The first table below looks at the demand for Windows CE skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows CE over the 3 months to 24 April 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.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows CE (WinCE)
Rank 568 520 540
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +20
Contract jobs citing Windows CE 19 18 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.038% 0.066%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.16% 0.18% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 11
Average daily rate £225 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £250 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 17
Average hourly rate £32.50 £15.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -48.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £15.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+116.66% -48.27%
Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12047 10115 12086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.07% 21.21% 19.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 6724 5422 6170
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1037 993 1162
Average hourly rate £16.27 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.30% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.37 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Windows CE
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Windows CE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Windows CE
Daily Rate Trend

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

Windows CE Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Windows CE
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows CE within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Windows CE Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Windows CE
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows CE within the UK.

Windows CE Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Windows CE
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows CE within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -40 17 £225 -30.76% 3
London - 7 £225 -
West Midlands -14 5 - - 1
South East 0 2 £319 -
Yorkshire -16 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 2 - -
Middlesbrough - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £319 -
East of England -23 1 - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Manchester - - - -
North West - - - -
South West - - - - 2
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Dorset - - - - 2
Hampshire - - - -
Herefordshire - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Salford - - - -
Staines - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Bournemouth - - - - 1
Bristol - - - -
Bury - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Guildford - - - -

Windows CE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Windows CE 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 CE.

1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (56.76%) .NET
3 20 (54.05%) C#
4 19 (51.35%) C++
5 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
6 11 (29.73%) Visual Studio
6 11 (29.73%) SQL
6 11 (29.73%) Embedded C++
6 11 (29.73%) Windows Mobile
6 11 (29.73%) .NET Framework
7 10 (27.03%) Scrum
8 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
8 9 (24.32%) C
8 9 (24.32%) PDA
8 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
8 9 (24.32%) Mobile App
9 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (21.62%) Pocket PC
9 8 (21.62%) SQLite
9 8 (21.62%) HTML
9 8 (21.62%) SOAP
10 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
10 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET
10 7 (18.92%) WCF
10 7 (18.92%) JIRA
10 7 (18.92%) Subversion
11 6 (16.22%) Degree
11 6 (16.22%) HTML5
11 6 (16.22%) Embedded C
11 6 (16.22%) MFC

Windows CE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Windows CE 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 CE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
1 2 (5.41%) Apache
1 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.41%) RTCP
2 2 (5.41%) RTP
2 2 (5.41%) RFID
2 2 (5.41%) GSM
2 2 (5.41%) SMS
3 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.62%) SQLite
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Visual Studio
2 7 (18.92%) Subversion
2 7 (18.92%) JIRA
3 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.41%) Selenium
5 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (13.51%) Automotive
2 3 (8.11%) Back Office
3 2 (5.41%) Electronics
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) C# Developer
3 9 (24.32%) Mobile Developer
3 9 (24.32%) Windows Mobile Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Software Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Applications Developer
6 4 (10.81%) .NET Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Technical Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Technical Leader
8 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Delphi Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Interactive Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (56.76%) .NET
2 11 (29.73%) .NET Framework
3 8 (21.62%) HTML
3 8 (21.62%) SOAP
4 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET
4 7 (18.92%) WCF
5 6 (16.22%) HTML5
5 6 (16.22%) MFC
5 6 (16.22%) XML
6 5 (13.51%) JSON
6 5 (13.51%) Ajax
6 5 (13.51%) REST
6 5 (13.51%) jQuery
7 4 (10.81%) .NET Compact Framework
8 3 (8.11%) Flash
9 2 (5.41%) J2ME
9 2 (5.41%) WAP
9 2 (5.41%) SyncML
9 2 (5.41%) JDBC
9 2 (5.41%) KML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) PDA
1 9 (24.32%) Mobile App
2 8 (21.62%) Pocket PC
3 5 (13.51%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.41%) N-Tier
4 2 (5.41%) Firmware
4 2 (5.41%) GIS
4 2 (5.41%) Device Driver
4 2 (5.41%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.70%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (2.70%) Machine Learning
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (29.73%) Windows Mobile
3 5 (13.51%) Android
3 5 (13.51%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Scrum
2 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
3 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.51%) Web Application Development
4 5 (13.51%) Android Development
4 5 (13.51%) iOS Development
5 3 (8.11%) Web Development
5 3 (8.11%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Multithreading
6 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.41%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (5.41%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.41%) E-business
6 2 (5.41%) OOP
6 2 (5.41%) OO
7 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL
7 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.70%) UML
7 1 (2.70%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) C#
2 19 (51.35%) C++
3 11 (29.73%) SQL
3 11 (29.73%) Embedded C++
4 9 (24.32%) C
5 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
6 6 (16.22%) Embedded C
7 5 (13.51%) PHP
8 2 (5.41%) Assembly Language
9 1 (2.70%) Lua
9 1 (2.70%) Delphi
9 1 (2.70%) VB
9 1 (2.70%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Motorola
2 2 (5.41%) Mapinfo
2 2 (5.41%) ESRI
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) Dell