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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 518 519 481
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -38
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 61 45 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.090% 0.095%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.53% 0.41% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 21 24
Average daily rate
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£381 £450 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.27% +35.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £498 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -

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
11424 10955 9398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.02% 21.88% 21.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6585 5962 4994
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £524 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 877 1012 998
Average hourly rate £15.75 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.71%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +5 59 £381 -15.27% 27
London -1 25 £425 -5.55% 8
Yorkshire - 12 £738 - 3
South East -23 11 £350 +2.18% 8
West Yorkshire - 10 - - 2
Leeds - 10 - - 2
South West - 7 £325 - 1
Berkshire -7 5 £400 +6.66% 3
City of London +15 4 £258 -14.16% 3
Gloucestershire - 4 £375 -
North West - 3 £350 - 5
Bristol - 3 £325 -
Gloucester - 3 £375 -
Dartford - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £345 - 1
Cheshire - 2 £375 - 1
Milton Keynes - 2 £345 - 1
Kent - 2 - -
East of England +3 1 £300 +5.26% 2
Reading -2 1 - - 3
Hampshire -17 1 £275 -11.29%
Surrey - 1 £400 - 3
Scotland - 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £300 - 2
Glasgow - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £350 - 4
Maidstone - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 140 (100.00%) Windows
2 103 (73.57%) Android
3 100 (71.43%) Apple iOS
4 51 (36.43%) Mobile App
5 47 (33.57%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (28.57%) C#
7 38 (27.14%) .NET
8 37 (26.43%) HTML
9 36 (25.71%) JavaScript
9 36 (25.71%) Windows Phone 8
10 33 (23.57%) CSS
11 27 (19.29%) Blackberry
12 26 (18.57%) XML
13 25 (17.86%) TDD
13 25 (17.86%) CSS3
14 24 (17.14%) HTML5
15 23 (16.43%) User Experience
16 22 (15.71%) Mobile Device Management
16 22 (15.71%) Web Services
17 20 (14.29%) Configuration Management
18 19 (13.57%) MVC
18 19 (13.57%) Windows Mobile
18 19 (13.57%) iOS Development
19 17 (12.14%) Git (software)
19 17 (12.14%) jQuery
19 17 (12.14%) SQL Server
20 16 (11.43%) Apache Cordova
20 16 (11.43%) Android Development
21 15 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
21 15 (10.71%) Windows Phone 7

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 9 (6.43%) CMS
2 5 (3.57%) Node.js
3 4 (2.86%) Apache
4 3 (2.14%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.14%) nginx
4 3 (2.14%) Lync
5 2 (1.43%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.71%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (5.71%) MS Office
2 6 (4.29%) Photoshop
3 5 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (3.57%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.71%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.71%) Maya
4 1 (0.71%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.71%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.71%) Office 365
2 1 (0.71%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.86%) SSL
1 11 (7.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 7 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.00%) Firewall
3 6 (4.29%) LAN
3 6 (4.29%) HTTPS
4 5 (3.57%) HTTP
5 4 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.14%) VoIP
6 3 (2.14%) PBX
7 2 (1.43%) ISDN
7 2 (1.43%) Wireshark
7 2 (1.43%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.71%) 4G
8 1 (0.71%) Wireless
8 1 (0.71%) VPN
8 1 (0.71%) DNS
8 1 (0.71%) Internet
8 1 (0.71%) 3G
8 1 (0.71%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.14%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.71%) MySQL
3 9 (6.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.29%) SQLite
5 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.71%) Big Data
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (12.14%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.57%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 12 (8.57%) Subversion
3 9 (6.43%) Visual Studio
4 8 (5.71%) Xcode
5 7 (5.00%) Eclipse
6 6 (4.29%) JIRA
7 5 (3.57%) Calabash
7 5 (3.57%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.43%) Robotium
8 2 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.43%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.43%) Selenium
8 2 (1.43%) TestPartner
8 2 (1.43%) JUnit
9 1 (0.71%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.71%) Apache Ivy
General
1 9 (6.43%) Finance
2 5 (3.57%) Banking
3 3 (2.14%) Retail
3 3 (2.14%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.14%) Games
4 2 (1.43%) Advertising
4 2 (1.43%) Marketing
5 1 (0.71%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 84 (60.00%) Developer
2 11 (7.86%) .NET Developer
3 10 (7.14%) iOS Developer
4 9 (6.43%) Mobile Developer
5 8 (5.71%) Android Developer
5 8 (5.71%) Analyst
6 6 (4.29%) Web Developer
6 6 (4.29%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 5 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (3.57%) Applications Developer
8 4 (2.86%) Designer
9 3 (2.14%) Senior Applications Developer
9 3 (2.14%) Windows 8 Developer
9 3 (2.14%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
9 3 (2.14%) Senior Developer
9 3 (2.14%) Architect
9 3 (2.14%) Tester
9 3 (2.14%) Support Engineer
9 3 (2.14%) C# Developer
10 2 (1.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (27.14%) .NET
2 37 (26.43%) HTML
3 33 (23.57%) CSS
4 26 (18.57%) XML
5 25 (17.86%) CSS3
6 24 (17.14%) HTML5
7 22 (15.71%) Web Services
8 17 (12.14%) jQuery
9 16 (11.43%) Apache Cordova
10 14 (10.00%) iOS SDK
11 13 (9.29%) ASP.NET
12 12 (8.57%) JSON
12 12 (8.57%) Backbone.js
13 11 (7.86%) AngularJS
14 10 (7.14%) REST
14 10 (7.14%) RESTful
15 9 (6.43%) Ember.js
15 9 (6.43%) .NET Framework
16 8 (5.71%) SOAP
16 8 (5.71%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 51 (36.43%) Mobile App
2 27 (19.29%) Blackberry
3 23 (16.43%) User Experience
4 15 (10.71%) iPhone
5 14 (10.00%) CESG
5 14 (10.00%) PKI
6 12 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (7.14%) iPad
8 6 (4.29%) Computer Science
8 6 (4.29%) Data Structures
8 6 (4.29%) Algorithms
9 4 (2.86%) Visualisation
10 3 (2.14%) Open Source
10 3 (2.14%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (2.14%) N-Tier
10 3 (2.14%) Management Information System
10 3 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (1.43%) Kinect
11 2 (1.43%) NHS
11 2 (1.43%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 140 (100.00%) Windows
2 103 (73.57%) Android
3 100 (71.43%) Apple iOS
4 36 (25.71%) Windows Phone 8
5 19 (13.57%) Windows Mobile
6 15 (10.71%) Linux
6 15 (10.71%) Windows Phone 7
7 12 (8.57%) Windows 8
8 11 (7.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (4.29%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.14%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.43%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.43%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.71%) webOS
12 1 (0.71%) bada
12 1 (0.71%) Debian
12 1 (0.71%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.71%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (33.57%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (17.86%) TDD
3 22 (15.71%) Mobile Device Management
4 20 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 19 (13.57%) MVC
5 19 (13.57%) iOS Development
6 16 (11.43%) Android Development
7 15 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (9.29%) BDD
9 12 (8.57%) Scrum
10 11 (7.86%) Software Engineering
10 11 (7.86%) Project Management
10 11 (7.86%) OO
11 10 (7.14%) Web Design
12 9 (6.43%) Content Management
13 8 (5.71%) OOD
13 8 (5.71%) Integration Testing
14 7 (5.00%) Memory Management
15 6 (4.29%) MVVM
15 6 (4.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 40 (28.57%) C#
2 36 (25.71%) JavaScript
3 14 (10.00%) Objective-C
4 13 (9.29%) Java
5 9 (6.43%) XAML
6 8 (5.71%) C++
7 6 (4.29%) C
7 6 (4.29%) XPath
8 5 (3.57%) SQL
9 4 (2.86%) Ruby
10 2 (1.43%) Python
10 2 (1.43%) PHP
10 2 (1.43%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.71%) VBA
11 1 (0.71%) Lua
11 1 (0.71%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 9 (6.43%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.57%) ISEB
4 4 (2.86%) Degree
5 3 (2.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.71%) MCSE
7 1 (0.71%) MCSA
7 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.71%) VCP4
7 1 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.43%) QA
2 2 (1.43%) SLA
3 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (8.57%) Active Directory
1 12 (8.57%) Firmware
2 11 (7.86%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.71%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.14%) SCCM
2 2 (1.43%) SCOM
3 1 (0.71%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 15 (10.71%) VMware
2 12 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.86%) Red Hat
3 11 (7.86%) F5
3 11 (7.86%) Xamarin
4 9 (6.43%) Appcelerator
5 8 (5.71%) Apple
6 6 (4.29%) Adobe
6 6 (4.29%) Kony
7 4 (2.86%) Twitter
7 4 (2.86%) Google
8 3 (2.14%) Symantec
8 3 (2.14%) Facebook
9 2 (1.43%) Sophos
9 2 (1.43%) Sencha
9 2 (1.43%) Zend
9 2 (1.43%) WatchGuard
9 2 (1.43%) SonicWALL
9 2 (1.43%) HP
9 2 (1.43%) Dell
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