The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Phone 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 over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 233 227 246
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +19
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 17 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.12% 0.019%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.71% 0.55% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
Average daily rate £400 £300 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +130.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £302 £325
% change year-on-year
-17.08% -7.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 - £37.50
Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2400 1830 2228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.78% 21.87% 21.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1184 848 933
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £168 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 252 302
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 £12.09 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Phone
England

Windows Phone
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Windows Phone Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Windows Phone
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 across the South East region.

Windows Phone Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Windows Phone
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Phone across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Windows Phone Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Windows Phone
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 within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -7 11 £400 +33.33% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £200 -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 2
West Sussex - - - -
Windows Phone
England

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (51.28%) Android
2 20 (51.28%) Apple iOS
3 16 (41.03%) C#
4 14 (35.90%) XAML
4 14 (35.90%) MVVM
4 14 (35.90%) Mobile App
5 13 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
7 9 (23.08%) .NET
8 8 (20.51%) Visual Studio
8 8 (20.51%) HTML
8 8 (20.51%) Java
8 8 (20.51%) Linux
8 8 (20.51%) VPN
8 8 (20.51%) HP
8 8 (20.51%) Hyper-V
8 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
8 8 (20.51%) Firewall
8 8 (20.51%) VMware
8 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (20.51%) Software Architecture
8 8 (20.51%) Windows Phone 8
9 7 (17.95%) Blackberry
10 6 (15.38%) Automated Testing
10 6 (15.38%) Handset
10 6 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (15.38%) IaaS
10 6 (15.38%) PaaS
11 4 (10.26%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) IaaS
1 6 (15.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) VPN
1 8 (20.51%) Firewall
2 2 (5.13%) Wireshark
2 2 (5.13%) HSPA
2 2 (5.13%) LTE
2 2 (5.13%) Internet
2 2 (5.13%) VoIP
2 2 (5.13%) WCDMA
2 2 (5.13%) LDAP
3 1 (2.56%) 2G
3 1 (2.56%) NFC
Development Applications
1 13 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (20.51%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.69%) JMeter
3 3 (7.69%) SoapUI
3 3 (7.69%) LoadUI
4 2 (5.13%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (5.13%) Banking
1 2 (5.13%) Multimedia
1 2 (5.13%) Marketing
1 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Tester
3 4 (10.26%) Mobile Tester
3 4 (10.26%) Architect
4 3 (7.69%) Applications Tester
5 2 (5.13%) Mobility Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Mobile Software Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) User Experience Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) .NET
2 8 (20.51%) HTML
3 4 (10.26%) SOAP
3 4 (10.26%) XML
4 2 (5.13%) HTML5
4 2 (5.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Mobile App
2 7 (17.95%) Blackberry
3 6 (15.38%) Handset
4 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.13%) Device Driver
4 2 (5.13%) Copywriting
4 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.56%) Firmware
5 1 (2.56%) iPhone
5 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (51.28%) Android
2 20 (51.28%) Apple iOS
3 8 (20.51%) Linux
3 8 (20.51%) Windows Phone 8
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.13%) BlackBerry OS
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) MVVM
2 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.51%) Software Architecture
3 6 (15.38%) Automated Testing
3 6 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (5.13%) Information Architecture
5 2 (5.13%) Validation
5 2 (5.13%) Test Management
6 1 (2.56%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) C#
2 14 (35.90%) XAML
3 8 (20.51%) Java
4 2 (5.13%) C
4 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) HP
1 8 (20.51%) VMware
2 4 (10.26%) Apple
2 4 (10.26%) Symbian
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) Nokia
5 1 (2.56%) Lotus
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