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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Phone 8 over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank - - 94
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.066%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.00 -
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
283 219 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.57% 18.10% 24.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 112 133
Average daily rate £323 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 43
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.15 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £22.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

Windows Phone 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Phone 8 across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Phone 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester