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 22 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Mobile
Rank 542 538 478
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -60
Contract jobs citing Windows Mobile 53 40 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.075% 0.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.42% 0.33% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 29 65
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £178 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £416 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 15
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% -71.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -71.11%

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
12673 11961 12164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.49% 22.44% 21.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7210 6664 6184
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1067 1012 1198
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £36.45 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 22 August 2014.

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 30 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 22 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -10 52 £325 - 22
London +20 23 £275 -11.29% 9
South East +9 13 £128 -60.76% 9
West Midlands -15 11 £350 +6.06%
Buckinghamshire - 11 - - 3
Birmingham - 9 £350 -
North West -2 3 £200 -33.33% 1
City of London +29 2 £180 -44.61% 3
Hampshire -7 2 £128 -
Merseyside - 2 £200 -
West Yorkshire +11 1 - -
Yorkshire +4 1 - -
Cheshire -3 1 £325 -13.33%
Eastleigh - 1 £165 -
Leeds - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - - - - 1
Scotland - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 2
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Brighton - - - - 1
Coventry - - - -
Derby - - - -
Dunfermline - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 1
Newton-le-Willows - - - -

Windows Mobile
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 101 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (59.41%) Android
3 50 (49.50%) Apple iOS
4 42 (41.58%) Mobile App
5 35 (34.65%) C#
6 32 (31.68%) HTML
6 32 (31.68%) Microsoft
7 26 (25.74%) Windows 8
8 23 (22.77%) Adobe Illustrator
8 23 (22.77%) Photoshop
8 23 (22.77%) Blackberry
9 22 (21.78%) CSS
10 20 (19.80%) .NET
11 19 (18.81%) Active Directory
11 19 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (17.82%) SQL
13 17 (16.83%) SQL Server
14 16 (15.84%) Windows Phone
15 15 (14.85%) Mobile Application Development
15 15 (14.85%) Windows 7
16 13 (12.87%) iPhone
16 13 (12.87%) C++
16 13 (12.87%) Finance
17 12 (11.88%) Windows CE
17 12 (11.88%) ITIL
17 12 (11.88%) HTML5
17 12 (11.88%) JIRA
18 11 (10.89%) MS Office
18 11 (10.89%) Cisco
18 11 (10.89%) Windows XP

Windows Mobile
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 11 (10.89%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (8.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.97%) Lync
6 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.98%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.99%) WorkSite
Applications
1 23 (22.77%) Adobe Illustrator
1 23 (22.77%) Photoshop
2 11 (10.89%) MS Office
3 10 (9.90%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.93%) Internet
2 4 (3.96%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (2.97%) IP Telephony
4 2 (1.98%) WAN
4 2 (1.98%) VPN
4 2 (1.98%) LAN
4 2 (1.98%) HTTP
4 2 (1.98%) Wireless
4 2 (1.98%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.99%) NFC
5 1 (0.99%) 3G
5 1 (0.99%) Firewall
5 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.99%) SAN
5 1 (0.99%) GPRS
5 1 (0.99%) DNS
5 1 (0.99%) SMTP
5 1 (0.99%) DHCP
5 1 (0.99%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.99%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (11.88%) JIRA
2 10 (9.90%) Subversion
3 9 (8.91%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.96%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.97%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.98%) JMeter
6 2 (1.98%) Hudson
7 1 (0.99%) Gradle
7 1 (0.99%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.99%) LoadUI
7 1 (0.99%) Calabash
7 1 (0.99%) Selenium
7 1 (0.99%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.99%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.99%) Ant
General
1 13 (12.87%) Finance
2 6 (5.94%) Games
3 5 (4.95%) Banking
4 3 (2.97%) Publishing
5 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.98%) Law
5 2 (1.98%) Legal
5 2 (1.98%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.99%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.99%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (37.62%) Developer
2 25 (24.75%) Mobile Developer
3 21 (20.79%) Designer
3 21 (20.79%) Windows Mobile Developer
4 9 (8.91%) Senior Designer
4 9 (8.91%) Analyst
5 8 (7.92%) Support Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) Desktop Support
6 6 (5.94%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (5.94%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 6 (5.94%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) Senior User Experience Designer
7 5 (4.95%) .NET Developer
7 5 (4.95%) Visual Designer
7 5 (4.95%) UI Designer
7 5 (4.95%) User Experience Designer
7 5 (4.95%) Applications Developer
7 5 (4.95%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (31.68%) HTML
2 22 (21.78%) CSS
3 20 (19.80%) .NET
4 12 (11.88%) HTML5
5 9 (8.91%) CSS3
5 9 (8.91%) WCF
6 8 (7.92%) Web Services
7 7 (6.93%) XML
8 5 (4.95%) ASP.NET
9 4 (3.96%) jQuery
10 3 (2.97%) Ajax
10 3 (2.97%) JSON
10 3 (2.97%) .NET Framework
10 3 (2.97%) XHTML
10 3 (2.97%) XSLT
11 2 (1.98%) SOAP
11 2 (1.98%) J2ME
11 2 (1.98%) Qt
11 2 (1.98%) wxWidgets
11 2 (1.98%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (41.58%) Mobile App
2 23 (22.77%) Blackberry
3 13 (12.87%) iPhone
4 8 (7.92%) Pocket PC
5 5 (4.95%) Smartphone
6 4 (3.96%) Online Banking
7 3 (2.97%) WURFL
7 3 (2.97%) Handset
7 3 (2.97%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.97%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.98%) GIS
8 2 (1.98%) FMCG
8 2 (1.98%) iPad
8 2 (1.98%) Xbox
9 1 (0.99%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.99%) PKI
9 1 (0.99%) PDA
9 1 (0.99%) Animation
9 1 (0.99%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 101 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (59.41%) Android
3 50 (49.50%) Apple iOS
4 26 (25.74%) Windows 8
5 16 (15.84%) Windows Phone
6 15 (14.85%) Windows 7
7 12 (11.88%) Windows CE
8 11 (10.89%) Windows XP
9 10 (9.90%) Windows Phone 8
10 6 (5.94%) Linux
11 4 (3.96%) Windows Vista
11 4 (3.96%) BlackBerry OS
12 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (2.97%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.98%) VxWorks
13 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.99%) Windows Phone 7
14 1 (0.99%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (14.85%) Mobile Application Development
3 12 (11.88%) ITIL
4 10 (9.90%) Scrum
5 7 (6.93%) TDD
5 7 (6.93%) Problem Management
6 6 (5.94%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (3.96%) Unit Testing
7 4 (3.96%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (3.96%) Document Management
7 4 (3.96%) iOS Development
8 3 (2.97%) Web Application Development
8 3 (2.97%) Information Security
8 3 (2.97%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (2.97%) BCP
8 3 (2.97%) SEO
8 3 (2.97%) Service Management
8 3 (2.97%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.97%) SOA
9 2 (1.98%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 35 (34.65%) C#
2 18 (17.82%) SQL
3 13 (12.87%) C++
4 10 (9.90%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.92%) Embedded C++
6 5 (4.95%) Objective-C
7 4 (3.96%) Java
8 3 (2.97%) Python
8 3 (2.97%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.98%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.99%) Ruby
10 1 (0.99%) C
10 1 (0.99%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (2.97%) Degree
2 2 (1.98%) MOS
3 1 (0.99%) MCSE
3 1 (0.99%) MCP
3 1 (0.99%) CCNA
3 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) SLA
2 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 19 (18.81%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.99%) vSphere
3 1 (0.99%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.99%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.99%) WSUS
2 1 (0.99%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 32 (31.68%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.89%) Cisco
3 10 (9.90%) MobileIron
4 8 (7.92%) Citrix
4 8 (7.92%) VMware
5 6 (5.94%) Google
6 5 (4.95%) Apple
7 3 (2.97%) AccuRev
7 3 (2.97%) Symantec
7 3 (2.97%) McAfee
7 3 (2.97%) Nokia
7 3 (2.97%) QNX
7 3 (2.97%) Symbian
8 2 (1.98%) HP
8 2 (1.98%) Dell
8 2 (1.98%) Interwoven
8 2 (1.98%) IronPort
8 2 (1.98%) RightFax
9 1 (0.99%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.99%) Tandberg
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