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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone 7 (WinPhone7, WP7)
Rank 593 540 541
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 7 3 11 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.023% 0.076%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.024% 0.11% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 34
Average daily rate £500 £301 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.38% -17.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £301 £338
% change year-on-year
- -10.96%
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
12387 10290 12049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.03% 21.23% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6904 5519 6165
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1071 1004 1156
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 11 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -21 3 £500 +66.38% 1
England -58 3 £500 +66.38% 1
City of London -7 2 £500 +77.61%
North West - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Bath - - - -
Coventry - - - -

Windows Phone 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 7 (70.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (70.00%) Android
2 7 (70.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) Python
3 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) REST
3 6 (60.00%) jQuery
4 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (50.00%) nginx
4 5 (50.00%) RESTful
4 5 (50.00%) WebSockets
4 5 (50.00%) Hudson
4 5 (50.00%) Node.js
4 5 (50.00%) C#
4 5 (50.00%) Apache
4 5 (50.00%) CSS
4 5 (50.00%) Web Services
4 5 (50.00%) XHTML
4 5 (50.00%) Finance
4 5 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (50.00%) Subversion
4 5 (50.00%) Django
5 4 (40.00%) .NET
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Phone 8
5 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
5 4 (40.00%) Silverlight
6 3 (30.00%) Wealth Management

Windows Phone 7
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 5 (50.00%) nginx
1 5 (50.00%) Node.js
1 5 (50.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (50.00%) Hudson
1 5 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Blend
3 1 (10.00%) Jasmine
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Python Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Python/Django Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Django Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Silverlight Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Silverlight Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
1 6 (60.00%) REST
1 6 (60.00%) jQuery
2 5 (50.00%) RESTful
2 5 (50.00%) WebSockets
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 5 (50.00%) XHTML
2 5 (50.00%) Django
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) Silverlight
4 2 (20.00%) WPF
4 2 (20.00%) WinRT
5 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) JSON
5 1 (10.00%) XNA
5 1 (10.00%) XML
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 7 (70.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (70.00%) Android
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (10.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) TDD
2 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Wealth Management
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Pair Programming
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (20.00%) MVVM
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Python
2 5 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft