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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows CE (WinCE)
Rank 624 595 567
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -28
Contract jobs citing Windows CE 2 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.033% 0.042%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.018% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 9
Average daily rate £300 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £278 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -14.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%

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
11014 11655 11103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.41% 22.51% 22.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6672 6745 6000
Average daily rate £375 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £170 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 778 921 1006
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £36.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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
Top 7 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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -15 2 £300 -20.00% 4
South East +15 1 - -
Berkshire +8 1 - -
North West -17 1 £300 - 1
Reading - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £300 -
Merseyside - 1 £300 -

Windows CE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) .NET
2 16 (72.73%) C#
3 12 (54.55%) .NET Framework
4 11 (50.00%) .NET Compact Framework
5 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (36.36%) Visual Studio
6 8 (36.36%) Scrum
7 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
7 7 (31.82%) Manual Testing
7 7 (31.82%) C++
7 7 (31.82%) SpecFlow
8 6 (27.27%) OO
8 6 (27.27%) C
8 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (22.73%) BDD
9 5 (22.73%) OOD
10 4 (18.18%) Oracle
10 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
11 3 (13.64%) UML
11 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
11 3 (13.64%) Java
12 2 (9.09%) SQL
12 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
12 2 (9.09%) SOAP
12 2 (9.09%) Linux
12 2 (9.09%) SOA
12 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (9.09%) Embedded C

Windows CE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 7 (31.82%) SpecFlow
3 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.55%) CaliberRM
4 1 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (4.55%) Subversion
4 1 (4.55%) VectorCAST
General
1 1 (4.55%) Electronics
1 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) C# Developer
3 7 (31.82%) .NET Developer
4 5 (22.73%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Software Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Developer in Test
6 3 (13.64%) C++ Developer
7 2 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (9.09%) C++/C# Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) QA Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Software Support Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
8 1 (4.55%) VB Developer
8 1 (4.55%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (4.55%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) .NET
2 12 (54.55%) .NET Framework
3 11 (50.00%) .NET Compact Framework
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 2 (9.09%) REST
4 2 (9.09%) SOAP
5 1 (4.55%) Middleware
5 1 (4.55%) Web Services
5 1 (4.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.55%) Nucleus RTOS
3 1 (4.55%) VxWorks
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Scrum
3 7 (31.82%) Manual Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (27.27%) OO
5 5 (22.73%) BDD
5 5 (22.73%) OOD
6 3 (13.64%) UML
7 2 (9.09%) SOA
8 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Memory Management
8 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
8 1 (4.55%) SDLC
8 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.55%) System Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
8 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) C#
2 7 (31.82%) C++
3 6 (27.27%) C
4 3 (13.64%) Java
5 2 (9.09%) Embedded C
5 2 (9.09%) SQL
6 1 (4.55%) VB
6 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.55%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) MISRA
1 1 (4.55%) MISRA C
1 1 (4.55%) QA
1 1 (4.55%) SDET
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Motorola
2 1 (4.55%) QNX