The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Mobile
Rank 555 516 472
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -44
Contract jobs citing Windows Mobile 49 49 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.096% 0.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.40% 0.43% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 33 65
Average daily rate
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£298 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.46% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £163 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £394 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 12
Average hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -65.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -68.88%
Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12377 11418 12125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.64% 22.34% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7014 6250 5960
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 £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1051 1036 1254
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 48 £298 -8.46% 20
London +15 23 £274 -14.45% 5
South East -19 12 £128 +2.00% 8
Buckinghamshire - 10 - -
West Midlands -6 8 £350 +6.06% 1
City of London +10 4 £239 -26.53% 1
Birmingham -2 4 £350 +4.47% 1
Staffordshire +3 3 £330 -
North West -9 2 £200 -33.33% 3
Hampshire -11 2 £128 +2.00%
Eastleigh 0 1 £165 +32.00%
Portsmouth - 1 £90 -
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - - 1
Southampton - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Watford - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 4
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 2
Newbury - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 1
Newton-le-Willows - - - -
Nottingham - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - -
Knutsford - - - - 1
Aylesbury - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Brighton - - - - 1

Windows Mobile
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 89 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (66.29%) Android
3 45 (50.56%) Apple iOS
4 35 (39.33%) Mobile App
5 31 (34.83%) HTML
5 31 (34.83%) Microsoft
6 25 (28.09%) Blackberry
7 24 (26.97%) Active Directory
7 24 (26.97%) C#
8 22 (24.72%) Adobe Illustrator
8 22 (24.72%) Photoshop
9 21 (23.60%) CSS
10 17 (19.10%) ITIL
10 17 (19.10%) Windows XP
11 16 (17.98%) .NET
11 16 (17.98%) Windows 7
12 15 (16.85%) iPhone
12 15 (16.85%) Cisco
12 15 (16.85%) MS Exchange
13 14 (15.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 13 (14.61%) Exchange Server 2010
14 13 (14.61%) Finance
15 12 (13.48%) VMware
15 12 (13.48%) Windows 8
15 12 (13.48%) HTML5
15 12 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (12.36%) SQL Server
16 11 (12.36%) MS Office
17 10 (11.24%) SQL
17 10 (11.24%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows Mobile
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 15 (16.85%) MS Exchange
2 14 (15.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 13 (14.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.37%) Lync
6 1 (1.12%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.12%) WorkSite
6 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (24.72%) Photoshop
1 22 (24.72%) Adobe Illustrator
2 11 (12.36%) MS Office
3 9 (10.11%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.12%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) SaaS
1 1 (1.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.87%) Internet
1 7 (7.87%) IP Telephony
2 4 (4.49%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (2.25%) Wireless
3 2 (2.25%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (2.25%) VPN
4 1 (1.12%) DNS
4 1 (1.12%) SAN
4 1 (1.12%) 3G
4 1 (1.12%) Firewall
4 1 (1.12%) NFC
4 1 (1.12%) GPRS
4 1 (1.12%) LAN
4 1 (1.12%) VoIP
4 1 (1.12%) WAN
4 1 (1.12%) SMTP
4 1 (1.12%) DHCP
4 1 (1.12%) HTTP
4 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (6.74%) JIRA
2 4 (4.49%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.49%) Subversion
3 2 (2.25%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.12%) Hudson
4 1 (1.12%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.12%) PhoneGap
4 1 (1.12%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (1.12%) Gradle
4 1 (1.12%) Calabash
4 1 (1.12%) LoadUI
4 1 (1.12%) Ant
4 1 (1.12%) MSI
4 1 (1.12%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.12%) JMeter
General
1 13 (14.61%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Banking
3 4 (4.49%) Games
4 3 (3.37%) Publishing
5 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.25%) Law
5 2 (2.25%) Legal
5 2 (2.25%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (25.84%) Developer
2 21 (23.60%) Designer
3 14 (15.73%) Mobile Developer
4 13 (14.61%) Analyst
5 11 (12.36%) Windows Mobile Developer
6 9 (10.11%) Senior Designer
7 8 (8.99%) Support Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) Service Analyst
8 7 (7.87%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (7.87%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (6.74%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (6.74%) .NET Developer
9 6 (6.74%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 6 (6.74%) Desktop Support
10 5 (5.62%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (5.62%) Support Analyst
10 5 (5.62%) UI Designer
10 5 (5.62%) User Experience Designer
10 5 (5.62%) Visual Designer
10 5 (5.62%) Senior User Experience Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (34.83%) HTML
2 21 (23.60%) CSS
3 16 (17.98%) .NET
4 12 (13.48%) HTML5
5 9 (10.11%) CSS3
6 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET
7 5 (5.62%) XML
8 4 (4.49%) WCF
8 4 (4.49%) jQuery
9 3 (3.37%) Ajax
9 3 (3.37%) XSLT
9 3 (3.37%) .NET Framework
9 3 (3.37%) Web Services
9 3 (3.37%) XHTML
9 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (2.25%) J2ME
10 2 (2.25%) WPF
10 2 (2.25%) wxWidgets
10 2 (2.25%) Qt
11 1 (1.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 35 (39.33%) Mobile App
2 25 (28.09%) Blackberry
3 15 (16.85%) iPhone
4 7 (7.87%) Management Information System
5 5 (5.62%) Smartphone
6 4 (4.49%) Online Banking
7 3 (3.37%) WURFL
7 3 (3.37%) Pocket PC
7 3 (3.37%) Handset
7 3 (3.37%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.12%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.12%) GIS
8 1 (1.12%) PKI
8 1 (1.12%) PDA
8 1 (1.12%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (1.12%) iPad
8 1 (1.12%) Animation
8 1 (1.12%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.12%) Online Games
8 1 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 89 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (66.29%) Android
3 45 (50.56%) Apple iOS
4 17 (19.10%) Windows XP
5 16 (17.98%) Windows 7
6 12 (13.48%) Windows 8
7 6 (6.74%) Windows CE
7 6 (6.74%) Windows Phone
8 5 (5.62%) Linux
8 5 (5.62%) Windows Vista
9 4 (4.49%) Windows Phone 8
9 4 (4.49%) BlackBerry OS
9 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (2.25%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.25%) VxWorks
10 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.12%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.10%) ITIL
2 12 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (10.11%) Mobile Application Development
4 7 (7.87%) Problem Management
4 7 (7.87%) Information Security
4 7 (7.87%) TDD
4 7 (7.87%) Service Management
4 7 (7.87%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (7.87%) BCP
5 6 (6.74%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (4.49%) Scrum
6 4 (4.49%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (4.49%) Document Management
6 4 (4.49%) Unit Testing
7 3 (3.37%) MVC
7 3 (3.37%) SEO
7 3 (3.37%) E-Commerce
7 3 (3.37%) SOA
7 3 (3.37%) Web Application Development
8 2 (2.25%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.97%) C#
2 10 (11.24%) SQL
3 9 (10.11%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.99%) C++
5 4 (4.49%) Java
5 4 (4.49%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.37%) Embedded C++
7 2 (2.25%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.12%) VB6
8 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.12%) VC++
8 1 (1.12%) Python
8 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.12%) VB
8 1 (1.12%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.37%) Degree
2 2 (2.25%) MOS
3 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.12%) MCP
3 1 (1.12%) MCSE
3 1 (1.12%) CCNA
3 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (26.97%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.12%) vSphere
3 1 (1.12%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.12%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.12%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (34.83%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.85%) Cisco
3 12 (13.48%) VMware
4 10 (11.24%) MobileIron
5 9 (10.11%) Citrix
6 8 (8.99%) McAfee
7 6 (6.74%) Google
8 4 (4.49%) Apple
9 3 (3.37%) Symantec
9 3 (3.37%) QNX
9 3 (3.37%) Nokia
9 3 (3.37%) AccuRev
10 2 (2.25%) RightFax
10 2 (2.25%) IronPort
10 2 (2.25%) Interwoven
10 2 (2.25%) Symbian
10 2 (2.25%) HP
10 2 (2.25%) Dell
11 1 (1.12%) CA
11 1 (1.12%) Motorola
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