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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 580 541 527
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 39 60 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.35% 0.53% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 32 24
Average daily rate £400 £348 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.10% -22.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £253 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £450 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £338 £339
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -0.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £30.63 - £25.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.03 - £24.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.75 - £25.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 - £25.00

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
11004 11417 10815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.39% 22.54% 22.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6663 6654 5865
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £170 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 802 890 974
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 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
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 5 February 2016.

Windows Phone Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Windows Phone
Top 27 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 5 February 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 -20 38 £400 +15.10% 39
London -8 18 £500 +17.64% 19
East Midlands - 6 - -
Leicester - 6 - -
Leicestershire - 6 - -
West Midlands - 5 £283 - 1
North West -17 4 £315 -13.10% 1
South East -6 3 £343 -0.72% 3
Berkshire -3 2 £400 +14.28% 1
Manchester -16 2 £318 -12.41% 1
Birmingham - 2 £363 - 1
East of England -1 1 £115 -51.57% 1
Cheshire -6 1 £315 -20.00%
South West -7 1 - - 9
Reading -12 1 - - 1
Windsor - 1 £400 -
Maidstone - 1 £285 -
Bath - 1 - - 3
Merseyside - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £285 - 1
Luton - 1 £115 -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - - 3
South Wales - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £225 -
Wales - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £115 -

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (53.85%) Android
3 38 (48.72%) Apple iOS
4 30 (38.46%) .NET
5 26 (33.33%) HTML
6 24 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 23 (29.49%) HTML5
8 21 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (25.64%) Active Directory
10 19 (24.36%) SQL Server
10 19 (24.36%) AngularJS
11 18 (23.08%) Windows 10
12 17 (21.79%) JavaScript
13 16 (20.51%) TDD
13 16 (20.51%) RESTful
13 16 (20.51%) Mobile App
14 15 (19.23%) C#
15 14 (17.95%) ASP.NET Web API
16 13 (16.67%) Windows 7
17 12 (15.38%) Blackberry
17 12 (15.38%) Web Services
18 11 (14.10%) OO
19 10 (12.82%) MVC
19 10 (12.82%) Migration
19 10 (12.82%) Android Development
19 10 (12.82%) Node.js
20 9 (11.54%) Office 365
20 9 (11.54%) Windows 8
20 9 (11.54%) Windows Phone 8
20 9 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 10 (12.82%) Node.js
2 7 (8.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (6.41%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.13%) Lync
5 3 (3.85%) IBM Domino
5 3 (3.85%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.56%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.69%) MS Office
3 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.28%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (11.54%) Office 365
2 5 (6.41%) IaaS
3 3 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (3.85%) GitHub
3 3 (3.85%) Google Apps
3 3 (3.85%) PaaS
3 3 (3.85%) SaaS
4 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.28%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) LAN
1 8 (10.26%) WAN
2 7 (8.97%) DNS
2 7 (8.97%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (7.69%) VPN
4 4 (5.13%) DHCP
4 4 (5.13%) Firewall
4 4 (5.13%) Skype
5 3 (3.85%) BIG-IP
5 3 (3.85%) HTTPS
5 3 (3.85%) Kerberos
5 3 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (2.56%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (2.56%) VLAN
7 1 (1.28%) ADSL
7 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.28%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.28%) VoIP
7 1 (1.28%) Wireless
7 1 (1.28%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.36%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.54%) CouchDB
2 9 (11.54%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.85%) MySQL
3 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 8 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.26%) NUnit
2 8 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.41%) MSTest
4 2 (2.56%) git-flow
4 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.56%) JIRA
4 2 (2.56%) Subversion
5 1 (1.28%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.28%) Ant
5 1 (1.28%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.28%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (1.28%) QUnit
5 1 (1.28%) Xcode
General
1 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.85%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Games
3 2 (2.56%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Portuguese Language
3 2 (2.56%) Publishing
4 1 (1.28%) French Language
4 1 (1.28%) German Language
4 1 (1.28%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.28%) Marketing
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 47 (60.26%) Developer
2 18 (23.08%) Applications Developer
3 14 (17.95%) .NET Developer
4 8 (10.26%) Architect
4 8 (10.26%) Mobile Developer
4 8 (10.26%) Support Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 7 (8.97%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (7.69%) Android Developer
6 6 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 6 (7.69%) UI Developer
7 5 (6.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Desktop Support
7 5 (6.41%) HTML Developer
7 5 (6.41%) IT Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) IT Support
7 5 (6.41%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (6.41%) WPF Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (38.46%) .NET
2 26 (33.33%) HTML
3 23 (29.49%) HTML5
4 19 (24.36%) AngularJS
5 16 (20.51%) RESTful
6 14 (17.95%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (15.38%) Web Services
8 9 (11.54%) SAML
8 9 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (10.26%) CSS
9 8 (10.26%) WCF
9 8 (10.26%) WPF
10 7 (8.97%) Entity Framework
11 6 (7.69%) .NET Framework
11 6 (7.69%) Akka
11 6 (7.69%) Play Framework
12 5 (6.41%) Silverlight
13 4 (5.13%) CSS3
13 4 (5.13%) XML
14 3 (3.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.51%) Mobile App
2 12 (15.38%) Blackberry
3 8 (10.26%) User Experience
4 5 (6.41%) BYOD
4 5 (6.41%) NHS
5 3 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.85%) Streaming Video
6 2 (2.56%) iPhone
6 2 (2.56%) IPTV
6 2 (2.56%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.28%) Animation
7 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.28%) DTV
7 1 (1.28%) iPad
7 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (53.85%) Android
3 38 (48.72%) Apple iOS
4 18 (23.08%) Windows 10
5 13 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 9 (11.54%) Windows 8
6 9 (11.54%) Windows Phone 8
6 9 (11.54%) Windows Server
7 4 (5.13%) Mac OS X
8 3 (3.85%) BlackBerry OS
8 3 (3.85%) Linux
8 3 (3.85%) VMS
8 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.56%) webOS
9 2 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (2.56%) Windows Phone 7
9 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.56%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (20.51%) TDD
3 11 (14.10%) OO
4 10 (12.82%) Android Development
4 10 (12.82%) Migration
4 10 (12.82%) MVC
5 9 (11.54%) Web Development
6 8 (10.26%) Mobile Development
6 8 (10.26%) Scrum
7 7 (8.97%) Unit Testing
8 6 (7.69%) iOS Development
8 6 (7.69%) SOA
9 5 (6.41%) DevOps
9 5 (6.41%) ITIL
9 5 (6.41%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (6.41%) Multithreading
10 4 (5.13%) MVVM
10 4 (5.13%) Performance Optimisation
10 4 (5.13%) SDLC
10 4 (5.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.79%) JavaScript
2 15 (19.23%) C#
3 8 (10.26%) XAML
4 6 (7.69%) C++
4 6 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 6 (7.69%) Scala
5 4 (5.13%) Java
5 4 (5.13%) SQL
6 2 (2.56%) ActionScript
6 2 (2.56%) ActionScript 2.0
6 2 (2.56%) ActionScript 3.0
6 2 (2.56%) ECMAScript
6 2 (2.56%) Python
6 2 (2.56%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.28%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.28%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.28%) PHP
7 1 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.85%) Degree
3 2 (2.56%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.28%) MCP
4 1 (1.28%) MCSA
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.85%) QA
3 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (25.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.56%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.56%) XenApp
3 2 (2.56%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.28%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) AirWatch
1 5 (6.41%) SCCM
2 3 (3.85%) Windows Intune
2 3 (3.85%) WSUS
3 2 (2.56%) Puppet
3 2 (2.56%) SCOM
3 2 (2.56%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.28%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.54%) VMware
3 8 (10.26%) Citrix
4 7 (8.97%) Apple
5 5 (6.41%) MobileIron
5 5 (6.41%) Xamarin
6 4 (5.13%) Dell
7 3 (3.85%) F5
7 3 (3.85%) Google
7 3 (3.85%) Lotus
7 3 (3.85%) McAfee
8 2 (2.56%) Mitel
8 2 (2.56%) Oracle
8 2 (2.56%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.28%) Altiris
9 1 (1.28%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.28%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.28%) Cisco
9 1 (1.28%) IBM
9 1 (1.28%) Symantec
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