The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Phone 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 over the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 148 - 116
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.082% - 0.086%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.38% - 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £310 £301
% change year-on-year
+12.09% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.60 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
+82.40% -
Windows Phone
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
785 640 538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.54% 22.35% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 261 232
Average daily rate £375 £290 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £309
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 131 73
Average hourly rate £13.87 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.74% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £11.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Windows Phone
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Windows Phone Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Windows Phone
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 across the North West region.

Windows Phone Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Windows Phone
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 Phone within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 March 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 - 1 £350 - 4
Cheshire - 1 £300 -
Windows Phone
England

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Windows Phone 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.

1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (95.65%) Android
2 22 (95.65%) Apple iOS
3 13 (56.52%) Mobile App
4 12 (52.17%) XML
5 11 (47.83%) CSS
5 11 (47.83%) HTML
5 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
5 11 (47.83%) CSS3
6 10 (43.48%) Mobile Device Management
6 10 (43.48%) Windows Phone 8
6 10 (43.48%) iOS Development
7 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
7 9 (39.13%) Web Design
7 9 (39.13%) CESG
7 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (39.13%) PKI
8 8 (34.78%) Web Services
9 7 (30.43%) Firmware
9 7 (30.43%) Mobile Development
10 6 (26.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (26.09%) Apache Cordova
10 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (26.09%) F5
10 6 (26.09%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
10 6 (26.09%) XHTML
10 6 (26.09%) SSL
10 6 (26.09%) .NET
10 6 (26.09%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Windows Phone 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) SSL
1 6 (26.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (4.35%) GPRS
2 1 (4.35%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MySQL
2 5 (21.74%) SQLite
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Xcode
1 4 (17.39%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) iOS Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Android Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Management Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) XML
2 11 (47.83%) HTML
2 11 (47.83%) CSS
2 11 (47.83%) CSS3
3 8 (34.78%) Web Services
4 6 (26.09%) jQuery
4 6 (26.09%) .NET
4 6 (26.09%) XSLT
4 6 (26.09%) XHTML
4 6 (26.09%) Apache Cordova
5 5 (21.74%) Worklight
5 5 (21.74%) HTML5
5 5 (21.74%) iOS SDK
5 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
5 5 (21.74%) JSON
6 4 (17.39%) Android NDK
7 2 (8.70%) Sass
7 2 (8.70%) Ajax
8 1 (4.35%) RESTful
8 1 (4.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (56.52%) Mobile App
2 9 (39.13%) CESG
2 9 (39.13%) PKI
3 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (21.74%) Data Structures
4 5 (21.74%) Algorithms
5 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
5 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
6 2 (8.70%) NHS
6 2 (8.70%) Web 2.0
6 2 (8.70%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (8.70%) Freedom of Information Act
6 2 (8.70%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (4.35%) Open Source
7 1 (4.35%) User Experience
7 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
7 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (95.65%) Android
2 22 (95.65%) Apple iOS
3 10 (43.48%) Windows Phone 8
4 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (26.09%) Linux
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (4.35%) Windows CE
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Mobile Device Management
1 10 (43.48%) iOS Development
2 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
2 9 (39.13%) Web Design
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) Mobile Development
4 5 (21.74%) Memory Management
4 5 (21.74%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (21.74%) OO
4 5 (21.74%) OOD
5 4 (17.39%) Use Case
5 4 (17.39%) Android Development
5 4 (17.39%) Scrum
6 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.70%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
7 2 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Project Management
8 1 (4.35%) MVC
8 1 (4.35%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 5 (21.74%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) XPath
3 4 (17.39%) Objective-C
4 3 (13.04%) C
5 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Firmware
2 6 (26.09%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
1 6 (26.09%) VMware
1 6 (26.09%) F5
2 5 (21.74%) Kony
3 4 (17.39%) Appcelerator
4 1 (4.35%) Google
4 1 (4.35%) Apple
4 1 (4.35%) Symbian
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft