The first table below looks at the demand for Windows CE skills 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 Windows CE over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the West Midlands region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows CE (WinCE)
Rank 108 106 96
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows CE 5 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.053% 0.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.01% 0.26% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate - £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £250 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £14.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+120.33% -48.24%
Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
493 379 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.58% 20.08% 18.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 161 162
Average daily rate £305 £275 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% -14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 60 67
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows CE
England

Windows CE
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows CE across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows CE Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Windows CE
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Windows CE Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Windows CE
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Windows CE Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Windows CE
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 Windows CE within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - - - -
Herefordshire - - - - 3
Windows CE
England

Windows CE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Windows CE 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 CE.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) C++
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Mobile
2 8 (57.14%) Pocket PC
2 8 (57.14%) Mobile App
3 7 (50.00%) PDA
3 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (50.00%) Scrum
3 7 (50.00%) JIRA
3 7 (50.00%) WCF
3 7 (50.00%) SQLite
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Subversion
3 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (50.00%) .NET
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 7 (50.00%) Embedded C++
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) SOAP
4 5 (35.71%) XML
4 5 (35.71%) HTML
4 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (35.71%) PHP
4 5 (35.71%) HTML5
4 5 (35.71%) Ajax
4 5 (35.71%) jQuery
4 5 (35.71%) Android
4 5 (35.71%) JSON

Windows CE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Windows CE 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 CE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQLite
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) JIRA
1 7 (50.00%) Subversion
1 7 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (35.71%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) C# Developer
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Mobile Developer
3 7 (50.00%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (35.71%) Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 7 (50.00%) WCF
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) SOAP
2 5 (35.71%) XML
2 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 5 (35.71%) HTML5
2 5 (35.71%) Ajax
2 5 (35.71%) jQuery
2 5 (35.71%) JSON
2 5 (35.71%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Pocket PC
1 8 (57.14%) Mobile App
2 7 (50.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Mobile
3 5 (35.71%) Android
3 5 (35.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Scrum
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Web Application Development
2 5 (35.71%) Android Development
2 5 (35.71%) iOS Development
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C#
1 8 (57.14%) C++
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) Embedded C++
3 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) C
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft