The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Phone 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Phone 8 over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank 129 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.039% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.19% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£850 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 -
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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 Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
519 523 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.18% 22.45% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 273 172
Average daily rate £338 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 52 79
Average hourly rate £12.38 £12.13 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.01% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £33.25 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.13 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-2.41% -4.32%

Windows Phone 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Phone 8 across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Phone 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Windows Phone 8
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 across the Yorkshire region.

Windows Phone 8 Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Windows Phone 8
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Windows Phone 8 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 8.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) WinRT
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8

Windows Phone 8
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Windows Phone 8 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 8. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
1 1 (50.00%) WinRT
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft