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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Mobile
Rank 545 517 508
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Mobile 56 53 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.43% 0.44% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 37 38
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £253 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
- +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £12.25 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -67.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.75

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
13071 11976 11377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.48% 23.17% 21.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7732 6695 6005
Average daily rate £355 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1168 1079 1080
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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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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 -26 55 £325 -7.14% 19
London -4 29 £310 -11.42% 9
City of London +19 6 £313 -10.71% 3
Yorkshire -5 6 £313 -
South East -24 6 £300 -7.69% 5
West Midlands - 6 £350 -
West Yorkshire -8 5 - -
North West -9 5 £338 -10.00% 5
Manchester - 4 £350 - 3
Birmingham - 4 £350 -
Leeds - 3 - -
Hampshire - 3 £280 - 2
Surrey -5 2 £300 -17.24% 2
East of England -16 2 £301 -29.11%
Cheshire +7 1 £325 -13.33%
Southampton - 1 £200 - 2
South West - 1 £135 -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Wales - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Watford - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
South Wales - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North East - - - -

Windows Mobile
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 104 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (48.08%) Android
3 45 (43.27%) C#
4 39 (37.50%) Apple iOS
5 35 (33.65%) Mobile App
6 32 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 26 (25.00%) Windows 8
8 25 (24.04%) .NET
9 24 (23.08%) Blackberry
10 23 (22.12%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (21.15%) SQL
11 22 (21.15%) Windows Phone
12 19 (18.27%) Windows 7
13 18 (17.31%) MS Office
13 18 (17.31%) Active Directory
14 17 (16.35%) SQL Server
14 17 (16.35%) HTML
15 16 (15.38%) iPhone
15 16 (15.38%) Subversion
16 15 (14.42%) JavaScript
16 15 (14.42%) Web Services
16 15 (14.42%) Mobile Application Development
17 14 (13.46%) MS Excel
17 14 (13.46%) WCF
18 13 (12.50%) JIRA
18 13 (12.50%) ITIL
19 12 (11.54%) CSS
19 12 (11.54%) Windows Phone 8
20 11 (10.58%) C++
20 11 (10.58%) MS Exchange

Windows Mobile
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (10.58%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.77%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.81%) CMS
4 5 (4.81%) Lync
4 5 (4.81%) Kentico
5 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.92%) WorkSite
6 2 (1.92%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.96%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (17.31%) MS Office
2 14 (13.46%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (3.85%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.92%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.92%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.96%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.73%) VPN
2 4 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (3.85%) Internet
3 3 (2.88%) HTTP
3 3 (2.88%) LAN
3 3 (2.88%) WAN
4 2 (1.92%) Firewall
5 1 (0.96%) DHCP
5 1 (0.96%) DNS
5 1 (0.96%) ADSL
5 1 (0.96%) Broadband
5 1 (0.96%) 3G
5 1 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.96%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.35%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.73%) MySQL
3 6 (5.77%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.77%) RDBMS
4 5 (4.81%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.81%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.81%) RavenDB
4 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (15.38%) Subversion
2 13 (12.50%) JIRA
3 10 (9.62%) Visual Studio
4 9 (8.65%) Git (software)
5 6 (5.77%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 5 (4.81%) LLBLGen Pro
6 5 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (4.81%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.88%) Hudson
8 2 (1.92%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.96%) Ant
9 1 (0.96%) JMeter
9 1 (0.96%) Selenium
9 1 (0.96%) Appium
9 1 (0.96%) Calabash
9 1 (0.96%) Gradle
General
1 10 (9.62%) Finance
2 4 (3.85%) Publishing
2 4 (3.85%) Law
2 4 (3.85%) Legal
3 3 (2.88%) Games
3 3 (2.88%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.92%) Banking
5 1 (0.96%) Advertising
5 1 (0.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (52.88%) Developer
2 32 (30.77%) Mobile Developer
3 25 (24.04%) Windows Mobile Developer
4 11 (10.58%) Desktop Support
5 10 (9.62%) Support Engineer
6 9 (8.65%) Analyst
6 9 (8.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 9 (8.65%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 6 (5.77%) .NET Developer
7 6 (5.77%) Applications Developer
8 4 (3.85%) Mobility Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) iOS Developer
8 4 (3.85%) Security Specialist
8 4 (3.85%) Test Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (3.85%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.85%) Service Analyst
9 3 (2.88%) Architect
9 3 (2.88%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (24.04%) .NET
2 17 (16.35%) HTML
3 15 (14.42%) Web Services
4 14 (13.46%) WCF
5 12 (11.54%) CSS
6 9 (8.65%) ASP.NET
6 9 (8.65%) JSON
7 8 (7.69%) HTML5
8 7 (6.73%) CSS3
9 6 (5.77%) jQuery
10 5 (4.81%) XML
10 5 (4.81%) NHibernate
10 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (4.81%) Dapper ORM
10 5 (4.81%) Sencha Touch
11 4 (3.85%) RESTful
11 4 (3.85%) WPF
12 2 (1.92%) Apache Cordova
12 2 (1.92%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 2 (1.92%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 35 (33.65%) Mobile App
2 24 (23.08%) Blackberry
3 16 (15.38%) iPhone
4 8 (7.69%) Pocket PC
5 7 (6.73%) iPad
6 6 (5.77%) User Experience
7 4 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (2.88%) Smartphone
8 3 (2.88%) Xbox
9 2 (1.92%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.92%) FMCG
9 2 (1.92%) GIS
9 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.96%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.96%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.96%) Handset
10 1 (0.96%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.96%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.96%) WURFL
10 1 (0.96%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 104 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (48.08%) Android
3 39 (37.50%) Apple iOS
4 26 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 22 (21.15%) Windows Phone
6 19 (18.27%) Windows 7
7 12 (11.54%) Windows Phone 8
8 10 (9.62%) Windows CE
9 8 (7.69%) Linux
9 8 (7.69%) Windows XP
10 4 (3.85%) Windows Vista
10 4 (3.85%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.88%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.92%) BlackBerry OS
12 2 (1.92%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.96%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.96%) Windows Phone 7
13 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.12%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (14.42%) Mobile Application Development
3 13 (12.50%) ITIL
4 11 (10.58%) Scrum
4 11 (10.58%) TDD
5 9 (8.65%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (8.65%) iOS Development
6 8 (7.69%) MVC
7 7 (6.73%) Problem Management
8 5 (4.81%) Android Development
9 4 (3.85%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (3.85%) E-Commerce
10 3 (2.88%) OO
10 3 (2.88%) Asset Management
10 3 (2.88%) Test Management
11 2 (1.92%) Performance Analysis
11 2 (1.92%) Investment Management
11 2 (1.92%) Test Scripting
11 2 (1.92%) Software Testing
11 2 (1.92%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (43.27%) C#
2 22 (21.15%) SQL
3 15 (14.42%) JavaScript
4 11 (10.58%) C++
5 8 (7.69%) Embedded C++
6 5 (4.81%) Objective-C
7 3 (2.88%) Python
8 2 (1.92%) XAML
8 2 (1.92%) Java
8 2 (1.92%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.96%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.96%) PHP
9 1 (0.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.85%) MCSE
3 3 (2.88%) A+ Certification
3 3 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.88%) ISEB
3 3 (2.88%) MCSA
3 3 (2.88%) MOS
3 3 (2.88%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.96%) MCP
4 1 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.96%) CCNP
4 1 (0.96%) MCDST
4 1 (0.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 18 (17.31%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.96%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.96%) UAG
3 1 (0.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.88%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (2.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.96%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.65%) VMware
2 9 (8.65%) MobileIron
3 8 (7.69%) Citrix
4 7 (6.73%) Cisco
4 7 (6.73%) Apple
5 6 (5.77%) Motorola
6 5 (4.81%) Oracle
6 5 (4.81%) Sencha
6 5 (4.81%) Appcelerator
7 4 (3.85%) Symantec
7 4 (3.85%) Interwoven
8 3 (2.88%) Symbian
8 3 (2.88%) Nokia
8 3 (2.88%) HP
8 3 (2.88%) QNX
8 3 (2.88%) Google
9 2 (1.92%) RightFax
9 2 (1.92%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.92%) IronPort
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