The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Phone 8 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Phone 8 over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
UK
Rank 593 612 586
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -26
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 2 6 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.012% 0.052%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.021% 0.056% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 18
Median daily rate £475 £500 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +29.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £338
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £23.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £23.75 -

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
9436 10694 11360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.08% 21.43% 22.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5957 6383 6684
Median daily rate £393 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 610 814 942
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows Phone 8
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Phone 8 within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +11 2 £475 -5.00%
London +7 2 £475 -5.00%

Windows Phone 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Phone 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Windows Phone 8.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
3 10 (83.33%) Android
3 10 (83.33%) Apple iOS
4 8 (66.67%) MVVM
4 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (66.67%) Mobile Development
4 8 (66.67%) Multithreading
4 8 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (66.67%) RESTful
4 8 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
4 8 (66.67%) Entity Framework
4 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (66.67%) TDD
4 8 (66.67%) NUnit
4 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (66.67%) NHibernate
4 8 (66.67%) .NET Framework
4 8 (66.67%) WCF
4 8 (66.67%) WPF
4 8 (66.67%) Unit Testing
4 8 (66.67%) Visual Studio
4 8 (66.67%) C#
4 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 8 (66.67%) OO
4 8 (66.67%) Web Services
4 8 (66.67%) SOA
4 8 (66.67%) .NET

Windows Phone 8
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
1 2 (16.67%) Skype
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) NUnit
1 8 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 8 (66.67%) Agile .NET Developer
1 8 (66.67%) Agile C# Developer
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Developer
1 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 8 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
1 8 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 8 (66.67%) C# WCF Developer
1 8 (66.67%) C# WPF Developer
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript Developer
1 8 (66.67%) WCF Developer
1 8 (66.67%) WPF Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Support
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) IT Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Support Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) .NET
1 8 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 8 (66.67%) Entity Framework
1 8 (66.67%) NHibernate
1 8 (66.67%) RESTful
1 8 (66.67%) WCF
1 8 (66.67%) Web Services
1 8 (66.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 10 (83.33%) Android
2 10 (83.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
1 8 (66.67%) Mobile Development
1 8 (66.67%) Multithreading
1 8 (66.67%) MVC
1 8 (66.67%) MVVM
1 8 (66.67%) OO
1 8 (66.67%) SOA
1 8 (66.67%) TDD
1 8 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Content Management
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C#
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
2 2 (16.67%) XenApp
2 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) AirWatch
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (16.67%) SAP Afaria
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
1 2 (16.67%) SCOrch
1 2 (16.67%) Simpana
1 2 (16.67%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Apple
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) AppSense
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Dell
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Lumension
3 2 (16.67%) NetApp
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Intel Security