The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Phone 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 over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 550 520 474
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -46
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 57 62 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.48% 0.52% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 32 53
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £211 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £536 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £250 £350
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.60 - -

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
11976 11833 10146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.11% 22.48% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6932 6723 5446
Average daily rate £363 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £160 £194
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 1000 1049 986
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.89 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.83% -9.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.95 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

Windows Phone
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Windows Phone Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Windows Phone
Daily Rate Trend

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

Windows Phone Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Windows Phone
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Phone within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Windows Phone Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Windows Phone
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Windows Phone Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Windows Phone
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Phone within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Windows Phone Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Windows Phone
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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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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 -29 56 £350 -9.67% 26
London -15 24 £375 -11.76% 13
South East -17 14 £375 -6.25% 3
Berkshire -9 8 £375 -6.25% 1
Yorkshire - 7 £320 - 1
Reading +10 6 £375 -
West Midlands -10 5 - -
Buckinghamshire +5 4 £325 +62.50%
Leeds - 4 £225 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £225 - 1
South West - 4 £300 -
Warwickshire -1 3 - -
Milton Keynes +4 2 £325 +62.50%
North West -19 2 £300 - 6
Bristol - 2 £300 -
Slough - 2 £130 -
Tamworth - 2 - -
Somerset - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 £738 -
Staffordshire - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £425 - 1
City of London +4 1 £325 -23.52% 3
Scotland - 1 - - 4
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £300 - 1
Sheffield - 1 £625 -
Glasgow - 1 - - 3
Hounslow - 1 £320 -

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Windows Phone 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.

1 118 (100.00%) Windows
2 75 (63.56%) Android
3 72 (61.02%) Apple iOS
4 41 (34.75%) HTML
5 40 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (28.81%) JavaScript
6 34 (28.81%) .NET
6 34 (28.81%) Mobile App
7 33 (27.97%) C#
7 33 (27.97%) CSS
8 28 (23.73%) HTML5
8 28 (23.73%) Windows Phone 8
9 25 (21.19%) Mobile Development
9 25 (21.19%) Blackberry
10 24 (20.34%) User Experience
11 21 (17.80%) MVC
12 19 (16.10%) Microsoft
13 18 (15.25%) ASP.NET
13 18 (15.25%) SQL Server
13 18 (15.25%) TDD
13 18 (15.25%) CSS3
14 17 (14.41%) Windows Mobile
15 15 (12.71%) Windows Phone 7
15 15 (12.71%) iPhone
16 14 (11.86%) Git (software)
16 14 (11.86%) Backbone.js
16 14 (11.86%) Android Development
16 14 (11.86%) iOS Development
17 13 (11.02%) Web Services
18 12 (10.17%) BDD

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Windows Phone 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (9.32%) CMS
2 6 (5.08%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.24%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.39%) Node.js
5 3 (2.54%) Apache
6 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.69%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.85%) Drupal
7 1 (0.85%) nginx
7 1 (0.85%) WordPress
7 1 (0.85%) Lync
7 1 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (5.93%) Photoshop
2 6 (5.08%) MS Office
2 6 (5.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.54%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.85%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.39%) Yammer
3 2 (1.69%) Office 365
3 2 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.85%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.93%) Firewall
2 6 (5.08%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.24%) LAN
3 5 (4.24%) HTTP
3 5 (4.24%) HTTPS
4 4 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.54%) SSL
6 2 (1.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (1.69%) MPLS
6 2 (1.69%) VLAN
6 2 (1.69%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.85%) Wireless
7 1 (0.85%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.85%) GPRS
7 1 (0.85%) UMTS
7 1 (0.85%) WLAN
7 1 (0.85%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.08%) MySQL
3 6 (5.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.85%) SQLite
5 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (11.86%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.32%) Subversion
3 9 (7.63%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 5 (4.24%) JIRA
5 4 (3.39%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.39%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.54%) PHPUnit
6 3 (2.54%) Calabash
7 2 (1.69%) Grunt
7 2 (1.69%) Apache Ivy
7 2 (1.69%) JUnit
7 2 (1.69%) Xcode
7 2 (1.69%) TestPartner
7 2 (1.69%) Selenium
8 1 (0.85%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Blend
8 1 (0.85%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.85%) VisualSVN
8 1 (0.85%) Robotium
General
1 7 (5.93%) Retail
1 7 (5.93%) Finance
2 4 (3.39%) Advertising
2 4 (3.39%) Marketing
3 3 (2.54%) French Language
3 3 (2.54%) German Language
3 3 (2.54%) Italian Language
3 3 (2.54%) Spanish Language
3 3 (2.54%) Banking
3 3 (2.54%) Games
3 3 (2.54%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.85%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.85%) Publishing
4 1 (0.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 71 (60.17%) Developer
2 15 (12.71%) .NET Developer
3 14 (11.86%) Mobile Developer
4 9 (7.63%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 8 (6.78%) Applications Developer
5 8 (6.78%) C# Developer
5 8 (6.78%) Front-End Developer
6 7 (5.93%) Web Developer
7 6 (5.08%) Architect
7 6 (5.08%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.24%) Designer
8 5 (4.24%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.24%) Analyst
8 5 (4.24%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (3.39%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
9 4 (3.39%) iOS Developer
9 4 (3.39%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.39%) Senior Applications Developer
10 3 (2.54%) Support Analyst
10 3 (2.54%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (34.75%) HTML
2 34 (28.81%) .NET
3 33 (27.97%) CSS
4 28 (23.73%) HTML5
5 18 (15.25%) ASP.NET
5 18 (15.25%) CSS3
6 14 (11.86%) Backbone.js
7 13 (11.02%) Web Services
8 12 (10.17%) Ember.js
8 12 (10.17%) AngularJS
9 11 (9.32%) jQuery
9 11 (9.32%) XML
10 10 (8.47%) RESTful
11 9 (7.63%) Apache Cordova
11 9 (7.63%) SOAP
12 8 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (6.78%) JSON
12 8 (6.78%) REST
12 8 (6.78%) Sass
13 7 (5.93%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 34 (28.81%) Mobile App
2 25 (21.19%) Blackberry
3 24 (20.34%) User Experience
4 15 (12.71%) iPhone
5 7 (5.93%) BYOD
5 7 (5.93%) Open Source
5 7 (5.93%) iPad
6 5 (4.24%) Visualisation
7 4 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.39%) Streaming Video
7 4 (3.39%) Animation
7 4 (3.39%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.69%) PKI
8 2 (1.69%) CESG
8 2 (1.69%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.85%) HP StorageWorks
9 1 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.85%) Handset
9 1 (0.85%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 118 (100.00%) Windows
2 75 (63.56%) Android
3 72 (61.02%) Apple iOS
4 28 (23.73%) Windows Phone 8
5 17 (14.41%) Windows Mobile
6 15 (12.71%) Windows Phone 7
7 10 (8.47%) Windows 8
8 7 (5.93%) Windows 7
9 6 (5.08%) Linux
10 4 (3.39%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.54%) Windows CE
11 3 (2.54%) BlackBerry OS
12 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.69%) webOS
12 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.85%) bada
13 1 (0.85%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (21.19%) Mobile Development
3 21 (17.80%) MVC
4 18 (15.25%) TDD
5 14 (11.86%) Android Development
5 14 (11.86%) iOS Development
6 12 (10.17%) BDD
7 11 (9.32%) Responsive Web Design
7 11 (9.32%) Content Management
8 10 (8.47%) Scrum
8 10 (8.47%) Project Management
9 9 (7.63%) Mobile Device Management
10 8 (6.78%) Analytics
11 7 (5.93%) Configuration Management
12 6 (5.08%) E-Commerce
12 6 (5.08%) Integration Testing
12 6 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (4.24%) Software Engineering
13 5 (4.24%) Time Management
13 5 (4.24%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (28.81%) JavaScript
2 33 (27.97%) C#
3 9 (7.63%) XAML
4 8 (6.78%) Objective-C
5 7 (5.93%) C++
6 6 (5.08%) Java
6 6 (5.08%) PHP
7 5 (4.24%) SQL
8 4 (3.39%) C
9 3 (2.54%) Ruby
10 2 (1.69%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.85%) PHP5
11 1 (0.85%) VBA
11 1 (0.85%) Python
11 1 (0.85%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 8 (6.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.93%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.24%) Degree
4 2 (1.69%) ISEB
5 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.32%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.69%) Firmware
2 2 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (7.63%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (16.10%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.78%) Xamarin
3 7 (5.93%) Apple
4 5 (4.24%) Adobe
4 5 (4.24%) Twitter
4 5 (4.24%) Appcelerator
5 4 (3.39%) Facebook
6 3 (2.54%) Oracle
6 3 (2.54%) MobileIron
7 2 (1.69%) Meru Networks
7 2 (1.69%) F5
7 2 (1.69%) Aerohive Networks
7 2 (1.69%) CODA
7 2 (1.69%) Sage
7 2 (1.69%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.69%) Nokia
7 2 (1.69%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.69%) HP
7 2 (1.69%) VMware
7 2 (1.69%) ProCurve
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