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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Phone 8 over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank 591 564 528
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -36
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 14 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.032% 0.043%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.12% 0.14% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 15
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£325 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - £425
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
12066 11925 9984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.19% 22.64% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6972 6797 5367
Average daily rate £363 £350 £362
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £160 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1004 1043 953
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £37.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 26 May 2015.

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 9 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 26 May 2015. 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 -3 14 £325 -13.33% 6
London +2 9 £338 -10.00% 5
South East -6 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
North West - 2 £300 - 1
City of London +1 1 £325 +9.24%
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £300 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -

Windows Phone 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
1 28 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 11 (39.29%) User Experience
3 10 (35.71%) C#
3 10 (35.71%) TDD
4 9 (32.14%) Apple iOS
4 9 (32.14%) Android
4 9 (32.14%) BDD
5 8 (28.57%) Mobile App
5 8 (28.57%) .NET
6 7 (25.00%) Subversion
6 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (25.00%) Windows 8
7 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
8 5 (17.86%) Integration Testing
8 5 (17.86%) XAML
9 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 4 (14.29%) Silverlight
9 4 (14.29%) HTML
9 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 4 (14.29%) Blackberry
9 4 (14.29%) HTML5
9 4 (14.29%) AirWatch
9 4 (14.29%) SDLC
10 3 (10.71%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (10.71%) MobileIron
10 3 (10.71%) Open Source
10 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
10 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (10.71%) BlackBerry OS

Windows Phone 8
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 3 (10.71%) CMS
2 1 (3.57%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) SSL
1 2 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Subversion
2 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
4 2 (7.14%) JIRA
4 2 (7.14%) JUnit
4 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.14%) Calabash
5 1 (3.57%) VisualSVN
5 1 (3.57%) Robotium
5 1 (3.57%) ReSharper
5 1 (3.57%) Selenium
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Advertising
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Publishing
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Mobile Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Windows 8 Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Applications Developer
3 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Mobile Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Mobile Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Mid-Level C# Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Junior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Junior
5 1 (3.57%) Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) .NET
2 4 (14.29%) Silverlight
2 4 (14.29%) HTML
2 4 (14.29%) HTML5
3 3 (10.71%) Middleware
4 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (3.57%) RESTful
5 1 (3.57%) CSS3
5 1 (3.57%) CSS
5 1 (3.57%) SOAP
5 1 (3.57%) Web Services
5 1 (3.57%) jQuery
5 1 (3.57%) WCF
5 1 (3.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) User Experience
2 8 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 4 (14.29%) Blackberry
4 2 (7.14%) CESG
4 2 (7.14%) PKI
4 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (7.14%) BYOD
5 1 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
1 28 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 9 (32.14%) Apple iOS
2 9 (32.14%) Android
3 7 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (10.71%) BlackBerry OS
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Phone 7
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (7.14%) Linux
5 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) TDD
2 9 (32.14%) BDD
3 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.86%) Integration Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 4 (14.29%) SDLC
6 3 (10.71%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (10.71%) Open Source
6 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
6 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Project Management
6 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Scrum
7 2 (7.14%) Regression Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 2 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (7.14%) Test Management
7 2 (7.14%) Android Development
7 2 (7.14%) iOS Development
7 2 (7.14%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) C#
2 5 (17.86%) XAML
3 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) Ruby
4 2 (7.14%) Java
4 2 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Firmware
1 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) MobileIron
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
3 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.14%) F5
4 1 (3.57%) Apple
4 1 (3.57%) Symantec
4 1 (3.57%) Altiris
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