The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows CE (WinCE)
Rank - 100 109
Contract jobs citing Windows CE 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.098% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.46% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £210 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £200 £275
% change year-on-year
- -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £25.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+55.00% -32.43%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
498 433 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.62% 21.27% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 212 181
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 73 60
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £27.50 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) C#
2 10 (90.91%) Windows 8
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Mobile
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
4 8 (72.73%) Embedded C++
4 8 (72.73%) Visual Studio
4 8 (72.73%) Web Services
4 8 (72.73%) C++
4 8 (72.73%) SQL
4 8 (72.73%) Scrum
4 8 (72.73%) Subversion
4 8 (72.73%) Pocket PC
4 8 (72.73%) JIRA
4 8 (72.73%) WCF
4 8 (72.73%) Windows Phone 8
4 8 (72.73%) Mobile App
4 8 (72.73%) Windows Phone
4 8 (72.73%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (18.18%) FMCG
6 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (9.09%) Blackberry

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Visual Studio
1 8 (72.73%) Subversion
1 8 (72.73%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
1 10 (90.91%) Mobile Developer
1 10 (90.91%) Windows Mobile Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Applications Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) Web Services
2 8 (72.73%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Pocket PC
1 8 (72.73%) Mobile App
2 2 (18.18%) FMCG
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Mobile
2 10 (90.91%) Windows 8
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Phone 8
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Mobile Application Development
2 8 (72.73%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) C++
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) Embedded C++
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft