The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Windows Phone 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Phone 8 over the 3 months to 26 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 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 620 625
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 0 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England - 0.006% 0.022%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.027% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £475 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +37.68%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 -

Windows Phone 8 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 England with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8852 11185 11380
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.51% 22.95% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5511 7177 6745
Median daily rate £410 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £205 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 519 580 894
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Windows Phone 8
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Windows Phone 8 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Phone 8 in England

Windows Phone 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Phone 8 in England

Windows Phone 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Phone 8 in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Phone 8 in England