The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Phone 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 over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 375 353 346
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 27 51 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.51% 0.97% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 39 38
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £294 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £471 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £256 £295 £288
% change year-on-year
-13.13% +2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.00 -
Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5290 5255 5684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.78% 21.67% 21.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3498 3420 3285
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £202 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 255 372
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 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows Phone
England

Windows Phone
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Windows Phone Jobs Demand Trend in London

Windows Phone
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Windows Phone Daily Rate Trend in London

Windows Phone
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Phone across the London region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Windows Phone Daily Rate Histogram in London

Windows Phone
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Windows Phone Hourly Rate Trend in London

Windows Phone
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 within the London region over the 3 months to 23 July 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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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 +20 9 £311 -25.00% 3
Paddington - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Orpington - - - - 1
Windows Phone
England

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Windows Phone 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.

1 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (52.46%) Android
2 32 (52.46%) Windows Phone 8
3 29 (47.54%) Apple iOS
4 27 (44.26%) C#
5 22 (36.07%) Mobile App
6 19 (31.15%) REST
6 19 (31.15%) Silverlight
6 19 (31.15%) .NET
7 18 (29.51%) JavaScript
7 18 (29.51%) MVVM
8 15 (24.59%) HTML
8 15 (24.59%) Blackberry
9 14 (22.95%) CSS
10 13 (21.31%) ASP.NET
11 12 (19.67%) .NET Framework
11 12 (19.67%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (19.67%) HTML5
12 11 (18.03%) PhoneGap
12 11 (18.03%) XAML
13 10 (16.39%) Telerik
13 10 (16.39%) RAD
13 10 (16.39%) Windows 8
13 10 (16.39%) Video on Demand
14 8 (13.11%) WPF
14 8 (13.11%) CSS3
14 8 (13.11%) Java
14 8 (13.11%) Web Services
14 8 (13.11%) JSON
14 8 (13.11%) Finance

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Windows Phone 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.92%) Node.js
2 1 (1.64%) Apache
2 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.64%) nginx
2 1 (1.64%) Lync
2 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Photoshop
1 2 (3.28%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (3.28%) InDesign
1 2 (3.28%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
2 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.64%) SaaS
2 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (3.28%) Wireless
2 2 (3.28%) VPN
3 1 (1.64%) DNS
3 1 (1.64%) SAN
3 1 (1.64%) Internet
3 1 (1.64%) Firewall
3 1 (1.64%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.64%) NFC
3 1 (1.64%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.64%) DLNA
3 1 (1.64%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.64%) Broadband
3 1 (1.64%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.92%) RDBMS
1 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (18.03%) PhoneGap
2 7 (11.48%) Grunt
2 7 (11.48%) Yeoman
3 5 (8.20%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.56%) Visual Studio
4 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Blend
5 3 (4.92%) Xcode
5 3 (4.92%) Subversion
5 3 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.64%) Hudson
6 1 (1.64%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (1.64%) Jasmine
General
1 8 (13.11%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Games
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Polish Language
3 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (75.41%) Developer
2 11 (18.03%) .NET Developer
3 10 (16.39%) Mobile Developer
4 7 (11.48%) Architect
4 7 (11.48%) Web Developer
4 7 (11.48%) Mobile Web Developer
5 3 (4.92%) iOS Developer
5 3 (4.92%) Senior Developer
5 3 (4.92%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Lead Architect
6 2 (3.28%) Silverlight Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Designer
6 2 (3.28%) Senior Designer
6 2 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.28%) Applications Developer
6 2 (3.28%) C# Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Visual Designer
6 2 (3.28%) Senior Visual Designer
7 1 (1.64%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (31.15%) .NET
1 19 (31.15%) Silverlight
1 19 (31.15%) REST
2 15 (24.59%) HTML
3 14 (22.95%) CSS
4 13 (21.31%) ASP.NET
5 12 (19.67%) .NET Framework
5 12 (19.67%) HTML5
6 8 (13.11%) CSS3
6 8 (13.11%) JSON
6 8 (13.11%) WPF
6 8 (13.11%) Web Services
7 7 (11.48%) AngularJS
7 7 (11.48%) Sass
7 7 (11.48%) LESS
8 6 (9.84%) WinRT
8 6 (9.84%) RESTful
9 4 (6.56%) JAX-WS
9 4 (6.56%) JAX-RS
9 4 (6.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (36.07%) Mobile App
2 15 (24.59%) Blackberry
3 10 (16.39%) Video on Demand
4 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.20%) iPhone
5 3 (4.92%) Xbox
6 2 (3.28%) Kinect
6 2 (3.28%) Augmented Reality
6 2 (3.28%) Open Source
6 2 (3.28%) Clustering
6 2 (3.28%) Cryptography
6 2 (3.28%) Graphic Design
6 2 (3.28%) Animation
7 1 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.64%) PKI
7 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.64%) NHS
7 1 (1.64%) iPad
7 1 (1.64%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (52.46%) Android
2 32 (52.46%) Windows Phone 8
3 29 (47.54%) Apple iOS
4 10 (16.39%) Windows 8
5 4 (6.56%) Windows Phone 7
6 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.64%) UNIX
7 1 (1.64%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.64%) Linux
7 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.64%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.64%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) MVVM
2 10 (16.39%) RAD
3 7 (11.48%) iOS Development
4 6 (9.84%) TDD
5 5 (8.20%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (6.56%) Android Development
6 4 (6.56%) UML
6 4 (6.56%) MVC
6 4 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.92%) Scrum
8 2 (3.28%) Migration
8 2 (3.28%) Web Development
8 2 (3.28%) OO
8 2 (3.28%) SOA
8 2 (3.28%) Pair Programming
8 2 (3.28%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (3.28%) Waterfall
9 1 (1.64%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (44.26%) C#
2 18 (29.51%) JavaScript
3 11 (18.03%) XAML
4 8 (13.11%) Java
5 7 (11.48%) Objective-C
6 4 (6.56%) C
6 4 (6.56%) C++
6 4 (6.56%) Python
7 2 (3.28%) PHP
7 2 (3.28%) SQL
8 1 (1.64%) Ruby
8 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.64%) MCP
2 1 (1.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) Terminal Server
2 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) SCCM
1 1 (1.64%) OpenSSO
1 1 (1.64%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) Telerik
2 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.92%) Adobe
4 2 (3.28%) Nokia
4 2 (3.28%) Sencha
5 1 (1.64%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.64%) MobileIron
5 1 (1.64%) KonyOne
5 1 (1.64%) Kony
5 1 (1.64%) Draytek
5 1 (1.64%) Sage
5 1 (1.64%) Symantec
5 1 (1.64%) Sophos
5 1 (1.64%) VMware
5 1 (1.64%) Citrix
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco
5 1 (1.64%) IBM
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