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 3 months to 27 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 Mobile
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 590 621 615
Rank change year-on-year +31 -6  
Contract jobs citing Windows Mobile 20 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.061% 0.049%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.20% 0.26% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 27 18
Median daily rate £160 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -60.97% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £169 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £450 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £140 £400 £305
% change year-on-year -65.00% +31.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Median hourly rate £10.30 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.96% -3.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.49 £14.50 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £14.50 £19.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.30 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -28.96% -3.33%  

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 9844 12513 12202
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.89% 23.18% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6134 7886 7140
Median daily rate £403 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.89% +12.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 552 659 953
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Windows Mobile
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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
Top 23 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +11 20 £160 -60.97% 9
London -5 9 £320 -21.95% 2
Hampshire +12 3 £95 -
South East +9 3 £95 -74.23% 1
East Midlands -3 3 £388 -
Yorkshire +31 2 - -
North Yorkshire +6 2 - -
Northallerton - 2 - -
Petersfield - 2 £95 -
South West - 2 £120 - 1
North West +20 1 £275 -21.42% 1
Leicestershire -7 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £375 -
Cheshire - 1 £275 -
Wiltshire - 1 £100 -
Bristol - 1 £140 -
Loughborough - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 £275 -
Derby - 1 £400 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £375 -
Swindon - 1 £100 -
Derbyshire - 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (72.50%) Android
3 26 (65.00%) Apple iOS
4 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (27.50%) Active Directory
5 11 (27.50%) .NET
6 10 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 10 (25.00%) Mobile App
7 9 (22.50%) Windows Server
8 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
8 8 (20.00%) Apple
9 7 (17.50%) Scrum
9 7 (17.50%) JIRA
10 6 (15.00%) Google
10 6 (15.00%) C#
10 6 (15.00%) SQL
10 6 (15.00%) Coaching
10 6 (15.00%) Mobile Development
10 6 (15.00%) Office 365
11 5 (12.50%) Xamarin
11 5 (12.50%) Time Management
11 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
11 5 (12.50%) C++
11 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
11 5 (12.50%) Smartphone
11 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (10.00%) Regression Testing
12 4 (10.00%) NUnit
12 4 (10.00%) Marketing
12 4 (10.00%) SQL Server

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 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.50%) IIS
4 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Office 365
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.00%) SaaS
3 1 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.50%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) DNS
1 3 (7.50%) VPN
2 2 (5.00%) Firewall
2 2 (5.00%) IPv6
2 2 (5.00%) LAN
2 2 (5.00%) Skype
2 2 (5.00%) SMTP
2 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.00%) Wireless
2 2 (5.00%) WLAN
3 1 (2.50%) HTTP
3 1 (2.50%) Internet
3 1 (2.50%) Intranet
3 1 (2.50%) SAN
3 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) JIRA
2 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.00%) NUnit
2 4 (10.00%) Selenium
2 4 (10.00%) SpecFlow
2 4 (10.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (10.00%) Marketing
2 3 (7.50%) Electronics
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Advertising
4 1 (2.50%) Law
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Developer
2 9 (22.50%) Desktop Support
3 6 (15.00%) Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Mobile Developer
6 3 (7.50%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (7.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Developer in Test
6 3 (7.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.00%) REST
2 2 (5.00%) Velocity
2 2 (5.00%) WCF
3 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.50%) CSS
3 1 (2.50%) CSS3
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) HTML5
3 1 (2.50%) LINQ
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
3 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (12.50%) Smartphone
3 4 (10.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (7.50%) iPhone
4 3 (7.50%) User Experience
4 3 (7.50%) Virtual Team
5 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.50%) BYOD
6 1 (2.50%) CESG
6 1 (2.50%) CMDB
6 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.50%) Fintech
6 1 (2.50%) Handset
6 1 (2.50%) iPad
6 1 (2.50%) NHS
6 1 (2.50%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (72.50%) Android
3 26 (65.00%) Apple iOS
4 10 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 9 (22.50%) Windows Server
6 3 (7.50%) Mac OS X
6 3 (7.50%) Windows 10
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.00%) Linux
7 2 (5.00%) Ubuntu
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Phone
8 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) Scrum
2 6 (15.00%) Coaching
2 6 (15.00%) Mobile Development
3 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.50%) Time Management
4 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (10.00%) Security Testing
4 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (7.50%) Android Development
5 3 (7.50%) Asset Management
5 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.50%) Front End Development
5 3 (7.50%) iOS Development
5 3 (7.50%) Project Management
5 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.50%) Workflow
6 2 (5.00%) ITIL
6 2 (5.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) C#
1 6 (15.00%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) C++
2 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.00%) C
4 1 (2.50%) Java
4 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.50%) Python
4 1 (2.50%) TypeScript
4 1 (2.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) A+ Certification
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
1 2 (5.00%) MCSE
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 11 (27.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (7.50%) AirWatch
3 2 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.00%) Apple
3 6 (15.00%) Google
4 5 (12.50%) Xamarin
5 3 (7.50%) Citrix
5 3 (7.50%) VMware
6 2 (5.00%) Samsung
6 2 (5.00%) SAP
7 1 (2.50%) EMC
7 1 (2.50%) IBM
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle
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