Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 212 237
Rank change year-on-year +15 +25 -52
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 4 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.070% 0.18% 0.035%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.35% 0.84% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 1
North West median daily rate £250 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.08% -23.53% +23.64%
10th Percentile £225 £137 £413
90th Percentile £275 £484 £438
England median daily rate £288 £400 £388
% change year-on-year -28.13% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
North West median hourly rate £12.12 - -
England median hourly rate £12.12 £32.25 £37.10
% change year-on-year -62.41% -13.07% +118.24%

Windows Phone is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1139 1432 1707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 19.86% 21.00% 19.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 920 920
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.84% +13.08%
10th Percentile £158 £187 £170
90th Percentile £550 £525 £513
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 91 185
North West median hourly rate £17.43 £14.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.21% -8.05% +5.13%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.88 £10.85
90th Percentile £43.75 £40.00 £38.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

Windows Phone
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Windows Phone as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +25 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 £250 -
Windows Phone
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (50.00%) Axure RP
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (50.00%) Web Design
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (50.00%) Wireframes
2 2 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Break/Fix
3 1 (25.00%) Fault Management
3 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (50.00%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Designer
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (50.00%) UX Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Android
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Prototyping
1 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (50.00%) Web Design
1 2 (50.00%) Wireframes
2 1 (25.00%) Break/Fix
2 1 (25.00%) Fault Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft