The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Mobile 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 Mobile over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Mobile
Rank 559 550 504
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -46
Contract jobs citing Windows Mobile 37 45 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.085% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.31% 0.37% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 34 29
Average daily rate
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£325 £281 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £200 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £400 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -54.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -52.77%

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
11753 12020 10230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.04% 22.71% 21.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6811 6849 5515
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 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 967 1030 962
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £34.00 £38.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

Windows Mobile
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Mobile within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Mobile Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Windows Mobile
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Mobile within the UK.

Windows Mobile Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Windows Mobile
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Mobile within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Windows Mobile Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Windows Mobile
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Mobile within the UK.

Windows Mobile Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Windows Mobile
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 Mobile within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 -35 32 £338 +20.00% 13
London -12 16 £463 +85.00% 5
South East 0 6 £279 -3.13% 1
City of London +13 5 £500 +68.06% 2
South West - 5 £281 -
North West -16 3 £230 +15.00% 4
Scotland - 3 £315 -
Edinburgh - 3 £315 -
Manchester -5 2 £160 -20.00% 3
Hampshire - 2 £232 -
Somerset - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - - 1
Milton Keynes +3 1 £325 +13.04%
Buckinghamshire +3 1 £325 +1.96%
Leeds -12 1 £300 - 1
West Yorkshire -14 1 £300 - 1
Yorkshire -19 1 £300 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £325 -
Merseyside - 1 £300 -
Liverpool - 1 £300 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £350 - 1
Dorset - 1 £225 -
Street - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £350 - 1
Abingdon - 1 £325 -

Windows Mobile
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Windows Mobile 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 Mobile.

1 96 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (56.25%) Android
3 52 (54.17%) Apple iOS
4 36 (37.50%) Mobile App
5 34 (35.42%) C#
6 32 (33.33%) .NET
6 32 (33.33%) Mobile Development
7 31 (32.29%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (26.04%) Microsoft
9 23 (23.96%) Blackberry
10 22 (22.92%) Active Directory
11 20 (20.83%) SQL Server
12 19 (19.79%) Windows 7
13 17 (17.71%) Windows Phone
14 16 (16.67%) HTML
15 14 (14.58%) ASP.NET
16 13 (13.54%) iOS Development
17 12 (12.50%) JavaScript
17 12 (12.50%) Office 365
17 12 (12.50%) Software Engineering
18 11 (11.46%) Android Development
18 11 (11.46%) MS Excel
19 10 (10.42%) Service Delivery
19 10 (10.42%) MS Office
19 10 (10.42%) Web Services
20 9 (9.38%) SQL
20 9 (9.38%) C++
20 9 (9.38%) E-Commerce
20 9 (9.38%) Apple
20 9 (9.38%) Citrix

Windows Mobile
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Windows Mobile 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 Mobile. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.29%) IIS
1 7 (7.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.17%) Lync
2 4 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.13%) CMS
4 2 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.04%) Node.js
5 1 (1.04%) WorkSite
Applications
1 11 (11.46%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.42%) MS Office
3 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.50%) Office 365
2 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.04%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.33%) Firewall
2 7 (7.29%) VPN
3 2 (2.08%) iBeacon
4 1 (1.04%) CDMA
4 1 (1.04%) GPRS
4 1 (1.04%) GSM
4 1 (1.04%) UMTS
4 1 (1.04%) WCDMA
4 1 (1.04%) DHCP
4 1 (1.04%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.04%) PPP
4 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.04%) SAN
4 1 (1.04%) DNS
4 1 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.04%) Wireless
4 1 (1.04%) PPTP
4 1 (1.04%) Internet
4 1 (1.04%) NAS
4 1 (1.04%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.08%) MySQL
5 1 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.13%) Subversion
3 2 (2.08%) Xcode
3 2 (2.08%) JIRA
4 1 (1.04%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.04%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.04%) Selenium
General
1 6 (6.25%) Retail
2 4 (4.17%) Dutch Language
2 4 (4.17%) Multimedia
2 4 (4.17%) Advertising
3 3 (3.13%) Marketing
4 2 (2.08%) Finance
5 1 (1.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 47 (48.96%) Developer
2 22 (22.92%) Mobile Developer
3 15 (15.63%) Analyst
4 14 (14.58%) Windows Mobile Developer
5 13 (13.54%) .NET Developer
6 11 (11.46%) Architect
7 9 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (6.25%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Service Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) Support Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (5.21%) Desktop Support
9 5 (5.21%) Android Developer
10 4 (4.17%) iOS Developer
10 4 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
11 3 (3.13%) Help Desk Support Analyst
11 3 (3.13%) Service Manager
11 3 (3.13%) Help Desk Analyst
11 3 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
11 3 (3.13%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (33.33%) .NET
2 16 (16.67%) HTML
3 14 (14.58%) ASP.NET
4 10 (10.42%) Web Services
5 9 (9.38%) MEAP
6 8 (8.33%) CSS
7 7 (7.29%) XML
7 7 (7.29%) REST
8 6 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (6.25%) SOAP
9 5 (5.21%) HTML5
9 5 (5.21%) JSON
10 4 (4.17%) .NET Framework
11 3 (3.13%) WinForms
11 3 (3.13%) WPF
11 3 (3.13%) jQuery
12 2 (2.08%) WCF
12 2 (2.08%) Application Packaging
12 2 (2.08%) Silverlight
12 2 (2.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 36 (37.50%) Mobile App
2 23 (23.96%) Blackberry
3 7 (7.29%) User Experience
3 7 (7.29%) iPhone
4 6 (6.25%) iPad
5 3 (3.13%) Handset
5 3 (3.13%) BYOD
6 2 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.08%) PKI
6 2 (2.08%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.08%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.04%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.04%) NHS
7 1 (1.04%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.04%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.04%) Social Media
7 1 (1.04%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.04%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 96 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (56.25%) Android
3 52 (54.17%) Apple iOS
4 19 (19.79%) Windows 7
5 17 (17.71%) Windows Phone
6 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (8.33%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.17%) Windows Phone 7
8 3 (3.13%) Mac OS X
8 3 (3.13%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.08%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (1.04%) Linux
10 1 (1.04%) Windows CE
10 1 (1.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (33.33%) Mobile Development
2 31 (32.29%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (13.54%) iOS Development
4 12 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 11 (11.46%) Android Development
6 10 (10.42%) Service Delivery
7 9 (9.38%) E-Commerce
7 9 (9.38%) Mobile Application Development
7 9 (9.38%) TDD
8 8 (8.33%) MVC
9 6 (6.25%) Scrum
10 5 (5.21%) OO
10 5 (5.21%) ERP
10 5 (5.21%) DevOps
10 5 (5.21%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (4.17%) ITIL
12 3 (3.13%) Content Management
12 3 (3.13%) Network Design
13 2 (2.08%) Multithreading
13 2 (2.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (35.42%) C#
2 12 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 9 (9.38%) SQL
3 9 (9.38%) C++
4 7 (7.29%) Objective-C
5 6 (6.25%) Java
6 3 (3.13%) C
7 2 (2.08%) XAML
7 2 (2.08%) VB
7 2 (2.08%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.08%) PHP
8 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.04%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.13%) MCSE
3 2 (2.08%) Degree
3 2 (2.08%) MCP
4 1 (1.04%) MCSA
4 1 (1.04%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 22 (22.92%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.25%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.04%) Firmware
4 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (5.21%) SCCM
2 4 (4.17%) AirWatch
3 2 (2.08%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 25 (26.04%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.38%) Apple
2 9 (9.38%) Citrix
2 9 (9.38%) Xamarin
3 5 (5.21%) Symantec
3 5 (5.21%) McAfee
3 5 (5.21%) Altiris
4 3 (3.13%) HP
4 3 (3.13%) MobileIron
5 2 (2.08%) LANDesk
5 2 (2.08%) VMware
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle
6 1 (1.04%) Dell
6 1 (1.04%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.04%) Interwoven
6 1 (1.04%) Nokia
6 1 (1.04%) Cisco
6 1 (1.04%) Wyse
6 1 (1.04%) QNX
6 1 (1.04%) Veeam
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