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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Mobile
Rank 589 558 552
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows Mobile 36 58 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.10% 0.068%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.29% 0.46% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 25
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £169 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £358 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +92.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 - £13.00

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
12546 12494 11891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.42% 22.47% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7395 7107 6626
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 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 980 1066 1014
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.88 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.08% -3.78%
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 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -36 33 £375 +15.38% 22
London +2 12 £408 +35.83% 8
South East -24 8 £375 +194.11% 5
North West -26 8 £323 +61.25% 4
Hampshire -6 4 - - 1
Basingstoke - 4 - -
Liverpool -4 3 £313 +56.25%
Merseyside -8 3 £313 +56.25%
Buckinghamshire -19 3 £288 -
Manchester - 3 £325 - 1
West Midlands -9 2 £398 +13.57%
Milton Keynes -16 2 £200 -
East of England - 2 £400 - 1
City of London +2 1 £543 +105.08%
Birmingham -2 1 £445 +27.14%
Staffordshire - 1 £350 -
East Midlands - 1 - - 2
Hounslow - 1 £405 -
Middlesex - 1 £413 -
Docklands, London - 1 £580 -
Derby - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - - 1
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £400 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1

Windows Mobile
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 73 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (47.95%) Apple iOS
3 33 (45.21%) Android
4 28 (38.36%) Mobile App
5 26 (35.62%) Mobile Development
5 26 (35.62%) C#
6 22 (30.14%) Microsoft
6 22 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (27.40%) .NET
8 18 (24.66%) Active Directory
9 17 (23.29%) Blackberry
9 17 (23.29%) SQL
9 17 (23.29%) Windows 7
10 15 (20.55%) JavaScript
11 13 (17.81%) HTML
12 12 (16.44%) iOS Development
13 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (15.07%) MS Excel
14 10 (13.70%) Objective-C
15 9 (12.33%) CSS
15 9 (12.33%) Windows 8
16 8 (10.96%) User Experience
16 8 (10.96%) iPhone
16 8 (10.96%) jQuery
16 8 (10.96%) MS Office
17 7 (9.59%) Java
17 7 (9.59%) Scrum
17 7 (9.59%) HTML5
17 7 (9.59%) Azure SQL Database
17 7 (9.59%) MEAP

Windows Mobile
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (8.22%) Lync
2 4 (5.48%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.74%) CMS
4 1 (1.37%) WorkSite
4 1 (1.37%) OpenEdge
4 1 (1.37%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (15.07%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.96%) MS Office
3 2 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.37%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.22%) Office 365
3 5 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (5.48%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.37%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) Firewall
2 2 (2.74%) Internet
2 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.74%) VPN
3 1 (1.37%) DNS
3 1 (1.37%) SAN
3 1 (1.37%) DHCP
3 1 (1.37%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.37%) FTP
3 1 (1.37%) PPP
3 1 (1.37%) PPTP
3 1 (1.37%) Wireless
3 1 (1.37%) VLAN
3 1 (1.37%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Subversion
2 1 (1.37%) JIRA
2 1 (1.37%) Selenium
2 1 (1.37%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (1.37%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (5.48%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Retail
2 3 (4.11%) Dutch Language
3 2 (2.74%) Advertising
3 2 (2.74%) Publishing
3 2 (2.74%) Games
4 1 (1.37%) French Language
4 1 (1.37%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (50.68%) Developer
2 17 (23.29%) Mobile Developer
3 13 (17.81%) Analyst
4 10 (13.70%) .NET Developer
5 8 (10.96%) Windows Mobile Developer
5 8 (10.96%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 7 (9.59%) Architect
6 7 (9.59%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (8.22%) Service Analyst
7 6 (8.22%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Applications Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Desktop Support
8 4 (5.48%) iOS Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (4.11%) IT Support
9 3 (4.11%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Mobility Architect
9 3 (4.11%) 1st Line Support
9 3 (4.11%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (4.11%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.40%) .NET
2 13 (17.81%) HTML
3 9 (12.33%) CSS
4 8 (10.96%) jQuery
5 7 (9.59%) HTML5
5 7 (9.59%) MEAP
6 6 (8.22%) ASP.NET
7 5 (6.85%) XML
7 5 (6.85%) Ajax
7 5 (6.85%) AngularJS
7 5 (6.85%) CSS3
8 4 (5.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (4.11%) Backbone.js
9 3 (4.11%) Ember.js
9 3 (4.11%) WPF
9 3 (4.11%) JSON
9 3 (4.11%) XSL
10 2 (2.74%) XSLT
10 2 (2.74%) Application Packaging
10 2 (2.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (38.36%) Mobile App
2 17 (23.29%) Blackberry
3 8 (10.96%) iPhone
3 8 (10.96%) User Experience
4 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.11%) BYOD
5 2 (2.74%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.74%) Xbox
5 2 (2.74%) iPad
5 2 (2.74%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.37%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.37%) Psychology
6 1 (1.37%) CMDB
6 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.37%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.37%) TRADACOMS
6 1 (1.37%) Social Media
6 1 (1.37%) Handset
6 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 73 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (47.95%) Apple iOS
3 33 (45.21%) Android
4 17 (23.29%) Windows 7
5 9 (12.33%) Windows 8
6 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (6.85%) Windows Phone
8 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.74%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (2.74%) Linux
9 2 (2.74%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.74%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.74%) Windows CE
9 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.74%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.37%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.37%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.62%) Mobile Development
2 22 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.44%) iOS Development
4 7 (9.59%) Scrum
5 6 (8.22%) Web Development
5 6 (8.22%) TDD
5 6 (8.22%) Android Development
6 5 (6.85%) ITIL
6 5 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (5.48%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.48%) Automated Testing
7 4 (5.48%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (4.11%) Pair Programming
8 3 (4.11%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.11%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (4.11%) Network Design
8 3 (4.11%) Unit Testing
9 2 (2.74%) Resource Management
9 2 (2.74%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.74%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 26 (35.62%) C#
2 17 (23.29%) SQL
3 15 (20.55%) JavaScript
4 10 (13.70%) Objective-C
5 7 (9.59%) Java
6 4 (5.48%) C++
7 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.37%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.37%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.37%) PHP
8 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.37%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.11%) MCSE
3 2 (2.74%) MCP
3 2 (2.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (24.66%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.11%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.37%) XenApp
4 1 (1.37%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) SCCM
2 3 (4.11%) AirWatch
3 2 (2.74%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.37%) Jitterbit
Vendors
1 22 (30.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.59%) Xamarin
3 5 (6.85%) Apple
3 5 (6.85%) Citrix
4 3 (4.11%) HP
4 3 (4.11%) MobileIron
5 2 (2.74%) Bomgar
5 2 (2.74%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.74%) Symantec
5 2 (2.74%) McAfee
5 2 (2.74%) VMware
5 2 (2.74%) Altiris
5 2 (2.74%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.37%) Polycom
6 1 (1.37%) Veeam
6 1 (1.37%) Capita
6 1 (1.37%) Google
6 1 (1.37%) Mitel
6 1 (1.37%) Wyse
6 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
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