Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Windows Phone 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Phone 8 over the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
UK
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 903 870
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 0 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.006% 0.018%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.029% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 11
UK median daily rate - £383 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.79% -18.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £575
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 -

Windows Phone 8 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 19650 24550 24746
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.65% 22.33% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12385 15438 14353
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £193 £210 £181
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1144 1312 1958
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.10% +1.70%
10th Percentile £10.53 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.86
% change year-on-year -6.06% +4.04% +2.32%

Windows Phone 8
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Windows Phone 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Phone 8 in the UK

Windows Phone 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Phone 8 in the UK

Windows Phone 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Phone 8.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Phone 8 in the UK