The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Mobile skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Mobile over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Mobile
Rank 601 628 581
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -47
Contract jobs citing Windows Mobile 48 42 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.072% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.43% 0.34% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 28 29
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.07% +7.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £232 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £500 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £333 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 -

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
11126 12264 12764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.03% 21.15% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7011 7274 7409
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 614 960 1105
Median hourly rate £16.29 £16.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.27% +1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

Windows Mobile
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Windows Mobile as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Mobile within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +29 42 £375 +7.06% 10
London +2 13 £445 +18.66% 2
Scotland +28 9 £330 - 1
South East +17 9 £413 - 4
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £330 -
North East - 8 £330 -
Tyne and Wear - 8 £330 -
North West +20 7 £413 +27.90% 1
Erskine - 7 £330 -
Renfrewshire - 7 £330 -
City of London - 5 £445 -
Hampshire +9 4 £425 - 1
Manchester 0 4 £420 +29.23% 1
Berkshire - 4 £413 -
West Midlands -19 3 £350 -
Cheshire - 3 £275 -
Salford - 3 £428 -
East of England +13 2 £400 +81.81%
Birmingham -5 2 £350 -21.34%
Inverness - 2 - -
South West - 2 £218 -
Reading - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £400 -
Congleton - 2 £275 -
Cambridge - 2 £400 -
Bristol - 2 £218 -
Highlands - 2 - -
Basingstoke +5 1 - -
Oxfordshire -10 1 £125 -75.00%
Shropshire - 1 £330 -

Windows Mobile
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Mobile also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Windows Mobile.

1 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 42 (52.50%) Android
4 40 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 40 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 34 (42.50%) .NET
6 26 (32.50%) Windows Server
7 25 (31.25%) C#
8 23 (28.75%) HP
9 21 (26.25%) ASP.NET
10 19 (23.75%) MS Exchange
10 19 (23.75%) Mobile App
11 17 (21.25%) Degree
11 17 (21.25%) MS Excel
11 17 (21.25%) Java
11 17 (21.25%) Blackberry
12 16 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 16 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 16 (20.00%) NetApp
13 15 (18.75%) HTML
13 15 (18.75%) CSS
13 15 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (18.75%) Office 365
14 13 (16.25%) IIS
15 12 (15.00%) SAN
15 12 (15.00%) EMC
15 12 (15.00%) DNS
15 12 (15.00%) CLARiiON
15 12 (15.00%) Clustering
15 12 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Windows Mobile
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (23.75%) MS Exchange
2 13 (16.25%) IIS
3 12 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 11 (13.75%) Skype for Business
5 9 (11.25%) OpenStack
6 7 (8.75%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.75%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (2.50%) Apache
8 2 (2.50%) Confluence
8 2 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (2.50%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (21.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (15.00%) Faxination
2 3 (3.75%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.25%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.75%) Office 365
2 12 (15.00%) Mimecast
3 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.25%) Bluemix
4 1 (1.25%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.00%) DNS
1 12 (15.00%) NAS
1 12 (15.00%) SAN
2 6 (7.50%) VPN
3 5 (6.25%) Network Security
4 4 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (5.00%) Internet
4 4 (5.00%) LAN
4 4 (5.00%) NetScaler
4 4 (5.00%) Skype
4 4 (5.00%) WAN
5 3 (3.75%) DHCP
5 3 (3.75%) HTTP
6 2 (2.50%) Extranet
6 2 (2.50%) VoIP
7 1 (1.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.25%) Axure RP
3 5 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.00%) Subversion
5 3 (3.75%) Calabash
5 3 (3.75%) Hudson
5 3 (3.75%) JUnit
5 3 (3.75%) Robotium
5 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.75%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.50%) Babel
6 2 (2.50%) JIRA
7 1 (1.25%) AppScan
7 1 (1.25%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.25%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.25%) Metasploit
7 1 (1.25%) Selenium
7 1 (1.25%) Xcode
General
1 10 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.25%) Banking
3 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.50%) Retail
5 1 (1.25%) Advertising
5 1 (1.25%) Law
5 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (36.25%) Developer
2 11 (13.75%) .NET Developer
2 11 (13.75%) C# Developer
3 9 (11.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (10.00%) Mobility Specialist
5 6 (7.50%) Analyst
5 6 (7.50%) Enterprise Management Specialist
5 6 (7.50%) Mobile Developer
5 6 (7.50%) Xamarin Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Mobility Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Applications Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Architect
7 4 (5.00%) Windows Mobile Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Android Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Exchange Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) IT Support
8 3 (3.75%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Mobile Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (42.50%) .NET
2 21 (26.25%) ASP.NET
3 15 (18.75%) CSS
3 15 (18.75%) HTML
4 9 (11.25%) Web Services
4 9 (11.25%) XML
5 7 (8.75%) CSS3
5 7 (8.75%) jQuery
6 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (7.50%) HTML5
6 6 (7.50%) JSON
7 5 (6.25%) .NET Framework
7 5 (6.25%) REST
7 5 (6.25%) RESTful
7 5 (6.25%) WPF
7 5 (6.25%) XSLT
8 4 (5.00%) Ajax
8 4 (5.00%) AngularJS
8 4 (5.00%) Apache Cordova
9 3 (3.75%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.75%) Mobile App
2 17 (21.25%) Blackberry
3 12 (15.00%) CLARiiON
3 12 (15.00%) Clustering
4 11 (13.75%) Computer Science
5 8 (10.00%) Virtual Team
6 5 (6.25%) Digital Media
6 5 (6.25%) User Experience
7 4 (5.00%) BYOD
7 4 (5.00%) CMDB
7 4 (5.00%) Handset
7 4 (5.00%) iPhone
7 4 (5.00%) Smartphone
8 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (3.75%) iPad
8 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
8 3 (3.75%) Streaming Media
9 2 (2.50%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (2.50%) Social Media
10 1 (1.25%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (52.50%) Android
3 40 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 26 (32.50%) Windows Server
5 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (10.00%) Windows Phone
7 7 (8.75%) Windows 10
7 7 (8.75%) Windows 8
8 4 (5.00%) Linux
8 4 (5.00%) Windows CE
8 4 (5.00%) Windows Phone 8
8 4 (5.00%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.75%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.50%) CentOS
10 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.50%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.25%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (15.00%) Application Packaging
3 11 (13.75%) MVC
4 8 (10.00%) ERP
4 8 (10.00%) Mobile Development
4 8 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (10.00%) Web Development
5 6 (7.50%) Service Management
6 5 (6.25%) CRM
6 5 (6.25%) ITIL
6 5 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 5 (6.25%) Open Source
7 4 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.00%) SOA
7 4 (5.00%) TDD
8 3 (3.75%) DRM
8 3 (3.75%) Pair Programming
8 3 (3.75%) Project Management
8 3 (3.75%) UML
Programming Languages
1 25 (31.25%) C#
2 17 (21.25%) Java
3 16 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.75%) PowerShell
5 10 (12.50%) SQL
6 9 (11.25%) C++
7 8 (10.00%) XAML
8 7 (8.75%) PHP
9 6 (7.50%) Objective-C
9 6 (7.50%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.75%) VB
11 2 (2.50%) ECMAScript
11 2 (2.50%) ES6
12 1 (1.25%) Apple Swift
12 1 (1.25%) Scala
12 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (21.25%) Degree
2 8 (10.00%) MCSE
2 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) MCP
4 1 (1.25%) MCSA
System Software
1 40 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.75%) XenDesktop
3 4 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (5.00%) VMware ESX
3 4 (5.00%) vSphere
3 4 (5.00%) XenApp
4 3 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (15.00%) AirWatch
1 12 (15.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 12 (15.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (10.00%) ServiceCenter
3 7 (8.75%) SCCM
4 4 (5.00%) SCOrch
4 4 (5.00%) Simpana
5 3 (3.75%) SCSM
6 2 (2.50%) Kibana
6 2 (2.50%) logstash
6 2 (2.50%) Puppet
7 1 (1.25%) Nmap
7 1 (1.25%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 44 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (28.75%) HP
3 16 (20.00%) NetApp
4 12 (15.00%) EMC
4 12 (15.00%) IronPort
4 12 (15.00%) MobileIron
4 12 (15.00%) RightFax
4 12 (15.00%) Symantec
5 11 (13.75%) Postini
5 11 (13.75%) Proofpoint
6 9 (11.25%) Citrix
7 8 (10.00%) VMware
7 8 (10.00%) Xamarin
8 7 (8.75%) Apple
9 4 (5.00%) AppSense
9 4 (5.00%) Cisco
9 4 (5.00%) Dell
9 4 (5.00%) Lumension
10 3 (3.75%) JD Edwards
10 3 (3.75%) SolarWinds
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