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 31 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.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows CE (WinCE)
Rank 580 562 548
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows CE 14 8 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.016% 0.062%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.11% 0.070% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £250 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -23.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £250 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £250 £324
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -22.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 17
Average hourly rate £38.50 - £40.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 - £25.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 - £40.00
Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12331 11374 12051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.54% 22.25% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7001 6237 5961
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1044 1015 1232
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows CE within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Windows CE Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
England -25 8 £350 +40.00% 5
West Midlands -15 6 £350 - 1
Scotland -16 6 £288 -
Birmingham - 4 £350 - 1
Edinburgh - 2 £288 -
London - 1 - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Oldham - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Poole - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Staines - - - -
Watford - - - -
York - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Fife - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Sussex - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - - 1
South East - - - - 2
South West - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -

Windows CE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (53.13%) C++
3 16 (50.00%) .NET
4 14 (43.75%) Software Engineering
5 13 (40.63%) C#
6 11 (34.38%) Visual Studio
7 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
8 8 (25.00%) SQL
8 8 (25.00%) Embedded C++
9 7 (21.88%) Windows Mobile
9 7 (21.88%) HTML
9 7 (21.88%) Silverlight
10 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
10 6 (18.75%) SOAP
11 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (15.63%) Device Driver
11 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
11 5 (15.63%) Degree
11 5 (15.63%) Windows 8
11 5 (15.63%) Mobile App
11 5 (15.63%) Mobile Application Development
12 4 (12.50%) Windows Phone
12 4 (12.50%) Windows Phone 8
12 4 (12.50%) Pocket PC
12 4 (12.50%) WCF
12 4 (12.50%) JIRA
12 4 (12.50%) HTML5
12 4 (12.50%) Web Services
12 4 (12.50%) Scrum

Windows CE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (6.25%) WebLogic
1 2 (6.25%) Apache
1 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.25%) RTCP
2 2 (6.25%) RTP
2 2 (6.25%) RFID
2 2 (6.25%) GSM
2 2 (6.25%) SMS
3 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.13%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.50%) Subversion
2 4 (12.50%) JIRA
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Blend
4 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (9.38%) Back Office
1 3 (9.38%) Electronics
1 3 (9.38%) Automotive
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Software Engineer
1 11 (34.38%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Mobile Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Windows Mobile Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Applications Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Manager
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Leader
5 2 (6.25%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.13%) Interactive Developer
6 1 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.13%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (21.88%) HTML
2 7 (21.88%) Silverlight
3 6 (18.75%) SOAP
4 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
5 4 (12.50%) Web Services
5 4 (12.50%) WCF
5 4 (12.50%) HTML5
6 3 (9.38%) jQuery
6 3 (9.38%) REST
6 3 (9.38%) JSON
6 3 (9.38%) Ajax
6 3 (9.38%) XML
6 3 (9.38%) Flash
7 2 (6.25%) J2ME
7 2 (6.25%) WAP
7 2 (6.25%) SyncML
7 2 (6.25%) J2EE
7 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.25%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Device Driver
1 5 (15.63%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.50%) Pocket PC
3 2 (6.25%) N-Tier
3 2 (6.25%) Firmware
3 2 (6.25%) GIS
3 2 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.13%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.13%) PDA
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Windows Mobile
3 5 (15.63%) Windows 8
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Phone 8
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Phone
5 3 (9.38%) Android
5 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Software Engineering
2 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (15.63%) Mobile Application Development
3 4 (12.50%) Scrum
4 3 (9.38%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (9.38%) Web Application Development
4 3 (9.38%) Android Development
4 3 (9.38%) iOS Development
4 3 (9.38%) Web Development
5 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.25%) OOP
5 2 (6.25%) E-business
6 1 (3.13%) MVC
6 1 (3.13%) OO
6 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.13%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.13%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) C++
2 13 (40.63%) C#
3 8 (25.00%) SQL
3 8 (25.00%) Embedded C++
4 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.38%) PHP
5 3 (9.38%) C
5 3 (9.38%) Embedded C
6 2 (6.25%) Assembly Language
7 1 (3.13%) Lua
7 1 (3.13%) Java
7 1 (3.13%) VC++
7 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) JTAG
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Mapinfo
2 2 (6.25%) ESRI
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Motorola
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