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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank - 131 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.033% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £263 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 £358
% change year-on-year
- -2.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £23.00
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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
806 688 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.06% 22.91% 23.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 351 279
Average daily rate £340 £300 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £177 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 87 77
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £26.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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

Windows Phone 8
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Windows Phone 8 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 Phone 8.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (50.00%) BYOD
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) ReSharper
2 1 (50.00%) VisualSVN

Windows Phone 8
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Windows Phone 8 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 Phone 8. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) ReSharper
1 1 (50.00%) VisualSVN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management