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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 509 501 476
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -25
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 62 58 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.55% 0.53% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 31 38
Average daily rate
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£348 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £290 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £497 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 -

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
11290 10933 10103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.53% 22.38% 22.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6608 5975 5343
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 897 986 1112
Average hourly rate £15.86 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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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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 -15 61 £348 -13.12% 28
London +12 21 £425 - 13
South East -21 11 £345 -13.75% 6
South West - 11 £325 - 3
West Yorkshire 0 10 - - 1
Yorkshire -4 10 - - 2
Leeds -7 10 - - 1
Berkshire -4 8 £350 -12.50% 1
City of London +17 5 £363 +11.53% 3
North West +4 5 £375 +7.14% 3
Cheshire +6 4 £394 +12.50%
Bristol - 4 £325 - 1
East of England -1 3 £228 +70.72% 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £238 - 1
Essex +7 1 £228 +70.72%
Reading +6 1 - - 1
Hampshire -23 1 £275 - 3
Manchester - 1 £375 - 3
Cambridge - 1 £175 -
Bournemouth - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - -
Basingstoke - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Wales - - - - 3
South Wales - - - - 3
Gosport - - - -
Guildford - - - -

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 148 (100.00%) Windows
2 102 (68.92%) Apple iOS
3 101 (68.24%) Android
4 59 (39.86%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (37.16%) Mobile App
6 46 (31.08%) C#
7 37 (25.00%) HTML
8 36 (24.32%) JavaScript
8 36 (24.32%) .NET
8 36 (24.32%) Blackberry
8 36 (24.32%) Windows Phone 8
9 32 (21.62%) CSS
10 28 (18.92%) Windows Mobile
11 26 (17.57%) CSS3
11 26 (17.57%) HTML5
12 24 (16.22%) Windows 8
13 23 (15.54%) Mobile Device Management
13 23 (15.54%) TDD
14 21 (14.19%) Web Services
14 21 (14.19%) XML
14 21 (14.19%) User Experience
15 20 (13.51%) Git (software)
15 20 (13.51%) Scrum
15 20 (13.51%) jQuery
16 19 (12.84%) MySQL
16 19 (12.84%) Configuration Management
16 19 (12.84%) MVC
17 18 (12.16%) Microsoft
17 18 (12.16%) Windows Phone 7
18 17 (11.49%) iOS Development

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 6 (4.05%) SharePoint
1 6 (4.05%) CMS
2 5 (3.38%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.38%) Lync
3 4 (2.70%) Node.js
3 4 (2.70%) Apache
4 3 (2.03%) nginx
4 3 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.68%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (7.43%) MS Office
2 7 (4.73%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.35%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.68%) Maya
4 1 (0.68%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.68%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.68%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.68%) Yammer
2 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.11%) SSL
2 11 (7.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 7 (4.73%) LAN
4 6 (4.05%) TCP/IP
4 6 (4.05%) Firewall
5 5 (3.38%) HTTPS
6 4 (2.70%) VoIP
6 4 (2.70%) HTTP
6 4 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (2.03%) Wireshark
7 3 (2.03%) PBX
8 2 (1.35%) ISDN
8 2 (1.35%) WAN
8 2 (1.35%) Wireless
8 2 (1.35%) Internet
8 2 (1.35%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.68%) 3G
9 1 (0.68%) DMZ
9 1 (0.68%) VPN
9 1 (0.68%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.84%) MySQL
2 16 (10.81%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.38%) SQLite
4 5 (3.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.68%) Big Data
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (13.51%) Git (software)
2 16 (10.81%) Subversion
3 14 (9.46%) Visual Studio
4 13 (8.78%) JIRA
5 9 (6.08%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 8 (5.41%) Eclipse
7 7 (4.73%) Xcode
8 6 (4.05%) Selenium
9 5 (3.38%) Cucumber
10 4 (2.70%) JMeter
11 3 (2.03%) Mercurial
11 3 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (2.03%) Jenkins
12 2 (1.35%) Calabash
12 2 (1.35%) Robotium
12 2 (1.35%) TestPartner
13 1 (0.68%) PHPUnit
13 1 (0.68%) Apache Ivy
General
1 9 (6.08%) Finance
2 5 (3.38%) Banking
2 5 (3.38%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.03%) Games
3 3 (2.03%) Retail
4 2 (1.35%) Advertising
4 2 (1.35%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Publishing
5 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 89 (60.14%) Developer
2 12 (8.11%) Mobile Developer
3 10 (6.76%) Analyst
4 9 (6.08%) .NET Developer
4 9 (6.08%) iOS Developer
5 8 (5.41%) Front-End Developer
5 8 (5.41%) Android Developer
6 7 (4.73%) Test Engineer
7 6 (4.05%) Windows Mobile Developer
8 5 (3.38%) Web Developer
8 5 (3.38%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 4 (2.70%) Support Engineer
9 4 (2.70%) Applications Developer
9 4 (2.70%) Test Analyst
10 3 (2.03%) Desktop Engineer
10 3 (2.03%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.03%) Designer
10 3 (2.03%) Applications Engineer
10 3 (2.03%) Senior Applications Engineer
10 3 (2.03%) Mobile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (25.00%) HTML
2 36 (24.32%) .NET
3 32 (21.62%) CSS
4 26 (17.57%) CSS3
4 26 (17.57%) HTML5
5 21 (14.19%) Web Services
5 21 (14.19%) XML
6 20 (13.51%) jQuery
7 15 (10.14%) Apache Cordova
8 14 (9.46%) Backbone.js
8 14 (9.46%) JSON
9 11 (7.43%) ASP.NET
9 11 (7.43%) Ember.js
10 10 (6.76%) iOS SDK
10 10 (6.76%) RESTful
10 10 (6.76%) REST
11 9 (6.08%) SOAP
12 8 (5.41%) AngularJS
13 7 (4.73%) Dojo
13 7 (4.73%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 55 (37.16%) Mobile App
2 36 (24.32%) Blackberry
3 21 (14.19%) User Experience
4 15 (10.14%) PKI
5 14 (9.46%) CESG
6 13 (8.78%) iPhone
7 12 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (5.41%) iPad
9 6 (4.05%) Open Source
10 5 (3.38%) Pocket PC
10 5 (3.38%) Data Structures
10 5 (3.38%) Algorithms
11 4 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (2.70%) Visualisation
11 4 (2.70%) Computer Science
12 3 (2.03%) PDA
12 3 (2.03%) NHS
12 3 (2.03%) Management Information System
12 3 (2.03%) Kinect
12 3 (2.03%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 148 (100.00%) Windows
2 102 (68.92%) Apple iOS
3 101 (68.24%) Android
4 36 (24.32%) Windows Phone 8
5 28 (18.92%) Windows Mobile
6 24 (16.22%) Windows 8
7 18 (12.16%) Windows Phone 7
8 16 (10.81%) Linux
9 11 (7.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (5.41%) Windows 7
11 5 (3.38%) Windows CE
12 4 (2.70%) webOS
12 4 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (2.03%) Windows XP
13 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (1.35%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.68%) Debian
15 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (39.86%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (15.54%) Mobile Device Management
2 23 (15.54%) TDD
3 20 (13.51%) Scrum
4 19 (12.84%) Configuration Management
4 19 (12.84%) MVC
5 17 (11.49%) iOS Development
6 14 (9.46%) Responsive Web Design
7 13 (8.78%) Software Engineering
7 13 (8.78%) Android Development
8 11 (7.43%) Project Management
8 11 (7.43%) OO
8 11 (7.43%) Mobile Application Development
9 8 (5.41%) BDD
9 8 (5.41%) Web Design
10 6 (4.05%) Waterfall
10 6 (4.05%) Memory Management
10 6 (4.05%) E-Commerce
10 6 (4.05%) Integration Testing
10 6 (4.05%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 46 (31.08%) C#
2 36 (24.32%) JavaScript
3 13 (8.78%) C++
3 13 (8.78%) SQL
4 11 (7.43%) Java
5 10 (6.76%) Objective-C
6 8 (5.41%) XAML
7 6 (4.05%) C
7 6 (4.05%) Python
7 6 (4.05%) Ruby
7 6 (4.05%) XPath
8 5 (3.38%) Embedded C++
9 2 (1.35%) PHP
10 1 (0.68%) Lua
10 1 (0.68%) PHP5
10 1 (0.68%) VB
10 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.68%) VBA
10 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (6.76%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.73%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.05%) ISEB
4 5 (3.38%) Degree
5 4 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.68%) MCSE
7 1 (0.68%) MCSA
7 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.41%) QA
2 2 (1.35%) SLA
3 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (10.14%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.11%) Firmware
3 11 (7.43%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.70%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.35%) UAG
6 1 (0.68%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.68%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (3.38%) SCCM
2 2 (1.35%) SCOM
3 1 (0.68%) Windows Intune
3 1 (0.68%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 18 (12.16%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.14%) VMware
3 13 (8.78%) Xamarin
4 11 (7.43%) Red Hat
4 11 (7.43%) F5
5 7 (4.73%) Appcelerator
6 6 (4.05%) Apple
7 5 (3.38%) Kony
8 4 (2.70%) Sophos
8 4 (2.70%) Google
9 3 (2.03%) Symantec
10 2 (1.35%) Sencha
10 2 (1.35%) Symbian
10 2 (1.35%) Cisco
10 2 (1.35%) HP
10 2 (1.35%) Dell
10 2 (1.35%) Adobe
10 2 (1.35%) Citrix
10 2 (1.35%) Avaya
10 2 (1.35%) Reuters
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