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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank - - 76
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £250 £338
% change year-on-year
+29.00% -25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.60 - -
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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
307 277 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 18.72% 20.52% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 127 65
Average daily rate £325 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £120 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.31% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 37 30
Average hourly rate £13.87 £14.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -10.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £18.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

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 6 May 2015, 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%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (50.00%) Android NDK
2 1 (50.00%) Kony
2 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) PhoneGap
2 1 (50.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (50.00%) Appcelerator
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Worklight
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Memory Management
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) SQLite

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Xcode
1 1 (50.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) PhoneGap
2 1 (50.00%) Worklight
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (50.00%) Android NDK
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) Memory Management
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Appcelerator
1 1 (50.00%) Kony