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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows CE (WinCE)
Rank 606 599 591
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows CE 24 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.030% 0.015%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.19% 0.13% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 3
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£334 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.64% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £350 £250
% change year-on-year
-4.64% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Average hourly rate £34.25 £34.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% +38.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.25 £18.90 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £34.90 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+37.00% -

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
12482 12618 12040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.38% 22.32% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7418 7200 6733
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 960 1099 1021
Average hourly rate £16.66 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+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
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 3 September 2015.

Windows CE Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Windows CE
Top 18 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 3 September 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 0 24 £334 -4.64% 9
South West - 8 - - 4
Dorset - 7 - - 4
East of England +9 5 £350 +52.17%
South East -7 5 £330 +43.47% 4
Cambridgeshire - 5 £350 -
North West - 4 £316 -
Hampshire - 3 £330 -
Bournemouth - 3 - - 3
Cambridge - 3 £375 -
Poole - 2 - - 1
Merseyside - 2 £316 -
Liverpool - 2 £316 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -

Windows CE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (64.00%) C#
3 25 (50.00%) C++
3 25 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 19 (38.00%) .NET
5 15 (30.00%) Visual Studio
6 12 (24.00%) OO
7 11 (22.00%) C
8 10 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 10 (20.00%) .NET Compact Framework
9 9 (18.00%) OOD
10 8 (16.00%) UML
11 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
11 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (14.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (12.00%) SpecFlow
12 6 (12.00%) Device Driver
12 6 (12.00%) Subversion
12 6 (12.00%) Linux
12 6 (12.00%) Embedded Systems
13 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
13 5 (10.00%) Java
13 5 (10.00%) Embedded C++
13 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
13 5 (10.00%) Scrum
13 5 (10.00%) Unit Testing
14 4 (8.00%) Manual Testing
14 4 (8.00%) REST
14 4 (8.00%) BDD
14 4 (8.00%) Retail

Windows CE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.00%) VPN
2 3 (6.00%) SSL
2 3 (6.00%) 802.15
2 3 (6.00%) FTP
2 3 (6.00%) HTTP
2 3 (6.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (6.00%) ZigBee
2 3 (6.00%) OpenVPN
3 2 (4.00%) MPLS
3 2 (4.00%) DAB
4 1 (2.00%) Firewall
4 1 (2.00%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.00%) LAN
4 1 (2.00%) WAN
4 1 (2.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) SQLite
3 2 (4.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (14.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (12.00%) SpecFlow
3 6 (12.00%) Subversion
4 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 4 (8.00%) Retail
2 3 (6.00%) Electronics
3 2 (4.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.00%) Automotive
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 26 (52.00%) Developer
2 13 (26.00%) Software Developer
2 13 (26.00%) Software Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (12.00%) C++ Developer
5 5 (10.00%) C++/C# Developer
5 5 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Programmer
8 2 (4.00%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Systems Developer
8 2 (4.00%) IT Support
8 2 (4.00%) C++ Programmer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Systems Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Embedded Software Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Head of Technology
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.00%) .NET
2 10 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 10 (20.00%) .NET Compact Framework
3 4 (8.00%) REST
3 4 (8.00%) SOAP
3 4 (8.00%) Web Services
4 3 (6.00%) XML
4 3 (6.00%) 802.1X
4 3 (6.00%) JSON
4 3 (6.00%) WCF
5 2 (4.00%) CSS3
5 2 (4.00%) HTML
5 2 (4.00%) CSS
5 2 (4.00%) HTML5
6 1 (2.00%) MFC
6 1 (2.00%) ATL
6 1 (2.00%) STL
6 1 (2.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Device Driver
1 6 (12.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (6.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.00%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.00%) CAN bus
4 1 (2.00%) Mechatronics
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.00%) Linux
3 3 (6.00%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Phone
4 2 (4.00%) Android
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (4.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.00%) VxWorks
5 1 (2.00%) UNIX
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (24.00%) OO
3 9 (18.00%) OOD
4 8 (16.00%) UML
5 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.00%) Scrum
6 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 5 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 4 (8.00%) BDD
7 4 (8.00%) Embedded Software Development
7 4 (8.00%) Manual Testing
8 3 (6.00%) SOA
8 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.00%) SDLC
9 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.00%) Validation
9 2 (4.00%) System Testing
9 2 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (2.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 32 (64.00%) C#
2 25 (50.00%) C++
3 11 (22.00%) C
4 5 (10.00%) Embedded C++
4 5 (10.00%) Java
5 3 (6.00%) Embedded C
6 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.00%) PHP
6 2 (4.00%) SQL
6 2 (4.00%) Python
7 1 (2.00%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.00%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.00%) VC++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Firmware
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) DameWare
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) HP
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle
2 3 (6.00%) Assembla
3 2 (4.00%) Aerohive Networks
3 2 (4.00%) Meru Networks
3 2 (4.00%) ProCurve
3 2 (4.00%) CODA
3 2 (4.00%) Sage
3 2 (4.00%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.00%) Motorola
4 1 (2.00%) Intel
4 1 (2.00%) Remedy
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