The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 28 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
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 - 151
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.20% - 0.027%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.93% - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £250 - £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 the North West with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 644 798 796
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 21.81% 21.17% 21.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 471 420
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £250 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 48 84
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -3.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £12.05 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £21.00 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Windows Phone
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Windows Phone
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Phone in the North West

Windows Phone
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Manchester - 3 £225 - 2
Lancashire - 2 £250 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Windows Phone
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 North West region with a requirement for Windows Phone.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Android
1 8 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) Mobile Games
2 3 (37.50%) Games
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) HTML5
2 3 (37.50%) iOS Development
2 3 (37.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 3 (37.50%) Marmalade SDK
2 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
3 2 (25.00%) Android Development
3 2 (25.00%) Wireframes
3 2 (25.00%) Prototyping
3 2 (25.00%) User Experience
3 2 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (25.00%) Apple Swift
3 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (25.00%) Axure RP
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Management

Windows Phone
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (25.00%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (37.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) iOS Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Designer
3 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (25.00%) UX Designer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Android Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Application Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) HTML5
1 3 (37.50%) Marmalade SDK
1 3 (37.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile Games
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Android
1 8 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) iOS Development
2 2 (25.00%) Android Development
2 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) Prototyping
2 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (25.00%) Test Management
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (25.00%) Web Design
2 2 (25.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) Apple Swift
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (12.50%) Xamarin