The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Phone 8 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 Phone 8 over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank - 140 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.062% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £394 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 - £24.00
Windows Phone 8
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
790 684 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.78% 21.14% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 330 247
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £172 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 82 93
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.35 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.99% -13.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.95 £11.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £34.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Windows Phone 8
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Phone 8 across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Phone 8 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Windows Phone 8
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 Phone 8 across the North West region.

Windows Phone 8 Daily Rate Trend in the North West