The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Phone 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 over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 69 - 71
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.21% - 0.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.88% - 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£375 - £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £263 £290
% change year-on-year
+47.61% -9.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.20 - £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 Reading region.

Operating Systems Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
226 219 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.15% 24.33% 25.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 89 106
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £258 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -4.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 15 21
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £13.50 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £20.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

Windows Phone
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Windows Phone Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Windows Phone
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Phone across the Reading region.

Windows Phone Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Windows Phone
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) C#
4 3 (50.00%) .NET
5 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (33.33%) XAML
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (33.33%) User Experience
6 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (16.67%) MVVM
6 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
6 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (16.67%) Back Office
6 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (16.67%) WPF
6 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
6 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
6 1 (16.67%) C++
6 1 (16.67%) Adobe
6 1 (16.67%) CRM
6 1 (16.67%) SharePoint

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Blend
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Photoshop Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) WPF
3 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) MVVM
2 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) XAML
3 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe