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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 376 391 339
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -52
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 38 42 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.68% 0.73% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 40
Average daily rate
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£359 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £289 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £417 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year
-17.07% -
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
5555 5752 5278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.86% 22.78% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3846 3798 3444
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 232 257
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -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 22 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 22 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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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 +18 13 £388 +3.33% 3
Canary Wharf - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Windows Phone
England

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 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 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (55.38%) Android
3 32 (49.23%) Apple iOS
4 26 (40.00%) Mobile App
5 25 (38.46%) C#
6 24 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (30.77%) Blackberry
8 14 (21.54%) Windows 8
9 12 (18.46%) Windows Phone 8
9 12 (18.46%) Git (software)
9 12 (18.46%) TDD
10 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
10 11 (16.92%) iPhone
10 11 (16.92%) User Experience
11 10 (15.38%) .NET
11 10 (15.38%) XAML
12 9 (13.85%) Finance
12 9 (13.85%) HTML
12 9 (13.85%) iOS Development
13 8 (12.31%) SQL
13 8 (12.31%) Scrum
13 8 (12.31%) Objective-C
14 7 (10.77%) Windows Mobile
14 7 (10.77%) JSON
14 7 (10.77%) WPF
14 7 (10.77%) CSS
14 7 (10.77%) HTML5
14 7 (10.77%) Windows Phone 7
14 7 (10.77%) REST
15 6 (9.23%) Mobile Application Development

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 2 (3.08%) Node.js
1 2 (3.08%) Lync
2 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.54%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Photoshop
1 2 (3.08%) Adobe After Effects
1 2 (3.08%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (3.08%) InDesign
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) DHCP
1 2 (3.08%) DNS
2 1 (1.54%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.54%) Firewall
2 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.54%) DMZ
2 1 (1.54%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) SSL
2 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.54%) VPN
2 1 (1.54%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.54%) Broadband
2 1 (1.54%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) MySQL
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (18.46%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.69%) Xcode
2 5 (7.69%) Subversion
2 5 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.15%) JMeter
3 4 (6.15%) JIRA
3 4 (6.15%) Selenium
4 3 (4.62%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.62%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.54%) Calabash
6 1 (1.54%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (1.54%) Robotium
6 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 9 (13.85%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.08%) Games
3 2 (3.08%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 46 (70.77%) Developer
2 6 (9.23%) iOS Developer
2 6 (9.23%) Mobile Developer
3 5 (7.69%) Test Engineer
3 5 (7.69%) Analyst
4 4 (6.15%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (6.15%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 4 (6.15%) Test Analyst
4 4 (6.15%) Applications Developer
5 3 (4.62%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (4.62%) Architect
5 3 (4.62%) Mobile Test Analyst
6 2 (3.08%) Silverlight Developer
6 2 (3.08%) Designer
6 2 (3.08%) Senior Designer
6 2 (3.08%) Visual Designer
6 2 (3.08%) Senior Visual Designer
6 2 (3.08%) Xamarin Developer
6 2 (3.08%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.38%) .NET
2 9 (13.85%) HTML
3 7 (10.77%) JSON
3 7 (10.77%) WPF
3 7 (10.77%) CSS
3 7 (10.77%) HTML5
3 7 (10.77%) REST
4 6 (9.23%) Silverlight
5 5 (7.69%) SOAP
5 5 (7.69%) Xamarin.iOS
6 4 (6.15%) Web Services
6 4 (6.15%) XML
6 4 (6.15%) Cocoa
7 3 (4.62%) jQuery
7 3 (4.62%) XNA
7 3 (4.62%) Dojo
7 3 (4.62%) Ajax
7 3 (4.62%) Apache Cordova
7 3 (4.62%) Ember.js
7 3 (4.62%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 26 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 20 (30.77%) Blackberry
3 11 (16.92%) iPhone
3 11 (16.92%) User Experience
4 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.69%) Open Source
4 5 (7.69%) iPad
5 3 (4.62%) N-Tier
5 3 (4.62%) VUI
5 3 (4.62%) Xbox
5 3 (4.62%) Kinect
5 3 (4.62%) Digital Media
6 2 (3.08%) Augmented Reality
6 2 (3.08%) New Media
6 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.08%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.54%) PKI
7 1 (1.54%) Clustering
7 1 (1.54%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.54%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (55.38%) Android
3 32 (49.23%) Apple iOS
4 14 (21.54%) Windows 8
5 12 (18.46%) Windows Phone 8
6 7 (10.77%) Windows Mobile
6 7 (10.77%) Windows Phone 7
7 3 (4.62%) webOS
8 2 (3.08%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.08%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.54%) Linux
9 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (18.46%) TDD
3 9 (13.85%) iOS Development
4 8 (12.31%) Scrum
5 6 (9.23%) Mobile Application Development
5 6 (9.23%) Software Engineering
6 5 (7.69%) Web Development
7 4 (6.15%) System Testing
7 4 (6.15%) Test Scripting
7 4 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.15%) Waterfall
7 4 (6.15%) MVC
8 3 (4.62%) Project Management
8 3 (4.62%) Regression Testing
8 3 (4.62%) OO
8 3 (4.62%) SOA
8 3 (4.62%) Android Development
8 3 (4.62%) Graceful Degradation
8 3 (4.62%) Progressive Enhancement
8 3 (4.62%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (38.46%) C#
2 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
3 10 (15.38%) XAML
4 8 (12.31%) SQL
4 8 (12.31%) Objective-C
5 6 (9.23%) Python
6 5 (7.69%) Ruby
6 5 (7.69%) C++
7 4 (6.15%) Java
8 2 (3.08%) C
8 2 (3.08%) PHP
9 1 (1.54%) XPath
9 1 (1.54%) VB
9 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) Degree
2 4 (6.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (6.15%) ISEB
3 1 (1.54%) MCP
3 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.54%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.54%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) XenMobile
1 1 (1.54%) SCCM
1 1 (1.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.15%) Xamarin
3 3 (4.62%) Sencha
4 2 (3.08%) Nokia
4 2 (3.08%) Citrix
4 2 (3.08%) Adobe
4 2 (3.08%) Google
5 1 (1.54%) Draytek
5 1 (1.54%) Yahoo!
5 1 (1.54%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.54%) Sage
5 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.54%) Reuters
5 1 (1.54%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.54%) Symantec
5 1 (1.54%) Sophos
5 1 (1.54%) Cisco
5 1 (1.54%) Kony
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