The table below looks at the statistics for MSBuild skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSBuild over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank - 119 115
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 0 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.23% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category - 2.53% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
230 237 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.98% 9.21% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 135 98
Median daily rate £400 £401 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +10.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £489 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

MSBuild
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing MSBuild as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MSBuild 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for MSBuild.

1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (83.33%) JIRA
3 10 (83.33%) Git (software)
3 10 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (83.33%) Jenkins
4 9 (75.00%) Build Automation
4 9 (75.00%) NuGet
4 9 (75.00%) Artifactory
4 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (66.67%) DevOps
6 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
8 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 2 (16.67%) Release Management
8 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
8 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 2 (16.67%) CRM
8 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
9 1 (8.33%) AS400
9 1 (8.33%) CruiseControl
9 1 (8.33%) Subversion
9 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
9 1 (8.33%) Nagios

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (8.33%) Confluence
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) JBoss
1 1 (8.33%) nginx
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Git (software)
1 10 (83.33%) Jenkins
1 10 (83.33%) JIRA
1 10 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (75.00%) Artifactory
2 9 (75.00%) NuGet
3 1 (8.33%) Ant
3 1 (8.33%) CruiseControl
3 1 (8.33%) Maven
3 1 (8.33%) Serena SBM
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Build Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Senior Build Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Release Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) LAMP
2 1 (8.33%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) AS400
1 1 (8.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
1 1 (8.33%) Solaris
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Build Automation
2 9 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 8 (66.67%) DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 2 (16.67%) Release Management
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) Delphi
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) Scalr
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) AppDynamics
2 1 (8.33%) ATG
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Perforce
2 1 (8.33%) Rackspace
2 1 (8.33%) Seapine
2 1 (8.33%) Serena
2 1 (8.33%) Splunk
2 1 (8.33%) VMware