The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Phone 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Reading region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank - 76 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.10% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £358 £250
% change year-on-year
-14.33% +43.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.00 -
Operating Systems Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
223 248 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.06% 25.49% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 108 113
Average daily rate £350 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 19
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.15 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.50 £20.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows Phone 8
Berkshire

Windows Phone 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Windows Phone 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Windows Phone 8
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript

Windows Phone 8
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript