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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank - 259 241
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.042% 0.023%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.17% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 - £24.00
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
2127 2347 2069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.84% 24.60% 24.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1253 1149 916
Average daily rate £360 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.92% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 201 248
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (100.00%) BlackBerry OS
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Phone
1 3 (100.00%) MobileIron
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
1 3 (100.00%) AirWatch
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (66.67%) BYOD
2 2 (66.67%) Android Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Publishing
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) UX Design

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Applications Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Android Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (100.00%) BlackBerry OS
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (66.67%) Android Development
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) MobileIron