The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Phone 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Phone 7 over the 3 months to 30 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone 7 (WinPhone7, WP7)
Rank 235 234 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 7 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.032% 0.012% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.13% 0.050% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 -
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 South East region.

Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2287 2011 1557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.50% 24.16% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1128 891 727
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £140 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 243 249
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

Windows Phone 7
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Phone 7 across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Phone 7 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Windows Phone 7
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Phone 7 across the South East region.

Windows Phone 7 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Windows Phone 7
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Windows Phone 7 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 7.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) iPhone
3 1 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Handset
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio

Windows Phone 7
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Windows Phone 7 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 7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) iPhone
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 2 (66.67%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
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