The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pocket PC in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pocket PC over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pocket PC
Rank 115 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Pocket PC 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.27% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Pocket PC
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
630 501 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.77% 24.34% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 277 233
Average daily rate £350 £315 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 41 54
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.70 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.80 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%

Pocket PC
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Pocket PC across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Pocket PC Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Pocket PC
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Pocket PC across the West Midlands region.

Pocket PC Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Pocket PC
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Pocket PC across the West Midlands region.

Pocket PC Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Pocket PC
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pocket PC within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 October 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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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
Birmingham - 8 £350 -
Pocket PC
England

Pocket PC
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Pocket PC 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 Pocket PC.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) C++
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 8 (100.00%) Windows CE
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Subversion
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
1 8 (100.00%) WCF
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Phone 8
1 8 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Phone
1 8 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development

Pocket PC
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Pocket PC 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 Pocket PC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 8 (100.00%) Subversion
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Mobile Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Mobile Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Applications Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
1 8 (100.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows CE
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Phone 8
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) C++
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) Embedded C++
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft