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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank 645 622 606
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 2 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.032% 0.043%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.016% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 9
Median daily rate £290 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £575 -
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
12497 12384 12305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.48% 22.19% 22.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7808 7051 6898
Median daily rate £388 £351 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.55% +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 696 1010 1065
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.90 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 3 May 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 -37 2 £290 -22.66% 1
London -35 1 £290 -22.66% 1
North East - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -

Windows Phone 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 5 (71.43%) Android
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) OO
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
3 4 (57.14%) Blackberry
3 4 (57.14%) Mobile Development
4 3 (42.86%) MVVM
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
4 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (42.86%) RESTful
4 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 3 (42.86%) WCF
4 3 (42.86%) WPF
4 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) SOA
4 3 (42.86%) NUnit
4 3 (42.86%) MVC

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) NUnit
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Agile .NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Agile C# Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Developer
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# WCF Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# WPF Developer
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript Developer
2 3 (42.86%) WCF Developer
2 3 (42.86%) WPF Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Android Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Mobility Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
1 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
1 3 (42.86%) NHibernate
1 3 (42.86%) RESTful
1 3 (42.86%) WCF
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
1 3 (42.86%) WPF
2 1 (14.29%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) IPTV
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) Streaming Video
2 1 (14.29%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 5 (71.43%) Android
3 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Dependency Injection
1 4 (57.14%) Mobile Development
1 4 (57.14%) OO
1 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) MVVM
2 3 (42.86%) SOA
2 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Android Development
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) AirWatch
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Afaria
1 1 (14.29%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Apple
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) SAP