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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 584 573 563
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 56 62 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.45% 0.50% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 38 32
Average daily rate £325 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £177 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £493 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £323 £250
% change year-on-year
-1.55% +29.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £42.00 £45.60 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +75.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £45.60 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +75.38%

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
12515 12310 12091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.40% 22.08% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7815 6990 6778
Average daily rate £388 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.39% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 685 996 1037
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.80 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%

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 29 April 2016.

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 28 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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -33 49 £318 -9.28% 18
London -15 22 £375 -9.09% 11
East Midlands - 17 £450 - 2
Leicester - 17 £450 - 1
Leicestershire - 17 £450 - 1
Scotland -13 6 £338 - 3
South East -24 4 £253 -32.66% 2
City of London +43 2 £295 -4.06% 1
Glasgow +6 2 £338 - 2
Berkshire +4 2 £253 -32.66%
Surrey -13 2 - -
West Midlands -17 2 £275 -
East of England - 2 £270 -
Wokingham - 2 £253 -
Erskine - 2 £293 -
Staines - 2 - -
Renfrewshire - 2 £293 -
South West -3 1 £338 +12.50% 1
Bristol -3 1 £338 +12.50% 1
Manchester -7 1 £310 -11.42% 1
North West -12 1 £310 +3.33% 1
Birmingham - 1 £325 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £225 -
Colchester - 1 £400 -
Luton - 1 £140 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £140 -
Essex - 1 £400 -
Edinburgh - 1 £425 -

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 95 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (45.26%) Android
3 36 (37.89%) .NET
4 35 (36.84%) Apple iOS
4 35 (36.84%) Windows 10
5 29 (30.53%) JavaScript
6 28 (29.47%) HTML
6 28 (29.47%) Microsoft
7 27 (28.42%) SQL Server
7 27 (28.42%) RESTful
7 27 (28.42%) AngularJS
8 26 (27.37%) HTML5
9 25 (26.32%) Active Directory
10 24 (25.26%) C#
11 22 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (21.05%) Windows Server
13 19 (20.00%) Node.js
13 19 (20.00%) Git (software)
14 18 (18.95%) Aurelia
15 17 (17.89%) Office 365
15 17 (17.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 15 (15.79%) Mobile App
16 15 (15.79%) TDD
16 15 (15.79%) VMware
17 14 (14.74%) Migration
17 14 (14.74%) Citrix
18 13 (13.68%) Scrum
18 13 (13.68%) Entity Framework
19 12 (12.63%) Skype for Business
19 12 (12.63%) ASP.NET Web API

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 19 (20.00%) Node.js
2 12 (12.63%) SharePoint
2 12 (12.63%) Skype for Business
3 8 (8.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (5.26%) MS Exchange
6 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.11%) Confluence
7 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.05%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 7 (7.37%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.32%) MS Office
3 4 (4.21%) MS Project
4 2 (2.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (2.11%) InDesign
4 2 (2.11%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.11%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.05%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.89%) Office 365
2 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.26%) IaaS
4 4 (4.21%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (3.16%) GitHub
5 3 (3.16%) Google Apps
5 3 (3.16%) PaaS
5 3 (3.16%) SaaS
6 2 (2.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (1.05%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.63%) DNS
1 12 (12.63%) VPN
2 7 (7.37%) Firewall
2 7 (7.37%) LAN
2 7 (7.37%) Skype
2 7 (7.37%) WAN
2 7 (7.37%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (6.32%) DHCP
3 6 (6.32%) Network Security
4 4 (4.21%) Extranet
5 3 (3.16%) BIG-IP
5 3 (3.16%) HTTPS
5 3 (3.16%) Internet
5 3 (3.16%) Kerberos
5 3 (3.16%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (2.11%) AMQP
6 2 (2.11%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (2.11%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.11%) VLAN
7 1 (1.05%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (28.42%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.58%) MongoDB
3 10 (10.53%) CouchDB
4 7 (7.37%) MySQL
5 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.05%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 19 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.53%) git-flow
2 10 (10.53%) jspm
3 8 (8.42%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.21%) JIRA
4 4 (4.21%) Subversion
5 3 (3.16%) NUnit
5 3 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.11%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (2.11%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.05%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.05%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.05%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.05%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Blend
7 1 (1.05%) NuGet
7 1 (1.05%) QUnit
7 1 (1.05%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (4.21%) Games
2 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.11%) Finance
3 2 (2.11%) Retail
4 1 (1.05%) Banking
4 1 (1.05%) French Language
4 1 (1.05%) German Language
4 1 (1.05%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.05%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 53 (55.79%) Developer
2 26 (27.37%) Applications Developer
3 8 (8.42%) .NET Developer
3 8 (8.42%) Architect
3 8 (8.42%) Mobile Developer
3 8 (8.42%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (8.42%) Support Engineer
4 6 (6.32%) C# Developer
4 6 (6.32%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (4.21%) Android Developer
6 4 (4.21%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (4.21%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (4.21%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.21%) Designer
6 4 (4.21%) IT Support
6 4 (4.21%) Windows Mobile Developer
6 4 (4.21%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (37.89%) .NET
2 28 (29.47%) HTML
3 27 (28.42%) AngularJS
3 27 (28.42%) RESTful
4 26 (27.37%) HTML5
5 18 (18.95%) Aurelia
6 17 (17.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 13 (13.68%) Entity Framework
8 12 (12.63%) ASP.NET Web API
8 12 (12.63%) Web Services
9 10 (10.53%) LINQ
9 10 (10.53%) Sass
10 8 (8.42%) SAML
11 7 (7.37%) CSS
12 6 (6.32%) WPF
13 5 (5.26%) CSS3
13 5 (5.26%) JSON
13 5 (5.26%) XML
14 4 (4.21%) .NET Framework
14 4 (4.21%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.79%) Mobile App
2 12 (12.63%) Blackberry
3 7 (7.37%) User Experience
4 4 (4.21%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.21%) iPhone
4 4 (4.21%) Streaming Video
4 4 (4.21%) Video on Demand
5 3 (3.16%) BYOD
5 3 (3.16%) CESG
5 3 (3.16%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.16%) IPTV
5 3 (3.16%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.11%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.11%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.11%) iPad
6 2 (2.11%) NHS
7 1 (1.05%) DTV
7 1 (1.05%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 95 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (45.26%) Android
3 35 (36.84%) Apple iOS
3 35 (36.84%) Windows 10
4 20 (21.05%) Windows Server
5 12 (12.63%) Windows 7
6 8 (8.42%) Linux
7 6 (6.32%) Windows 8
7 6 (6.32%) Windows Phone 8
8 5 (5.26%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (4.21%) Mac OS X
9 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (3.16%) VMS
10 3 (3.16%) webOS
10 3 (3.16%) Windows Phone 7
11 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (1.05%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (15.79%) TDD
3 14 (14.74%) Migration
4 13 (13.68%) Scrum
5 12 (12.63%) Mobile Development
6 10 (10.53%) ITIL
6 10 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (8.42%) Mobile Device Management
7 8 (8.42%) MVC
7 8 (8.42%) Project Management
7 8 (8.42%) Web Development
8 7 (7.37%) Android Development
8 7 (7.37%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (7.37%) Unit Testing
9 6 (6.32%) iOS Development
9 6 (6.32%) OO
9 6 (6.32%) SOA
10 5 (5.26%) DevOps
10 5 (5.26%) MVVM
10 5 (5.26%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 29 (30.53%) JavaScript
2 24 (25.26%) C#
3 10 (10.53%) ECMAScript
4 9 (9.47%) TypeScript
5 6 (6.32%) XAML
6 5 (5.26%) Java
7 4 (4.21%) PHP
8 2 (2.11%) ActionScript
8 2 (2.11%) ActionScript 2.0
8 2 (2.11%) ActionScript 3.0
8 2 (2.11%) Python
8 2 (2.11%) SQL
9 1 (1.05%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.05%) C
9 1 (1.05%) C++
9 1 (1.05%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.05%) Scala
9 1 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (8.42%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.21%) Degree
3 4 (4.21%) MCSE
3 4 (4.21%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.11%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.11%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.05%) MCP
5 1 (1.05%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.37%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 25 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.32%) XenApp
4 5 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (4.21%) UAG
5 4 (4.21%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.11%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (6.32%) SCOM
2 5 (5.26%) SCCM
3 4 (4.21%) Backup Exec
3 4 (4.21%) IBM BigFix
3 4 (4.21%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 4 (4.21%) WSUS
3 4 (4.21%) XenMobile
4 3 (3.16%) AirWatch
4 3 (3.16%) Windows Intune
5 2 (2.11%) Puppet
6 1 (1.05%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (29.47%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.79%) VMware
3 14 (14.74%) Citrix
4 11 (11.58%) Apple
5 4 (4.21%) IBM
5 4 (4.21%) Mitel
5 4 (4.21%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.21%) Symantec
6 3 (3.16%) F5
6 3 (3.16%) Google
6 3 (3.16%) Oracle
7 2 (2.11%) Adobe
7 2 (2.11%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.11%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.05%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.05%) Cisco
8 1 (1.05%) Dell
8 1 (1.05%) Intel Security
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