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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 556 539 492
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -47
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 57 53 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.46% 0.43% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 29 46
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £208 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £560 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £250 £350
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £23.00

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
12286 12253 10953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.00% 23.15% 22.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7211 6953 5956
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £165 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 958 1023 1010
Average hourly rate £16.84 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.26% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 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
Top 30 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 3 July 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 -24 56 £325 -3.70% 33
London -20 25 £325 -18.75% 11
South East -8 10 £325 +8.33% 5
South West - 8 £425 - 6
Bristol - 6 £425 - 4
Berkshire +16 5 £375 +34.52% 3
East of England +6 5 £203 - 3
Buckinghamshire +2 4 £325 +8.33%
City of London -13 4 £218 -39.79% 2
Cambridgeshire - 4 £200 - 2
Cambridge - 4 £200 - 2
Reading +9 3 £400 - 3
West Midlands -3 3 £400 +68.42%
West Yorkshire -17 3 £130 - 2
Yorkshire -18 3 £130 - 2
Leeds -23 3 £130 - 1
Milton Keynes 0 2 £325 +8.33%
North West -15 2 £300 +14.28% 5
Birmingham - 2 £400 -
Somerset - 2 - -
Scotland +3 1 - -
Cheshire -3 1 £300 +14.28% 1
Hampshire - 1 £170 - 1
Leicestershire - 1 £250 -
Norfolk - 1 £205 -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £115 -
Tamworth - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Norwich - 1 £205 -

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 121 (100.00%) Windows
2 77 (63.64%) Android
3 71 (58.68%) Apple iOS
4 44 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (30.58%) HTML
6 35 (28.93%) .NET
7 33 (27.27%) Mobile App
8 32 (26.45%) JavaScript
9 31 (25.62%) CSS
10 30 (24.79%) C#
11 27 (22.31%) Microsoft
12 24 (19.83%) User Experience
12 24 (19.83%) HTML5
13 22 (18.18%) Mobile Development
13 22 (18.18%) Blackberry
14 20 (16.53%) iPhone
14 20 (16.53%) Windows Phone 8
15 19 (15.70%) Android Development
15 19 (15.70%) MVC
16 18 (14.88%) Web Services
16 18 (14.88%) TDD
16 18 (14.88%) iOS Development
17 16 (13.22%) CSS3
17 16 (13.22%) ASP.NET
17 16 (13.22%) Scrum
18 15 (12.40%) SQL Server
18 15 (12.40%) Windows Phone 7
19 13 (10.74%) Windows Mobile
20 12 (9.92%) iPad
20 12 (9.92%) BDD

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 10 (8.26%) CMS
2 7 (5.79%) Lync
3 5 (4.13%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.13%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.31%) Node.js
5 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.65%) Apache
5 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.83%) Drupal
6 1 (0.83%) WordPress
6 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.83%) IIS
6 1 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (9.09%) MS Office
2 8 (6.61%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.96%) Photoshop
4 5 (4.13%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.48%) Yammer
3 2 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.65%) Office 365
4 1 (0.83%) GitHub
4 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.44%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.79%) LAN
3 6 (4.96%) Internet
4 5 (4.13%) Firewall
4 5 (4.13%) DNS
4 5 (4.13%) WAN
4 5 (4.13%) DHCP
4 5 (4.13%) HTTP
5 4 (3.31%) VPN
5 4 (3.31%) ADSL
5 4 (3.31%) WLAN
6 3 (2.48%) HTTPS
6 3 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.65%) MPLS
7 2 (1.65%) Skype
7 2 (1.65%) VLAN
8 1 (0.83%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.83%) iBeacon
8 1 (0.83%) Wireless
8 1 (0.83%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.40%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (4.13%) SQLite
4 3 (2.48%) MySQL
5 2 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.65%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.83%) Big Data
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (7.44%) Git (software)
1 9 (7.44%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 7 (5.79%) Subversion
3 6 (4.96%) JIRA
4 4 (3.31%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.48%) Robotium
5 3 (2.48%) Calabash
5 3 (2.48%) Mechanoid
5 3 (2.48%) Robolectric
5 3 (2.48%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.65%) gulp
6 2 (1.65%) Grunt
6 2 (1.65%) JUnit
6 2 (1.65%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.65%) Xcode
7 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.83%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.83%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Blend
7 1 (0.83%) VisualSVN
General
1 7 (5.79%) Finance
1 7 (5.79%) Retail
2 3 (2.48%) Publishing
2 3 (2.48%) Games
2 3 (2.48%) French Language
2 3 (2.48%) German Language
2 3 (2.48%) Italian Language
2 3 (2.48%) Spanish Language
3 2 (1.65%) Banking
3 2 (1.65%) Advertising
3 2 (1.65%) Back Office
3 2 (1.65%) Marketing
4 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (61.16%) Developer
2 15 (12.40%) .NET Developer
2 15 (12.40%) Mobile Developer
3 12 (9.92%) Senior Developer
4 9 (7.44%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 8 (6.61%) Applications Developer
5 8 (6.61%) Analyst
5 8 (6.61%) C# Developer
5 8 (6.61%) Front-End Developer
5 8 (6.61%) iOS Developer
6 7 (5.79%) Web Developer
7 6 (4.96%) Architect
8 5 (4.13%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.13%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (4.13%) Designer
9 4 (3.31%) Android Developer
9 4 (3.31%) Senior iOS Developer
9 4 (3.31%) Rollout Engineer
9 4 (3.31%) Senior Applications Developer
9 4 (3.31%) BlackBerry Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (30.58%) HTML
2 35 (28.93%) .NET
3 31 (25.62%) CSS
4 24 (19.83%) HTML5
5 18 (14.88%) Web Services
6 16 (13.22%) ASP.NET
6 16 (13.22%) CSS3
7 12 (9.92%) Backbone.js
7 12 (9.92%) Ember.js
8 11 (9.09%) AngularJS
9 10 (8.26%) jQuery
9 10 (8.26%) XML
10 9 (7.44%) RESTful
10 9 (7.44%) Apache Cordova
11 8 (6.61%) Sass
11 8 (6.61%) SOAP
11 8 (6.61%) JSON
12 7 (5.79%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (5.79%) REST
13 6 (4.96%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 24 (19.83%) User Experience
3 22 (18.18%) Blackberry
4 20 (16.53%) iPhone
5 12 (9.92%) iPad
6 8 (6.61%) BYOD
7 5 (4.13%) Mobile Payment
7 5 (4.13%) Visualisation
7 5 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (3.31%) Animation
8 4 (3.31%) Computer Science
8 4 (3.31%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (2.48%) Streaming Video
10 2 (1.65%) NHS
10 2 (1.65%) Handset
11 1 (0.83%) GIS
11 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 121 (100.00%) Windows
2 77 (63.64%) Android
3 71 (58.68%) Apple iOS
4 20 (16.53%) Windows Phone 8
5 15 (12.40%) Windows Phone 7
6 13 (10.74%) Windows Mobile
7 11 (9.09%) Windows 8
8 9 (7.44%) Windows 7
9 8 (6.61%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.48%) Windows CE
10 3 (2.48%) Linux
10 3 (2.48%) BlackBerry OS
11 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.65%) webOS
11 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (18.18%) Mobile Development
3 19 (15.70%) Android Development
3 19 (15.70%) MVC
4 18 (14.88%) TDD
4 18 (14.88%) iOS Development
5 16 (13.22%) Scrum
6 12 (9.92%) BDD
7 11 (9.09%) Content Management
8 10 (8.26%) Responsive Web Design
8 10 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (7.44%) OO
9 9 (7.44%) E-Commerce
10 8 (6.61%) OOD
10 8 (6.61%) OOP
10 8 (6.61%) Migration
10 8 (6.61%) Unit Testing
11 7 (5.79%) Analytics
12 6 (4.96%) Mobile Application Development
12 6 (4.96%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 32 (26.45%) JavaScript
2 30 (24.79%) C#
3 11 (9.09%) Objective-C
4 9 (7.44%) XAML
5 8 (6.61%) C++
5 8 (6.61%) Java
6 7 (5.79%) C
7 6 (4.96%) PHP
8 5 (4.13%) SQL
9 3 (2.48%) Ruby
10 2 (1.65%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.65%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.65%) VBA
11 1 (0.83%) Python
11 1 (0.83%) VB
11 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.83%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.83%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (5.79%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.96%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.13%) Degree
4 2 (1.65%) MCP
4 2 (1.65%) MCSA
4 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.83%) ISEB
5 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 11 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.65%) XenServer
3 1 (0.83%) vSphere
3 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (6.61%) SCCM
2 7 (5.79%) AirWatch
3 3 (2.48%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (22.31%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.61%) Apple
3 7 (5.79%) Google
3 7 (5.79%) Xamarin
4 6 (4.96%) MobileIron
5 5 (4.13%) Appcelerator
5 5 (4.13%) Adobe
6 4 (3.31%) Dell
6 4 (3.31%) Facebook
6 4 (3.31%) Twitter
6 4 (3.31%) Nokia
7 3 (2.48%) Mitel
7 3 (2.48%) McAfee
7 3 (2.48%) Polycom
7 3 (2.48%) Citrix
7 3 (2.48%) Cisco
8 2 (1.65%) Oracle
8 2 (1.65%) HP
8 2 (1.65%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.65%) CODA
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