Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 832 798 802
Rank change year-on-year -34 +4 -80
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 45 40 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.043% 0.085%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.21% 0.21% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 27 55
UK median daily rate £270 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.00% +11.11% -3.57%
10th Percentile £170 £190 £113
90th Percentile £570 £525 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £340 £310
% change year-on-year -20.59% +9.68% -4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
UK median hourly rate - £14.71 £30.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -51.97% -32.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.42 £23.75
% change year-on-year - -56.13% -47.92%

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 21,000 19,025 23,061
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.77% 20.68% 21.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,336 12,060 14,143
UK median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £181 £200 £197
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,289 1,183 1,489
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £11.04 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £15.85 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.06% -3.94% +6.45%

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 23 April 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 11 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 23 April 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 38 £270 -28.00% 13
UK excluding London -37 30 £270 -20.59% 12
North of England +3 16 £260 -23.53% 2
North East - 15 £260 - 1
London -59 14 £500 +11.11% 5
Scotland - 8 £260 - 3
South East -12 5 £325 -7.14%
East of England -5 2 £570 - 1
East Midlands -1 1 £388 - 1
Midlands -11 1 £388 +40.91% 2
North West -21 1 £175 -40.68% 1

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Phone also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Windows Phone.

1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (84.44%) Android
3 32 (71.11%) Apple iOS
4 30 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 30 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 27 (60.00%) Apple
6 25 (55.56%) SQL Server
7 24 (53.33%) Citrix
8 22 (48.89%) DNS
8 22 (48.89%) Windows Phone 8
9 21 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (46.67%) Windows Server
9 21 (46.67%) DHCP
9 21 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (46.67%) ITIL
9 21 (46.67%) PKI
10 20 (44.44%) SAP
10 20 (44.44%) SQL
10 20 (44.44%) AirWatch
10 20 (44.44%) XenMobile
11 19 (42.22%) SAP Afaria
11 19 (42.22%) Content Management
11 19 (42.22%) Security Cleared
12 17 (37.78%) McAfee
12 17 (37.78%) SC Cleared
13 16 (35.56%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (35.56%) MS Exchange
13 16 (35.56%) Incident Management
14 15 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
15 13 (28.89%) BPSS Clearance

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 16 (35.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Office 365
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.22%) npm
3 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (48.89%) DNS
2 21 (46.67%) DHCP
3 3 (6.67%) VoIP
4 2 (4.44%) Skype
5 1 (2.22%) Internet
5 1 (2.22%) SMTP
5 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (17.78%) Git (software)
2 8 (17.78%) Jasmine
2 8 (17.78%) NUnit
2 8 (17.78%) ReSharper
2 8 (17.78%) Selenium
2 8 (17.78%) SpecFlow
3 2 (4.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.22%) Babel
4 1 (2.22%) webpack
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 8 (17.78%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Mobility Engineer
2 13 (28.89%) Developer
3 10 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Agile C# Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Agile Developer
4 8 (17.78%) C# Software Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Senior Agile Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Senior C# Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Senior C# Software Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Senior Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Senior Software Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Software Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 5 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Mobile Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior .NET Software Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) .NET
2 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 10 (22.22%) jQuery
3 8 (17.78%) .NET Framework
3 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (17.78%) Entity Framework
3 8 (17.78%) React Native
4 7 (15.56%) Code First Entity Framework
5 3 (6.67%) CSS
5 3 (6.67%) HTML
6 2 (4.44%) Ajax
6 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (4.44%) CSS3
6 2 (4.44%) JSON
6 2 (4.44%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (4.44%) WCF
6 2 (4.44%) XML
7 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.22%) React
7 1 (2.22%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 21 (46.67%) PKI
2 5 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.44%) BYOD
4 2 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) AS400
5 1 (2.22%) iPad
5 1 (2.22%) iPhone
5 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.22%) RIA
5 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.22%) Tandem
5 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (84.44%) Android
3 32 (71.11%) Apple iOS
4 22 (48.89%) Windows Phone 8
5 21 (46.67%) Windows Server
5 21 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (17.78%) Nucleus RTOS
6 8 (17.78%) Windows 7
7 5 (11.11%) Windows 10
8 3 (6.67%) Windows 8
8 3 (6.67%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.22%) HPUX
9 1 (2.22%) Linux
9 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) ITIL
2 19 (42.22%) Content Management
3 16 (35.56%) Incident Management
4 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (22.22%) Mobile Development
4 10 (22.22%) MVC
5 9 (20.00%) Android Development
5 9 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (20.00%) Web Development
6 8 (17.78%) BDD
6 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (17.78%) Extreme Programming
6 8 (17.78%) iOS Development
6 8 (17.78%) Kanban
6 8 (17.78%) Pair Programming
6 8 (17.78%) Scrum
6 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
6 8 (17.78%) TDD
6 8 (17.78%) Test Automation
7 5 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) SQL
2 12 (26.67%) C#
3 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.78%) C
4 8 (17.78%) C++
5 3 (6.67%) Java
6 2 (4.44%) Apple Swift
6 2 (4.44%) Objective-C
6 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.44%) VB
6 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.44%) VB6
Qualifications
1 19 (42.22%) Security Cleared
2 17 (37.78%) SC Cleared
3 16 (35.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
5 13 (28.89%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (11.11%) Degree
7 4 (8.89%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (4.44%) MCSE
9 1 (2.22%) CCNA
9 1 (2.22%) CCNP
9 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.22%) MCDBA
9 1 (2.22%) MCP
9 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 1 (2.22%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (44.44%) AirWatch
1 20 (44.44%) XenMobile
2 19 (42.22%) SAP Afaria
3 2 (4.44%) SCCM
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.22%) OpenView
4 1 (2.22%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 30 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 27 (60.00%) Apple
3 24 (53.33%) Citrix
4 20 (44.44%) SAP
5 17 (37.78%) McAfee
6 3 (6.67%) MobileIron
6 3 (6.67%) NetApp
6 3 (6.67%) Oracle
7 2 (4.44%) HP
7 2 (4.44%) VMware
7 2 (4.44%) Xamarin
8 1 (2.22%) Cisco
8 1 (2.22%) Dell
8 1 (2.22%) IBM
8 1 (2.22%) Ivanti
8 1 (2.22%) Kaspersky
8 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow