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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 389 361 346
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 28 52 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.52% 0.98% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 40 37
Average daily rate
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£300 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £295 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £471 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £290 £288
% change year-on-year
-9.48% +0.86%
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
5339 5287 5686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.72% 21.78% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3532 3445 3262
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 £185 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 256 377
Average hourly rate £15.25 £18.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.43% -3.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.03 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £39.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
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 29 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 29 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 +14 8 £298 -28.31% 4
Paddington - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Orpington - - - - 1
Windows Phone
England

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 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 30 (49.18%) C#
2 30 (49.18%) Android
2 30 (49.18%) Windows Phone 8
3 27 (44.26%) Apple iOS
4 21 (34.43%) Mobile App
5 20 (32.79%) Silverlight
6 19 (31.15%) .NET
6 19 (31.15%) REST
7 17 (27.87%) MVVM
8 15 (24.59%) JavaScript
9 14 (22.95%) Blackberry
10 13 (21.31%) ASP.NET
10 13 (21.31%) XAML
11 12 (19.67%) .NET Framework
11 12 (19.67%) HTML
11 12 (19.67%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (18.03%) CSS
13 10 (16.39%) Telerik
13 10 (16.39%) RAD
13 10 (16.39%) Video on Demand
13 10 (16.39%) Windows 8
14 9 (14.75%) HTML5
14 9 (14.75%) WPF
15 8 (13.11%) PhoneGap
15 8 (13.11%) Java
15 8 (13.11%) Finance
15 8 (13.11%) JSON
16 7 (11.48%) Objective-C
16 7 (11.48%) Web Services

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (3.28%) Wireless
2 2 (3.28%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.64%) Broadband
3 1 (1.64%) DHCP
3 1 (1.64%) 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%) NFC
3 1 (1.64%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.64%) DLNA
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 8 (13.11%) PhoneGap
2 5 (8.20%) Grunt
2 5 (8.20%) Yeoman
2 5 (8.20%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.56%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Blend
4 3 (4.92%) Xcode
4 3 (4.92%) Subversion
4 3 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.64%) Hudson
5 1 (1.64%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.64%) Jasmine
General
1 8 (13.11%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Games
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Polish Language
3 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (77.05%) Developer
2 11 (18.03%) .NET Developer
3 8 (13.11%) Mobile Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Architect
5 5 (8.20%) Web Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Mobile Web Developer
6 3 (4.92%) iOS Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.92%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Lead Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Silverlight Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Designer
7 2 (3.28%) Senior Designer
7 2 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.28%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Visual Designer
7 2 (3.28%) Senior Visual Designer
8 1 (1.64%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (32.79%) Silverlight
2 19 (31.15%) REST
2 19 (31.15%) .NET
3 13 (21.31%) ASP.NET
4 12 (19.67%) HTML
4 12 (19.67%) .NET Framework
5 11 (18.03%) CSS
6 9 (14.75%) WPF
6 9 (14.75%) HTML5
7 8 (13.11%) JSON
8 7 (11.48%) Web Services
9 6 (9.84%) WinRT
10 5 (8.20%) Sass
10 5 (8.20%) LESS
10 5 (8.20%) CSS3
10 5 (8.20%) RESTful
10 5 (8.20%) AngularJS
11 4 (6.56%) JAX-WS
11 4 (6.56%) JAX-RS
11 4 (6.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (34.43%) Mobile App
2 14 (22.95%) 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%) 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
6 2 (3.28%) Kinect
7 1 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
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 30 (49.18%) Android
2 30 (49.18%) Windows Phone 8
3 27 (44.26%) 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 17 (27.87%) MVVM
2 10 (16.39%) RAD
3 7 (11.48%) iOS Development
4 6 (9.84%) TDD
5 4 (6.56%) UML
5 4 (6.56%) Android Development
5 4 (6.56%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (4.92%) MVC
6 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.28%) Scrum
7 2 (3.28%) Migration
7 2 (3.28%) Pair Programming
7 2 (3.28%) SOA
7 2 (3.28%) Web Development
7 2 (3.28%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (3.28%) Waterfall
8 1 (1.64%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (1.64%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (49.18%) C#
2 15 (24.59%) JavaScript
3 13 (21.31%) 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 3 (4.92%) SQL
8 2 (3.28%) PHP
9 1 (1.64%) Ruby
9 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%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) Telerik
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.28%) Adobe
3 2 (3.28%) Nokia
3 2 (3.28%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.64%) MobileIron
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco
4 1 (1.64%) Sage
4 1 (1.64%) Symantec
4 1 (1.64%) Sophos
4 1 (1.64%) VMware
4 1 (1.64%) Citrix
4 1 (1.64%) Draytek
4 1 (1.64%) Sencha
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