The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Phone 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 over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 76 - 84
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.58% - 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.71% - 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£340 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year
-17.07% -
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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
295 197 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.21% 16.88% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 84 121
Average daily rate £325 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 45
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.67 £16.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -18.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £26.50 £22.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

Windows Phone
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Windows Phone Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Windows Phone
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Windows Phone Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Android
1 9 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (77.78%) CSS3
2 7 (77.78%) iOS Development
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) CSS
2 7 (77.78%) XML
3 6 (66.67%) Web Design
3 6 (66.67%) Mobile App
4 5 (55.56%) Apache Cordova
4 5 (55.56%) jQuery
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) XPath
4 5 (55.56%) XSLT
4 5 (55.56%) XHTML
5 4 (44.44%) Web Services
5 4 (44.44%) Use Case
5 4 (44.44%) HTML5
6 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 3 (33.33%) .NET
6 3 (33.33%) Java
6 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 3 (33.33%) Scrum
6 3 (33.33%) Objective-C
7 2 (22.22%) Xcode
7 2 (22.22%) Finance
7 2 (22.22%) Degree

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Xcode
1 2 (22.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) iOS Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Android Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
1 7 (77.78%) CSS
1 7 (77.78%) XML
1 7 (77.78%) CSS3
2 5 (55.56%) jQuery
2 5 (55.56%) XSLT
2 5 (55.56%) XHTML
2 5 (55.56%) Apache Cordova
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) HTML5
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) iOS SDK
5 2 (22.22%) Sass
5 2 (22.22%) Worklight
5 2 (22.22%) Ajax
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 2 (22.22%) JSON
5 2 (22.22%) Android NDK
6 1 (11.11%) RESTful
6 1 (11.11%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (22.22%) NHS
3 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
3 2 (22.22%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (22.22%) Web 2.0
3 2 (22.22%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (22.22%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
3 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
4 1 (11.11%) User Experience
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Android
1 9 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) iOS Development
2 6 (66.67%) Web Design
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Use Case
5 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum
6 2 (22.22%) OO
6 2 (22.22%) OOD
6 2 (22.22%) Project Management
6 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
6 2 (22.22%) Memory Management
6 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (22.22%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) XPath
3 3 (33.33%) Objective-C
3 3 (33.33%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Appcelerator
1 2 (22.22%) Kony
2 1 (11.11%) Symbian