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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows CE (WinCE)
Rank 566 539 523
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows CE 11 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.039% 0.044%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.096% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 13
Average daily rate
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£315 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £325 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £325 £250
% change year-on-year
-21.53% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £38.75 £43.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.88% +28.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £35.05 £19.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £45.00 £38.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £43.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-9.88% +28.35%

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
11484 10952 10122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.60% 22.49% 22.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6743 6021 5352
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.12% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 917 996 1116
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -14.28%

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 27 January 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
Top 21 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 27 January 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 -30 9 £315 -3.07% 14
London -6 3 £375 - 1
South West -16 3 £255 - 3
Dorset - 3 £255 - 3
South East -21 2 - - 7
Hampshire - 2 - - 2
Scotland - 2 - -
City of London - 1 £463 - 1
Southampton - 1 - - 1
St Ives - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Cornwall - - - -
Fife - - - -
Poole - - - - 2
Runcorn - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - - 1
Canary Wharf - - - -
East of England - - - - 1

Windows CE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (83.33%) C#
3 15 (62.50%) .NET
4 14 (58.33%) Visual Studio
5 13 (54.17%) C++
6 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (37.50%) Scrum
9 8 (33.33%) Subversion
9 8 (33.33%) Web Services
9 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 8 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
9 8 (33.33%) WCF
9 8 (33.33%) Windows 8
10 7 (29.17%) Embedded C++
11 6 (25.00%) SQL
11 6 (25.00%) Windows Phone 8
11 6 (25.00%) Mobile App
11 6 (25.00%) Windows Phone
11 6 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
11 6 (25.00%) Pocket PC
11 6 (25.00%) JIRA
12 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
12 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (20.83%) XML
12 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
13 4 (16.67%) C
14 3 (12.50%) Device Driver
14 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
14 3 (12.50%) Linux

Windows CE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.33%) ZigBee
2 2 (8.33%) OpenVPN
2 2 (8.33%) VPN
2 2 (8.33%) FTP
2 2 (8.33%) HTTP
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) 802.15
2 2 (8.33%) SSL
3 1 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.33%) SQLite
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (58.33%) Visual Studio
2 8 (33.33%) Subversion
3 6 (25.00%) JIRA
4 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
6 1 (4.17%) MSI
6 1 (4.17%) Selenium
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 2 (8.33%) Billing
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Mobile Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Development Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Embedded Software Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) .NET
2 8 (33.33%) Web Services
2 8 (33.33%) WCF
3 5 (20.83%) XML
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (8.33%) JSON
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Compact Framework
4 2 (8.33%) CSS3
4 2 (8.33%) HTML5
4 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.33%) CSS
4 2 (8.33%) MFC
4 2 (8.33%) HTML
5 1 (4.17%) Application Packaging
5 1 (4.17%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 6 (25.00%) Pocket PC
2 3 (12.50%) Device Driver
3 2 (8.33%) FMCG
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
2 8 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Phone 8
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Phone
4 3 (12.50%) Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) Scrum
3 6 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
6 2 (8.33%) OO
6 2 (8.33%) OOD
6 2 (8.33%) MVC
7 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Migration
7 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (4.17%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.17%) System Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) C#
2 13 (54.17%) C++
3 7 (29.17%) Embedded C++
4 6 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (16.67%) C
6 2 (8.33%) PHP5
6 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.33%) PHP
7 1 (4.17%) VBScript
7 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Firmware
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (4.17%) SCOrch
1 1 (4.17%) WMI
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Assembla
3 1 (4.17%) Mitel
3 1 (4.17%) McAfee
3 1 (4.17%) BT
3 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Dell
3 1 (4.17%) Leostream
3 1 (4.17%) F5
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