The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Phone 8 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 8 over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank - - 114
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.093%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 £358
% change year-on-year
- -2.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £23.00
Windows Phone 8
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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
694 678 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.34% 22.27% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 377 203
Average daily rate £350 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £150 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £449 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 91 68
Average hourly rate £19.03 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.33% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £11.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £36.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

Windows Phone 8
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Windows Phone 8 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Windows Phone 8
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 8 across the South West region.

Windows Phone 8 Daily Rate Trend in the South West