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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 539 501 525
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +24
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 62 74 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.50% 0.62% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 48 48
Average daily rate
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£350 £308 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% -9.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £453 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £290 £304
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 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
12481 11916 12319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.53% 22.40% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7122 6626 6240
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1047 1001 1214
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £36.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -42 58 £350 +13.82% 39
London +2 35 £350 -6.66% 17
South East +1 9 £123 -57.57% 4
West Midlands -5 9 £350 - 2
Birmingham - 9 £350 - 2
City of London +25 8 £325 -24.85% 5
West Sussex - 4 £120 -
Berkshire 0 3 £400 +38.52% 4
Scotland -14 3 £250 - 2
Edinburgh -11 2 - -
Cheshire 0 1 £263 -12.50% 1
West Yorkshire 0 1 - - 3
Yorkshire -2 1 - - 3
North West -9 1 £263 -12.50% 7
East of England -17 1 - - 3
Surrey - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - - 1
Liverpool - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - -
Bedford - - - - 3
Farnham - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 2
Guildford - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Kidlington - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Bristol - - - - 2
Cambridge - - - -
Cardiff - - - -

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 125 (100.00%) Windows
2 69 (55.20%) Android
3 67 (53.60%) Apple iOS
4 54 (43.20%) Mobile App
5 46 (36.80%) C#
6 34 (27.20%) Windows Phone 8
7 31 (24.80%) .NET
7 31 (24.80%) Blackberry
8 29 (23.20%) Windows 8
9 23 (18.40%) HTML
10 21 (16.80%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (16.00%) Microsoft
12 19 (15.20%) REST
13 18 (14.40%) Java
13 18 (14.40%) SQL
14 17 (13.60%) JavaScript
14 17 (13.60%) XAML
15 16 (12.80%) Windows Mobile
15 16 (12.80%) Silverlight
16 14 (11.20%) Scrum
16 14 (11.20%) C++
16 14 (11.20%) Web Services
17 13 (10.40%) CSS
17 13 (10.40%) Visual Studio
17 13 (10.40%) Subversion
17 13 (10.40%) MVVM
17 13 (10.40%) Mobile Application Development
18 12 (9.60%) WPF
18 12 (9.60%) JIRA
18 12 (9.60%) iPhone

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (5.60%) IBM Notes
2 4 (3.20%) Lotus Domino
3 3 (2.40%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.40%) Node.js
3 3 (2.40%) Lync
4 2 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.60%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.80%) nginx
5 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.80%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (4.80%) MS Office
2 5 (4.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.20%) Photoshop
3 4 (3.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.60%) Fireworks
4 2 (1.60%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (1.60%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) SiteCatalyst
1 2 (1.60%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.20%) IaaS
2 4 (3.20%) PaaS
3 1 (0.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.80%) WCDMA
1 6 (4.80%) LTE
2 5 (4.00%) VPN
3 4 (3.20%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (3.20%) Internet
3 4 (3.20%) 3GPP
3 4 (3.20%) UMTS
3 4 (3.20%) GPRS
3 4 (3.20%) GSM
3 4 (3.20%) WLAN
4 3 (2.40%) Wireshark
4 3 (2.40%) VoIP
4 3 (2.40%) Firewall
5 2 (1.60%) Wireless
5 2 (1.60%) Bluetooth
5 2 (1.60%) SSL
5 2 (1.60%) NFC
5 2 (1.60%) HSPA
6 1 (0.80%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.80%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.60%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.20%) MySQL
3 3 (2.40%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.40%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (10.40%) Visual Studio
1 13 (10.40%) Subversion
2 12 (9.60%) JIRA
3 10 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.00%) JMeter
5 4 (3.20%) Axure RP
5 4 (3.20%) Selenium
5 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Blend
6 3 (2.40%) Xcode
6 3 (2.40%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.40%) Yeoman
6 3 (2.40%) Grunt
6 3 (2.40%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.60%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.80%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.80%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.80%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.80%) Hudson
8 1 (0.80%) LoadUI
General
1 9 (7.20%) Finance
2 7 (5.60%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.80%) Multimedia
4 3 (2.40%) Banking
5 2 (1.60%) Games
5 2 (1.60%) Marketing
6 1 (0.80%) Billing
6 1 (0.80%) Polish Language
6 1 (0.80%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 71 (56.80%) Developer
2 18 (14.40%) Mobile Developer
3 14 (11.20%) Architect
4 9 (7.20%) Test Engineer
4 9 (7.20%) Analyst
4 9 (7.20%) Windows Mobile Developer
5 7 (5.60%) Applications Developer
5 7 (5.60%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (5.60%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 6 (4.80%) .NET Developer
7 5 (4.00%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.20%) Android Developer
8 4 (3.20%) Designer
8 4 (3.20%) iOS Developer
8 4 (3.20%) Desktop Support
8 4 (3.20%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 4 (3.20%) Integration Engineer
8 4 (3.20%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (2.40%) C# Developer
9 3 (2.40%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (24.80%) .NET
2 23 (18.40%) HTML
3 19 (15.20%) REST
4 16 (12.80%) Silverlight
5 14 (11.20%) Web Services
6 13 (10.40%) CSS
7 12 (9.60%) WPF
8 11 (8.80%) HTML5
9 10 (8.00%) JSON
10 9 (7.20%) ASP.NET
10 9 (7.20%) XML
11 8 (6.40%) .NET Framework
11 8 (6.40%) WCF
12 7 (5.60%) PhoneGap
12 7 (5.60%) WinRT
13 6 (4.80%) SOAP
13 6 (4.80%) RESTful
14 4 (3.20%) AngularJS
14 4 (3.20%) JAX-RS
14 4 (3.20%) SyncML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (43.20%) Mobile App
2 31 (24.80%) Blackberry
3 12 (9.60%) iPhone
4 9 (7.20%) iPad
5 8 (6.40%) Pocket PC
6 7 (5.60%) Computer Science
7 6 (4.80%) Open Source
7 6 (4.80%) Handset
8 4 (3.20%) Xbox
8 4 (3.20%) Video on Demand
8 4 (3.20%) Streaming Video
9 3 (2.40%) Kinect
9 3 (2.40%) VUI
10 2 (1.60%) HP StorageWorks
10 2 (1.60%) Augmented Reality
10 2 (1.60%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.60%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.60%) Copywriting
10 2 (1.60%) Graphic Design
10 2 (1.60%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 125 (100.00%) Windows
2 69 (55.20%) Android
3 67 (53.60%) Apple iOS
4 34 (27.20%) Windows Phone 8
5 29 (23.20%) Windows 8
6 16 (12.80%) Windows Mobile
7 8 (6.40%) Windows CE
7 8 (6.40%) Windows 7
8 6 (4.80%) Linux
9 5 (4.00%) Windows XP
9 5 (4.00%) Windows Phone 7
10 4 (3.20%) bada
11 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.80%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.80%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.80%) UNIX
12 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.80%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (11.20%) Scrum
3 13 (10.40%) MVVM
3 13 (10.40%) Mobile Application Development
4 9 (7.20%) TDD
5 8 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (5.60%) Android Development
6 7 (5.60%) iOS Development
7 6 (4.80%) Mobile Device Management
7 6 (4.80%) ITIL
8 5 (4.00%) Test Scripting
9 4 (3.20%) Information Architecture
9 4 (3.20%) MVC
9 4 (3.20%) UML
9 4 (3.20%) RAD
10 3 (2.40%) Pair Programming
10 3 (2.40%) Automated Testing
10 3 (2.40%) Software Engineering
10 3 (2.40%) ETL
10 3 (2.40%) OO
Programming Languages
1 46 (36.80%) C#
2 18 (14.40%) Java
2 18 (14.40%) SQL
3 17 (13.60%) JavaScript
3 17 (13.60%) XAML
4 14 (11.20%) C++
5 10 (8.00%) C
6 9 (7.20%) Objective-C
7 8 (6.40%) Embedded C++
7 8 (6.40%) Python
8 6 (4.80%) Ruby
9 2 (1.60%) PHP
9 2 (1.60%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.80%) VB
10 1 (0.80%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (8.00%) Degree
2 8 (6.40%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.60%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.40%) ISEB
4 3 (2.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.80%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.80%) MCSE
5 1 (0.80%) MCP
5 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.80%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.60%) QA
2 3 (2.40%) SLA
3 2 (1.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (6.40%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.60%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.80%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.80%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.40%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.60%) XenMobile
2 2 (1.60%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.20%) Lotus
3 5 (4.00%) Symbian
3 5 (4.00%) Xamarin
4 4 (3.20%) HP
4 4 (3.20%) Adobe
4 4 (3.20%) Telerik
5 3 (2.40%) VMware
5 3 (2.40%) Huawei
5 3 (2.40%) Nokia
5 3 (2.40%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 2 (1.60%) Sencha
6 2 (1.60%) Apple
6 2 (1.60%) Citrix
6 2 (1.60%) Cisco
6 2 (1.60%) Dell
6 2 (1.60%) Google
7 1 (0.80%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.80%) Draytek
7 1 (0.80%) Symantec
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