The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Microsoft Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 136 156 173
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 24 8 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.73% 0.23% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.24% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 27
Median daily rate £444 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £440 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £458 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Microsoft Developer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3135 3276 5473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.61% 95.68% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2493 2597 4181
Median daily rate £488 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 47 108
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £41.50 £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Microsoft Developer in the job title.

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Microsoft Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Microsoft Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, Microsoft Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 43 (93.48%) Microsoft
2 21 (45.65%) CRM
2 21 (45.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (34.78%) Migration
4 16 (34.78%) .NET
5 14 (30.43%) C#
6 13 (28.26%) SQL
6 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
6 13 (28.26%) Data Migration
7 12 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (21.74%) Finance
9 9 (19.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
10 8 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (17.39%) Web Services
10 8 (17.39%) ETL
11 7 (15.22%) Scrum
11 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (15.22%) Visual Studio
11 7 (15.22%) T-SQL
12 6 (13.04%) Line Management
12 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio Team System
12 6 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (13.04%) Advertising
13 5 (10.87%) Banking
13 5 (10.87%) Waterfall
13 5 (10.87%) Big Data
14 4 (8.70%) SDLC
14 4 (8.70%) TDD

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (6.52%) FileNet
1 3 (6.52%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.17%) IIS
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (45.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
2 12 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (19.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (10.87%) Big Data
7 3 (6.52%) MS Access
8 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (2.17%) OLAP
9 1 (2.17%) Power BI
9 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Visual Studio
2 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.17%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Advertising
3 5 (10.87%) Banking
4 3 (6.52%) Back Office
4 3 (6.52%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.78%) .NET
2 8 (17.39%) Web Services
3 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.52%) AngularJS
4 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.35%) Classic ASP
6 1 (2.17%) CSS
6 1 (2.17%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.17%) HTML
6 1 (2.17%) jQuery
6 1 (2.17%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (2.17%) MDX
6 1 (2.17%) WCF
6 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.35%) Data Conversion
2 1 (2.17%) IVR
2 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.17%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
1 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) CRM
2 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (34.78%) Migration
4 13 (28.26%) Data Migration
5 8 (17.39%) ETL
6 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (15.22%) Scrum
7 6 (13.04%) Line Management
8 5 (10.87%) Waterfall
9 4 (8.70%) MVC
9 4 (8.70%) SDLC
9 4 (8.70%) TDD
10 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.52%) Data Analysis
10 3 (6.52%) Data Mapping
10 3 (6.52%) Extreme Programming
11 2 (4.35%) Contact Management
11 2 (4.35%) Test Scripting
11 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
12 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) C#
2 13 (28.26%) SQL
3 7 (15.22%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.35%) C
5 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.35%) VBA
6 1 (2.17%) PHP
6 1 (2.17%) VB
6 1 (2.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) ISEB
1 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.17%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 43 (93.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Teradata
3 3 (6.52%) Cognos
3 3 (6.52%) Greenplum
3 3 (6.52%) Lotus
3 3 (6.52%) Netezza
3 3 (6.52%) Vertica
4 2 (4.35%) Tableau