5
5 10 (34.48%) CSS3
5 10 (34.48%) CSS
6 9 (31.03%) AngularJS
6 9 (31.03%) Sass
6 9 (31.03%) LESS
7 4 (13.79%) WPF
8 3 (10.34%) JSON
9 2 (6.90%) WinRT
9 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (6.90%) jQuery
9 2 (6.90%) SOAP
9 2 (6.90%) Web Services
9 2 (6.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Video on Demand
2 6 (20.69%) Mobile App
3 4 (13.79%) Blackberry
4 3 (10.34%) iPhone
5 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.45%) Animation
5 1 (3.45%) PKI
5 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.45%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
1 29 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 11 (37.93%) Android
2 11 (37.93%) Apple iOS
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Phone 7
4 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.45%) UNIX
5 1 (3.45%) Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) MVVM
2 10 (34.48%) RAD
3 3 (10.34%) MVC
3 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
3 3 (10.34%) Android Development
3 3 (10.34%) iOS Development
3 3 (10.34%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.90%) TDD
4 2 (6.90%) Pair Programming
5 1 (3.45%) OO
5 1 (3.45%) Process Management
5 1 (3.45%) Scrum
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.45%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.45%) Information Architecture
5 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) C#
2 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.79%) XAML
4 1 (3.45%) Python
4 1 (3.45%) C
4 1 (3.45%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) Ruby
4 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Telerik
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Adobe
3 1 (3.45%) Sencha
3 1 (3.45%) KonyOne
3 1 (3.45%) Kony