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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows 8 Developer
Rank 576 544 522
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Windows 8 Developer 1 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.035% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.038% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 4
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£425 £394 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% +31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £386 £300
% change year-on-year
- +28.75%
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
46929 45010 42193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.48% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 29475 26884 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1996 2455
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 1 £425 +6.25%
England -41 1 £425 +9.67%
East of England - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
City of London - - - -

Windows 8 Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Phone 8
3 2 (40.00%) Image Processing
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Phone
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) SQLite
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) Publishing
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (20.00%) WPF
4 1 (20.00%) Android Development
4 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) WinRT
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile App

Windows 8 Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) WPF
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) CSS3
1 1 (20.00%) WinRT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Phone 8
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Phone
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Image Processing
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Android Development
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) C#