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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 576 546 520
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -26
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 54 62 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.43% 0.49% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 30 47
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £125 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £350 £290
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +20.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £34.20 £17.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.17% -26.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.20 £17.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+101.17% -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
12631 12687 12063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.31% 22.44% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7478 7239 6738
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 984 1094 1023
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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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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 -10 52 £350 - 26
London -29 14 £168 -51.27% 15
South West - 14 £425 - 4
Bristol - 11 £425 - 4
Leicestershire - 7 £250 -
East Midlands - 7 £250 -
East of England +10 6 £203 -
City of London +7 5 £143 -56.15% 2
Cambridge - 5 £200 -
Leicester - 5 £315 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £200 -
West Midlands +1 4 £375 +7.14% 2
Birmingham +2 3 £375 +7.14% 2
Berkshire -2 2 £388 -3.12% 1
Scotland -8 2 £388 +55.00% 1
North West -26 2 £425 +61.90% 3
South East -27 2 £388 +216.32% 1
Glasgow - 2 £388 - 1
Leeds -27 1 £135 - 1
Yorkshire -30 1 £135 - 1
West Yorkshire -31 1 £135 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £438 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £350 -
Wiltshire - 1 £325 -
Norwich - 1 £205 -
Bournemouth - 1 £438 -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 111 (100.00%) Windows
2 68 (61.26%) Android
3 63 (56.76%) Apple iOS
4 36 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (30.63%) HTML
6 33 (29.73%) Microsoft
7 32 (28.83%) .NET
8 28 (25.23%) User Experience
9 25 (22.52%) JavaScript
10 24 (21.62%) CSS
10 24 (21.62%) Blackberry
11 23 (20.72%) iPhone
11 23 (20.72%) Mobile App
12 22 (19.82%) iOS Development
12 22 (19.82%) HTML5
13 21 (18.92%) Android Development
14 20 (18.02%) Scrum
15 19 (17.12%) C#
16 15 (13.51%) MS Office
16 15 (13.51%) Web Services
17 14 (12.61%) C++
17 14 (12.61%) Continuous Integration
17 14 (12.61%) Windows Phone 8
17 14 (12.61%) Windows Phone 7
18 13 (11.71%) iPad
18 13 (11.71%) Lync
18 13 (11.71%) TDD
19 12 (10.81%) Migration
19 12 (10.81%) OO
19 12 (10.81%) E-Commerce

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 13 (11.71%) Lync
2 7 (6.31%) Node.js
3 5 (4.50%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.50%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.50%) CMS
4 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.80%) Apache
5 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.90%) IIS
5 1 (0.90%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.90%) Drupal
5 1 (0.90%) WordPress
5 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (13.51%) MS Office
2 11 (9.91%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.60%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.90%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.41%) Office 365
3 3 (2.70%) Yammer
4 2 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.90%) GitHub
5 1 (0.90%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.01%) Internet
2 9 (8.11%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.31%) DNS
3 7 (6.31%) WAN
3 7 (6.31%) DHCP
4 6 (5.41%) WLAN
4 6 (5.41%) ADSL
4 6 (5.41%) LAN
4 6 (5.41%) VPN
4 6 (5.41%) Skype
5 4 (3.60%) VoIP
6 3 (2.70%) HTTP
6 3 (2.70%) PBX
6 3 (2.70%) PSTN
6 3 (2.70%) ISDN
6 3 (2.70%) Unified Communications
6 3 (2.70%) NetScaler
6 3 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.70%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (1.80%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.41%) SQLite
3 5 (4.50%) CouchDB
3 5 (4.50%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.60%) MySQL
5 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (7.21%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.41%) Subversion
3 5 (4.50%) Robotium
3 5 (4.50%) Mechanoid
3 5 (4.50%) Robolectric
4 3 (2.70%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 3 (2.70%) JIRA
4 3 (2.70%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.80%) gulp
5 2 (1.80%) Grunt
5 2 (1.80%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.90%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (0.90%) VisualSVN
6 1 (0.90%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.90%) Xcode
6 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.90%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 5 (4.50%) Publishing
1 5 (4.50%) Retail
2 4 (3.60%) Finance
3 3 (2.70%) Games
3 3 (2.70%) Marketing
3 3 (2.70%) French Language
3 3 (2.70%) German Language
3 3 (2.70%) Italian Language
3 3 (2.70%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.80%) Banking
4 2 (1.80%) Advertising
4 2 (1.80%) Back Office
5 1 (0.90%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (56.76%) Developer
2 13 (11.71%) Senior Developer
3 11 (9.91%) iOS Developer
4 10 (9.01%) Analyst
4 10 (9.01%) Mobile Developer
5 9 (8.11%) Applications Developer
5 9 (8.11%) .NET Developer
6 7 (6.31%) Designer
7 6 (5.41%) C# Developer
7 6 (5.41%) Web Developer
7 6 (5.41%) Consultant
7 6 (5.41%) Senior iOS Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Senior Android Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Android Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Rollout Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) BlackBerry Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) UX Designer
9 4 (3.60%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.60%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (30.63%) HTML
2 32 (28.83%) .NET
3 24 (21.62%) CSS
4 22 (19.82%) HTML5
5 15 (13.51%) Web Services
6 12 (10.81%) RESTful
7 9 (8.11%) CSS3
8 8 (7.21%) ASP.NET
8 8 (7.21%) AngularJS
9 7 (6.31%) Ember.js
9 7 (6.31%) jQuery
10 6 (5.41%) Backbone.js
10 6 (5.41%) Sass
10 6 (5.41%) JSON
10 6 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (4.50%) ActionBarSherlock
11 5 (4.50%) Apache Cordova
11 5 (4.50%) Akka
11 5 (4.50%) Play Framework
11 5 (4.50%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (25.23%) User Experience
2 24 (21.62%) Blackberry
3 23 (20.72%) Mobile App
3 23 (20.72%) iPhone
4 13 (11.71%) iPad
5 10 (9.01%) Video Conferencing
6 9 (8.11%) Mobile Payment
7 8 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (4.50%) BYOD
9 4 (3.60%) Animation
10 3 (2.70%) Streaming Video
11 2 (1.80%) Handset
11 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.80%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.80%) NHS
11 2 (1.80%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 111 (100.00%) Windows
2 68 (61.26%) Android
3 63 (56.76%) Apple iOS
4 14 (12.61%) Windows Phone 7
4 14 (12.61%) Windows Phone 8
5 12 (10.81%) Windows 8
6 11 (9.91%) Windows 7
7 10 (9.01%) Mac OS X
8 5 (4.50%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (3.60%) Linux
9 4 (3.60%) webOS
10 3 (2.70%) BlackBerry OS
11 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.80%) Windows CE
11 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (19.82%) iOS Development
3 21 (18.92%) Android Development
4 20 (18.02%) Scrum
5 14 (12.61%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (11.71%) TDD
7 12 (10.81%) Migration
7 12 (10.81%) OO
7 12 (10.81%) E-Commerce
7 12 (10.81%) Mobile Development
8 11 (9.91%) BDD
8 11 (9.91%) Unit Testing
9 10 (9.01%) OOP
10 9 (8.11%) OOA/OOD
10 9 (8.11%) OOD
10 9 (8.11%) MVC
10 9 (8.11%) Kanban
11 8 (7.21%) ITIL
12 7 (6.31%) PRINCE2
12 7 (6.31%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.52%) JavaScript
2 19 (17.12%) C#
3 14 (12.61%) C++
4 9 (8.11%) Objective-C
5 8 (7.21%) C
6 6 (5.41%) XAML
6 6 (5.41%) Java
6 6 (5.41%) PHP
7 5 (4.50%) Scala
8 3 (2.70%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.70%) SQL
9 2 (1.80%) VB
9 2 (1.80%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.80%) VBA
9 2 (1.80%) VB6
10 1 (0.90%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 6 (5.41%) Degree
2 4 (3.60%) MCP
2 4 (3.60%) MCSA
2 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.91%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (9.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.80%) XenServer
5 1 (0.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (9.01%) SCCM
2 5 (4.50%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (3.60%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.90%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.01%) Apple
3 9 (8.11%) Google
4 8 (7.21%) Citrix
5 6 (5.41%) Dell
5 6 (5.41%) Nokia
5 6 (5.41%) McAfee
5 6 (5.41%) MobileIron
6 5 (4.50%) Polycom
6 5 (4.50%) Cisco
7 4 (3.60%) VMware
8 3 (2.70%) Mitel
8 3 (2.70%) Xamarin
8 3 (2.70%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.70%) F5
8 3 (2.70%) Sonus
9 2 (1.80%) Appcelerator
9 2 (1.80%) Aerohive Networks
9 2 (1.80%) Meru Networks
9 2 (1.80%) ProCurve