The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Phone 8 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 8 over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank 571 549 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 9 21 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.042% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.074% 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 0
Average daily rate
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£299 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £425 -
% change year-on-year
-38.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £23.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.00 -
Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12135 11245 11897
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 23.03% 22.43% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6858 6111 5837
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £180 £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 1045 1046 1223
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.98 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% -5.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%

Windows Phone 8
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Phone 8 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Phone 8 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Windows Phone 8
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 within the UK.

Windows Phone 8 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Windows Phone 8
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Phone 8 within the UK over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Windows Phone 8 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Windows Phone 8
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Phone 8 within the UK.

Windows Phone 8 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Windows Phone 8
Top 28 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 8 within the UK over the 3 months to 11 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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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 -22 9 £299 -27.57% 8
London -7 8 £300 -24.05% 3
Cheshire - 1 £263 -
North West - 1 £263 - 1
South East - - - - 3
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Bedford - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Kidlington - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Reading - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Slough - - - - 1
Warrington - - - -
Winchester - - - - 1
York - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -

Windows Phone 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Windows Phone 8 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 8.

1 39 (100.00%) Windows
1 39 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 23 (58.97%) C#
3 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 15 (38.46%) .NET
3 15 (38.46%) Silverlight
4 14 (35.90%) Android
4 14 (35.90%) MVVM
5 13 (33.33%) HTML5
5 13 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 13 (33.33%) REST
5 13 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 13 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 13 (33.33%) HTML
6 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (25.64%) Telerik
7 10 (25.64%) CSS
7 10 (25.64%) RAD
7 10 (25.64%) CSS3
7 10 (25.64%) PhoneGap
7 10 (25.64%) Video on Demand
8 9 (23.08%) Grunt
8 9 (23.08%) Sass
8 9 (23.08%) LESS
8 9 (23.08%) AngularJS
8 9 (23.08%) Yeoman
9 7 (17.95%) XAML
10 5 (12.82%) JSON
10 5 (12.82%) WPF
10 5 (12.82%) WinRT

Windows Phone 8
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Windows Phone 8 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 8. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.56%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) VPN
1 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.56%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (2.56%) NFC
2 1 (2.56%) DLNA
2 1 (2.56%) DNS
2 1 (2.56%) SAN
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.56%) LAN
2 1 (2.56%) WAN
2 1 (2.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) PhoneGap
2 9 (23.08%) Grunt
2 9 (23.08%) Yeoman
3 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
4 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.13%) Xcode
5 2 (5.13%) Subversion
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 2 (5.13%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (94.87%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) .NET Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Web Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Mobile Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Mobile Web Developer
4 3 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.13%) iOS Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Silverlight Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Silverlight Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 8 Developer
6 1 (2.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (38.46%) .NET
1 15 (38.46%) Silverlight
2 13 (33.33%) HTML
2 13 (33.33%) HTML5
2 13 (33.33%) REST
2 13 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 13 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 10 (25.64%) CSS
3 10 (25.64%) CSS3
4 9 (23.08%) Sass
4 9 (23.08%) LESS
4 9 (23.08%) AngularJS
5 5 (12.82%) WinRT
5 5 (12.82%) WPF
5 5 (12.82%) JSON
6 2 (5.13%) SOAP
6 2 (5.13%) Web Services
6 2 (5.13%) XML
6 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (5.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Video on Demand
2 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
2 5 (12.82%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.69%) iPhone
4 2 (5.13%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (2.56%) SecurID
5 1 (2.56%) PKI
5 1 (2.56%) Animation
5 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.56%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
1 39 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 14 (35.90%) Android
3 13 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 5 (12.82%) Windows 8
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (2.56%) UNIX
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.56%) Linux
6 1 (2.56%) VMS
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) MVVM
2 10 (25.64%) RAD
3 5 (12.82%) iOS Development
4 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.69%) Android Development
5 3 (7.69%) MVC
6 2 (5.13%) TDD
6 2 (5.13%) Pair Programming
7 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.56%) Scrum
7 1 (2.56%) Process Management
7 1 (2.56%) OO
7 1 (2.56%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.56%) Information Architecture
7 1 (2.56%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.56%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (58.97%) C#
2 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.95%) XAML
4 4 (10.26%) C++
5 3 (7.69%) Python
6 2 (5.13%) PHP
6 2 (5.13%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.56%) Ruby
7 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.56%) SQL
7 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.56%) C
7 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) MCSE
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.56%) OpenSSO
1 1 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Telerik
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) Adobe
3 1 (2.56%) Citrix
3 1 (2.56%) Lotus
3 1 (2.56%) Symantec
3 1 (2.56%) McAfee
3 1 (2.56%) Clearswift
3 1 (2.56%) VMware
3 1 (2.56%) Sencha
3 1 (2.56%) KonyOne
3 1 (2.56%) Kony
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) IBM
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