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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows CE (WinCE)
Rank 582 569 530
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -39
Contract jobs citing Windows CE 25 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.025% 0.040%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.21% 0.11% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 8
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£400 £225 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £273 £294 £250
% change year-on-year
-7.23% +17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +16.66%

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
11976 11833 10146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.11% 22.48% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6932 6723 5446
Average daily rate £363 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £160 £194
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 1000 1049 986
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.89 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.83% -9.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.95 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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 22 May 2015.

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
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 22 May 2015.

Windows CE Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Windows CE
Top 20 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 22 May 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 -20 15 £145 -35.55% 3
South West - 9 - - 2
Dorset - 8 - - 1
Scotland -4 4 - -
South East -14 2 £130 -59.21%
North West - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £130 -
Cheshire - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Poole - 2 - -
Slough - 2 £130 -
Glasgow -5 1 - -
West Lothian -7 1 - -
London -12 1 £400 +77.77%
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

Windows CE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (58.14%) C#
3 22 (51.16%) Software Engineering
4 21 (48.84%) Visual Studio
5 17 (39.53%) C++
6 15 (34.88%) .NET
7 14 (32.56%) C
8 11 (25.58%) Device Driver
8 11 (25.58%) Linux
8 11 (25.58%) Web Services
9 9 (20.93%) XML
9 9 (20.93%) Subversion
10 8 (18.60%) .NET Framework
10 8 (18.60%) OO
10 8 (18.60%) Configuration Management
10 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
10 8 (18.60%) .NET Compact Framework
11 7 (16.28%) OpenVPN
11 7 (16.28%) Assembla
11 7 (16.28%) Embedded Software Development
11 7 (16.28%) VPN
11 7 (16.28%) FTP
11 7 (16.28%) HTTP
11 7 (16.28%) SSL
11 7 (16.28%) 802.15
11 7 (16.28%) Firmware
11 7 (16.28%) JSON
11 7 (16.28%) ZigBee
11 7 (16.28%) WCF
11 7 (16.28%) Embedded Linux

Windows CE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
2 7 (16.28%) OpenVPN
2 7 (16.28%) VPN
2 7 (16.28%) FTP
2 7 (16.28%) HTTP
2 7 (16.28%) SSL
2 7 (16.28%) 802.15
2 7 (16.28%) ZigBee
3 3 (6.98%) Firewall
3 3 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (4.65%) MPLS
5 1 (2.33%) GPRS
5 1 (2.33%) LAN
5 1 (2.33%) UMTS
5 1 (2.33%) WAN
5 1 (2.33%) DHCP
5 1 (2.33%) Internet
5 1 (2.33%) DNS
5 1 (2.33%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) SQLite
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.65%) DB2
Development Applications
1 21 (48.84%) Visual Studio
2 9 (20.93%) Subversion
3 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.33%) MSI
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 6 (13.95%) Retail
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Billing
4 1 (2.33%) Electronics
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Developer
2 13 (30.23%) Software Engineer
3 10 (23.26%) Software Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Embedded Software Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Systems Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Systems Developer
5 3 (6.98%) C++ Developer
5 3 (6.98%) C# Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) IT Support
6 2 (4.65%) Head of Technology
6 2 (4.65%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.88%) .NET
2 11 (25.58%) Web Services
3 9 (20.93%) XML
4 8 (18.60%) .NET Framework
4 8 (18.60%) .NET Compact Framework
5 7 (16.28%) JSON
5 7 (16.28%) WCF
6 3 (6.98%) SOAP
6 3 (6.98%) REST
7 2 (4.65%) CSS3
7 2 (4.65%) HTML5
7 2 (4.65%) Silverlight
7 2 (4.65%) CSS
7 2 (4.65%) HTML
8 1 (2.33%) ATL
8 1 (2.33%) MFC
8 1 (2.33%) STL
8 1 (2.33%) WinForms
8 1 (2.33%) WPF
8 1 (2.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Device Driver
2 5 (11.63%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.65%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (25.58%) Linux
3 7 (16.28%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (11.63%) Android
4 5 (11.63%) Apple iOS
5 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Phone
6 3 (6.98%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
7 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Software Engineering
2 8 (18.60%) OO
2 8 (18.60%) Configuration Management
3 7 (16.28%) Embedded Software Development
4 6 (13.95%) OOD
5 4 (9.30%) UML
6 2 (4.65%) System Testing
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.33%) OOP
7 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.33%) MVC
7 1 (2.33%) Migration
7 1 (2.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.33%) Software Architecture
7 1 (2.33%) MVVM
7 1 (2.33%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (58.14%) C#
2 17 (39.53%) C++
3 14 (32.56%) C
4 5 (11.63%) Embedded C++
5 3 (6.98%) VC++
6 2 (4.65%) Python
6 2 (4.65%) Java
6 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.65%) PHP
7 1 (2.33%) VBScript
7 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.33%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.33%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) Firmware
2 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (2.33%) DameWare
1 1 (2.33%) WMI
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
1 1 (2.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Assembla
2 4 (9.30%) HP
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.65%) Aerohive Networks
4 2 (4.65%) Meru Networks
4 2 (4.65%) ProCurve
4 2 (4.65%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (4.65%) Apple
4 2 (4.65%) CODA
4 2 (4.65%) Sage
5 1 (2.33%) Remedy
5 1 (2.33%) McAfee
5 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.33%) Motorola
5 1 (2.33%) Dell
5 1 (2.33%) BT
5 1 (2.33%) Mitel
5 1 (2.33%) Leostream
5 1 (2.33%) F5