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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 366 360 346
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 21 24 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.46% 0.54% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 16
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £375 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £498 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.60 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
+82.40% -
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
4580 4443 4236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.29% 20.92% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3135 2956 2709
Average daily rate £421 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £195 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 212 239
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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 4 £258 -14.16% 3
Chiswick - - - -
Windows Phone
England

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (55.56%) Android
2 30 (55.56%) Apple iOS
3 20 (37.04%) TDD
4 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (35.19%) C#
5 18 (33.33%) .NET
5 18 (33.33%) Mobile App
6 16 (29.63%) Windows Phone 8
7 14 (25.93%) User Experience
8 13 (24.07%) BDD
8 13 (24.07%) Git (software)
8 13 (24.07%) Blackberry
9 11 (20.37%) iPhone
10 9 (16.67%) Subversion
10 9 (16.67%) Software Engineering
11 8 (14.81%) iPad
11 8 (14.81%) REST
12 7 (12.96%) Scrum
12 7 (12.96%) Integration Testing
12 7 (12.96%) QA
12 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
12 7 (12.96%) XML
13 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET
13 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce
13 6 (11.11%) HTML
13 6 (11.11%) Project Management
13 6 (11.11%) Web Services
13 6 (11.11%) XAML
13 6 (11.11%) Silverlight

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 4 (7.41%) CMS
2 2 (3.70%) Lync
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.85%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Office
1 4 (7.41%) Photoshop
1 4 (7.41%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.85%) MS Project
2 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.85%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) DHCP
1 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.85%) DNS
1 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.85%) Wireless
1 1 (1.85%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) SQLite
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (24.07%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.67%) Subversion
3 5 (9.26%) Visual Studio
3 5 (9.26%) Calabash
4 4 (7.41%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.70%) JUnit
5 2 (3.70%) Robotium
5 2 (3.70%) Xcode
5 2 (3.70%) JIRA
6 1 (1.85%) Selenium
6 1 (1.85%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (1.85%) Apache Ivy
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
1 5 (9.26%) Banking
2 3 (5.56%) Retail
3 2 (3.70%) Marketing
3 2 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (7.41%) Analyst
2 4 (7.41%) Applications Developer
2 4 (7.41%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 4 (7.41%) Mobile Developer
3 3 (5.56%) iOS Developer
3 3 (5.56%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
3 3 (5.56%) Designer
3 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
3 3 (5.56%) Senior Applications Developer
4 2 (3.70%) Support Engineer
4 2 (3.70%) Tester
4 2 (3.70%) Desktop Support
4 2 (3.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (3.70%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (3.70%) UI Designer
4 2 (3.70%) Windows 8 Developer
4 2 (3.70%) Mobile Tester
4 2 (3.70%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.33%) .NET
2 8 (14.81%) REST
3 7 (12.96%) XML
4 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 6 (11.11%) HTML
4 6 (11.11%) Web Services
4 6 (11.11%) Silverlight
5 5 (9.26%) JSON
5 5 (9.26%) HTML5
5 5 (9.26%) iOS SDK
6 4 (7.41%) CSS
7 3 (5.56%) Middleware
7 3 (5.56%) Cocoa
7 3 (5.56%) CSS3
7 3 (5.56%) WPF
7 3 (5.56%) iPhone SDK
7 3 (5.56%) Backbone.js
8 2 (3.70%) PhoneGap
8 2 (3.70%) Sencha Touch
8 2 (3.70%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 14 (25.93%) User Experience
3 13 (24.07%) Blackberry
4 11 (20.37%) iPhone
5 8 (14.81%) iPad
6 3 (5.56%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.70%) Open Source
7 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
7 2 (3.70%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.85%) GIS
8 1 (1.85%) Animation
8 1 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.85%) Xbox
8 1 (1.85%) VUI
8 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.85%) HP StorageWorks
8 1 (1.85%) Kinect
8 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (55.56%) Android
2 30 (55.56%) Apple iOS
3 16 (29.63%) Windows Phone 8
4 6 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 6 (11.11%) Windows Phone 7
4 6 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 5 (9.26%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (3.70%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.70%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.85%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) TDD
2 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (24.07%) BDD
4 9 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 7 (12.96%) Integration Testing
5 7 (12.96%) Scrum
6 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 6 (11.11%) Project Management
7 5 (9.26%) OO
8 4 (7.41%) MVC
8 4 (7.41%) Time Management
8 4 (7.41%) Content Management
8 4 (7.41%) iOS Development
9 3 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (5.56%) Information Architecture
9 3 (5.56%) MVVM
9 3 (5.56%) Automated Testing
9 3 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.19%) C#
2 6 (11.11%) XAML
2 6 (11.11%) Objective-C
3 5 (9.26%) C++
3 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.41%) Ruby
5 2 (3.70%) Java
6 1 (1.85%) C
6 1 (1.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) ISEB
1 2 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) SCCM
2 2 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) Apple
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.56%) Adobe
3 3 (5.56%) Facebook
3 3 (5.56%) Twitter
3 3 (5.56%) Xamarin
4 2 (3.70%) Google
4 2 (3.70%) Sencha
4 2 (3.70%) Reuters
4 2 (3.70%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.85%) Yahoo!
5 1 (1.85%) Kony
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle
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