Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 826 799 832
Rank change year-on-year -27 +33 -37
Contract jobs citing Windows Mobile 48 83 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.080% 0.063%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.22% 0.38% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 60 46
UK median daily rate £385 £356 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.07% +1.79% +7.69%
10th Percentile £139 £165 £189
90th Percentile £451 £475 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £343 £325
% change year-on-year +12.41% +5.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 9
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +3.70% -46.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year - +1.82% +34.15%

Windows Mobile is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 21482 21802 24180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.79% 21.12% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13709 13740 14347
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £170 £193 £186
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year +2.74% +0.69% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1267 1292 1893
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -1.52% +3.13%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.61 £10.38
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.20 £42.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.46 £16.07
% change year-on-year +6.71% -3.78% +1.23%

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 13 December 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 10 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 13 December 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 -32 48 £385 +2.67% 7
London -23 28 £308 -28.49% 2
UK excluding London -13 20 £385 +12.41% 5
South East -18 11 £385 +16.67% 1
North of England +40 4 £400 +21.21% 1
Midlands +17 4 £375 +13.64% 2
East Midlands +1 3 £375 +30.43% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £400 -
North West +5 1 £400 -1.54% 1
South West +3 1 £163 -27.78% 1

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (56.25%) Apple iOS
3 26 (54.17%) Android
4 23 (47.92%) Mobile App
5 18 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (37.50%) VPN
6 17 (35.42%) Active Directory
7 16 (33.33%) Office 365
7 16 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
8 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
8 14 (29.17%) Wi-Fi
8 14 (29.17%) Azure Active Directory
8 14 (29.17%) Samsung
9 12 (25.00%) Citrix
10 11 (22.92%) iOS Development
11 10 (20.83%) Xamarin
11 10 (20.83%) C#
11 10 (20.83%) .NET
12 8 (16.67%) Publishing
12 8 (16.67%) MVC
12 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
12 8 (16.67%) Coaching
12 8 (16.67%) Android Development
12 8 (16.67%) RESTful
12 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (14.58%) SaaS
13 7 (14.58%) SCCM
13 7 (14.58%) WCF
13 7 (14.58%) Mentoring
13 7 (14.58%) Kendo UI

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 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (33.33%) Office 365
3 14 (29.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (14.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (37.50%) VPN
2 14 (29.17%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.08%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Visual Studio
2 6 (12.50%) NUnit
3 4 (8.33%) Xcode
4 3 (6.25%) JIRA
5 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.17%) Selenium
5 2 (4.17%) SpecFlow
5 2 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (16.67%) Publishing
2 3 (6.25%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Developer
2 14 (29.17%) Analyst
3 9 (18.75%) Service Analyst
3 9 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) iOS Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Xamarin Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Consultant
6 5 (10.42%) Citrix Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) IT Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) IT Support
6 5 (10.42%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Support Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) IT Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Objective-C Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Lead Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Technical Support Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) .NET
2 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (16.67%) RESTful
3 7 (14.58%) Kendo UI
3 7 (14.58%) WCF
4 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 4 (8.33%) Caliburn.Micro
4 4 (8.33%) Cocoa
5 3 (6.25%) Xamarin.iOS
6 1 (2.08%) Android SDK
6 1 (2.08%) Dagger
Miscellaneous
1 23 (47.92%) Mobile App
2 6 (12.50%) iPad
2 6 (12.50%) iPhone
3 4 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (8.33%) Social Media
4 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.25%) User Experience
5 2 (4.17%) CMDB
5 2 (4.17%) Handset
5 2 (4.17%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (56.25%) Apple iOS
3 26 (54.17%) Android
4 4 (8.33%) Linux
4 4 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.25%) Windows 10
5 3 (6.25%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Phone
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) iOS Development
2 8 (16.67%) Android Development
2 8 (16.67%) Coaching
2 8 (16.67%) MVC
3 7 (14.58%) Mentoring
3 7 (14.58%) Remediation Plan
4 4 (8.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 4 (8.33%) Regression Testing
4 4 (8.33%) TDD
5 3 (6.25%) ITIL
5 3 (6.25%) ITSM
6 2 (4.17%) Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.17%) Agile Testing
6 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.17%) Mobile Development
6 2 (4.17%) Scrum
6 2 (4.17%) Security Testing
6 2 (4.17%) Test Automation
6 2 (4.17%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.83%) C#
2 7 (14.58%) C
3 4 (8.33%) Apple Swift
3 4 (8.33%) Objective-C
4 3 (6.25%) SQL
5 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 17 (35.42%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.50%) XenApp
3 3 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (14.58%) SCCM
3 2 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
1 14 (29.17%) Samsung
2 12 (25.00%) Citrix
3 10 (20.83%) Xamarin
4 7 (14.58%) Apple
5 3 (6.25%) Bloomberg
5 3 (6.25%) F5
5 3 (6.25%) Reuters