The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Developer
Rank - 50 62
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 0 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.48% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.54% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +100.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
805 558 834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 92.42% 89.71% 94.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 362 527
Average daily rate £364 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 37 52
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -47.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Developer in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Microsoft Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the Bristol region.

Microsoft Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Microsoft Developer
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited Microsoft Developer in their job title 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 with Microsoft Developer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) VBA
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) InfoPath
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) MS Access
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Intranet
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) Finance

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited Microsoft Developer in their job title 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 with Microsoft Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MS Access
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) VBA
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft