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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows CE (WinCE)
Rank 608 601 570
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -31
Contract jobs citing Windows CE 12 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.018% 0.018%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.099% 0.081% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 5
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£350 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £250
% change year-on-year
- +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £34.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -

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
12128 12350 11399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.33% 22.60% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7180 7014 6235
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 934 1046 1027
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 12 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 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
England -21 11 £350 - 8
Cambridgeshire - 5 £350 -
East of England - 5 £350 -
South East - 3 £330 - 5
Cambridge - 3 £375 -
Liverpool - 1 £313 -
Merseyside - 1 £313 -
Berkshire - 1 - - 2
Hampshire - 1 £330 -
Surrey - 1 - -
North West - 1 £313 - 3
Reading - 1 - -

Windows CE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (57.78%) C#
2 26 (57.78%) Software Engineering
3 24 (53.33%) C++
4 16 (35.56%) Visual Studio
5 13 (28.89%) .NET
6 12 (26.67%) C
7 8 (17.78%) Linux
7 8 (17.78%) OO
7 8 (17.78%) Web Services
8 7 (15.56%) Device Driver
8 7 (15.56%) Subversion
9 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
9 6 (13.33%) Embedded C++
9 6 (13.33%) UML
9 6 (13.33%) OOD
9 6 (13.33%) Embedded Software Development
10 5 (11.11%) .NET Compact Framework
10 5 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (11.11%) XML
10 5 (11.11%) Retail
10 5 (11.11%) .NET Framework
10 5 (11.11%) Android
10 5 (11.11%) Apple iOS
11 4 (8.89%) REST
11 4 (8.89%) OpenVPN
11 4 (8.89%) SQLite
11 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
11 4 (8.89%) JSON
11 4 (8.89%) Embedded Linux

Windows CE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) FTP
1 4 (8.89%) HTTP
1 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
1 4 (8.89%) VPN
1 4 (8.89%) SSL
1 4 (8.89%) 802.15
1 4 (8.89%) ZigBee
1 4 (8.89%) OpenVPN
2 3 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (4.44%) MPLS
3 2 (4.44%) DAB
4 1 (2.22%) Firewall
4 1 (2.22%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (2.22%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.22%) GPRS
4 1 (2.22%) LAN
4 1 (2.22%) UMTS
4 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
1 4 (8.89%) SQLite
2 2 (4.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (35.56%) Visual Studio
2 7 (15.56%) Subversion
3 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.22%) ClearQuest
General
1 5 (11.11%) Retail
2 2 (4.44%) Electronics
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Automotive
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Developer
2 15 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 6 (13.33%) C++ Developer
5 5 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Systems Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Systems Developer
7 3 (6.67%) C++/C# Developer
8 2 (4.44%) IT Support
8 2 (4.44%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Windows Mobile Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Embedded Software Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Head of Technology
8 2 (4.44%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (4.44%) C++ Programmer
8 2 (4.44%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) .NET
2 8 (17.78%) Web Services
3 5 (11.11%) XML
3 5 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 5 (11.11%) .NET Compact Framework
4 4 (8.89%) REST
4 4 (8.89%) JSON
4 4 (8.89%) WCF
4 4 (8.89%) SOAP
4 4 (8.89%) 802.1X
5 2 (4.44%) HTML5
5 2 (4.44%) HTML
5 2 (4.44%) CSS
5 2 (4.44%) CSS3
6 1 (2.22%) ServiceStack
6 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (2.22%) WPF
6 1 (2.22%) Silverlight
6 1 (2.22%) MFC
6 1 (2.22%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Device Driver
2 5 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.44%) Smartcard
3 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.22%) Mechatronics
4 1 (2.22%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) Linux
3 5 (11.11%) Android
3 5 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 4 (8.89%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (6.67%) Windows Phone
5 3 (6.67%) Windows 8
5 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (4.44%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.22%) VxWorks
7 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.22%) UNIX
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) Software Engineering
2 8 (17.78%) OO
3 6 (13.33%) OOD
3 6 (13.33%) UML
3 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 6 (13.33%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (4.44%) Mobile Development
4 2 (4.44%) SDLC
4 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (4.44%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (4.44%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (4.44%) Validation
5 1 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.22%) MVC
5 1 (2.22%) OOP
5 1 (2.22%) SOA
5 1 (2.22%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.22%) System Testing
5 1 (2.22%) Software Architecture
5 1 (2.22%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) C#
2 24 (53.33%) C++
3 12 (26.67%) C
4 6 (13.33%) Embedded C++
5 3 (6.67%) VC++
5 3 (6.67%) Java
6 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.44%) PHP
6 2 (4.44%) Python
6 2 (4.44%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.22%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.22%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.22%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Firmware
2 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) DameWare
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
1 4 (8.89%) Assembla
2 3 (6.67%) HP
3 2 (4.44%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (4.44%) Apple
3 2 (4.44%) CODA
3 2 (4.44%) Sage
3 2 (4.44%) Aerohive Networks
3 2 (4.44%) Meru Networks
3 2 (4.44%) ProCurve
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) Remedy
4 1 (2.22%) Motorola
4 1 (2.22%) Intel
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