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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 377 376 355
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -21
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 38 54 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.68% 0.93% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 39 42
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £294 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £23.00 -
% change year-on-year
-26.08% -
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
5562 5780 5504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.69% 23.00% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3732 3814 3397
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 248 329
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £32.35 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 September 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 September 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +16 13 £331 -20.18% 4
Orpington - - - -
Windows Phone
England

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (58.21%) Android
3 35 (52.24%) Apple iOS
4 28 (41.79%) Mobile App
5 25 (37.31%) C#
6 22 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (28.36%) Blackberry
8 15 (22.39%) Windows 8
9 14 (20.90%) JavaScript
9 14 (20.90%) XAML
10 13 (19.40%) Windows Phone 8
11 11 (16.42%) REST
11 11 (16.42%) Git (software)
11 11 (16.42%) TDD
11 11 (16.42%) HTML
11 11 (16.42%) .NET
12 10 (14.93%) Finance
12 10 (14.93%) JSON
12 10 (14.93%) WPF
12 10 (14.93%) Silverlight
12 10 (14.93%) User Experience
13 9 (13.43%) iPhone
13 9 (13.43%) CSS
14 8 (11.94%) Java
14 8 (11.94%) SQL
14 8 (11.94%) Python
14 8 (11.94%) Objective-C
14 8 (11.94%) HTML5
15 7 (10.45%) Windows Phone 7
15 7 (10.45%) MVVM

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (4.48%) Node.js
2 1 (1.49%) Apache
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.49%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (1.49%) nginx
2 1 (1.49%) Lync
2 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Photoshop
1 2 (2.99%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.99%) InDesign
1 2 (2.99%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) Bluetooth
1 2 (2.99%) DHCP
1 2 (2.99%) DNS
1 2 (2.99%) Internet
1 2 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.49%) Wireless
2 1 (1.49%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.49%) NFC
2 1 (1.49%) DLNA
2 1 (1.49%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.49%) Firewall
2 1 (1.49%) SSL
2 1 (1.49%) DMZ
2 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.49%) VPN
2 1 (1.49%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) MySQL
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (16.42%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.96%) Subversion
3 4 (5.97%) JIRA
3 4 (5.97%) Selenium
3 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Blend
3 4 (5.97%) JMeter
4 3 (4.48%) Xcode
4 3 (4.48%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.48%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.49%) Calabash
6 1 (1.49%) Hudson
6 1 (1.49%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (1.49%) Robotium
6 1 (1.49%) Jasmine
General
1 10 (14.93%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.99%) Games
3 2 (2.99%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Polish Language
4 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 45 (67.16%) Developer
2 5 (7.46%) Architect
2 5 (7.46%) Test Engineer
2 5 (7.46%) Mobile Developer
3 4 (5.97%) iOS Developer
3 4 (5.97%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (5.97%) Analyst
3 4 (5.97%) Test Analyst
4 3 (4.48%) Applications Developer
4 3 (4.48%) Silverlight Developer
4 3 (4.48%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (4.48%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 3 (4.48%) Mobile Test Analyst
5 2 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (2.99%) Xamarin Developer
5 2 (2.99%) Lead Architect
5 2 (2.99%) Designer
5 2 (2.99%) Senior Designer
5 2 (2.99%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (2.99%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.42%) HTML
1 11 (16.42%) .NET
1 11 (16.42%) REST
2 10 (14.93%) WPF
2 10 (14.93%) Silverlight
2 10 (14.93%) JSON
3 9 (13.43%) CSS
4 8 (11.94%) HTML5
5 7 (10.45%) Web Services
6 6 (8.96%) XML
6 6 (8.96%) RESTful
7 5 (7.46%) jQuery
7 5 (7.46%) XNA
7 5 (7.46%) SOAP
7 5 (7.46%) WinRT
8 4 (5.97%) JAX-RS
8 4 (5.97%) JSF
8 4 (5.97%) JDBC
8 4 (5.97%) JAX-WS
8 4 (5.97%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 28 (41.79%) Mobile App
2 19 (28.36%) Blackberry
3 10 (14.93%) User Experience
4 9 (13.43%) iPhone
5 6 (8.96%) Open Source
5 6 (8.96%) Computer Science
6 5 (7.46%) Xbox
7 4 (5.97%) VUI
7 4 (5.97%) iPad
7 4 (5.97%) Kinect
8 3 (4.48%) Digital Media
9 2 (2.99%) New Media
9 2 (2.99%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (2.99%) Clustering
9 2 (2.99%) Cryptography
9 2 (2.99%) Graphic Design
9 2 (2.99%) Animation
9 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (1.49%) PKI
10 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (58.21%) Android
3 35 (52.24%) Apple iOS
4 15 (22.39%) Windows 8
5 13 (19.40%) Windows Phone 8
6 7 (10.45%) Windows Phone 7
6 7 (10.45%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (4.48%) webOS
8 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.99%) Linux
9 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.49%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.49%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.49%) UNIX
9 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (16.42%) TDD
3 7 (10.45%) MVVM
3 7 (10.45%) iOS Development
4 5 (7.46%) Mobile Application Development
4 5 (7.46%) Waterfall
4 5 (7.46%) Scrum
4 5 (7.46%) Software Engineering
4 5 (7.46%) Web Development
4 5 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (5.97%) System Testing
5 4 (5.97%) Test Scripting
5 4 (5.97%) UML
5 4 (5.97%) Regression Testing
5 4 (5.97%) MVC
6 3 (4.48%) OO
6 3 (4.48%) Pair Programming
6 3 (4.48%) Project Management
6 3 (4.48%) Web Usability
6 3 (4.48%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (37.31%) C#
2 14 (20.90%) JavaScript
2 14 (20.90%) XAML
3 8 (11.94%) Objective-C
3 8 (11.94%) Python
3 8 (11.94%) SQL
3 8 (11.94%) Java
4 6 (8.96%) Ruby
5 5 (7.46%) C++
6 4 (5.97%) C
7 2 (2.99%) PHP
7 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.49%) XPath
8 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Degree
2 4 (5.97%) ISEB
2 4 (5.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.49%) MCP
3 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) Terminal Server
2 1 (1.49%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.97%) Xamarin
3 2 (2.99%) Google
3 2 (2.99%) Adobe
3 2 (2.99%) Citrix
3 2 (2.99%) Nokia
4 1 (1.49%) Sage
4 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.49%) Symantec
4 1 (1.49%) Sophos
4 1 (1.49%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.49%) Yahoo!
4 1 (1.49%) Draytek
4 1 (1.49%) Sencha
4 1 (1.49%) MobileIron
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco
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