The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Phone 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Phone 8 over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £575 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - -
Windows Phone 8
North West

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
364 290 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.96% 19.10% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 132 123
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 41 33
Median hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £19.94 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Windows Phone 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Windows Phone 8 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Phone 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester