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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Mobile
Rank 544 559 466
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -93
Contract jobs citing Windows Mobile 53 40 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.073% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.43% 0.33% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 29 47
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £190 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £400 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 13
Average hourly rate £19.25 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.23% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £17.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £121.25 £17.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+23.52% +13.33%

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
12272 12027 10115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.05% 22.08% 21.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6955 6714 5422
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £160 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £504 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1004 1034 993
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -4.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.70 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

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 27 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Mobile within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Windows Mobile Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 April 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 +4 43 £338 +12.50% 15
London -18 21 £456 +58.69% 6
South East -15 8 £279 +32.61%
South West - 6 £281 - 3
Scotland +7 4 £320 -
City of London +3 4 £498 +84.44% 2
North West -18 4 £300 +50.00% 4
Milton Keynes +1 3 £325 +13.04%
Buckinghamshire -3 3 £325 +1.96%
Edinburgh - 3 £315 -
Hampshire -8 2 £232 +75.09%
Manchester -9 2 - - 1
Somerset - 2 - - 1
Surrey - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
East Midlands -4 1 - - 1
Staffordshire -9 1 £275 -16.66%
West Midlands -15 1 £275 -16.66%
Abingdon - 1 £325 -
Merseyside - 1 £300 -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £325 -
Cheshire - 1 £300 - 3
Devon - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £225 - 1
Street - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £375 -
Leeds - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £300 -

Windows Mobile
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 99 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (56.57%) Android
3 53 (53.54%) Apple iOS
4 38 (38.38%) C#
5 34 (34.34%) .NET
5 34 (34.34%) Mobile App
6 32 (32.32%) Mobile Development
7 31 (31.31%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (25.25%) Microsoft
9 23 (23.23%) Active Directory
10 20 (20.20%) SQL Server
10 20 (20.20%) Blackberry
11 19 (19.19%) Windows 7
11 19 (19.19%) Windows Phone
12 17 (17.17%) HTML
13 13 (13.13%) Software Engineering
13 13 (13.13%) ASP.NET
14 12 (12.12%) JavaScript
14 12 (12.12%) MS Office
14 12 (12.12%) Office 365
14 12 (12.12%) Android Development
14 12 (12.12%) iOS Development
15 11 (11.11%) Citrix
16 10 (10.10%) Apple
16 10 (10.10%) Web Services
16 10 (10.10%) Service Delivery
16 10 (10.10%) Xamarin
16 10 (10.10%) TDD
17 9 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
17 9 (9.09%) Windows 8

Windows Mobile
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 8 (8.08%) IIS
1 8 (8.08%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.04%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.03%) CMS
3 3 (3.03%) Lync
4 2 (2.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.01%) Node.js
5 1 (1.01%) WorkSite
Applications
1 12 (12.12%) MS Office
2 9 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.12%) Office 365
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.01%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.07%) VPN
2 6 (6.06%) Firewall
3 2 (2.02%) iBeacon
4 1 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.01%) Wireless
4 1 (1.01%) VLAN
4 1 (1.01%) LTE
4 1 (1.01%) NAS
4 1 (1.01%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.01%) DNS
4 1 (1.01%) SAN
4 1 (1.01%) PPTP
4 1 (1.01%) CDMA
4 1 (1.01%) GPRS
4 1 (1.01%) GSM
4 1 (1.01%) UMTS
4 1 (1.01%) VoIP
4 1 (1.01%) WCDMA
4 1 (1.01%) DHCP
4 1 (1.01%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.20%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.03%) MySQL
5 1 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.04%) Subversion
3 2 (2.02%) JIRA
3 2 (2.02%) Xcode
4 1 (1.01%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.01%) Selenium
4 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.01%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (6.06%) Retail
2 4 (4.04%) Multimedia
2 4 (4.04%) Advertising
2 4 (4.04%) Dutch Language
3 3 (3.03%) Marketing
4 2 (2.02%) Finance
5 1 (1.01%) Legal
Job Titles
1 49 (49.49%) Developer
2 21 (21.21%) Mobile Developer
3 15 (15.15%) Analyst
4 14 (14.14%) Windows Mobile Developer
5 13 (13.13%) .NET Developer
6 9 (9.09%) Architect
7 6 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (6.06%) Service Analyst
7 6 (6.06%) Android Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.05%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.05%) Desktop Support
8 5 (5.05%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (4.04%) iOS Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Xamarin Developer
10 3 (3.03%) Services Delivery Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) IT Support
10 3 (3.03%) Help Desk Support
10 3 (3.03%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (34.34%) .NET
2 17 (17.17%) HTML
3 13 (13.13%) ASP.NET
4 10 (10.10%) Web Services
5 8 (8.08%) CSS
6 7 (7.07%) REST
7 6 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (6.06%) MEAP
7 6 (6.06%) SOAP
7 6 (6.06%) XML
8 5 (5.05%) HTML5
8 5 (5.05%) JSON
9 4 (4.04%) .NET Framework
10 3 (3.03%) WinForms
10 3 (3.03%) WPF
11 2 (2.02%) Silverlight
11 2 (2.02%) jQuery
11 2 (2.02%) Application Packaging
11 2 (2.02%) WCF
11 2 (2.02%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 34 (34.34%) Mobile App
2 20 (20.20%) Blackberry
3 7 (7.07%) iPhone
4 6 (6.06%) iPad
5 5 (5.05%) User Experience
6 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.03%) Handset
6 3 (3.03%) BYOD
7 2 (2.02%) Streaming Video
7 2 (2.02%) PKI
7 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.02%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.01%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.01%) NHS
8 1 (1.01%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.01%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (1.01%) Streaming Media
8 1 (1.01%) Animation
8 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.01%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 99 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (56.57%) Android
3 53 (53.54%) Apple iOS
4 19 (19.19%) Windows 7
4 19 (19.19%) Windows Phone
5 9 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 9 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (6.06%) Windows XP
7 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.04%) Windows Phone 7
9 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.02%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.02%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.02%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (1.01%) Windows CE
11 1 (1.01%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.32%) Mobile Development
2 31 (31.31%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (13.13%) Software Engineering
4 12 (12.12%) Android Development
4 12 (12.12%) iOS Development
5 10 (10.10%) TDD
5 10 (10.10%) Service Delivery
6 9 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 9 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
7 8 (8.08%) MVC
8 7 (7.07%) Scrum
9 6 (6.06%) DevOps
10 5 (5.05%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (5.05%) OO
11 4 (4.04%) ERP
11 4 (4.04%) ITIL
12 3 (3.03%) Content Management
13 2 (2.02%) Network Design
13 2 (2.02%) Web Development
13 2 (2.02%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (38.38%) C#
2 12 (12.12%) JavaScript
3 9 (9.09%) C++
3 9 (9.09%) SQL
4 7 (7.07%) Objective-C
5 5 (5.05%) Java
6 3 (3.03%) PHP
6 3 (3.03%) C
6 3 (3.03%) XAML
7 2 (2.02%) VB
7 2 (2.02%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.01%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.03%) MCSE
3 2 (2.02%) MCP
4 1 (1.01%) MCSA
4 1 (1.01%) MCTS
4 1 (1.01%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) SLA
2 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 23 (23.23%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.06%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.01%) XenApp
3 1 (1.01%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (6.06%) SCCM
2 5 (5.05%) AirWatch
3 3 (3.03%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 25 (25.25%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.11%) Citrix
3 10 (10.10%) Apple
3 10 (10.10%) Xamarin
4 5 (5.05%) Altiris
4 5 (5.05%) Symantec
4 5 (5.05%) McAfee
5 3 (3.03%) HP
5 3 (3.03%) MobileIron
6 2 (2.02%) LANDesk
6 2 (2.02%) Dell
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle
7 1 (1.01%) Cisco
7 1 (1.01%) QNX
7 1 (1.01%) VMware
7 1 (1.01%) Veeam
7 1 (1.01%) DevExpress
7 1 (1.01%) Facebook
7 1 (1.01%) Twitter
7 1 (1.01%) Capita
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