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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 103 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.14% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.52% 0.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £318 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £331 £339
% change year-on-year
-4.90% -2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 - £25.00
Windows Phone
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
386 295 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.20% 20.80% 20.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 145 118
Average daily rate £325 £350 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +30.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £188 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 35 25
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £10.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £29.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 9 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (50.00%) QUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (50.00%) Ember.js
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) ActionScript 3.0
2 1 (50.00%) ActionScript 2.0
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) webOS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone 7
2 1 (50.00%) Dojo
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Flex
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Flash

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (50.00%) QUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) HTML Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ActionScript Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Flash ActionScript Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Flash Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Flex Developer
2 1 (50.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Flex
2 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Dojo
2 1 (50.00%) Ember.js
2 1 (50.00%) Flash
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) webOS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) ActionScript
2 1 (50.00%) ActionScript 2.0
2 1 (50.00%) ActionScript 3.0