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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
UK / England
Rank - 613 587
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 0 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England - 0.004% 0.021%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.019% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 8
Median daily rate - £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £600
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 8593 10492 10615
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.56% 21.39% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5512 6554 6074
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £543 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 514 640 881
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Phone 8 in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Phone 8 in England

Windows Phone 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Phone 8 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 England region with a requirement for Windows Phone 8.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) NUnit
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
1 4 (100.00%) WPF
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 4 (100.00%) Android
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
1 4 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 4 (100.00%) MVVM
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012

Windows Phone 8
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) NUnit
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Agile .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Agile C# Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Developer
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 4 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 4 (100.00%) C# WCF Developer
1 4 (100.00%) C# WPF Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 4 (100.00%) WCF Developer
1 4 (100.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 4 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Android
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 4 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) MVVM
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft