The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 376 369 319
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -50
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 22 24 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.11% 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.45% 0.51% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 28
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £360 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £498 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 -
Windows Phone
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
4853 4731 4402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.97% 21.95% 22.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3350 3140 2778
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 £190 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 209 283
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £18.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -5.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £40.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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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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 +14 5 £363 +11.53% 3
Chiswick - - - -
Windows Phone
England

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 63 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (57.14%) Android
2 36 (57.14%) Apple iOS
3 29 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (34.92%) C#
5 20 (31.75%) Mobile App
6 18 (28.57%) Blackberry
6 18 (28.57%) TDD
7 16 (25.40%) .NET
7 16 (25.40%) Git (software)
8 13 (20.63%) User Experience
9 12 (19.05%) Windows Phone 8
9 12 (19.05%) iPhone
10 11 (17.46%) Windows 8
10 11 (17.46%) Software Engineering
10 11 (17.46%) Windows Mobile
11 10 (15.87%) Scrum
11 10 (15.87%) HTML
11 10 (15.87%) Windows Phone 7
12 9 (14.29%) HTML5
12 9 (14.29%) REST
12 9 (14.29%) JavaScript
13 8 (12.70%) BDD
14 7 (11.11%) iPad
14 7 (11.11%) CSS
14 7 (11.11%) MVC
14 7 (11.11%) Subversion
14 7 (11.11%) JSON
15 6 (9.52%) QA
15 6 (9.52%) Ruby

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (4.76%) Lync
2 2 (3.17%) CMS
2 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.59%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Office
2 2 (3.17%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.17%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.59%) MS Project
3 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.59%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) iBeacon
1 1 (1.59%) NetScaler
1 1 (1.59%) DHCP
1 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.59%) DNS
1 1 (1.59%) SSL
1 1 (1.59%) DMZ
1 1 (1.59%) Internet
1 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.59%) Wireless
1 1 (1.59%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) MySQL
1 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.59%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 16 (25.40%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.11%) Subversion
3 6 (9.52%) Visual Studio
4 5 (7.94%) Selenium
5 4 (6.35%) JIRA
5 4 (6.35%) JMeter
5 4 (6.35%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.17%) Xcode
7 2 (3.17%) Robotium
7 2 (3.17%) Calabash
8 1 (1.59%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (1.59%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 6 (9.52%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Retail
4 2 (3.17%) Marketing
4 2 (3.17%) Advertising
4 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (11.11%) Analyst
3 5 (7.94%) Test Engineer
4 4 (6.35%) Test Analyst
4 4 (6.35%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (6.35%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (4.76%) Mobile Test Analyst
5 3 (4.76%) iOS Developer
5 3 (4.76%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 3 (4.76%) Applications Developer
6 2 (3.17%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (3.17%) Silverlight Developer
6 2 (3.17%) Designer
6 2 (3.17%) Xamarin Developer
7 1 (1.59%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (1.59%) Windows 8 Developer
7 1 (1.59%) Automated Test Engineer
7 1 (1.59%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.40%) .NET
2 10 (15.87%) HTML
3 9 (14.29%) HTML5
3 9 (14.29%) REST
4 7 (11.11%) CSS
4 7 (11.11%) JSON
5 6 (9.52%) XML
5 6 (9.52%) CSS3
5 6 (9.52%) Backbone.js
6 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET
6 5 (7.94%) Ajax
6 5 (7.94%) WPF
6 5 (7.94%) Silverlight
6 5 (7.94%) jQuery
7 4 (6.35%) Dojo
7 4 (6.35%) SOAP
7 4 (6.35%) Web Services
7 4 (6.35%) Ember.js
8 3 (4.76%) Apache Cordova
8 3 (4.76%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (31.75%) Mobile App
2 18 (28.57%) Blackberry
3 13 (20.63%) User Experience
4 12 (19.05%) iPhone
5 7 (11.11%) iPad
6 5 (7.94%) Open Source
7 3 (4.76%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (4.76%) Digital Media
8 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
8 2 (3.17%) Client/Server
8 2 (3.17%) N-Tier
8 2 (3.17%) New Media
8 2 (3.17%) Kinect
8 2 (3.17%) Xbox
8 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (3.17%) VUI
9 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.59%) HP StorageWorks
9 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.59%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 63 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (57.14%) Android
2 36 (57.14%) Apple iOS
3 12 (19.05%) Windows Phone 8
4 11 (17.46%) Windows 8
4 11 (17.46%) Windows Mobile
5 10 (15.87%) Windows Phone 7
6 5 (7.94%) Windows 7
7 4 (6.35%) webOS
8 2 (3.17%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.59%) Linux
9 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.57%) TDD
3 11 (17.46%) Software Engineering
4 10 (15.87%) Scrum
5 8 (12.70%) BDD
6 7 (11.11%) MVC
7 6 (9.52%) Project Management
7 6 (9.52%) E-Commerce
7 6 (9.52%) OO
8 5 (7.94%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (7.94%) iOS Development
8 5 (7.94%) Integration Testing
8 5 (7.94%) Web Development
9 4 (6.35%) Web Usability
9 4 (6.35%) Test Scripting
9 4 (6.35%) System Testing
9 4 (6.35%) Waterfall
9 4 (6.35%) MVVM
9 4 (6.35%) Progressive Enhancement
9 4 (6.35%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.92%) C#
2 9 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (9.52%) Ruby
4 5 (7.94%) SQL
4 5 (7.94%) C++
4 5 (7.94%) XAML
5 4 (6.35%) Objective-C
5 4 (6.35%) Python
6 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.59%) C
6 1 (1.59%) VB
6 1 (1.59%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) ISEB
1 4 (6.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) SCCM
2 2 (3.17%) SCOM
3 1 (1.59%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 5 (7.94%) Xamarin
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.35%) Apple
3 3 (4.76%) Google
4 2 (3.17%) Reuters
4 2 (3.17%) Bloomberg
4 2 (3.17%) Sencha
5 1 (1.59%) Kony
5 1 (1.59%) Facebook
5 1 (1.59%) Twitter
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle
5 1 (1.59%) Adobe
5 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.59%) Citrix
5 1 (1.59%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.59%) Yahoo!