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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Mobile
Rank 145 126 121
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Mobile 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.082% 0.066% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.38% 0.30% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£230 £200 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £200 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £266 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
-15.55% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -36.44%
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
796 675 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.69% 22.32% 23.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 327 240
Average daily rate £375 £280 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.93% -3.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £144 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 101 66
Average hourly rate £14.35 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.30% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.69 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.87 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Mobile across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Windows Mobile Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 May 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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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
Manchester -11 2 £160 -20.00% 4
Merseyside - 1 £300 -
Windows Mobile
England

Windows Mobile
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) C#
2 7 (58.33%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) Web Services
3 6 (50.00%) IIS
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Mobile Application Development
4 5 (41.67%) Mobile App
5 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 4 (33.33%) MS Office
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) Handset
6 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (25.00%) PHP
6 3 (25.00%) MySQL
6 3 (25.00%) OO
6 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (25.00%) Mobile Development
6 3 (25.00%) Office 365
6 3 (25.00%) SCCM
6 3 (25.00%) Android
6 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
7 2 (16.67%) HTML5
7 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Apple
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) UML

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) WorkSite
2 1 (8.33%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) GPRS
1 1 (8.33%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Mobile Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) HTML5
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (8.33%) WinForms
4 1 (8.33%) WPF
4 1 (8.33%) Silverlight
4 1 (8.33%) Google Maps API
4 1 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) SOAP
4 1 (8.33%) ServiceStack
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (8.33%) iOS SDK
4 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (25.00%) Handset
3 1 (8.33%) Streaming Video
3 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (25.00%) Android
2 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (8.33%) Windows CE
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Phone
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Phone 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Mobile Application Development
2 3 (25.00%) OO
2 3 (25.00%) Mobile Development
3 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 2 (16.67%) UML
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Practice Management
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Android Development
4 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
4 1 (8.33%) MVVM
4 1 (8.33%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Apple
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Wyse
3 1 (8.33%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) Mitel
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Interwoven
3 1 (8.33%) Nokia
3 1 (8.33%) Facebook
3 1 (8.33%) Twitter
3 1 (8.33%) Polycom