Period
to 16 January 2018

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 6 months to 16 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 Phone
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 842 795 801
Rank change year-on-year -47 +6 -89
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 33 67 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.069% 0.076%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.16% 0.33% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 41 58
UK median daily rate £260 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.00% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £144 £143 £113
90th Percentile £608 £538 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +25.00% -7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
UK median hourly rate £14.00 £40.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.43% +70.53% +39.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £41.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year -66.06% +73.68% +39.71%

Windows Phone 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 20,757 20,432 22,967
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.70% 21.16% 21.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,265 12,841 13,594
UK median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £167 £193 £185
90th Percentile £613 £575 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £363
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.07% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,261 1,267 1,812
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% - +3.13%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.61 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.45 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.66 £15.65 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.44% -5.14% +3.13%

Windows Phone
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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 12 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 6 months to 16 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 -38 32 £260 -38.82% 18
London -46 17 £193 -59.47% 12
UK excluding London -20 16 £406 +25.00% 6
East of England -10 5 £570 +168.24%
South East -17 5 £300 -25.00%
Midlands +2 3 £406 +35.42% 2
North of England +16 2 - - 4
East Midlands +2 2 £388 +29.17%
Yorkshire +18 1 - - 3
West Midlands +7 1 £425 +13.33% 2
North West +1 1 - - 1
Scotland -18 1 - -

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
3 17 (51.52%) Android
4 16 (48.48%) Apple
5 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Office
6 12 (36.36%) Windows 7
6 12 (36.36%) Office 365
7 11 (33.33%) ITIL
8 10 (30.30%) SCCM
8 10 (30.30%) Windows 10
9 8 (24.24%) Mobile Device Management
9 8 (24.24%) Citrix
9 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (24.24%) Blackberry
10 7 (21.21%) Apple iOS
11 6 (18.18%) Mobile App
11 6 (18.18%) BYOD
11 6 (18.18%) Mobile Development
11 6 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (18.18%) VMware
11 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (15.15%) Business Continuity
12 5 (15.15%) Web Development
12 5 (15.15%) Ivanti
12 5 (15.15%) C#
12 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
12 5 (15.15%) .NET
12 5 (15.15%) Android Development
12 5 (15.15%) ITIL V3

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 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 12 (36.36%) Office 365
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) G Suite
3 1 (3.03%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) DHCP
1 3 (9.09%) DNS
1 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.06%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) Skype
2 2 (6.06%) SMTP
2 2 (6.06%) VoIP
2 2 (6.06%) VPN
2 2 (6.06%) Wireless
3 1 (3.03%) Internet
3 1 (3.03%) LAN
3 1 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.09%) Jasmine
1 3 (9.09%) NUnit
1 3 (9.09%) ReSharper
1 3 (9.09%) Selenium
1 3 (9.09%) SpecFlow
1 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.03%) Babel
2 1 (3.03%) webpack
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Legal
2 3 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) 2nd Line Support
1 8 (24.24%) Support Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Developer
3 5 (15.15%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Service Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (9.09%) Entity Framework
2 3 (9.09%) jQuery
2 3 (9.09%) React Native
3 2 (6.06%) Code First Entity Framework
3 2 (6.06%) CSS
3 2 (6.06%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.03%) React
4 1 (3.03%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Blackberry
2 6 (18.18%) BYOD
2 6 (18.18%) Mobile App
3 4 (12.12%) iPhone
3 4 (12.12%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (9.09%) iPad
5 2 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (6.06%) Replication
6 1 (3.03%) RIA
6 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
6 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (51.52%) Android
3 12 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 10 (30.30%) Windows 10
5 7 (21.21%) Apple iOS
6 4 (12.12%) Mac OS X
6 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
7 3 (9.09%) Nucleus RTOS
7 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
7 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
8 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (3.03%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (3.03%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (18.18%) Mobile Development
4 5 (15.15%) Android Development
4 5 (15.15%) Business Continuity
4 5 (15.15%) ITIL V3
4 5 (15.15%) Web Development
5 4 (12.12%) MVC
5 4 (12.12%) TOGAF
6 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
6 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (9.09%) Extreme Programming
6 3 (9.09%) Pair Programming
6 3 (9.09%) Scrum
6 3 (9.09%) Service Management
6 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) C#
1 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.09%) C
2 3 (9.09%) C++
2 3 (9.09%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) Apple Swift
4 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.12%) MCSA
2 4 (12.12%) MCSE
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certified Architect
2 4 (12.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (6.06%) CCENT
3 2 (6.06%) CCNA
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 16 (48.48%) Apple
3 8 (24.24%) Citrix
4 6 (18.18%) VMware
5 5 (15.15%) Ivanti
6 2 (6.06%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco
6 2 (6.06%) Dell
6 2 (6.06%) HP
6 2 (6.06%) IBM
6 2 (6.06%) Kaspersky
6 2 (6.06%) MobileIron
6 2 (6.06%) NetApp
6 2 (6.06%) ServiceNow
6 2 (6.06%) Veeam
6 2 (6.06%) Xamarin
7 1 (3.03%) Google