The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 Phone
England / West Midlands
Rank - 125 119
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.82% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £318 £350
% change year-on-year +10.23% -9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £45.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.00 £45.60
% change year-on-year - -62.71%  

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 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 Phone
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Windows Phone
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 Phone in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Phone in the West Midlands

Windows Phone
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 Phone in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Phone in the West Midlands

Windows Phone
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Windows Phone.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) SQLite
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping

Windows Phone
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQLite
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Android Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin