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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 113 122 120
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.23% 0.080% 0.041%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.50% 1.01% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +10.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £325 £362
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
240 199 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.35% 7.95% 9.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 98 117
Average daily rate £400 £336 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.95% -10.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (84.62%) Windows
4 8 (61.54%) PowerShell
4 8 (61.54%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (61.54%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (53.85%) Capita
6 6 (46.15%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (23.08%) Scrum
7 3 (23.08%) IIS
7 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
7 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 2 (15.38%) MySQL
8 2 (15.38%) Perl
8 2 (15.38%) XSL
8 2 (15.38%) VMware
8 2 (15.38%) Linux
8 2 (15.38%) Retail
8 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
8 2 (15.38%) Puppet
8 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
8 2 (15.38%) Release Management
8 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (15.38%) DevOps
8 2 (15.38%) NuGet
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (23.08%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (92.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
3 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
3 2 (15.38%) NuGet
3 2 (15.38%) Artifactory
3 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
4 1 (7.69%) WiX
4 1 (7.69%) InstallShield
4 1 (7.69%) Selenium
4 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Administrator
2 4 (30.77%) Release Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Build and Release Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Build Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Integration Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) XSL
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) WCF
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) CSS3
3 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (61.54%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (61.54%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Release Management
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) BDD
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Pair Programming
5 1 (7.69%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) PowerShell
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Capita
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) VMware