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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Mobile
Rank 581 543 503
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -40
Contract jobs citing Windows Mobile 28 48 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.091% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.23% 0.39% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 32
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£375 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £188 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 11
Average hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £25.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 - £36.00

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
12024 12262 10948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.91% 23.17% 22.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7056 6974 5951
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 934 1020 1010
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.95 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.35 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -6.25%

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 6 July 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 23 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 6 July 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 -32 28 £375 +25.00% 21
London -12 12 £505 +84.47% 8
City of London -2 6 £505 +69.74%
South East -17 5 £279 +68.78% 4
North West - 5 £313 - 5
Hampshire +3 4 £232 +81.96% 1
Manchester - 4 £325 - 3
Basingstoke - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £375 -
South West - 2 - - 1
East of England - 2 £375 -
Buckinghamshire -5 1 £325 -7.14%
Milton Keynes -7 1 £325 -
East Midlands -9 1 - -
Leeds -18 1 £300 - 2
West Yorkshire -21 1 £300 - 2
Yorkshire -23 1 £300 - 2
Somerset - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £300 - 1
Docklands, London - 1 £580 -
Liverpool - 1 £300 - 1
Derby - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - -

Windows Mobile
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 89 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (57.30%) Android
2 51 (57.30%) Apple iOS
3 32 (35.96%) Mobile Development
4 31 (34.83%) Mobile App
5 30 (33.71%) C#
6 27 (30.34%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (29.21%) Blackberry
8 25 (28.09%) Active Directory
9 22 (24.72%) Microsoft
9 22 (24.72%) .NET
10 20 (22.47%) Windows 7
11 16 (17.98%) HTML
12 15 (16.85%) SQL Server
13 14 (15.73%) JavaScript
13 14 (15.73%) iOS Development
14 13 (14.61%) MS Excel
15 12 (13.48%) ASP.NET
15 12 (13.48%) Windows Phone
15 12 (13.48%) Office 365
15 12 (13.48%) iPhone
16 11 (12.36%) SQL
17 10 (11.24%) Objective-C
17 10 (11.24%) CSS
17 10 (11.24%) MS Office
17 10 (11.24%) XML
17 10 (11.24%) MEAP
18 9 (10.11%) Apple
18 9 (10.11%) Firewall
18 9 (10.11%) Android Development

Windows Mobile
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (7.87%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.49%) Lync
2 4 (4.49%) IIS
3 3 (3.37%) CMS
4 2 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.12%) WorkSite
5 1 (1.12%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (14.61%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.24%) MS Office
3 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.48%) Office 365
2 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.49%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.12%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.11%) Firewall
2 7 (7.87%) VPN
3 2 (2.25%) iBeacon
4 1 (1.12%) DNS
4 1 (1.12%) SAN
4 1 (1.12%) Internet
4 1 (1.12%) PPTP
4 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.12%) Wireless
4 1 (1.12%) VLAN
4 1 (1.12%) LTE
4 1 (1.12%) NAS
4 1 (1.12%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.12%) CDMA
4 1 (1.12%) GPRS
4 1 (1.12%) GSM
4 1 (1.12%) UMTS
4 1 (1.12%) WCDMA
4 1 (1.12%) DHCP
4 1 (1.12%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.12%) MySQL
4 1 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.25%) Subversion
2 2 (2.25%) JIRA
3 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.12%) Xcode
General
1 6 (6.74%) Retail
2 4 (4.49%) Dutch Language
3 3 (3.37%) Multimedia
3 3 (3.37%) Finance
4 2 (2.25%) Advertising
5 1 (1.12%) Games
5 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (48.31%) Developer
2 22 (24.72%) Mobile Developer
3 15 (16.85%) Analyst
4 14 (15.73%) Windows Mobile Developer
5 11 (12.36%) Architect
5 11 (12.36%) .NET Developer
6 10 (11.24%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (6.74%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (6.74%) Service Analyst
7 6 (6.74%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (6.74%) iOS Developer
7 6 (6.74%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Desktop Support
8 5 (5.62%) Support Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Android Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Mobility Architect
10 3 (3.37%) IT Support
10 3 (3.37%) Help Desk Analyst
10 3 (3.37%) Help Desk Support Analyst
10 3 (3.37%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (24.72%) .NET
2 16 (17.98%) HTML
3 12 (13.48%) ASP.NET
4 10 (11.24%) CSS
4 10 (11.24%) XML
4 10 (11.24%) MEAP
5 7 (7.87%) Web Services
5 7 (7.87%) JSON
5 7 (7.87%) jQuery
5 7 (7.87%) HTML5
6 6 (6.74%) REST
6 6 (6.74%) SOAP
7 5 (5.62%) Ajax
7 5 (5.62%) WPF
8 4 (4.49%) AngularJS
8 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (3.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (3.37%) CSS3
9 3 (3.37%) WinForms
10 2 (2.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 31 (34.83%) Mobile App
2 26 (29.21%) Blackberry
3 12 (13.48%) iPhone
4 8 (8.99%) User Experience
5 6 (6.74%) iPad
6 3 (3.37%) Handset
6 3 (3.37%) BYOD
7 2 (2.25%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.25%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.25%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.25%) Xbox
8 1 (1.12%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (1.12%) Social Media
8 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.12%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.12%) NHS
8 1 (1.12%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.12%) Streaming Video
8 1 (1.12%) PKI
8 1 (1.12%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 89 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (57.30%) Android
2 51 (57.30%) Apple iOS
3 20 (22.47%) Windows 7
4 12 (13.48%) Windows Phone
5 8 (8.99%) Windows 8
5 8 (8.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.37%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.37%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.25%) Linux
8 2 (2.25%) Windows Phone 8
8 2 (2.25%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (1.12%) Windows CE
9 1 (1.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.96%) Mobile Development
2 27 (30.34%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (15.73%) iOS Development
4 9 (10.11%) Android Development
5 8 (8.99%) Service Delivery
6 7 (7.87%) TDD
7 6 (6.74%) MVC
7 6 (6.74%) E-Commerce
7 6 (6.74%) Mobile Application Development
8 5 (5.62%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (5.62%) Scrum
8 5 (5.62%) Software Engineering
8 5 (5.62%) Web Development
9 4 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (4.49%) Network Design
9 4 (4.49%) ITIL
10 3 (3.37%) OO
10 3 (3.37%) Content Management
11 2 (2.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (2.25%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 30 (33.71%) C#
2 14 (15.73%) JavaScript
3 11 (12.36%) SQL
4 10 (11.24%) Objective-C
5 7 (7.87%) Java
6 6 (6.74%) C++
7 2 (2.25%) C
7 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.25%) VB
7 2 (2.25%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.25%) XAML
8 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.12%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.12%) PHP
8 1 (1.12%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.37%) MCSE
2 3 (3.37%) Degree
3 2 (2.25%) MCP
4 1 (1.12%) MCSA
4 1 (1.12%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) QA
System Software
1 25 (28.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.74%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) SCCM
2 3 (3.37%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.12%) Jitterbit
3 1 (1.12%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 22 (24.72%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.11%) Apple
3 8 (8.99%) Citrix
4 6 (6.74%) Xamarin
5 5 (5.62%) Symantec
5 5 (5.62%) McAfee
5 5 (5.62%) Altiris
6 3 (3.37%) HP
6 3 (3.37%) MobileIron
7 2 (2.25%) Bomgar
7 2 (2.25%) LANDesk
7 2 (2.25%) JD Edwards
7 2 (2.25%) VMware
8 1 (1.12%) Mitel
8 1 (1.12%) Capita
8 1 (1.12%) Google
8 1 (1.12%) QNX
8 1 (1.12%) Wyse
8 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.12%) Dell
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