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 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 118 109 113
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 10 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.095% 0.044%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.88% 0.52% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £295 £250
% change year-on-year
+18.64% +18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £23.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £23.00 -
% change year-on-year
-26.08% -
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
533 386 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.73% 18.29% 19.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 200 226
Average daily rate £303 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £159 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 60 42
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.77 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.16 £23.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 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
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 9 £350 -
Windows Phone
England

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) C#
3 9 (60.00%) .NET
4 8 (53.33%) JIRA
4 8 (53.33%) WCF
4 8 (53.33%) Scrum
4 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (53.33%) Subversion
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Mobile
4 8 (53.33%) Pocket PC
4 8 (53.33%) Windows 8
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Phone 8
4 8 (53.33%) Mobile App
4 8 (53.33%) Mobile Application Development
4 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
4 8 (53.33%) Visual Studio
4 8 (53.33%) C++
4 8 (53.33%) SQL
4 8 (53.33%) Web Services
4 8 (53.33%) Windows CE
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (53.33%) Embedded C++
5 6 (40.00%) Blackberry
5 6 (40.00%) Apple iOS
5 6 (40.00%) Android
6 4 (26.67%) iPhone
6 4 (26.67%) iPad
6 4 (26.67%) Lotus
6 4 (26.67%) IBM Notes
7 2 (13.33%) Handset

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (26.67%) IBM Notes
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) JIRA
1 8 (53.33%) Subversion
1 8 (53.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) Mobile Developer
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Mobile Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Applications Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
6 1 (6.67%) Junior
6 1 (6.67%) Architect
6 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
6 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) WCF
2 8 (53.33%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) Silverlight
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Pocket PC
1 8 (53.33%) Mobile App
2 6 (40.00%) Blackberry
3 4 (26.67%) iPhone
3 4 (26.67%) iPad
4 2 (13.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Mobile
2 8 (53.33%) Windows 8
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Phone 8
2 8 (53.33%) Windows CE
3 6 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 6 (40.00%) Android
4 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Scrum
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (53.33%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) C++
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) Embedded C++
3 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Lotus
3 1 (6.67%) Xamarin