The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Windows Phone skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Phone over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows Phone
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 - 80
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.16% - 0.100%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.61% - 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £310 £300
% change year-on-year -11.29% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.75 -

Windows Phone is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 163 228 227
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 25.83% 24.81% 22.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 152 129
Median daily rate £360 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.29% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 24
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.99 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £21.00 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Windows Phone
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Windows Phone as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Phone in Cheshire

Windows Phone
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Phone in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Phone in Cheshire

Windows Phone
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Phone within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe - 1 - -
Windows Phone
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Phone also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Windows Phone.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin.iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment

Windows Phone
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Application Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin