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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 373 378 348
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -30
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 36 46 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.18% 0.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.65% 0.80% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 33 44
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £470 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £290 £288
% change year-on-year
+20.68% +0.86%
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
5505 5718 5642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.67% 22.69% 21.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3587 3749 3402
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 261 350
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 £11.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £31.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 August 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 August 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 +26 9 £325 -24.85% 4
Orpington - - - -
Windows Phone
England

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 37 (55.22%) Android
3 34 (50.75%) Apple iOS
4 28 (41.79%) C#
5 27 (40.30%) Mobile App
6 21 (31.34%) Windows Phone 8
7 16 (23.88%) REST
7 16 (23.88%) JavaScript
7 16 (23.88%) Blackberry
8 15 (22.39%) Windows 8
9 14 (20.90%) Silverlight
9 14 (20.90%) .NET
9 14 (20.90%) XAML
10 13 (19.40%) HTML
11 12 (17.91%) WPF
12 11 (16.42%) CSS
12 11 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (14.93%) JSON
13 10 (14.93%) Git (software)
13 10 (14.93%) HTML5
13 10 (14.93%) MVVM
14 8 (11.94%) TDD
14 8 (11.94%) Finance
14 8 (11.94%) Python
14 8 (11.94%) Java
14 8 (11.94%) SQL
15 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET
15 7 (10.45%) Objective-C
15 7 (10.45%) Windows Phone 7
16 6 (8.96%) RESTful

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.49%) Lync
2 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.49%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.99%) InDesign
1 2 (2.99%) Adobe After Effects
1 2 (2.99%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
2 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.99%) Wireless
2 2 (2.99%) Internet
2 2 (2.99%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.49%) Broadband
3 1 (1.49%) DHCP
3 1 (1.49%) VPN
3 1 (1.49%) DNS
3 1 (1.49%) SSL
3 1 (1.49%) DMZ
3 1 (1.49%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.49%) Firewall
3 1 (1.49%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.49%) DLNA
3 1 (1.49%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) MySQL
2 3 (4.48%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.46%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.97%) Selenium
3 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Blend
3 4 (5.97%) JMeter
3 4 (5.97%) JIRA
4 3 (4.48%) Subversion
4 3 (4.48%) Xcode
4 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.48%) Grunt
4 3 (4.48%) Yeoman
4 3 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.48%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.49%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.49%) Hudson
5 1 (1.49%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 8 (11.94%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.99%) Games
3 1 (1.49%) Polish Language
3 1 (1.49%) Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 47 (70.15%) Developer
2 8 (11.94%) Mobile Developer
3 5 (7.46%) Test Engineer
3 5 (7.46%) Architect
4 4 (5.97%) .NET Developer
5 3 (4.48%) Analyst
5 3 (4.48%) Test Analyst
5 3 (4.48%) Web Developer
5 3 (4.48%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (4.48%) Software Engineer
5 3 (4.48%) Applications Developer
5 3 (4.48%) Senior Developer
5 3 (4.48%) iOS Developer
5 3 (4.48%) Mobile Web Developer
5 3 (4.48%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (4.48%) Silverlight Developer
5 3 (4.48%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 2 (2.99%) Visual Designer
6 2 (2.99%) Senior Visual Designer
6 2 (2.99%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.88%) REST
2 14 (20.90%) Silverlight
2 14 (20.90%) .NET
3 13 (19.40%) HTML
4 12 (17.91%) WPF
5 11 (16.42%) CSS
6 10 (14.93%) JSON
6 10 (14.93%) HTML5
7 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET
8 6 (8.96%) RESTful
8 6 (8.96%) PhoneGap
8 6 (8.96%) WinRT
8 6 (8.96%) .NET Framework
8 6 (8.96%) Web Services
9 5 (7.46%) SOAP
9 5 (7.46%) CSS3
10 4 (5.97%) jQuery
10 4 (5.97%) JAX-WS
10 4 (5.97%) JAX-RS
10 4 (5.97%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (40.30%) Mobile App
2 16 (23.88%) Blackberry
3 6 (8.96%) iPhone
3 6 (8.96%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.46%) Open Source
5 4 (5.97%) Xbox
6 3 (4.48%) Kinect
6 3 (4.48%) VUI
6 3 (4.48%) Video on Demand
7 2 (2.99%) iPad
7 2 (2.99%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (2.99%) Clustering
7 2 (2.99%) Cryptography
7 2 (2.99%) Graphic Design
7 2 (2.99%) Animation
8 1 (1.49%) PMI
8 1 (1.49%) NHS
8 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.49%) PKI
8 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (55.22%) Android
3 34 (50.75%) Apple iOS
4 21 (31.34%) Windows Phone 8
5 15 (22.39%) Windows 8
6 7 (10.45%) Windows Phone 7
7 6 (8.96%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (2.99%) webOS
8 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.99%) Linux
9 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.49%) UNIX
9 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.49%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.49%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (14.93%) MVVM
3 8 (11.94%) TDD
4 6 (8.96%) iOS Development
5 5 (7.46%) MVC
5 5 (7.46%) Scrum
5 5 (7.46%) Mobile Application Development
5 5 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (5.97%) Web Development
6 4 (5.97%) Test Scripting
6 4 (5.97%) UML
7 3 (4.48%) RAD
7 3 (4.48%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.48%) Pair Programming
7 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.48%) Regression Testing
7 3 (4.48%) Android Development
7 3 (4.48%) Waterfall
8 2 (2.99%) Progressive Enhancement
8 2 (2.99%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 28 (41.79%) C#
2 16 (23.88%) JavaScript
3 14 (20.90%) XAML
4 8 (11.94%) Python
4 8 (11.94%) Java
4 8 (11.94%) SQL
5 7 (10.45%) Objective-C
6 6 (8.96%) Ruby
7 4 (5.97%) C
7 4 (5.97%) C++
8 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.99%) PHP
9 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (2.99%) ISEB
3 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.49%) MCP
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
2 1 (1.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.48%) Telerik
2 3 (4.48%) Xamarin
3 2 (2.99%) Adobe
3 2 (2.99%) Nokia
3 2 (2.99%) Citrix
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco
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%) MobileIron
4 1 (1.49%) Draytek
4 1 (1.49%) Sencha
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