The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows 8 Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows 8 Developer
Rank 595 566 535
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Windows 8 Developer 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.008% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.008% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
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£313 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £375 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £375 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49598 47956 42731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.38% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30070 28704 24525
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1954 2000 2187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

Windows 8 Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Windows 8 Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Windows 8 Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 8 Developer within the UK.

Windows 8 Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Windows 8 Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Windows 8 Developer in their job title 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 with Windows 8 Developer in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 8
3 5 (62.50%) C#
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Phone 8
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Phone
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
6 2 (25.00%) C++
6 2 (25.00%) SQLite
6 2 (25.00%) Image Processing
7 1 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (12.50%) BDD
7 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
7 1 (12.50%) WinRT
7 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Android
7 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
7 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 1 (12.50%) Internet
7 1 (12.50%) Project Management
7 1 (12.50%) XAML
7 1 (12.50%) Publishing
7 1 (12.50%) TDD
7 1 (12.50%) Subversion
7 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 1 (12.50%) WPF
7 1 (12.50%) Android Development
7 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
7 1 (12.50%) User Experience

Windows 8 Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Windows 8 Developer in their job title 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 with Windows 8 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) WPF
1 1 (12.50%) WinRT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 8
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Phone 8
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Phone
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (12.50%) Android
5 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Image Processing
2 1 (12.50%) BDD
2 1 (12.50%) Android Development
2 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) XAML
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