Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 832 818 793
Rank change year-on-year -14 -25 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 53 44 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.046% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.25% 0.22% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 26 70
UK median daily rate £260 £339 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.25% +0.37% -3.57%
10th Percentile £158 £193 £220
90th Percentile £539 £475 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £288 £310
% change year-on-year -9.57% -7.26% -11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
UK median hourly rate £11.71 £14.62 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.92% -63.21% -0.63%
10th Percentile £11.11 £10.96 £36.25
90th Percentile £12.32 £18.59 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.71 £10.25 £42.00
% change year-on-year +14.30% -75.61% -7.89%

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 21,607 19,769 24,593
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.83% 20.66% 22.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,527 12,439 15,446
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £181 £200 £210
90th Percentile £610 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -3.00% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,469 1,162 1,335
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% - +2.10%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.50 £10.63
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.23% -6.06% +4.70%

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 15 July 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 15 July 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 0 45 £260 -23.25% 9
UK excluding London -13 41 £260 -9.57% 6
North of England -11 26 £260 -9.57% 2
North East - 23 £260 -
London -42 11 £500 +21.95% 3
Scotland - 9 £260 -
South East -25 4 £263 -25.00% 1
North West -29 3 £175 -30.00% 1
East of England +11 2 - -
Midlands -3 2 £130 -
East Midlands +8 1 £115 -
West Midlands - 1 £145 -

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (83.02%) Android
3 41 (77.36%) Microsoft
3 41 (77.36%) Active Directory
4 36 (67.92%) Apple iOS
5 34 (64.15%) Apple
6 32 (60.38%) Citrix
6 32 (60.38%) SQL Server
7 30 (56.60%) DNS
8 29 (54.72%) DHCP
8 29 (54.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (54.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (54.72%) Windows Phone 8
8 29 (54.72%) Windows Server
9 28 (52.83%) SQL
9 28 (52.83%) ITIL
10 27 (50.94%) AirWatch
10 27 (50.94%) PKI
11 26 (49.06%) XenMobile
11 26 (49.06%) SAP
12 25 (47.17%) SAP Afaria
13 24 (45.28%) Security Cleared
13 24 (45.28%) MS Exchange
14 23 (43.40%) McAfee
14 23 (43.40%) Content Management
15 22 (41.51%) SC Cleared
16 20 (37.74%) Incident Management
16 20 (37.74%) Microsoft Certification
17 19 (35.85%) Citrix Certification
18 15 (28.30%) 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 24 (45.28%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.66%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.77%) IIS
5 1 (1.89%) Apache
5 1 (1.89%) CMS
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.89%) nginx
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (22.64%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Office 365
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.77%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.89%) GitHub
4 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (56.60%) DNS
2 29 (54.72%) DHCP
3 4 (7.55%) VoIP
4 3 (5.66%) VPN
5 2 (3.77%) Firewall
5 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.77%) VLAN
5 2 (3.77%) Wireless
6 1 (1.89%) HTTP
6 1 (1.89%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.89%) SMS
6 1 (1.89%) SMTP
6 1 (1.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (60.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.89%) MySQL
4 1 (1.89%) Power BI
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (11.32%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.32%) Jasmine
3 5 (9.43%) NUnit
3 5 (9.43%) ReSharper
3 5 (9.43%) Selenium
3 5 (9.43%) SpecFlow
4 2 (3.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.89%) GitLab
5 1 (1.89%) Grunt
5 1 (1.89%) gulp
5 1 (1.89%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.89%) Mocha
5 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.89%) webpack
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
1 5 (9.43%) Retail
2 3 (5.66%) Legal
3 1 (1.89%) Law
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (39.62%) Mobility Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) Developer
3 7 (13.21%) C# Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Agile C# Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Agile Developer
5 5 (9.43%) C# Software Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Agile Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Senior C# Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Senior C# Software Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Software Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.66%) Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) Desktop Support
6 3 (5.66%) Mobile Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) .NET
2 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
2 8 (15.09%) jQuery
3 6 (11.32%) .NET Framework
3 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (11.32%) Entity Framework
4 5 (9.43%) Code First Entity Framework
4 5 (9.43%) React Native
5 4 (7.55%) CSS
5 4 (7.55%) HTML
6 3 (5.66%) CSS3
6 3 (5.66%) WCF
6 3 (5.66%) XML
7 2 (3.77%) Ajax
7 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (3.77%) HTML5
7 2 (3.77%) JSON
7 2 (3.77%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (3.77%) Web Services
8 1 (1.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 27 (50.94%) PKI
2 6 (11.32%) Blackberry
2 6 (11.32%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.32%) iPhone
3 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.77%) iPad
5 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.89%) AS400
5 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.89%) Renewable Energy
5 1 (1.89%) Tandem
5 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (83.02%) Android
3 36 (67.92%) Apple iOS
4 29 (54.72%) Windows Phone 8
4 29 (54.72%) Windows Server
4 29 (54.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (54.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (24.53%) Windows 7
6 6 (11.32%) Windows 10
7 5 (9.43%) Nucleus RTOS
7 5 (9.43%) Windows 8
8 3 (5.66%) Linux
8 3 (5.66%) Unix
9 2 (3.77%) Solaris
10 1 (1.89%) HPUX
10 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) ITIL
2 23 (43.40%) Content Management
3 20 (37.74%) Incident Management
4 8 (15.09%) MVC
5 7 (13.21%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (11.32%) Android Development
6 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (11.32%) iOS Development
6 6 (11.32%) Scrum
6 6 (11.32%) TDD
6 6 (11.32%) Test Automation
7 5 (9.43%) BDD
7 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (9.43%) Extreme Programming
7 5 (9.43%) Kanban
7 5 (9.43%) Mobile Development
7 5 (9.43%) Pair Programming
7 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
7 5 (9.43%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (52.83%) SQL
2 10 (18.87%) C#
3 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.43%) C
4 5 (9.43%) C++
5 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.77%) VB
7 2 (3.77%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.77%) VB6
8 1 (1.89%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.89%) Java
8 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (45.28%) Security Cleared
2 22 (41.51%) SC Cleared
3 20 (37.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (35.85%) Citrix Certification
5 15 (28.30%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (13.21%) Degree
7 5 (9.43%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.89%) CCNA
8 1 (1.89%) CCNP
8 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.89%) MCDBA
8 1 (1.89%) MCP
8 1 (1.89%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (28.30%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.77%) SLA
3 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 41 (77.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.66%) vSphere
3 1 (1.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (50.94%) AirWatch
2 26 (49.06%) XenMobile
3 25 (47.17%) SAP Afaria
4 2 (3.77%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (3.77%) Malwarebytes
4 2 (3.77%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (3.77%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.77%) SCCM
5 1 (1.89%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.89%) OpenView
5 1 (1.89%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 41 (77.36%) Microsoft
2 34 (64.15%) Apple
3 32 (60.38%) Citrix
4 26 (49.06%) SAP
5 23 (43.40%) McAfee
6 4 (7.55%) Cisco
6 4 (7.55%) MobileIron
6 4 (7.55%) NetApp
7 3 (5.66%) Dell
7 3 (5.66%) Oracle
7 3 (5.66%) VMware
8 2 (3.77%) Avaya
8 2 (3.77%) HP
8 2 (3.77%) Palo Alto
8 2 (3.77%) ServiceNow
8 2 (3.77%) Sophos
8 2 (3.77%) Symantec
9 1 (1.89%) Ivanti
9 1 (1.89%) Kaspersky
9 1 (1.89%) Xamarin