The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Phone 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 1 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone 7 (WinPhone7, WP7)
Rank 139 - 125
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 7 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.092% - 0.082%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.47% - 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£338 - £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 £301
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +24.79%
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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
641 654 592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.72% 21.31% 24.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 328 301
Average daily rate £338 £336 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.37% -2.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 82 80
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.35 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £29.65 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Windows Phone 7
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Windows Phone 7 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Windows Phone 7
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Windows Phone 7 Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Windows Phone 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Android
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 3 (75.00%) User Experience
2 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5 Canvas
2 3 (75.00%) CSS3
2 3 (75.00%) Backbone.js
2 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (75.00%) Ember.js
2 3 (75.00%) Visualisation
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Dojo
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SVG
2 3 (75.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) SEO
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Web Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) XMPP
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) PBX
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Front-End Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML5 Canvas
1 3 (75.00%) CSS3
1 3 (75.00%) Backbone.js
1 3 (75.00%) Ember.js
1 3 (75.00%) HTML5
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
1 3 (75.00%) Dojo
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) SVG
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) XMPP
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (25.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) User Experience
1 3 (75.00%) Visualisation
1 3 (75.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Android
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) SEO
1 3 (75.00%) Web Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Graceful Degradation
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Server
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Acronis
1 1 (25.00%) Veeam
1 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard
1 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec
1 1 (25.00%) Sophos