The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Mobile skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Mobile over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Mobile
Rank 135 - 109
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Mobile 9 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% - 0.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.20% - 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Average daily rate
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£319 - £279
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 - £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 - £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £121.25 £10.65 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+1038.49% -27.79%
Windows Mobile
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
750 626 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.86% 22.90% 22.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 247 225
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £135 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 116 89
Average hourly rate £13.16 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.27% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.00 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

Windows Mobile
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Windows Mobile Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Windows Mobile
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Windows Mobile Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Windows Mobile
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Mobile across the North West region.

Windows Mobile Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Windows Mobile
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Mobile within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 7 £319 - 1
Manchester - 2 - - 3
Windows Mobile
England

Windows Mobile
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Windows Mobile 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 Mobile.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Web Services
2 7 (50.00%) C#
2 7 (50.00%) Android
2 7 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 6 (42.86%) Mobile App
3 6 (42.86%) HTML
3 6 (42.86%) IIS
3 6 (42.86%) .NET
4 5 (35.71%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) TDD
6 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
6 3 (21.43%) JIRA
6 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (21.43%) Test Management
6 3 (21.43%) ISEB
6 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
6 3 (21.43%) MS Office
6 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
6 3 (21.43%) OO
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Phone
7 2 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Office 365
7 2 (14.29%) UML
7 2 (14.29%) MySQL
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle

Windows Mobile
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Windows Mobile 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 Mobile. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (42.86%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) GPRS
1 1 (7.14%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
1 3 (21.43%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Mobile Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Mobile Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Test Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (14.29%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Web Services
2 6 (42.86%) HTML
2 6 (42.86%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) HTML5
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) WPF
4 1 (7.14%) Silverlight
4 1 (7.14%) RESTful
4 1 (7.14%) XML
4 1 (7.14%) J2ME
4 1 (7.14%) WinForms
4 1 (7.14%) REST
4 1 (7.14%) ServiceStack
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 2 (14.29%) Handset
3 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
3 1 (7.14%) iPad
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
3 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
3 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Android
2 7 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Phone
5 1 (7.14%) Windows CE
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Mobile Application Development
2 3 (21.43%) OO
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) TDD
2 3 (21.43%) Test Management
3 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Web Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
4 1 (7.14%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) PHP
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
1 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Apple
3 1 (7.14%) Symbian
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix