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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 386 383 353
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -30
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 24 32 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.49% 0.64% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 22
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £248 £301
% change year-on-year
+30.30% -17.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.60 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
+75.38% -
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
4897 4991 4500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.95% 20.61% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3276 3353 2916
Average daily rate £404 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.93% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 229 238
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +19 2 £308 -38.50% 6
Windows Phone
England

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (54.72%) Apple iOS
3 28 (52.83%) Android
4 21 (39.62%) .NET
4 21 (39.62%) Windows Phone 8
5 19 (35.85%) C#
6 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (26.42%) Mobile App
8 13 (24.53%) User Experience
8 13 (24.53%) TDD
9 11 (20.75%) Mobile Development
10 10 (18.87%) BDD
10 10 (18.87%) Blackberry
11 9 (16.98%) HTML
11 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
11 9 (16.98%) E-Commerce
11 9 (16.98%) Windows Mobile
11 9 (16.98%) Git (software)
11 9 (16.98%) Windows Phone 7
12 8 (15.09%) REST
12 8 (15.09%) CSS
13 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET
13 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
13 7 (13.21%) iPhone
13 7 (13.21%) QA
13 7 (13.21%) iPad
13 7 (13.21%) Windows 8
14 6 (11.32%) HTML5
14 6 (11.32%) JSON
14 6 (11.32%) Software Engineering

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (11.32%) CMS
2 2 (3.77%) Lync
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Office
1 4 (7.55%) Photoshop
1 4 (7.55%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.89%) MS Project
2 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.89%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Yammer
1 1 (1.89%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.89%) Wireless
1 1 (1.89%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) SQLite
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.32%) Subversion
3 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.55%) Cucumber
3 4 (7.55%) Calabash
4 2 (3.77%) JUnit
4 2 (3.77%) JIRA
5 1 (1.89%) Selenium
5 1 (1.89%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.89%) Robotium
5 1 (1.89%) Apache Ivy
General
1 5 (9.43%) Retail
2 4 (7.55%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Advertising
2 4 (7.55%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (66.04%) Developer
2 5 (9.43%) Analyst
2 5 (9.43%) Mobile Developer
3 3 (5.66%) Windows 8 Developer
3 3 (5.66%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
3 3 (5.66%) Senior Applications Developer
3 3 (5.66%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (5.66%) Designer
3 3 (5.66%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 3 (5.66%) Applications Developer
3 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
3 3 (5.66%) .NET Developer
4 2 (3.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (3.77%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (3.77%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (3.77%) Support Engineer
4 2 (3.77%) Project Manager
4 2 (3.77%) Tester
4 2 (3.77%) Desktop Support
4 2 (3.77%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (39.62%) .NET
2 9 (16.98%) HTML
3 8 (15.09%) CSS
3 8 (15.09%) REST
4 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET
5 6 (11.32%) JSON
5 6 (11.32%) HTML5
6 5 (9.43%) CSS3
6 5 (9.43%) Backbone.js
6 5 (9.43%) Web Services
6 5 (9.43%) XML
7 4 (7.55%) Silverlight
7 4 (7.55%) jQuery
8 3 (5.66%) Ajax
8 3 (5.66%) iPhone SDK
8 3 (5.66%) iOS SDK
8 3 (5.66%) Dojo
8 3 (5.66%) Middleware
8 3 (5.66%) Ember.js
9 2 (3.77%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Mobile App
2 13 (24.53%) User Experience
3 10 (18.87%) Blackberry
4 7 (13.21%) iPhone
4 7 (13.21%) iPad
5 3 (5.66%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.77%) Visualisation
6 2 (3.77%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.77%) Animation
7 1 (1.89%) GIS
7 1 (1.89%) Open Source
7 1 (1.89%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.89%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (54.72%) Apple iOS
3 28 (52.83%) Android
4 21 (39.62%) Windows Phone 8
5 9 (16.98%) Windows Mobile
5 9 (16.98%) Windows Phone 7
6 7 (13.21%) Windows 8
7 5 (9.43%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.77%) webOS
8 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.77%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (24.53%) TDD
3 11 (20.75%) Mobile Development
4 10 (18.87%) BDD
5 9 (16.98%) E-Commerce
6 6 (11.32%) Project Management
6 6 (11.32%) Content Management
6 6 (11.32%) MVC
6 6 (11.32%) Software Engineering
6 6 (11.32%) Scrum
7 5 (9.43%) Integration Testing
8 4 (7.55%) Time Management
8 4 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (7.55%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (5.66%) Information Architecture
9 3 (5.66%) Web Development
9 3 (5.66%) Test Automation
9 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.66%) Automated Testing
9 3 (5.66%) OO
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.85%) C#
2 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
3 6 (11.32%) XAML
4 5 (9.43%) C++
5 4 (7.55%) Ruby
6 3 (5.66%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.77%) Java
8 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) ISEB
1 1 (1.89%) Degree
1 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
1 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) SCCM
2 2 (3.77%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Apple
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) Adobe
2 3 (5.66%) Facebook
2 3 (5.66%) Twitter
2 3 (5.66%) Xamarin
3 2 (3.77%) Reuters
3 2 (3.77%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.89%) Google
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle
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