The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Mobile skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Mobile over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Staffordshire 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Mobile
Rank 20 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows Mobile 3 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.54% 2.54% 3.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.34% 15.00% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Average daily rate
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£330 £330 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.32%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- -41.57%
Operating Systems Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
29 20 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 24.58% 16.95% 28.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 40
Average daily rate £320 £330 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +14.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £291 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £330 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 1
Average hourly rate £13.44 £16.94 £16.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.70% +1.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows Mobile
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Windows Mobile
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Windows Mobile Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Windows Mobile
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Mobile across the Staffordshire region.

Windows Mobile Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Windows Mobile
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Mobile across the Staffordshire region.

Windows Mobile Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Windows Mobile
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Windows Mobile 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 Mobile.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Android
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) WURFL
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) BlackBerry OS
2 2 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 2 (50.00%) AccuRev
2 2 (50.00%) Qt
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) XHTML
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (50.00%) VxWorks

Windows Mobile
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Windows Mobile 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 Mobile. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Platform Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Mobility Architect
1 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Developer
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Web Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# Web Developer
1 2 (50.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) Qt
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) XHTML
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) WURFL
1 2 (50.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (50.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Android
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) BlackBerry OS
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Web Application Development
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) SEO
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Document Management
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) AccuRev