The table below looks at the statistics for MSBuild skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSBuild over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 122 120 111
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.038% 0.12% 0.046%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.41% 1.24% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £438 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
MSBuild
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
246 242 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.37% 9.29% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 148 86
Average daily rate £375 £346 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.53% -1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £341 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.13% +0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £28.75 £40.00 £46.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% -13.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

MSBuild
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MSBuild across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

MSBuild Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

MSBuild
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MSBuild across the Berkshire region.

MSBuild Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

MSBuild
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSBuild within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +7 1 £338 -22.85%
MSBuild
South East

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing MSBuild also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MSBuild.

1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) IIS
2 11 (91.67%) PowerShell
3 10 (83.33%) TeamCity
3 10 (83.33%) QA
3 10 (83.33%) SQL
3 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) OOD
5 1 (8.33%) DNS
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (8.33%) Internet
5 1 (8.33%) MySQL
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (8.33%) NUnit
5 1 (8.33%) CruiseControl
5 1 (8.33%) IPTV
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (8.33%) Finance
5 1 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (8.33%) CSS

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing MSBuild also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MSBuild. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (100.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (8.33%) NUnit
2 1 (8.33%) CruiseControl
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Release Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Deployment Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Build Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Release Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Build and Release Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Development Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Build Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) XSL
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) OO
1 1 (8.33%) OOD
1 1 (8.33%) MVC
1 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (8.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) PowerShell
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (83.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) VMware