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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Developer
London / City of London
Rank 120 145 155
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 27 6 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.92% 0.20% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.21% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 4 25
Median daily rate £360 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £450 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.00 -

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
2794 2904 4780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.26% 95.84% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2221 2267 3678
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 49 82
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017, 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 50 (96.15%) Microsoft
2 30 (57.69%) C#
2 30 (57.69%) SQL Server
3 28 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 26 (50.00%) CRM
5 25 (48.08%) Finance
6 24 (46.15%) Web Services
6 24 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (38.46%) TDD
8 19 (36.54%) Microsoft Azure
9 18 (34.62%) Scrum
10 17 (32.69%) Windows
10 17 (32.69%) IIS
10 17 (32.69%) SQL Server 2008
10 17 (32.69%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (32.69%) WCF
11 16 (30.77%) PaaS
11 16 (30.77%) Dynamics AX
11 16 (30.77%) Logistics
11 16 (30.77%) JIRA
11 16 (30.77%) IaaS
11 16 (30.77%) .NET
11 16 (30.77%) SharePoint
11 16 (30.77%) ERP
11 16 (30.77%) BizTalk Server
12 14 (26.92%) SQL
13 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (17.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (15.38%) T-SQL

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 17 (32.69%) IIS
2 16 (30.77%) BizTalk Server
2 16 (30.77%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.77%) FileNet
3 3 (5.77%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 26 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (30.77%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.92%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 19 (36.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (30.77%) IaaS
2 16 (30.77%) PaaS
3 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (57.69%) SQL Server
2 28 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (32.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (17.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (13.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (9.62%) Big Data
8 3 (5.77%) MS Access
9 1 (1.92%) OLAP
9 1 (1.92%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 17 (32.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (30.77%) JIRA
3 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.92%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 25 (48.08%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Advertising
3 5 (9.62%) Banking
4 3 (5.77%) Back Office
4 3 (5.77%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.85%) Retail
6 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (46.15%) Web Services
2 17 (32.69%) WCF
3 16 (30.77%) .NET
4 5 (9.62%) COM
5 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.85%) Classic ASP
8 1 (1.92%) CSS
8 1 (1.92%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.92%) HTML
8 1 (1.92%) jQuery
8 1 (1.92%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) Data Conversion
2 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.92%) IVR
2 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.92%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.00%) CRM
2 24 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (38.46%) TDD
4 18 (34.62%) Scrum
5 16 (30.77%) ERP
5 16 (30.77%) Logistics
6 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (13.46%) ETL
8 5 (9.62%) Waterfall
9 4 (7.69%) Data Mapping
9 4 (7.69%) Migration
9 4 (7.69%) MVC
9 4 (7.69%) SDLC
10 3 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.77%) Extreme Programming
11 2 (3.85%) Contact Management
11 2 (3.85%) Data Analysis
11 2 (3.85%) Data Migration
11 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (3.85%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 30 (57.69%) C#
2 14 (26.92%) SQL
3 8 (15.38%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.85%) C
5 2 (3.85%) VBA
6 1 (1.92%) PHP
6 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.92%) VB
6 1 (1.92%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) ISEB
1 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 50 (96.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Greenplum
2 4 (7.69%) Netezza
2 4 (7.69%) Teradata
2 4 (7.69%) Vertica
3 3 (5.77%) Cognos
3 3 (5.77%) Lotus
4 1 (1.92%) Tableau