The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Windows Mobile skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Mobile over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Mobile
England / South West
Rank - 135 139
Contract jobs citing Windows Mobile 0 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.46% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £325 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.81%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +3.07% -3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 - £67.50

Windows Mobile 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 West with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 466 659 595
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 17.94% 22.78% 19.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 398 295
Median daily rate £350 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £171 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 72 81
Median hourly rate £16.38 £21.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.02% +23.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £46.34 £37.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows Mobile
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Windows Mobile as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Mobile in the South West

Windows Mobile
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Mobile in the South West

Windows Mobile
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Mobile in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Mobile in the South West

Windows Mobile
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Mobile 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 South West region with a requirement for Windows Mobile.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) XAML
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API

Windows Mobile
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) XAML
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin