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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 545 519 530
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 61 73 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.48% 0.61% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 47 48
Average daily rate
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£350 £315 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £269 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £422 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £295 £250
% change year-on-year
+18.64% +18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 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
12736 12048 12244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.15% 22.81% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7350 6771 6280
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £180 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1120 1016 1193
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £37.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.95% -6.76%

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 16 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Phone within the UK over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Windows Phone Hourly Rate Histogram 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 16 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 -18 57 £350 +11.11% 27
London +1 33 £350 -6.66% 16
South East -3 11 £120 -58.44% 1
City of London +17 9 £325 -21.68% 5
West Midlands -12 9 £350 -
Birmingham - 9 £350 -
West Sussex - 4 £120 -
Berkshire +5 3 £400 +38.52% 1
West Yorkshire +2 3 - - 2
Yorkshire -1 3 - - 2
Scotland - 3 - - 1
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Surrey - 2 - -
East of England -33 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Lancashire - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Bicester - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Bristol - - - - 3
Cambridge - - - - 1
Chepstow - - - -

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 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.

1 115 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (55.65%) Android
2 64 (55.65%) Apple iOS
3 47 (40.87%) Mobile App
4 42 (36.52%) C#
5 35 (30.43%) Blackberry
6 32 (27.83%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (26.09%) Windows 8
8 27 (23.48%) .NET
9 25 (21.74%) Windows Phone 8
10 23 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 18 (15.65%) SQL
12 17 (14.78%) XAML
12 17 (14.78%) Windows Mobile
13 16 (13.91%) HTML
13 16 (13.91%) Java
13 16 (13.91%) REST
14 15 (13.04%) JavaScript
14 15 (13.04%) C++
14 15 (13.04%) Web Services
14 15 (13.04%) JSON
14 15 (13.04%) Subversion
15 14 (12.17%) Scrum
16 13 (11.30%) iPhone
16 13 (11.30%) Visual Studio
16 13 (11.30%) Mobile Application Development
16 13 (11.30%) User Experience
17 12 (10.43%) SQL Server
17 12 (10.43%) JIRA
17 12 (10.43%) WPF

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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 (6.09%) IBM Notes
2 5 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.48%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (3.48%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.61%) Node.js
5 2 (1.74%) Lync
6 1 (0.87%) Apache
6 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.87%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (7.83%) MS Office
2 7 (6.09%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.74%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.74%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.74%) InDesign
4 2 (1.74%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.74%) PaaS
2 2 (1.74%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (3.48%) LTE
2 4 (3.48%) WCDMA
2 4 (3.48%) VPN
3 3 (2.61%) Internet
3 3 (2.61%) GPRS
3 3 (2.61%) GSM
3 3 (2.61%) 3GPP
3 3 (2.61%) UMTS
3 3 (2.61%) VoIP
3 3 (2.61%) WLAN
3 3 (2.61%) Wireless
4 2 (1.74%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.74%) SSL
4 2 (1.74%) WAN
4 2 (1.74%) LAN
4 2 (1.74%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.87%) Broadband
5 1 (0.87%) 3G
5 1 (0.87%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.48%) MySQL
3 3 (2.61%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.61%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (13.04%) Subversion
2 13 (11.30%) Visual Studio
3 12 (10.43%) JIRA
4 11 (9.57%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (4.35%) JMeter
6 4 (3.48%) Selenium
6 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Blend
7 3 (2.61%) Xcode
7 3 (2.61%) Mercurial
7 3 (2.61%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.61%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.87%) LoadUI
8 1 (0.87%) Hudson
8 1 (0.87%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.87%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.87%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.87%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (8.70%) Finance
2 7 (6.09%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.48%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.74%) Games
4 2 (1.74%) Banking
5 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.87%) Billing
5 1 (0.87%) Marketing
5 1 (0.87%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 65 (56.52%) Developer
2 15 (13.04%) Mobile Developer
3 11 (9.57%) Analyst
4 10 (8.70%) Architect
5 9 (7.83%) Windows Mobile Developer
6 8 (6.96%) Test Engineer
7 7 (6.09%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 7 (6.09%) Applications Developer
7 7 (6.09%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (4.35%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.35%) Desktop Support
8 5 (4.35%) Android Developer
8 5 (4.35%) iOS Developer
9 4 (3.48%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (3.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (3.48%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (3.48%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.48%) Support Engineer
10 3 (2.61%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (23.48%) .NET
2 16 (13.91%) HTML
2 16 (13.91%) REST
3 15 (13.04%) Web Services
3 15 (13.04%) JSON
4 12 (10.43%) WPF
4 12 (10.43%) Silverlight
5 10 (8.70%) XML
6 9 (7.83%) CSS
6 9 (7.83%) HTML5
7 8 (6.96%) WCF
8 6 (5.22%) SOAP
8 6 (5.22%) RESTful
8 6 (5.22%) WinRT
9 5 (4.35%) jQuery
9 5 (4.35%) XNA
9 5 (4.35%) ASP.NET
10 4 (3.48%) JDBC
10 4 (3.48%) JSF
10 4 (3.48%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 47 (40.87%) Mobile App
2 35 (30.43%) Blackberry
3 13 (11.30%) iPhone
3 13 (11.30%) User Experience
4 11 (9.57%) iPad
5 8 (6.96%) Pocket PC
6 7 (6.09%) Computer Science
7 6 (5.22%) Open Source
8 5 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (4.35%) Xbox
8 5 (4.35%) Handset
9 4 (3.48%) VUI
9 4 (3.48%) Kinect
10 3 (2.61%) Streaming Video
10 3 (2.61%) PDA
11 2 (1.74%) Graphic Design
11 2 (1.74%) Animation
11 2 (1.74%) NHS
11 2 (1.74%) Augmented Reality
11 2 (1.74%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 115 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (55.65%) Android
2 64 (55.65%) Apple iOS
3 30 (26.09%) Windows 8
4 25 (21.74%) Windows Phone 8
5 17 (14.78%) Windows Mobile
6 10 (8.70%) Windows 7
7 8 (6.96%) Windows CE
8 7 (6.09%) Windows Phone 7
9 5 (4.35%) Windows XP
10 4 (3.48%) Linux
11 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (2.61%) webOS
11 3 (2.61%) bada
12 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.87%) UNIX
13 1 (0.87%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.87%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.87%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (27.83%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (12.17%) Scrum
3 13 (11.30%) Mobile Application Development
4 9 (7.83%) TDD
5 8 (6.96%) ITIL
5 8 (6.96%) Android Development
5 8 (6.96%) iOS Development
5 8 (6.96%) MVVM
6 7 (6.09%) Mobile Device Management
6 7 (6.09%) MVC
7 6 (5.22%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (4.35%) Test Scripting
8 5 (4.35%) Software Engineering
8 5 (4.35%) Web Development
9 4 (3.48%) Regression Testing
9 4 (3.48%) UML
9 4 (3.48%) OO
9 4 (3.48%) Waterfall
10 3 (2.61%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (2.61%) Graceful Degradation
Programming Languages
1 42 (36.52%) C#
2 18 (15.65%) SQL
3 17 (14.78%) XAML
4 16 (13.91%) Java
5 15 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 15 (13.04%) C++
6 10 (8.70%) Objective-C
7 9 (7.83%) C
8 8 (6.96%) Python
8 8 (6.96%) Embedded C++
9 6 (5.22%) Ruby
10 2 (1.74%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.74%) PHP
11 1 (0.87%) VB
11 1 (0.87%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.87%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (7.83%) Degree
2 7 (6.09%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.22%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.48%) ISEB
4 4 (3.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.87%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.87%) MCP
6 1 (0.87%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.35%) QA
2 3 (2.61%) SLA
3 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (9.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.74%) UAG
3 1 (0.87%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.87%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (3.48%) SCCM
2 2 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.74%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.87%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 23 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.83%) Lotus
3 6 (5.22%) Xamarin
4 4 (3.48%) Symbian
4 4 (3.48%) Google
5 3 (2.61%) Sophos
6 2 (1.74%) Cisco
6 2 (1.74%) Huawei
6 2 (1.74%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 2 (1.74%) Adobe
6 2 (1.74%) HP
6 2 (1.74%) Dell
6 2 (1.74%) Citrix
6 2 (1.74%) Nokia
7 1 (0.87%) Siemens
7 1 (0.87%) Apple
7 1 (0.87%) Sage
7 1 (0.87%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.87%) Symantec
7 1 (0.87%) Sencha
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