The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows CE (WinCE)
Rank 603 574 557
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows CE 15 12 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.023% 0.052%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.12% 0.099% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £218 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.73% -31.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £288 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £210 £275
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- -32.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
13027 12073 11728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.38% 22.97% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7645 6751 6145
Average daily rate £355 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1145 1055 1115
Average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.18 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -11.76%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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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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 -21 15 £350 +60.73% 14
West Midlands -5 10 £350 +66.66%
Birmingham - 8 £350 -
London -10 2 - - 1
Dorset - 2 - - 1
Bournemouth - 2 - - 1
South West - 2 - - 2
East Midlands +1 1 £230 +9.52% 1
East of England -17 1 £230 -8.00% 6
South East -22 1 £230 +9.52% 3
Cambridge - - - - 5
Croydon - - - -
Dunfermline - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Fife - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 2
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Nottingham - - - - 1
Poole - - - -
Redhill - - - - 1
Slough - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 5

Windows CE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (80.00%) C++
3 15 (60.00%) C#
4 13 (52.00%) Visual Studio
4 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
5 12 (48.00%) .NET
5 12 (48.00%) Embedded C++
6 11 (44.00%) Scrum
7 10 (40.00%) Windows Mobile
7 10 (40.00%) Windows 8
8 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
8 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (36.00%) SQL
9 8 (32.00%) Web Services
9 8 (32.00%) Pocket PC
9 8 (32.00%) JIRA
9 8 (32.00%) Subversion
9 8 (32.00%) WCF
9 8 (32.00%) Windows Phone 8
9 8 (32.00%) Mobile App
9 8 (32.00%) Windows Phone
9 8 (32.00%) Mobile Application Development
10 7 (28.00%) Silverlight
11 3 (12.00%) Device Driver
11 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Blend
11 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (12.00%) Embedded Software Development
11 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
11 3 (12.00%) HTML

Windows CE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Visual Studio
2 8 (32.00%) Subversion
2 8 (32.00%) JIRA
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Blend
3 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) Mobile Developer
2 10 (40.00%) Windows Mobile Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Software Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Applications Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Development Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
7 1 (4.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) .NET
2 8 (32.00%) WCF
2 8 (32.00%) Web Services
3 7 (28.00%) Silverlight
4 3 (12.00%) HTML
5 2 (8.00%) XML
5 2 (8.00%) HTML5
5 2 (8.00%) CSS3
5 2 (8.00%) MFC
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Pocket PC
1 8 (32.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (12.00%) Device Driver
3 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) FMCG
4 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Windows Mobile
2 10 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Phone 8
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Phone
4 1 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) Scrum
3 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (32.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (12.00%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (8.00%) Multithreading
6 2 (8.00%) MVC
7 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) C++
2 15 (60.00%) C#
3 12 (48.00%) Embedded C++
4 9 (36.00%) SQL
5 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.00%) PHP
6 2 (8.00%) C
6 2 (8.00%) PHP5
7 1 (4.00%) Java
7 1 (4.00%) Python
7 1 (4.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
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