The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Mobile 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 Mobile 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 Mobile
Rank 112 98 95
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows Mobile 1 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.042% 0.48% 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.20% 2.37% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 8
Average daily rate - £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -47.27%
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 Mobile
England

Windows Mobile
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Windows Mobile Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Windows Mobile
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 Mobile across the West Midlands region.

Windows Mobile Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Windows Mobile
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 Mobile across the West Midlands region.

Windows Mobile Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Windows Mobile
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 Mobile 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
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Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -15 1 - - 1
West Bromwich - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Windows Mobile
England

Windows Mobile
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 Mobile 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 Mobile.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (75.00%) Pocket PC
2 9 (75.00%) Mobile App
3 8 (66.67%) Windows CE
4 7 (58.33%) Scrum
4 7 (58.33%) PDA
4 7 (58.33%) .NET Framework
4 7 (58.33%) JIRA
4 7 (58.33%) WCF
4 7 (58.33%) SQLite
4 7 (58.33%) .NET
4 7 (58.33%) C++
4 7 (58.33%) Embedded C++
4 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (58.33%) Subversion
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (16.67%) HTML5
6 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (16.67%) OOD
6 2 (16.67%) OOP
6 2 (16.67%) OO
6 2 (16.67%) HTML
6 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (16.67%) WinForms
7 1 (8.33%) Wireless

Windows Mobile
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 Mobile 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 Mobile. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (58.33%) JIRA
2 7 (58.33%) Subversion
3 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Mobile Developer
2 7 (58.33%) C# Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET Framework
1 7 (58.33%) WCF
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (16.67%) HTML5
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Pocket PC
1 9 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (58.33%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows CE
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (8.33%) Android
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Scrum
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) OOD
2 2 (16.67%) OOP
2 2 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) C++
2 7 (58.33%) Embedded C++
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) HP
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