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 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows CE (WinCE)
Rank 581 554 542
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows CE 5 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.043% 0.041%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.040% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 11
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£463 £263 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.19% +5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £263 £250
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £38.75 £45.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £41.80 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £45.00 £38.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £45.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-13.88% +33.33%

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
12575 11677 10907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 23.06% 22.66% 22.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7450 6480 5756
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £511 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1059 1060 1126
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 £33.50 £33.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 25 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 December 2014. 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 -43 5 £463 +76.19% 4
South West -28 3 - - 1
Dorset - 3 - -
Bournemouth - 2 - -
London +16 1 £463 -
South East -20 1 - - 1
Southampton - 1 - - 1
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Fife - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Poole - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Runcorn - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
East of England - - - - 1

Windows CE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 18 (81.82%) C#
3 15 (68.18%) .NET
4 14 (63.64%) C++
5 13 (59.09%) Visual Studio
5 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
7 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 11 (50.00%) Scrum
8 10 (45.45%) Embedded C++
8 10 (45.45%) Windows Mobile
8 10 (45.45%) Windows 8
9 8 (36.36%) SQL
9 8 (36.36%) Web Services
9 8 (36.36%) Subversion
9 8 (36.36%) Pocket PC
9 8 (36.36%) JIRA
9 8 (36.36%) WCF
9 8 (36.36%) Windows Phone 8
9 8 (36.36%) Mobile App
9 8 (36.36%) Windows Phone
9 8 (36.36%) Mobile Application Development
10 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (13.64%) XML
11 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
12 2 (9.09%) C
12 2 (9.09%) HTML
12 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
12 2 (9.09%) PHP
12 2 (9.09%) MFC

Windows CE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) Visual Studio
2 8 (36.36%) Subversion
2 8 (36.36%) JIRA
3 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.55%) Selenium
4 1 (4.55%) MSI
General
1 1 (4.55%) Electronics
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) Mobile Developer
2 10 (45.45%) Windows Mobile Developer
3 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Applications Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Development Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) .NET
2 8 (36.36%) WCF
2 8 (36.36%) Web Services
3 3 (13.64%) XML
4 2 (9.09%) HTML
4 2 (9.09%) Silverlight
4 2 (9.09%) HTML5
4 2 (9.09%) CSS3
4 2 (9.09%) MFC
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 2 (9.09%) CSS
5 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Pocket PC
1 8 (36.36%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.09%) FMCG
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Windows Mobile
2 10 (45.45%) Windows 8
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Phone 8
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Phone
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.55%) Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) Scrum
3 8 (36.36%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) Multithreading
5 2 (9.09%) OO
5 2 (9.09%) OOD
5 2 (9.09%) MVC
6 1 (4.55%) Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.55%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) C#
2 14 (63.64%) C++
3 10 (45.45%) Embedded C++
4 8 (36.36%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) PHP5
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.09%) PHP
5 2 (9.09%) C
6 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.55%) VBScript
6 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (4.55%) WMI
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
1 1 (4.55%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) HP
2 1 (4.55%) Dell
2 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.55%) McAfee
2 1 (4.55%) BT
2 1 (4.55%) Leostream
2 1 (4.55%) F5