The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Windows Mobile skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Mobile over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Mobile
England / West Midlands
Rank - 129 121
Contract jobs citing Windows Mobile 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.037% 0.039%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.16% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +3.07% -3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 - £67.50

Windows Mobile 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 357 613 504
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.50% 22.75% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 281 229
Median daily rate £400 £375 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +17.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £192 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 47 82
Median hourly rate £14.93 £15.93 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.27% +6.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £22.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Windows Mobile
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Mobile in the West Midlands

Windows Mobile
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Mobile in the West Midlands

Windows Mobile
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Mobile in the West Midlands

Windows Mobile
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Mobile also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Windows Mobile.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) WinForms
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) SQLite
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile Development
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Logistics
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Toshiba
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) Avaya
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Node.js
4 1 (25.00%) Change Control

Windows Mobile
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) WinForms
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) CMDB
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Logistics
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Avaya
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Dell
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) LANDesk
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Toshiba