The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 116 106 106
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.085% 0.10% 0.044%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.41% 0.56% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £256 £300 £301
% change year-on-year
-14.58% -0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £23.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.00 -
Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
493 360 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.05% 18.63% 20.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 156 224
Average daily rate £300 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £168 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £429 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 56 63
Average hourly rate £13.94 £15.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.52% +1.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.55 £27.50 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.24%
Windows Phone
England

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
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 22 July 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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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 - 1 £350 - 1
Coventry - - - -
Windows Phone
England

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) Blackberry
3 4 (57.14%) Lotus
3 4 (57.14%) IBM Notes
3 4 (57.14%) Android
3 4 (57.14%) iPhone
3 4 (57.14%) iPad
3 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 2 (28.57%) Handset
4 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (14.29%) Windows CE
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
5 1 (14.29%) Nokia
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Subversion
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
5 1 (14.29%) Pocket PC

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) IBM Notes
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Mobility Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Mobile Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Blackberry
2 4 (57.14%) iPhone
2 4 (57.14%) iPad
3 2 (28.57%) Handset
4 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
4 1 (14.29%) Pocket PC
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Android
2 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows CE
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Lotus
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Nokia
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