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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 527 486 510
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +24
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 45 80 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.37% 0.70% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 54 51
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £256 £300 £301
% change year-on-year
-14.58% -0.41%
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
12063 11375 12047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.73% 22.37% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6835 6240 5912
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 £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1030 1026 1240
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.99 £17.62
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.71% -3.54%
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 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.24%

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 22 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 22 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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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 -44 42 £313 -10.71% 39
London -7 27 £325 -13.33% 14
City of London +14 9 £311 -24.08% 3
South East -11 7 £120 -58.62% 6
Berkshire -6 3 £400 +38.52% 1
Scotland -12 3 £250 - 1
West Sussex - 3 £120 - 1
North West -9 2 £263 -30.00% 8
West Midlands -10 2 £350 - 1
West Yorkshire +3 1 - - 2
Leeds +3 1 - - 2
Yorkshire -2 1 - - 3
Cheshire -4 1 £263 -12.50% 1
Birmingham - 1 £350 - 1
Manchester - 1 - - 7
East of England - 1 - - 4
Paddington - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - - 2
Wales - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Orpington - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Runcorn - - - - 1
Slough - - - - 1
Southampton - - - -
St Helens - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Winchester - - - - 1

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 110 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (60.00%) Android
3 62 (56.36%) Apple iOS
4 44 (40.00%) Mobile App
5 37 (33.64%) Windows Phone 8
5 37 (33.64%) C#
6 30 (27.27%) Blackberry
7 29 (26.36%) HTML
7 29 (26.36%) .NET
8 23 (20.91%) JavaScript
9 21 (19.09%) REST
10 20 (18.18%) MVVM
11 19 (17.27%) Java
11 19 (17.27%) Silverlight
12 18 (16.36%) CSS
13 17 (15.45%) Windows 8
14 16 (14.55%) HTML5
15 15 (13.64%) ASP.NET
16 14 (12.73%) XAML
17 13 (11.82%) .NET Framework
18 12 (10.91%) iPhone
18 12 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
18 12 (10.91%) Microsoft
18 12 (10.91%) PhoneGap
19 10 (9.09%) Video on Demand
19 10 (9.09%) RAD
19 10 (9.09%) C
19 10 (9.09%) XML
19 10 (9.09%) Telerik
19 10 (9.09%) JSON

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (6.36%) IBM Notes
2 3 (2.73%) Lotus Domino
2 3 (2.73%) Node.js
3 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.82%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.91%) nginx
4 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.91%) Apache
4 1 (0.91%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (4.55%) MS Office
2 4 (3.64%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.82%) Fireworks
4 2 (1.82%) InDesign
4 2 (1.82%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) SiteCatalyst
1 2 (1.82%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.64%) IaaS
2 4 (3.64%) PaaS
3 1 (0.91%) Office 365
3 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.45%) VPN
1 6 (5.45%) WCDMA
1 6 (5.45%) LTE
2 4 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (3.64%) 3GPP
2 4 (3.64%) UMTS
2 4 (3.64%) WLAN
2 4 (3.64%) GPRS
2 4 (3.64%) GSM
3 3 (2.73%) VoIP
3 3 (2.73%) Internet
3 3 (2.73%) Firewall
4 2 (1.82%) Wireless
4 2 (1.82%) HSPA
4 2 (1.82%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.82%) NFC
5 1 (0.91%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.91%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.91%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.91%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.73%) RDBMS
2 3 (2.73%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.91%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (10.91%) PhoneGap
2 7 (6.36%) Subversion
2 7 (6.36%) Grunt
2 7 (6.36%) Yeoman
3 6 (5.45%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.64%) Axure RP
5 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Blend
6 3 (2.73%) Xcode
7 2 (1.82%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.91%) Maven
8 1 (0.91%) JIRA
8 1 (0.91%) JMeter
8 1 (0.91%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.91%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.91%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.91%) Hudson
8 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.91%) LoadUI
General
1 9 (8.18%) Finance
2 7 (6.36%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.45%) Multimedia
4 3 (2.73%) Banking
5 2 (1.82%) Games
5 2 (1.82%) Marketing
6 1 (0.91%) Billing
6 1 (0.91%) Retail
6 1 (0.91%) Polish Language
6 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 64 (58.18%) Developer
2 15 (13.64%) Architect
3 12 (10.91%) .NET Developer
3 12 (10.91%) Mobile Developer
4 7 (6.36%) Analyst
4 7 (6.36%) Web Developer
4 7 (6.36%) Mobile Web Developer
5 5 (4.55%) Senior Developer
5 5 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (3.64%) Android Developer
6 4 (3.64%) iOS Developer
6 4 (3.64%) Desktop Support
6 4 (3.64%) Designer
6 4 (3.64%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 4 (3.64%) Test Engineer
6 4 (3.64%) Integration Engineer
6 4 (3.64%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (2.73%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (2.73%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (2.73%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (26.36%) HTML
1 29 (26.36%) .NET
2 21 (19.09%) REST
3 19 (17.27%) Silverlight
4 18 (16.36%) CSS
5 16 (14.55%) HTML5
6 15 (13.64%) ASP.NET
7 13 (11.82%) .NET Framework
8 10 (9.09%) XML
8 10 (9.09%) JSON
9 9 (8.18%) Web Services
10 8 (7.27%) AngularJS
10 8 (7.27%) CSS3
10 8 (7.27%) WPF
11 7 (6.36%) WinRT
11 7 (6.36%) Sass
11 7 (6.36%) LESS
12 6 (5.45%) RESTful
13 5 (4.55%) SOAP
14 4 (3.64%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 30 (27.27%) Blackberry
3 12 (10.91%) iPhone
4 10 (9.09%) Video on Demand
5 7 (6.36%) iPad
6 6 (5.45%) Handset
6 6 (5.45%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.64%) Streaming Video
8 3 (2.73%) Open Source
8 3 (2.73%) Xbox
9 2 (1.82%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (1.82%) HP StorageWorks
9 2 (1.82%) Kinect
9 2 (1.82%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.82%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.82%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.82%) Animation
9 2 (1.82%) Copywriting
9 2 (1.82%) Clustering
9 2 (1.82%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 110 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (60.00%) Android
3 62 (56.36%) Apple iOS
4 37 (33.64%) Windows Phone 8
5 17 (15.45%) Windows 8
6 6 (5.45%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.55%) Linux
8 4 (3.64%) bada
8 4 (3.64%) Windows Phone 7
8 4 (3.64%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.64%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (2.73%) UNIX
10 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.91%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.91%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.91%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.91%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.18%) MVVM
2 10 (9.09%) RAD
3 9 (8.18%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (8.18%) Android Development
3 9 (8.18%) iOS Development
4 7 (6.36%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (6.36%) TDD
5 6 (5.45%) Mobile Application Development
5 6 (5.45%) Scrum
6 5 (4.55%) ITIL
6 5 (4.55%) MVC
6 5 (4.55%) Information Architecture
6 5 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (3.64%) UML
8 3 (2.73%) Automated Testing
8 3 (2.73%) Multithreading
8 3 (2.73%) ETL
8 3 (2.73%) OO
8 3 (2.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (2.73%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 37 (33.64%) C#
2 23 (20.91%) JavaScript
3 19 (17.27%) Java
4 14 (12.73%) XAML
5 10 (9.09%) C
6 9 (8.18%) Objective-C
7 8 (7.27%) C++
8 6 (5.45%) SQL
9 4 (3.64%) Python
10 3 (2.73%) PHP
11 1 (0.91%) Ruby
11 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.91%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (8.18%) Degree
2 8 (7.27%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.36%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.82%) ISEB
5 1 (0.91%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.91%) MCSE
5 1 (0.91%) MCP
5 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.45%) QA
2 3 (2.73%) SLA
3 2 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.82%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.91%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.73%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.82%) SCCM
3 1 (0.91%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.91%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 12 (10.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.09%) Telerik
3 8 (7.27%) Lotus
4 5 (4.55%) Symbian
4 5 (4.55%) Adobe
5 4 (3.64%) HP
6 3 (2.73%) Huawei
6 3 (2.73%) VMware
6 3 (2.73%) Nokia
6 3 (2.73%) Sencha
6 3 (2.73%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 2 (1.82%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.82%) Cisco
7 2 (1.82%) Dell
7 2 (1.82%) Apple
7 2 (1.82%) Google
8 1 (0.91%) Lagan
8 1 (0.91%) Civica
8 1 (0.91%) Draytek
8 1 (0.91%) Oracle
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