Period
to 17 January 2018

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 January 2018 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 851 801 809
Rank change year-on-year -50 +8 -50
Contract jobs citing Windows Mobile 45 64 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.066% 0.059%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.22% 0.31% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 44 42
UK median daily rate £385 £333 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £139 £141 £188
90th Percentile £438 £475 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £330 £315
% change year-on-year +18.94% +4.76% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 7
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +3.70% -43.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +10.71% +3.70% +31.71%

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 20,773 20,584 22,795
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.71% 21.15% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,265 12,935 13,508
UK median daily rate £425 £402 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.85% +0.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £168 £193 £185
90th Percentile £613 £575 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £370 £363
% change year-on-year +2.97% +2.07% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,260 1,274 1,802
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.64% - +3.13%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.61 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.60 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.56 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.08% -5.73% +3.13%

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 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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 -15 44 £385 +16.67% 15
London -1 30 £215 -52.22% 2
UK excluding London -11 15 £393 +18.94% 13
South East -27 8 £385 +16.67% 1
North of England +38 4 £400 +21.21% 4
Yorkshire - 3 £400 - 3
North West +12 1 £400 - 1
South West +3 1 £163 -27.78% 3
Midlands -1 1 - - 5
Scotland -22 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (51.11%) Apple iOS
3 21 (46.67%) Mobile App
3 21 (46.67%) Android
4 17 (37.78%) VPN
4 17 (37.78%) Active Directory
5 16 (35.56%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (33.33%) Office 365
6 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
7 14 (31.11%) Citrix
7 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
8 13 (28.89%) Wi-Fi
8 13 (28.89%) Azure Active Directory
8 13 (28.89%) Samsung
9 10 (22.22%) iOS Development
10 9 (20.00%) Apple
11 8 (17.78%) XenApp
12 7 (15.56%) RESTful
12 7 (15.56%) Android Development
13 6 (13.33%) Remediation Plan
13 6 (13.33%) Kendo UI
13 6 (13.33%) Xamarin
13 6 (13.33%) Mentoring
13 6 (13.33%) Coaching
13 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (13.33%) iPad
13 6 (13.33%) iPhone
13 6 (13.33%) WCF
13 6 (13.33%) Visual Studio
13 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET

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 4 (8.89%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (35.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (33.33%) Office 365
3 13 (28.89%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (37.78%) VPN
2 13 (28.89%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.22%) DHCP
3 1 (2.22%) DNS
3 1 (2.22%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.22%) LAN
3 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.89%) Xcode
3 3 (6.67%) NUnit
4 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 6 (13.33%) Publishing
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Analyst
2 11 (24.44%) Developer
2 11 (24.44%) Service Analyst
2 11 (24.44%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Citrix Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) iOS Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Xamarin Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) IT Support
6 4 (8.89%) Objective-C Developer
7 3 (6.67%) IT Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) IT Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Xamarin Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Support
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) RESTful
2 6 (13.33%) .NET
2 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
2 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (13.33%) Kendo UI
2 6 (13.33%) WCF
3 4 (8.89%) Cocoa
4 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 3 (6.67%) Caliburn.Micro
4 3 (6.67%) Xamarin.iOS
5 1 (2.22%) Android SDK
5 1 (2.22%) Dagger
Miscellaneous
1 21 (46.67%) Mobile App
2 6 (13.33%) iPad
2 6 (13.33%) iPhone
3 4 (8.89%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.67%) Social Media
4 3 (6.67%) User Experience
5 2 (4.44%) CMDB
5 2 (4.44%) Handset
5 2 (4.44%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (51.11%) Apple iOS
3 21 (46.67%) Android
4 4 (8.89%) Linux
4 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.67%) Windows 10
5 3 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Phone
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) iOS Development
2 7 (15.56%) Android Development
3 6 (13.33%) Coaching
3 6 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 6 (13.33%) MVC
3 6 (13.33%) Remediation Plan
4 3 (6.67%) ITIL
4 3 (6.67%) ITSM
4 3 (6.67%) TDD
5 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.44%) Agile Testing
5 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.44%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (4.44%) Regression Testing
5 2 (4.44%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.22%) Mobile Development
6 1 (2.22%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) C
1 6 (13.33%) C#
2 4 (8.89%) Apple Swift
2 4 (8.89%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (37.78%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.78%) XenApp
3 3 (6.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (11.11%) SCCM
3 2 (4.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Citrix
1 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
2 13 (28.89%) Samsung
3 9 (20.00%) Apple
4 6 (13.33%) Xamarin
5 3 (6.67%) Bloomberg
5 3 (6.67%) F5
5 3 (6.67%) Reuters
6 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.22%) VMware