The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Phone 8 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 8 over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank 249 240 236
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 3 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.030% 0.032% 0.082%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.12% 0.13% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £575 - £363
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Windows Phone 8
England

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
2490 2365 1930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.03% 25.42% 22.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1268 1175 911
Average daily rate £363 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £138 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 239 256
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £36.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.94% -0.93%

Windows Phone 8
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Windows Phone 8 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Windows Phone 8
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 8 across the South East region.

Windows Phone 8 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Windows Phone 8
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Phone 8 within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Windows Phone 8
England

Windows Phone 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 6 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (75.00%) Android
2 6 (75.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (50.00%) User Experience
4 3 (37.50%) AirWatch
4 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (37.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (37.50%) MobileIron
4 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
4 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) CESG
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) SSL
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (37.50%) Firmware
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) MySQL
4 3 (37.50%) F5
4 3 (37.50%) BlackBerry OS
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Open Source
4 3 (37.50%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development

Windows Phone 8
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (37.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Applications Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (50.00%) User Experience
3 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
3 3 (37.50%) CESG
3 3 (37.50%) Open Source
3 3 (37.50%) PKI
4 1 (12.50%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 6 (75.00%) Android
2 6 (75.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) BlackBerry OS
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile Device Management
1 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) Android Development
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (37.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) MobileIron
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
1 3 (37.50%) F5
2 2 (25.00%) Altiris
2 2 (25.00%) Symantec