The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 / South West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 136 134
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 0 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.13% 0.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.63% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 6
Median daily rate - £338 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -20.58%  
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 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 461 632 664
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 16.84% 21.09% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 795 946
Median daily rate £365 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £158 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 99 255
Median hourly rate £39.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +163.33% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.16 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £37.75 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.82% +3.03%  

Windows Phone
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Phone in the South West

Windows Phone
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 Phone in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Phone in the South West