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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 378 371 360
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 36 52 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.66% 0.90% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 39
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£350 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £435 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 - -
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
5483 5781 5395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.63% 22.92% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3721 3827 3413
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 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 241 295
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 £11.95 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £28.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +26 12 £350 -15.66% 2
Orpington - - - -
Windows Phone
England

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (57.97%) Android
3 36 (52.17%) Apple iOS
4 29 (42.03%) Mobile App
5 26 (37.68%) C#
6 23 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (28.99%) Blackberry
8 16 (23.19%) Windows 8
9 14 (20.29%) JavaScript
9 14 (20.29%) XAML
10 13 (18.84%) Windows Phone 8
11 12 (17.39%) TDD
12 11 (15.94%) HTML
12 11 (15.94%) .NET
12 11 (15.94%) REST
12 11 (15.94%) User Experience
12 11 (15.94%) Git (software)
13 10 (14.49%) iPhone
13 10 (14.49%) WPF
13 10 (14.49%) Silverlight
13 10 (14.49%) Finance
13 10 (14.49%) JSON
14 9 (13.04%) Objective-C
14 9 (13.04%) CSS
15 8 (11.59%) Java
15 8 (11.59%) SQL
15 8 (11.59%) Python
15 8 (11.59%) Windows Phone 7
15 8 (11.59%) HTML5
15 8 (11.59%) iOS Development

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (4.35%) Node.js
2 1 (1.45%) Lync
2 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.45%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.45%) nginx
2 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.45%) Apache
2 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Adobe After Effects
1 2 (2.90%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.90%) InDesign
1 2 (2.90%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (2.90%) Internet
1 2 (2.90%) Bluetooth
1 2 (2.90%) DHCP
1 2 (2.90%) DNS
2 1 (1.45%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.45%) DLNA
2 1 (1.45%) NFC
2 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.45%) VPN
2 1 (1.45%) Broadband
2 1 (1.45%) SSL
2 1 (1.45%) DMZ
2 1 (1.45%) Wireless
2 1 (1.45%) Firewall
2 1 (1.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) MySQL
2 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (15.94%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.70%) Subversion
3 4 (5.80%) JIRA
3 4 (5.80%) JMeter
3 4 (5.80%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.80%) Xcode
3 4 (5.80%) Selenium
3 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Blend
4 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.35%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.45%) Calabash
6 1 (1.45%) Robotium
6 1 (1.45%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (1.45%) Hudson
General
1 10 (14.49%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.90%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Games
4 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.45%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 47 (68.12%) Developer
2 5 (7.25%) iOS Developer
2 5 (7.25%) Mobile Developer
2 5 (7.25%) Architect
2 5 (7.25%) Test Engineer
3 4 (5.80%) Analyst
3 4 (5.80%) Test Analyst
3 4 (5.80%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (4.35%) Mobile Test Analyst
4 3 (4.35%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 3 (4.35%) Silverlight Developer
4 3 (4.35%) Applications Developer
4 3 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (2.90%) Lead Architect
5 2 (2.90%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (2.90%) Senior Developer
5 2 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (2.90%) Software Engineer
5 2 (2.90%) Visual Designer
5 2 (2.90%) Senior Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.94%) HTML
1 11 (15.94%) .NET
1 11 (15.94%) REST
2 10 (14.49%) WPF
2 10 (14.49%) Silverlight
2 10 (14.49%) JSON
3 9 (13.04%) CSS
4 8 (11.59%) HTML5
5 7 (10.14%) Web Services
6 6 (8.70%) XML
6 6 (8.70%) RESTful
7 5 (7.25%) WinRT
7 5 (7.25%) jQuery
7 5 (7.25%) SOAP
7 5 (7.25%) XNA
8 4 (5.80%) JSF
8 4 (5.80%) JDBC
8 4 (5.80%) JAX-WS
8 4 (5.80%) Xamarin.iOS
8 4 (5.80%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 29 (42.03%) Mobile App
2 20 (28.99%) Blackberry
3 11 (15.94%) User Experience
4 10 (14.49%) iPhone
5 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
5 6 (8.70%) Open Source
6 5 (7.25%) Xbox
7 4 (5.80%) Kinect
7 4 (5.80%) iPad
7 4 (5.80%) VUI
8 3 (4.35%) Digital Media
9 2 (2.90%) Cryptography
9 2 (2.90%) Graphic Design
9 2 (2.90%) Animation
9 2 (2.90%) Clustering
9 2 (2.90%) N-Tier
9 2 (2.90%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (2.90%) New Media
9 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (57.97%) Android
3 36 (52.17%) Apple iOS
4 16 (23.19%) Windows 8
5 13 (18.84%) Windows Phone 8
6 8 (11.59%) Windows Phone 7
7 7 (10.14%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (4.35%) webOS
9 2 (2.90%) Linux
9 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.45%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.45%) UNIX
10 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (17.39%) TDD
3 8 (11.59%) iOS Development
4 7 (10.14%) MVVM
5 6 (8.70%) Scrum
5 6 (8.70%) Mobile Application Development
6 5 (7.25%) Waterfall
6 5 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (7.25%) Software Engineering
6 5 (7.25%) Web Development
7 4 (5.80%) MVC
7 4 (5.80%) Regression Testing
7 4 (5.80%) UML
7 4 (5.80%) System Testing
7 4 (5.80%) Test Scripting
8 3 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.35%) Android Development
8 3 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (4.35%) Graceful Degradation
8 3 (4.35%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.68%) C#
2 14 (20.29%) JavaScript
2 14 (20.29%) XAML
3 9 (13.04%) Objective-C
4 8 (11.59%) Java
4 8 (11.59%) SQL
4 8 (11.59%) Python
5 6 (8.70%) Ruby
6 5 (7.25%) C++
7 4 (5.80%) C
8 2 (2.90%) PHP
8 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.45%) VB
9 1 (1.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (8.70%) Degree
2 4 (5.80%) ISEB
2 4 (5.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) Terminal Server
2 1 (1.45%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.80%) Xamarin
3 2 (2.90%) Google
3 2 (2.90%) Nokia
3 2 (2.90%) Adobe
3 2 (2.90%) Citrix
3 2 (2.90%) Sencha
4 1 (1.45%) MobileIron
4 1 (1.45%) Draytek
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco
4 1 (1.45%) Sage
4 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.45%) Symantec
4 1 (1.45%) Sophos
4 1 (1.45%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.45%) Yahoo!
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