Period
to 17 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 17 August 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 Mobile
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 789 799 834
Rank change year-on-year +10 +35 -72
Contract jobs citing Windows Mobile 59 89 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.062% 0.082% 0.062%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.30% 0.37% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 55 43
UK median daily rate £375 £413 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% +8.00%
10th Percentile £108 £205 £195
90th Percentile £479 £486 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £323
% change year-on-year -6.25% +24.03% -2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 7
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -25.71% -16.67%
10th Percentile £9.26 £12.50 £13.50
90th Percentile £20.00 £17.45 £64.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.30 £14.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year -26.43% -13.85% -4.41%

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 with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 19887 24257 24490
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.79% 22.30% 21.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12502 15309 14286
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £190 £209 £185
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1142 1289 1943
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% - +3.13%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.60 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £43.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +3.23%

Windows Mobile
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Windows Mobile as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Mobile in the UK

Windows Mobile
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Mobile in the UK

Windows Mobile
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Mobile over the 6 months to 17 August 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Mobile in the UK

Windows Mobile
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Mobile in the UK

Windows Mobile
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Mobile over the 6 months to 17 August 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Mobile in the UK

Windows Mobile
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Mobile within the UK over the 6 months to 17 August 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
England +35 58 £375 -9.91% 10
UK excluding London +56 33 £375 -6.25% 6
London -15 26 £425 - 4
South East +29 12 £236 -37.00% 1
Midlands +28 10 £388 - 2
East Midlands 0 10 £388 - 1
North of England +57 7 £400 -6.43% 3
Yorkshire +41 5 £400 -11.11% 3
North West +17 2 £338 -16.92%
South West -1 2 £120 -63.08%
Scotland +36 1 £113 -63.71%
East of England +1 1 £488 +21.88%

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 with a requirement for Windows Mobile.

1 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (71.19%) Android
3 41 (69.49%) Apple iOS
4 23 (38.98%) Mobile App
5 21 (35.59%) Microsoft
6 19 (32.20%) Active Directory
7 17 (28.81%) .NET
8 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (20.34%) Office 365
9 12 (20.34%) VPN
10 11 (18.64%) C#
10 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Intune
10 11 (18.64%) Xamarin
10 11 (18.64%) iOS Development
10 11 (18.64%) Coaching
10 11 (18.64%) Windows 7
11 9 (15.25%) JIRA
11 9 (15.25%) Windows Server
11 9 (15.25%) Android Development
11 9 (15.25%) NUnit
11 9 (15.25%) Samsung
12 8 (13.56%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (13.56%) Scrum
12 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
12 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Office
12 8 (13.56%) Citrix
12 8 (13.56%) Mentoring
12 8 (13.56%) Azure Active Directory
13 7 (11.86%) WCF
13 7 (11.86%) MS Exchange

Windows Mobile
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 7 (11.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.08%) IIS
2 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (20.34%) Office 365
3 8 (13.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (10.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.34%) VPN
2 8 (13.56%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (5.08%) DNS
4 2 (3.39%) Firewall
4 2 (3.39%) IPv6
4 2 (3.39%) LAN
4 2 (3.39%) SMTP
4 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.39%) Wireless
4 2 (3.39%) WLAN
5 1 (1.69%) HTTP
5 1 (1.69%) Internet
5 1 (1.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) JIRA
1 9 (15.25%) NUnit
2 6 (10.17%) Visual Studio
3 5 (8.47%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.47%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.47%) Selenium
3 5 (8.47%) SpecFlow
3 5 (8.47%) TeamCity
4 3 (5.08%) Xcode
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (10.17%) Publishing
1 6 (10.17%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.47%) Finance
3 4 (6.78%) Marketing
4 3 (5.08%) Electronics
5 2 (3.39%) Banking
5 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (35.59%) Developer
2 12 (20.34%) Analyst
3 9 (15.25%) Support Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) Desktop Support
5 6 (10.17%) Consultant
5 6 (10.17%) iOS Developer
5 6 (10.17%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) IT Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) IT Support
6 5 (8.47%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Xamarin Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Developer in Test
7 4 (6.78%) Tester
7 4 (6.78%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (5.08%) Lead Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Technical Support
8 3 (5.08%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.81%) .NET
2 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET
2 7 (11.86%) WCF
3 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (10.17%) RESTful
4 5 (8.47%) Kendo UI
5 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 4 (6.78%) Caliburn.Micro
6 3 (5.08%) Cocoa
7 2 (3.39%) REST
7 2 (3.39%) Velocity
8 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.69%) CSS
8 1 (1.69%) CSS3
8 1 (1.69%) HTML
8 1 (1.69%) HTML5
8 1 (1.69%) LINQ
8 1 (1.69%) Web Services
8 1 (1.69%) Xamarin.iOS
8 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (38.98%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.17%) iPhone
3 5 (8.47%) Smartphone
3 5 (8.47%) User Experience
4 4 (6.78%) iPad
5 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.08%) Blackberry
5 3 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (5.08%) Social Media
5 3 (5.08%) Virtual Team
6 2 (3.39%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.39%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.69%) BYOD
7 1 (1.69%) CESG
7 1 (1.69%) CMDB
7 1 (1.69%) Fintech
7 1 (1.69%) Handset
7 1 (1.69%) NHS
7 1 (1.69%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (71.19%) Android
3 41 (69.49%) Apple iOS
4 11 (18.64%) Windows 7
5 9 (15.25%) Windows Server
6 5 (8.47%) Linux
7 4 (6.78%) Windows 10
8 3 (5.08%) Mac OS X
8 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.39%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.69%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (1.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.64%) Coaching
1 11 (18.64%) iOS Development
2 9 (15.25%) Android Development
3 8 (13.56%) Mentoring
3 8 (13.56%) Scrum
4 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (11.86%) Regression Testing
5 6 (10.17%) Mobile Development
5 6 (10.17%) MVC
6 5 (8.47%) Remediation Plan
6 5 (8.47%) Security Testing
6 5 (8.47%) Test Automation
6 5 (8.47%) Time Management
7 4 (6.78%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (6.78%) TDD
8 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.08%) ITIL
8 3 (5.08%) Project Management
8 3 (5.08%) SDET
8 3 (5.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.64%) C#
2 7 (11.86%) SQL
3 6 (10.17%) C
4 5 (8.47%) C++
4 5 (8.47%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.08%) Apple Swift
5 3 (5.08%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.39%) Java
7 1 (1.69%) Python
7 1 (1.69%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.69%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) A+ Certification
2 2 (3.39%) MCSE
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
1 3 (5.08%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (32.20%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.08%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (10.17%) SCCM
3 3 (5.08%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (35.59%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.64%) Xamarin
3 9 (15.25%) Samsung
4 8 (13.56%) Citrix
5 7 (11.86%) Apple
6 6 (10.17%) Google
7 3 (5.08%) VMware
8 2 (3.39%) Bloomberg
8 2 (3.39%) F5
8 2 (3.39%) Reuters
8 2 (3.39%) SAP
9 1 (1.69%) EMC
9 1 (1.69%) IBM
9 1 (1.69%) Oracle