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 28 June 2016 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank 643 629 602
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -27
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 3 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.016% 0.023%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.024% 0.074% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £475 £345 £299
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.68% +15.48%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £300 £263
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - -

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
12453 12199 12295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 23.12% 22.13% 23.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7827 7138 7029
Median daily rate £393 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 658 953 1013
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £31.99
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 5 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 28 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -8 3 £475 +37.68% 2
North East - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
London -10 1 £475 +30.13% 1

Windows Phone 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Android
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (40.00%) XenMobile
4 2 (40.00%) Mobile Development
4 2 (40.00%) AirWatch
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) SAP Afaria
4 2 (40.00%) MVVM
4 2 (40.00%) Apple
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (40.00%) RESTful
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) SAP
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript

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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) NUnit
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Agile .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Agile C# Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Developer
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# WCF Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# WPF Developer
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (40.00%) WCF Developer
2 2 (40.00%) WPF Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Android Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Mobility Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (40.00%) NHibernate
1 2 (40.00%) RESTful
1 2 (40.00%) WCF
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) WPF
2 1 (20.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (40.00%) PKI
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Android
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (60.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Development
2 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) MVVM
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) AirWatch
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Afaria
1 2 (40.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Apple
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Intel Security