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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 511 489 484
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 81 81 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.65% 0.70% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 50 51
Average daily rate
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£344 £381 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.83% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £293 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £339 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.39% -3.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.50 -

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
12507 11628 10791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 23.06% 22.71% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7404 6469 5707
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1044 1048 1117
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -29 79 £344 -11.29% 19
London +5 30 £400 - 5
North West +8 20 £350 +3.70% 1
City of London +9 11 £400 +23.07%
South East -36 11 £344 -14.06% 6
Berkshire -9 9 £338 -20.58% 3
Manchester - 9 £350 - 1
South West -23 7 £325 - 1
East of England -8 6 £250 +19.54% 2
Bristol -12 4 £325 -
Yorkshire -14 3 £313 - 2
Cambridge - 3 £250 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £250 - 1
East Midlands +1 2 £313 -7.81% 2
Essex -9 2 £301 +126.07%
Leeds -18 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire -18 2 - - 1
Surrey - 2 £350 -
Scotland - 2 - - 2
Reading +14 1 - - 2
Hertfordshire +8 1 - - 1
Glasgow - 1 - - 2
Guildford - 1 £350 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Farnham - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Cardiff - - - - 1
Dundee - - - -
Harlow - - - -

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 147 (100.00%) Windows
2 93 (63.27%) Apple iOS
3 92 (62.59%) Android
4 59 (40.14%) Mobile App
5 52 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (31.29%) C#
7 39 (26.53%) Windows Phone 8
8 36 (24.49%) .NET
9 32 (21.77%) Blackberry
10 31 (21.09%) HTML
11 30 (20.41%) JavaScript
12 28 (19.05%) Windows 8
13 27 (18.37%) CSS
14 25 (17.01%) Microsoft
15 24 (16.33%) Web Services
16 23 (15.65%) Scrum
16 23 (15.65%) Windows Mobile
17 21 (14.29%) Subversion
17 21 (14.29%) XML
18 20 (13.61%) Mobile Device Management
18 20 (13.61%) HTML5
19 19 (12.93%) Git (software)
19 19 (12.93%) CSS3
19 19 (12.93%) MySQL
20 18 (12.24%) TDD
20 18 (12.24%) iOS Development
21 17 (11.56%) SQL
22 16 (10.88%) Visual Studio
22 16 (10.88%) Linux
22 16 (10.88%) Active Directory

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.40%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.40%) Lync
3 4 (2.72%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (2.72%) Apache
3 4 (2.72%) CMS
4 3 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.04%) Node.js
4 3 (2.04%) nginx
5 2 (1.36%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.68%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (10.20%) MS Office
2 11 (7.48%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.36%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.36%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.68%) Maya
5 1 (0.68%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.68%) InDesign
5 1 (0.68%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.68%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.36%) PaaS
2 2 (1.36%) IaaS
3 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.16%) SSL
2 11 (7.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (2.72%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (2.72%) LAN
3 4 (2.72%) VoIP
4 3 (2.04%) PBX
4 3 (2.04%) HTTP
4 3 (2.04%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.04%) VPN
4 3 (2.04%) Firewall
4 3 (2.04%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.36%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (1.36%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.36%) Wireless
5 2 (1.36%) Internet
5 2 (1.36%) ISDN
5 2 (1.36%) WAN
6 1 (0.68%) DHCP
6 1 (0.68%) WLAN
6 1 (0.68%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.93%) MySQL
2 12 (8.16%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.40%) SQLite
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (14.29%) Subversion
2 19 (12.93%) Git (software)
3 16 (10.88%) Visual Studio
4 14 (9.52%) JIRA
5 8 (5.44%) Eclipse
6 7 (4.76%) Xcode
6 7 (4.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 6 (4.08%) Selenium
8 5 (3.40%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.72%) Mercurial
9 4 (2.72%) JMeter
10 3 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (2.04%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.36%) Calabash
11 2 (1.36%) Robotium
11 2 (1.36%) TestPartner
12 1 (0.68%) Apache Ivy
12 1 (0.68%) PHPUnit
General
1 11 (7.48%) Finance
2 6 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.40%) Banking
4 3 (2.04%) Games
5 2 (1.36%) Advertising
5 2 (1.36%) Marketing
6 1 (0.68%) Retail
6 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 86 (58.50%) Developer
2 16 (10.88%) Mobile Developer
3 13 (8.84%) Analyst
4 10 (6.80%) Android Developer
5 9 (6.12%) Windows Mobile Developer
5 9 (6.12%) iOS Developer
6 6 (4.08%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 6 (4.08%) Test Engineer
7 5 (3.40%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (3.40%) Test Analyst
7 5 (3.40%) Applications Developer
8 4 (2.72%) Support Engineer
8 4 (2.72%) Web Developer
8 4 (2.72%) Desktop Support
8 4 (2.72%) Mobile Test Analyst
8 4 (2.72%) Desktop Analyst
8 4 (2.72%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (2.04%) Support Analyst
9 3 (2.04%) Desktop Engineer
9 3 (2.04%) Windows 8 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (24.49%) .NET
2 31 (21.09%) HTML
3 27 (18.37%) CSS
4 24 (16.33%) Web Services
5 21 (14.29%) XML
6 20 (13.61%) HTML5
7 19 (12.93%) CSS3
8 16 (10.88%) JSON
9 15 (10.20%) jQuery
10 14 (9.52%) REST
10 14 (9.52%) Apache Cordova
11 10 (6.80%) iOS SDK
12 9 (6.12%) RESTful
12 9 (6.12%) WCF
12 9 (6.12%) WPF
12 9 (6.12%) Silverlight
12 9 (6.12%) SOAP
13 8 (5.44%) Backbone.js
14 7 (4.76%) PhoneGap
14 7 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 59 (40.14%) Mobile App
2 32 (21.77%) Blackberry
3 16 (10.88%) User Experience
4 15 (10.20%) PKI
5 14 (9.52%) CESG
5 14 (9.52%) iPhone
6 12 (8.16%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (5.44%) iPad
7 8 (5.44%) Pocket PC
8 7 (4.76%) Open Source
9 5 (3.40%) Data Structures
9 5 (3.40%) Algorithms
10 4 (2.72%) Computer Science
10 4 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (2.72%) Kinect
11 3 (2.04%) Digital Media
11 3 (2.04%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (2.04%) Xbox
11 3 (2.04%) VUI
11 3 (2.04%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 147 (100.00%) Windows
2 93 (63.27%) Apple iOS
3 92 (62.59%) Android
4 39 (26.53%) Windows Phone 8
5 28 (19.05%) Windows 8
6 23 (15.65%) Windows Mobile
7 16 (10.88%) Linux
8 12 (8.16%) Windows 7
9 11 (7.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (7.48%) Windows Phone 7
10 8 (5.44%) Windows CE
11 7 (4.76%) Windows XP
12 4 (2.72%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (2.04%) webOS
13 3 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (1.36%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.68%) bada
15 1 (0.68%) Debian
15 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (15.65%) Scrum
3 20 (13.61%) Mobile Device Management
4 18 (12.24%) iOS Development
4 18 (12.24%) TDD
5 16 (10.88%) Configuration Management
5 16 (10.88%) Android Development
6 15 (10.20%) Mobile Application Development
7 13 (8.84%) Software Engineering
8 11 (7.48%) OO
8 11 (7.48%) Responsive Web Design
9 10 (6.80%) Project Management
9 10 (6.80%) MVC
10 8 (5.44%) ITIL
10 8 (5.44%) Web Design
10 8 (5.44%) BDD
11 7 (4.76%) Web Development
12 6 (4.08%) Integration Testing
12 6 (4.08%) Test Scripting
12 6 (4.08%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (31.29%) C#
2 30 (20.41%) JavaScript
3 17 (11.56%) SQL
4 15 (10.20%) C++
5 12 (8.16%) Java
6 11 (7.48%) XAML
7 9 (6.12%) Objective-C
8 8 (5.44%) Embedded C++
9 6 (4.08%) Ruby
9 6 (4.08%) XPath
10 5 (3.40%) C
10 5 (3.40%) Python
11 1 (0.68%) VB
11 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.68%) PHP
11 1 (0.68%) Lua
11 1 (0.68%) PHP5
11 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.08%) ISEB
3 5 (3.40%) Degree
3 5 (3.40%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.68%) MCSE
5 1 (0.68%) MCSA
5 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.12%) QA
2 2 (1.36%) SLA
3 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (10.88%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.16%) Firmware
3 11 (7.48%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.72%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.36%) UAG
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.68%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.68%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (3.40%) SCCM
2 2 (1.36%) SCOM
3 1 (0.68%) Windows Intune
3 1 (0.68%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 25 (17.01%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.20%) VMware
3 11 (7.48%) F5
3 11 (7.48%) Red Hat
4 7 (4.76%) Xamarin
5 6 (4.08%) Appcelerator
5 6 (4.08%) Google
5 6 (4.08%) Apple
6 5 (3.40%) Kony
7 4 (2.72%) Lotus
7 4 (2.72%) Sophos
7 4 (2.72%) HP
7 4 (2.72%) Dell
8 3 (2.04%) Adobe
8 3 (2.04%) Symantec
9 2 (1.36%) Sencha
9 2 (1.36%) Zend
9 2 (1.36%) WatchGuard
9 2 (1.36%) SonicWALL
9 2 (1.36%) Telerik
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