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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 549 510 509
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 62 73 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.49% 0.60% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 47 50
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £442 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £289 £250
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +15.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.08% +2.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £23.00 -
% change year-on-year
-26.08% -

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
12606 12087 12125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.33% 22.61% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7196 6748 6192
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £175 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £525 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1090 1027 1187
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014. 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 -30 57 £350 +16.66% 28
London +4 34 £344 -8.33% 12
South East -2 9 £123 -57.57% 1
West Midlands -11 9 £350 - 1
Birmingham - 9 £350 - 1
City of London +29 8 £325 -24.85% 5
Scotland -9 4 £250 - 3
West Sussex - 4 £120 -
Berkshire +4 3 £400 +38.52% 1
Yorkshire +2 3 - - 3
Edinburgh -13 3 - -
Cheshire +11 1 £263 -12.50% 1
North West -8 1 £263 -12.50% 5
East of England -22 1 - - 2
Surrey - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
Lancashire - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - - 1
Norfolk - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bedford - - - - 2
Bristol - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - -
Chepstow - - - - 1
Chester - - - -
Coventry - - - -

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

1 124 (100.00%) Windows
2 71 (57.26%) Android
3 69 (55.65%) Apple iOS
4 53 (42.74%) Mobile App
5 44 (35.48%) C#
6 35 (28.23%) Blackberry
7 31 (25.00%) Windows 8
7 31 (25.00%) Windows Phone 8
8 29 (23.39%) .NET
9 25 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (19.35%) HTML
11 22 (17.74%) Microsoft
12 20 (16.13%) JavaScript
13 19 (15.32%) Java
14 18 (14.52%) SQL
15 17 (13.71%) REST
15 17 (13.71%) XAML
16 16 (12.90%) Windows Mobile
17 14 (11.29%) Subversion
17 14 (11.29%) JSON
17 14 (11.29%) Scrum
17 14 (11.29%) C++
17 14 (11.29%) CSS
17 14 (11.29%) Web Services
17 14 (11.29%) HTML5
18 13 (10.48%) Mobile Application Development
18 13 (10.48%) Visual Studio
18 13 (10.48%) Silverlight
19 12 (9.68%) JIRA
19 12 (9.68%) WPF

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 7 (5.65%) IBM Notes
2 5 (4.03%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.23%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.42%) Node.js
5 2 (1.61%) Lync
6 1 (0.81%) Apache
6 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.81%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (6.45%) MS Office
2 7 (5.65%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.42%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.42%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.61%) InDesign
5 2 (1.61%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.81%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) WebTrends
1 1 (0.81%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.23%) PaaS
1 4 (3.23%) IaaS
2 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.84%) WCDMA
1 6 (4.84%) LTE
2 5 (4.03%) VPN
3 4 (3.23%) Internet
3 4 (3.23%) GPRS
3 4 (3.23%) GSM
3 4 (3.23%) 3GPP
3 4 (3.23%) UMTS
3 4 (3.23%) VoIP
3 4 (3.23%) WLAN
3 4 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (2.42%) Wireshark
4 3 (2.42%) Firewall
5 2 (1.61%) HSPA
5 2 (1.61%) Wireless
5 2 (1.61%) WAN
5 2 (1.61%) LAN
5 2 (1.61%) Bluetooth
5 2 (1.61%) SSL
6 1 (0.81%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.23%) MySQL
3 3 (2.42%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.42%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (11.29%) Subversion
2 13 (10.48%) Visual Studio
3 12 (9.68%) JIRA
4 10 (8.06%) Git (software)
5 6 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (4.03%) JMeter
7 4 (3.23%) Selenium
7 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Blend
8 3 (2.42%) Xcode
8 3 (2.42%) Mercurial
8 3 (2.42%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.42%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.42%) Grunt
8 3 (2.42%) Yeoman
9 2 (1.61%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.81%) Hudson
10 1 (0.81%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.81%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (0.81%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (8.06%) Finance
2 8 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.84%) Multimedia
4 3 (2.42%) Banking
5 2 (1.61%) Marketing
5 2 (1.61%) Games
6 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.81%) Polish Language
6 1 (0.81%) Billing
Job Titles
1 71 (57.26%) Developer
2 18 (14.52%) Mobile Developer
3 12 (9.68%) Architect
4 9 (7.26%) Analyst
4 9 (7.26%) Test Engineer
4 9 (7.26%) Windows Mobile Developer
5 7 (5.65%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 7 (5.65%) Applications Developer
5 7 (5.65%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (4.03%) Senior Developer
6 5 (4.03%) Desktop Support
6 5 (4.03%) Android Developer
7 4 (3.23%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (3.23%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (3.23%) Test and Integration Engineer
7 4 (3.23%) Support Engineer
7 4 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (3.23%) iOS Developer
8 3 (2.42%) Mobile Web Developer
8 3 (2.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (23.39%) .NET
2 24 (19.35%) HTML
3 17 (13.71%) REST
4 14 (11.29%) HTML5
4 14 (11.29%) CSS
4 14 (11.29%) Web Services
4 14 (11.29%) JSON
5 13 (10.48%) Silverlight
6 12 (9.68%) WPF
7 9 (7.26%) XML
8 8 (6.45%) WCF
9 7 (5.65%) PhoneGap
9 7 (5.65%) WinRT
10 6 (4.84%) CSS3
10 6 (4.84%) SOAP
10 6 (4.84%) RESTful
10 6 (4.84%) ASP.NET
11 5 (4.03%) .NET Framework
11 5 (4.03%) jQuery
12 4 (3.23%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 53 (42.74%) Mobile App
2 35 (28.23%) Blackberry
3 12 (9.68%) iPhone
4 9 (7.26%) iPad
5 8 (6.45%) Pocket PC
6 7 (5.65%) Computer Science
7 6 (4.84%) Handset
7 6 (4.84%) Open Source
8 4 (3.23%) Xbox
8 4 (3.23%) Streaming Video
9 3 (2.42%) VUI
9 3 (2.42%) Kinect
10 2 (1.61%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.61%) New Media
10 2 (1.61%) HP StorageWorks
10 2 (1.61%) Augmented Reality
10 2 (1.61%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.61%) Clustering
10 2 (1.61%) Cryptography
10 2 (1.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 124 (100.00%) Windows
2 71 (57.26%) Android
3 69 (55.65%) Apple iOS
4 31 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 31 (25.00%) Windows Phone 8
5 16 (12.90%) Windows Mobile
6 10 (8.06%) Windows 7
7 8 (6.45%) Windows CE
7 8 (6.45%) Windows Phone 7
8 6 (4.84%) Linux
9 5 (4.03%) Windows XP
10 4 (3.23%) bada
11 3 (2.42%) webOS
11 3 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.81%) UNIX
13 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.81%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (11.29%) Scrum
3 13 (10.48%) Mobile Application Development
4 10 (8.06%) MVVM
5 9 (7.26%) TDD
6 8 (6.45%) ITIL
6 8 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (6.45%) Android Development
7 7 (5.65%) iOS Development
7 7 (5.65%) MVC
8 6 (4.84%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (4.03%) Test Scripting
9 5 (4.03%) Software Engineering
9 5 (4.03%) Web Development
10 4 (3.23%) UML
11 3 (2.42%) OO
11 3 (2.42%) ETL
11 3 (2.42%) Pair Programming
11 3 (2.42%) Automated Testing
11 3 (2.42%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (35.48%) C#
2 20 (16.13%) JavaScript
3 19 (15.32%) Java
4 18 (14.52%) SQL
5 17 (13.71%) XAML
6 14 (11.29%) C++
7 9 (7.26%) C
7 9 (7.26%) Objective-C
8 8 (6.45%) Python
8 8 (6.45%) Embedded C++
9 6 (4.84%) Ruby
10 2 (1.61%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.61%) PHP
11 1 (0.81%) VB
11 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (8.06%) Degree
2 9 (7.26%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.65%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.42%) ISEB
4 3 (2.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.81%) MCP
6 1 (0.81%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.65%) QA
2 3 (2.42%) SLA
3 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (8.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.61%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.61%) UAG
3 1 (0.81%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.81%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (3.23%) SCCM
2 3 (2.42%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.61%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 22 (17.74%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.26%) Lotus
3 5 (4.03%) Symbian
3 5 (4.03%) Xamarin
4 4 (3.23%) HP
5 3 (2.42%) Nokia
5 3 (2.42%) Adobe
5 3 (2.42%) Sophos
5 3 (2.42%) Huawei
5 3 (2.42%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 2 (1.61%) Sencha
6 2 (1.61%) Google
6 2 (1.61%) VMware
6 2 (1.61%) Apple
6 2 (1.61%) Cisco
6 2 (1.61%) Dell
6 2 (1.61%) Citrix
7 1 (0.81%) Siemens
7 1 (0.81%) Sage
7 1 (0.81%) CheckPoint
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