The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Mobile
Rank 113 88 96
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows Mobile 1 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.043% 0.52% 0.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.20% 2.63% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 12
Average daily rate
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- £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.25 £13.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-21.15% -62.85%
Windows Mobile
England

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
512 419 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.00% 19.64% 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 208 165
Average daily rate £338 £315 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 67 65
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.28 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £27.50 £29.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 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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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
Warwickshire - - - -
Windows Mobile
England

Windows Mobile
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 11 (91.67%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) .NET
3 10 (83.33%) Windows 8
3 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (83.33%) Windows CE
3 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
4 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (75.00%) WCF
4 9 (75.00%) Mobile App
5 8 (66.67%) Windows Phone
5 8 (66.67%) Mobile Application Development
5 8 (66.67%) Windows Phone 8
5 8 (66.67%) Subversion
5 8 (66.67%) Pocket PC
5 8 (66.67%) JIRA
5 8 (66.67%) Web Services
5 8 (66.67%) Scrum
5 8 (66.67%) Embedded C++
5 8 (66.67%) Visual Studio
5 8 (66.67%) C++
5 8 (66.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) FMCG
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (8.33%) MVC
7 1 (8.33%) MS Office
7 1 (8.33%) MCSE
7 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
7 1 (8.33%) WAP

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Subversion
1 8 (66.67%) JIRA
1 8 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
1 11 (91.67%) Mobile Developer
1 11 (91.67%) Windows Mobile Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) WCF
3 8 (66.67%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (8.33%) WAP
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 8 (66.67%) Pocket PC
3 2 (16.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows 8
2 10 (83.33%) Windows CE
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Phone
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Mobile Application Development
2 8 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) Embedded C++
2 8 (66.67%) C++
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft