The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 540 487 511
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +24
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 48 76 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.39% 0.67% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 51 48
Average daily rate
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£300 £375 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £470 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £290 £288
% change year-on-year
-9.48% +0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £23.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.00 -
Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12328 11377 12049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.56% 22.25% 20.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6999 6236 5946
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1046 1016 1233
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £37.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -60 45 £300 -20.00% 41
London -9 27 £300 -20.00% 20
City of London +6 8 £298 -27.43% 6
South East -14 8 £123 -57.75% 8
West Midlands -13 4 £350 - 1
West Sussex - 4 £120 -
Berkshire -6 3 £400 +38.52% 4
Scotland -21 3 £250 - 3
Birmingham - 3 £350 - 1
North West +4 2 £263 -30.00% 6
Edinburgh -15 2 - - 2
Yorkshire +6 1 - - 1
Cheshire +4 1 £263 -12.50%
West Yorkshire +1 1 - -
Leeds -5 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - - 6
East of England - 1 - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Maidstone - - - - 1
Paddington - - - -
South Wales - - - - 1
South West - - - - 3
Wales - - - - 1
Norwich - - - -
Orpington - - - - 1
Reading - - - - 2
Runcorn - - - -
Slough - - - -

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 113 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (56.64%) Android
3 60 (53.10%) Apple iOS
4 45 (39.82%) Mobile App
5 42 (37.17%) C#
6 37 (32.74%) Windows Phone 8
7 31 (27.43%) .NET
8 29 (25.66%) Blackberry
9 26 (23.01%) HTML
10 21 (18.58%) REST
11 20 (17.70%) JavaScript
11 20 (17.70%) Silverlight
12 19 (16.81%) Java
12 19 (16.81%) MVVM
12 19 (16.81%) Windows 8
13 16 (14.16%) XAML
14 15 (13.27%) ASP.NET
14 15 (13.27%) CSS
15 14 (12.39%) Microsoft
16 13 (11.50%) .NET Framework
16 13 (11.50%) HTML5
17 12 (10.62%) iPhone
17 12 (10.62%) Microsoft Azure
18 11 (9.73%) Agile Software Development
19 10 (8.85%) Telerik
19 10 (8.85%) JSON
19 10 (8.85%) C++
19 10 (8.85%) RAD
19 10 (8.85%) Web Services
19 10 (8.85%) XML

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (6.19%) IBM Notes
2 4 (3.54%) Lotus Domino
3 3 (2.65%) Node.js
4 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.77%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.88%) nginx
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.88%) Apache
5 1 (0.88%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (5.31%) MS Office
2 5 (4.42%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.54%) Photoshop
3 4 (3.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.54%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.77%) Fireworks
4 2 (1.77%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (1.77%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) SiteCatalyst
1 2 (1.77%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.54%) IaaS
2 4 (3.54%) PaaS
3 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.31%) WCDMA
1 6 (5.31%) LTE
2 5 (4.42%) VPN
3 4 (3.54%) GPRS
3 4 (3.54%) GSM
3 4 (3.54%) 3GPP
3 4 (3.54%) UMTS
3 4 (3.54%) WLAN
3 4 (3.54%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (2.65%) Firewall
4 3 (2.65%) Internet
4 3 (2.65%) VoIP
5 2 (1.77%) Bluetooth
5 2 (1.77%) Wireless
5 2 (1.77%) HSPA
5 2 (1.77%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.77%) NFC
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.88%) SAN
6 1 (0.88%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.65%) RDBMS
2 3 (2.65%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.88%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (7.96%) PhoneGap
1 9 (7.96%) Subversion
2 7 (6.19%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.31%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.42%) Grunt
4 5 (4.42%) Yeoman
5 4 (3.54%) Axure RP
5 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Blend
6 3 (2.65%) Xcode
6 3 (2.65%) JIRA
7 2 (1.77%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.88%) Maven
8 1 (0.88%) JMeter
8 1 (0.88%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.88%) Hudson
8 1 (0.88%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.88%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.88%) LoadUI
General
1 9 (7.96%) Finance
2 7 (6.19%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.31%) Multimedia
4 3 (2.65%) Banking
5 2 (1.77%) Games
5 2 (1.77%) Marketing
6 1 (0.88%) Billing
6 1 (0.88%) Polish Language
6 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 67 (59.29%) Developer
2 14 (12.39%) Architect
3 12 (10.62%) Mobile Developer
3 12 (10.62%) .NET Developer
4 7 (6.19%) Analyst
5 6 (5.31%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (4.42%) Senior Developer
6 5 (4.42%) Web Developer
6 5 (4.42%) Mobile Web Developer
7 4 (3.54%) iOS Developer
7 4 (3.54%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 4 (3.54%) Android Developer
7 4 (3.54%) Desktop Support
7 4 (3.54%) Applications Developer
7 4 (3.54%) Designer
7 4 (3.54%) Test and Integration Engineer
7 4 (3.54%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (3.54%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (3.54%) Test Engineer
8 3 (2.65%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (27.43%) .NET
2 26 (23.01%) HTML
3 21 (18.58%) REST
4 20 (17.70%) Silverlight
5 15 (13.27%) ASP.NET
5 15 (13.27%) CSS
6 13 (11.50%) .NET Framework
6 13 (11.50%) HTML5
7 10 (8.85%) JSON
7 10 (8.85%) Web Services
7 10 (8.85%) XML
8 9 (7.96%) WPF
9 7 (6.19%) WinRT
10 6 (5.31%) AngularJS
11 5 (4.42%) RESTful
11 5 (4.42%) Sass
11 5 (4.42%) LESS
11 5 (4.42%) CSS3
12 4 (3.54%) JAX-RS
12 4 (3.54%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (39.82%) Mobile App
2 29 (25.66%) Blackberry
3 12 (10.62%) iPhone
4 10 (8.85%) Video on Demand
5 7 (6.19%) iPad
6 6 (5.31%) Handset
6 6 (5.31%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.54%) Streaming Video
8 3 (2.65%) Pocket PC
8 3 (2.65%) Open Source
8 3 (2.65%) Xbox
9 2 (1.77%) Kinect
9 2 (1.77%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (1.77%) HP StorageWorks
9 2 (1.77%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.77%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.77%) Copywriting
9 2 (1.77%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.77%) Animation
9 2 (1.77%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 113 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (56.64%) Android
3 60 (53.10%) Apple iOS
4 37 (32.74%) Windows Phone 8
5 19 (16.81%) Windows 8
6 7 (6.19%) Windows 7
7 6 (5.31%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (4.42%) Linux
8 5 (4.42%) Windows XP
9 4 (3.54%) bada
9 4 (3.54%) Windows Phone 7
10 3 (2.65%) Windows CE
10 3 (2.65%) UNIX
11 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.81%) MVVM
2 11 (9.73%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (8.85%) RAD
4 9 (7.96%) Android Development
4 9 (7.96%) iOS Development
5 7 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (6.19%) Scrum
5 7 (6.19%) TDD
5 7 (6.19%) Mobile Application Development
6 6 (5.31%) ITIL
7 5 (4.42%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (3.54%) Information Architecture
8 4 (3.54%) UML
8 4 (3.54%) MVC
9 3 (2.65%) Automated Testing
9 3 (2.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (2.65%) ETL
9 3 (2.65%) Software Architecture
10 2 (1.77%) Black-Box Testing
10 2 (1.77%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 42 (37.17%) C#
2 20 (17.70%) JavaScript
3 19 (16.81%) Java
4 16 (14.16%) XAML
5 10 (8.85%) C++
5 10 (8.85%) C
6 9 (7.96%) SQL
6 9 (7.96%) Objective-C
7 4 (3.54%) Python
8 3 (2.65%) PHP
8 3 (2.65%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.88%) Ruby
9 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (7.96%) Degree
2 8 (7.08%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.19%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.77%) ISEB
5 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.88%) MCP
5 1 (0.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) QA
2 3 (2.65%) SLA
3 2 (1.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (6.19%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.77%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.88%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.65%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.77%) SCCM
3 1 (0.88%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 14 (12.39%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.85%) Telerik
3 9 (7.96%) Lotus
4 5 (4.42%) Symbian
5 4 (3.54%) Adobe
5 4 (3.54%) HP
6 3 (2.65%) VMware
6 3 (2.65%) Huawei
6 3 (2.65%) Nokia
6 3 (2.65%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 3 (2.65%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.77%) Sencha
7 2 (1.77%) Apple
7 2 (1.77%) Cisco
7 2 (1.77%) Dell
7 2 (1.77%) Google
8 1 (0.88%) Lagan
8 1 (0.88%) Civica
8 1 (0.88%) Draytek
8 1 (0.88%) ESRI
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