The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Phone 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 Phone over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 117 112 97
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 4 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.21% 0.057%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.99% 1.00% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £238 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £250 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £23.00
Windows Phone
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
406 498 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.14% 20.94% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 225 148
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £163 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 78 56
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £22.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.83%

Windows Phone
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Windows Phone Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Windows Phone
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 Phone across the West Midlands region.

Windows Phone Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Windows Phone
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 Phone across the West Midlands region.

Windows Phone Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Windows Phone
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 Phone within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. 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
Birmingham - 2 £400 -
Staffordshire - 2 - -
Windows Phone
England

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Windows Phone 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 Phone.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Android
3 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
3 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
3 3 (42.86%) iOS Development
4 2 (28.57%) VLAN
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) iPad
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (28.57%) Cocoa Touch
4 2 (28.57%) iPhone
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) XenServer
4 2 (28.57%) Core Animation
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Apache
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) Animation

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Windows Phone 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 Phone. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (14.29%) Lync
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) Skype
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) iOS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior iOS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Development Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (28.57%) Cocoa
2 2 (28.57%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 2 (28.57%) Animation
2 2 (28.57%) iPhone
2 2 (28.57%) iPad
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Android
2 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) iOS Development
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (14.29%) Android Development
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Product Management
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PHP
1 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft