The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 South East 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone 7 (WinPhone7, WP7)
Rank - 228 247
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 7 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.024% 0.009%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.11% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £130
UK excluding London average daily rate - £301 £365
% change year-on-year
- -17.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2394 1811 2228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.67% 21.61% 21.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1182 837 933
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 248 302
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.32 £12.47 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Phone 7
England

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 6 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#