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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 66 68 63
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 6 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.70% 0.51% 0.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.68% 2.12% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £250 £350
% change year-on-year
+24.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.60 - -
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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
224 236 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.08% 23.89% 22.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 110 80
Average daily rate £400 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £190 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 12
Average hourly rate £21.55 £15.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.03% -27.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £13.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £18.40 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) XAML
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
4 2 (28.57%) User Experience
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Silverlight
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Back Office
5 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (14.29%) WPF
5 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
5 1 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (14.29%) Adobe
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (14.29%) MVVM
5 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
5 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile App

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Blend
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Photoshop Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Silverlight
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) MVVM
2 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) XAML
3 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe