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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Mobile
Rank 157 132 -
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Mobile 1 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.026% 0.28% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.13% 1.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £319 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £178 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
-48.92% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.25 - £10.65
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
788 692 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.79% 21.16% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 333 257
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £170 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 83 96
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.85 £12.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.30 £34.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) SOTI
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) MSMQ
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Windows CE

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) SOTI