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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank - 103 105
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.093% 0.050%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.49% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £338 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +37.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £339 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.39% -3.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.50 -
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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
502 411 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.02% 19.02% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 201 160
Average daily rate £325 £300 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -12.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £426 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 65 65
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.08 £10.28 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £27.50 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) .NET
3 8 (80.00%) Web Services
3 8 (80.00%) JIRA
3 8 (80.00%) WCF
3 8 (80.00%) Scrum
3 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (80.00%) Subversion
3 8 (80.00%) Windows Mobile
3 8 (80.00%) Pocket PC
3 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (80.00%) Visual Studio
3 8 (80.00%) C++
3 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (80.00%) Embedded C++
3 8 (80.00%) Windows CE
3 8 (80.00%) Windows 8
3 8 (80.00%) Windows Phone 8
3 8 (80.00%) Mobile App
3 8 (80.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (20.00%) Android
4 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) Games
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (10.00%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Visual Studio
1 8 (80.00%) Subversion
1 8 (80.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (90.00%) Mobile Developer
3 8 (80.00%) Windows Mobile Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Junior Developer
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) Web Services
2 8 (80.00%) WCF
3 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Pocket PC
1 8 (80.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows CE
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Mobile
2 8 (80.00%) Windows 8
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Phone 8
3 2 (20.00%) Android
3 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Scrum
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) C++
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Xamarin