The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Phone 7 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 Phone 7 over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone 7 (WinPhone7, WP7)
Rank 593 546 550
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 7 1 24 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.047% 0.059%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.008% 0.21% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 19 26
Average daily rate
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£298 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £250 £288
% change year-on-year
- -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12331 11374 12051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.54% 22.25% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7001 6237 5961
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 £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1044 1015 1232
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 £29.75 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%

Windows Phone 7
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Phone 7 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Phone 7 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Windows Phone 7
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Phone 7 within the UK.

Windows Phone 7 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Windows Phone 7
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Phone 7 within the UK over the 3 months to 31 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
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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
London +2 1 £298 -20.66% 2
England -50 1 £298 -20.66% 2
Scotland - - - -
South West - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -

Windows Phone 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Windows Phone 7 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 Phone 7.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Phone 8
2 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (75.00%) Android
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Pair Programming
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) WPF
3 2 (50.00%) Silverlight
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) MVVM
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) WinRT
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (25.00%) WebSockets
4 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Hudson
4 1 (25.00%) Node.js
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Django

Windows Phone 7
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Windows Phone 7 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 Phone 7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) nginx
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Blend
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Hudson
1 1 (25.00%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Python Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Silverlight Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) WPF
1 2 (50.00%) Silverlight
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) WinRT
2 1 (25.00%) WebSockets
2 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) Django
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XHTML
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) XNA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Phone 8
2 3 (75.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) MVVM
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft