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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Mobile
Rank 165 161 138
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -23
Contract jobs citing Windows Mobile 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.10% 0.065%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.58% 0.47% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £300 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £294
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-30.95% +23.52%
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
869 849 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.60% 21.70% 22.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 408 303
Average daily rate £375 £370 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +34.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 110 127
Average hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.65 £20.19 £37.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 4 - -
Windows Mobile
England

Windows Mobile
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) Entity Framework
2 4 (80.00%) CSS3
2 4 (80.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) VB
2 4 (80.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) XAML
2 4 (80.00%) Validation
2 4 (80.00%) WPF
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) MSMQ
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) CruiseControl
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Applications Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Mobile Developer
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (60.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 3 (60.00%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Applications Developer
4 2 (40.00%) ASP Developer
4 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (40.00%) C# Application Developer
4 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (40.00%) Lead Developer
4 2 (40.00%) Senior Applications Developer
4 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (40.00%) Technical Developer
4 2 (40.00%) Technical Leader
4 2 (40.00%) VB Developer
5 1 (20.00%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (20.00%) Senior Mobile Developer
5 1 (20.00%) Senior Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) CSS3
2 4 (80.00%) Entity Framework
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) WPF
2 4 (80.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Multithreading
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) VB
2 4 (80.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (80.00%) XAML
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SOTI