The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
England / South East
Rank - - 265
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - - 0.021%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
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 the South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1705 2303 2319
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 22.00% 25.17% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 991 1404 1146
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £183 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +6.89% +8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 156 205
Median hourly rate £14.75 £20.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.25% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.31 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.34 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.18% +6.45%  

Windows Phone 8
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Windows Phone 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Phone 8 in the South East