The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Mobile skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Mobile over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Mobile
Rank 86 - 75
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Mobile 5 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.36% - 0.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.55% - 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£350 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 - £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 - £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.25 £13.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-21.15% -62.85%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
322 258 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.92% 22.34% 23.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 125 131
Average daily rate £350 £275 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £135 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 29 41
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.10 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% -7.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.21 £10.16 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £31.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

Windows Mobile
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Mobile across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Mobile Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Windows Mobile
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Mobile across the Manchester region.

Windows Mobile Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Windows Mobile
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Mobile across the Manchester region.

Windows Mobile Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Windows Mobile
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Windows Mobile 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 Mobile.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Android
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (60.00%) Test Management
2 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
4 1 (20.00%) iPad
4 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (20.00%) XenApp
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services

Windows Mobile
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Windows Mobile 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 Mobile. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) RESTful
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
1 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Android
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) Apple
1 1 (20.00%) Symbian
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) HP