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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 97 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.065% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
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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
315 254 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.60% 20.40% 23.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 122 93
Average daily rate £350 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £135 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 29 36
Average hourly rate £13.44 £14.12 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.86% -18.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £30.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.13 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-2.41% -4.32%

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 2 March 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Android
1 10 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (90.00%) CSS3
2 9 (90.00%) iOS Development
2 9 (90.00%) HTML
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (90.00%) CSS
2 9 (90.00%) XML
3 7 (70.00%) Web Design
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) jQuery
4 6 (60.00%) Apache Cordova
4 6 (60.00%) XSLT
4 6 (60.00%) XHTML
5 5 (50.00%) Web Services
5 5 (50.00%) XPath
5 5 (50.00%) Mobile App
5 5 (50.00%) HTML5
6 4 (40.00%) Use Case
6 4 (40.00%) Scrum
7 3 (30.00%) Xcode
7 3 (30.00%) Objective-C
7 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (30.00%) Degree
7 3 (30.00%) JSON
7 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (30.00%) .NET
7 3 (30.00%) Java

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (10.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Xcode
1 3 (30.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) iOS Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Android Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) HTML
1 9 (90.00%) CSS
1 9 (90.00%) XML
1 9 (90.00%) CSS3
2 6 (60.00%) jQuery
2 6 (60.00%) XSLT
2 6 (60.00%) XHTML
2 6 (60.00%) Apache Cordova
3 5 (50.00%) Web Services
3 5 (50.00%) HTML5
4 3 (30.00%) iOS SDK
4 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (30.00%) JSON
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) Android NDK
4 3 (30.00%) Worklight
5 2 (20.00%) Ajax
5 2 (20.00%) Sass
6 1 (10.00%) J2ME
6 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (30.00%) Data Structures
2 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (20.00%) NHS
3 2 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (20.00%) Web 2.0
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (20.00%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Android
1 10 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) iOS Development
2 7 (70.00%) Web Design
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Use Case
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) Android Development
4 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (30.00%) OO
4 3 (30.00%) OOD
4 3 (30.00%) Memory Management
4 3 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) XPath
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Appcelerator
1 3 (30.00%) Kony
2 1 (10.00%) Symbian