The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Windows Phone skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Phone over the 3 months to 25 April 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
UK
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 587 603 583
Rank change year-on-year +16 -20  
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 17 50 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.089% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.18% 0.40% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 37
Median daily rate £363 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.93% -11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £310 £320
% change year-on-year +9.67% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £45.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.60

Windows Phone 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 9503 12365 12517
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.50% 22.13% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6023 7718 7103
Median daily rate £408 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.16% +6.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.20% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 561 692 1019
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +2.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Windows Phone
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Windows Phone as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Phone in the UK

Windows Phone
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Phone in the UK

Windows Phone
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Phone over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Phone in the UK

Windows Phone
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Phone in the UK

Windows Phone
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Phone within the UK over the 3 months to 25 April 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 +10 17 £363 +20.83% 10
London +18 7 £430 +23.74% 4
North West +30 6 £250 -19.35% 1
Manchester +11 5 £250 -19.35%
Bradford - 2 £375 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £375 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £375 - 1
Berkshire +25 1 £350 +38.61% 1
South East +23 1 £350 +38.61% 2
Leicestershire -19 1 - -
Leicester -22 1 - -
East Midlands -24 1 - -
Slough - 1 £350 -
Crewe - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Phone 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 Phone.

1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (75.00%) Android
3 21 (52.50%) Apple iOS
4 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 20 (50.00%) Blackberry
5 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
6 11 (27.50%) HTML
7 10 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (25.00%) HTML5
8 9 (22.50%) Mobile App
8 9 (22.50%) Mobile Development
8 9 (22.50%) Windows 10
8 9 (22.50%) VMware
8 9 (22.50%) Apple
8 9 (22.50%) MVC
9 8 (20.00%) Citrix
9 8 (20.00%) C#
9 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 8 (20.00%) Web Development
10 7 (17.50%) CSS
10 7 (17.50%) .NET
10 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (15.00%) Windows Phone 7
11 6 (15.00%) webOS
11 6 (15.00%) CSS3
11 6 (15.00%) Ember.js
11 6 (15.00%) AngularJS
11 6 (15.00%) Backbone.js
11 6 (15.00%) Office 365

Windows Phone
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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (15.00%) Office 365
3 1 (2.50%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.50%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) LAN
2 4 (10.00%) WAN
3 3 (7.50%) Firewall
3 3 (7.50%) SAN
3 3 (7.50%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (5.00%) IPsec
4 2 (5.00%) Kerberos
4 2 (5.00%) SSL
5 1 (2.50%) 3G
5 1 (2.50%) VPN
5 1 (2.50%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.50%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) NUnit
1 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.50%) MSTest
2 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (12.50%) Games
1 5 (12.50%) Law
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Dutch Language
3 1 (2.50%) French Language
3 1 (2.50%) German Language
3 1 (2.50%) Italian Language
3 1 (2.50%) Local Government
3 1 (2.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (15.00%) Architect
2 6 (15.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Applications Developer
3 4 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) iOS Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (7.50%) Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Android Developer
4 3 (7.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Desktop Support
4 3 (7.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Senior Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) HTML
2 10 (25.00%) HTML5
3 7 (17.50%) .NET
3 7 (17.50%) CSS
4 6 (15.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (15.00%) Backbone.js
4 6 (15.00%) CSS3
4 6 (15.00%) Dojo
4 6 (15.00%) Ember.js
4 6 (15.00%) jQuery
5 5 (12.50%) Ajax
5 5 (12.50%) JSON
6 4 (10.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 3 (7.50%) Marmalade SDK
7 3 (7.50%) React
7 3 (7.50%) WCF
7 3 (7.50%) WPF
8 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.00%) SAML
8 2 (5.00%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 20 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 9 (22.50%) Mobile App
3 5 (12.50%) BYOD
4 3 (7.50%) Mobile Games
5 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.00%) iPhone
5 2 (5.00%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.50%) EMC VNX
6 1 (2.50%) EPoS
6 1 (2.50%) iPad
6 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.50%) mHealth
6 1 (2.50%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (75.00%) Android
3 21 (52.50%) Apple iOS
4 10 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 9 (22.50%) Windows 10
6 6 (15.00%) webOS
6 6 (15.00%) Windows Phone 7
7 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
8 4 (10.00%) Linux
8 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (7.50%) Windows 8
10 2 (5.00%) Mac OS X
10 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (2.50%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (22.50%) Mobile Development
2 9 (22.50%) MVC
3 8 (20.00%) Web Development
4 6 (15.00%) Front End Development
5 5 (12.50%) Android Development
5 5 (12.50%) ITIL
6 4 (10.00%) iOS Development
6 4 (10.00%) TOGAF
7 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.50%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (7.50%) Project Management
7 3 (7.50%) Prototyping
7 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.00%) OO
8 2 (5.00%) Supplier Management
8 2 (5.00%) TDD
8 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) C#
1 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (15.00%) SQL
3 4 (10.00%) C++
4 2 (5.00%) Apple Swift
5 1 (2.50%) C
5 1 (2.50%) Java
5 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) MCSE
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
2 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.50%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) AirWatch
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (22.50%) Apple
2 9 (22.50%) VMware
3 8 (20.00%) Citrix
4 4 (10.00%) AppSense
4 4 (10.00%) Xamarin
5 3 (7.50%) EMC
5 3 (7.50%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) Avaya
6 1 (2.50%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.50%) Samsung
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