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 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)
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 278
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - - 0.032%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 1699 2211 2404
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 21.95% 24.67% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 931 1302 1261
Median daily rate £386 £385 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.32% +6.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 155 246
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.64% +29.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year -6.06% +1.85%  

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