The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone 7 (WinPhone7, WP7)
Rank 592 559 567
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 7 4 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.044% 0.050%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.032% 0.19% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 16
Average daily rate
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£331 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £292 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £390 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate - £290 £250
% change year-on-year
- +16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
12533 12052 12149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.11% 22.85% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7258 6777 6213
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £180 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1101 1029 1197
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £37.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.15 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.19% -8.82%

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 7 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 17 September 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 -1 4 £331 -11.66% 3
England -38 4 £331 -11.66% 5
City of London - 1 £338 - 1
South West - - - - 2
Bristol - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - -
Scotland - - - -

Windows Phone 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
2 5 (71.43%) Android
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Apple iOS
3 4 (57.14%) Backbone.js
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) JSON
4 3 (42.86%) Dojo
4 3 (42.86%) Ajax
4 3 (42.86%) Web Development
4 3 (42.86%) Web Usability
4 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
4 3 (42.86%) MVC
4 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (42.86%) Graceful Degradation
4 3 (42.86%) webOS
4 3 (42.86%) Progressive Enhancement
4 3 (42.86%) CSS3
4 3 (42.86%) Ember.js
4 3 (42.86%) User Experience
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Phone 8
5 2 (28.57%) REST
5 2 (28.57%) Digital Media
5 2 (28.57%) New Media
5 2 (28.57%) Telecoms

Windows Phone 7
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (14.29%) nginx
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Blend
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Jasmine
1 1 (14.29%) Hudson
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Python Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Silverlight Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Silverlight Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) jQuery
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) Backbone.js
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) HTML5
2 4 (57.14%) JSON
3 3 (42.86%) Dojo
3 3 (42.86%) Ajax
3 3 (42.86%) CSS3
3 3 (42.86%) Ember.js
4 2 (28.57%) REST
4 2 (28.57%) WPF
5 1 (14.29%) Silverlight
5 1 (14.29%) Django
5 1 (14.29%) XNA
5 1 (14.29%) RESTful
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 2 (28.57%) Digital Media
2 2 (28.57%) New Media
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 5 (71.43%) Android
2 5 (71.43%) Apple iOS
3 3 (42.86%) webOS
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
5 1 (14.29%) UNIX
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Web Development
2 3 (42.86%) Web Usability
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (42.86%) Graceful Degradation
2 3 (42.86%) Progressive Enhancement
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) MVVM
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft