The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 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 Developer
Rank 190 172 212
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +40
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 18 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.47% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.51% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 13
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£438 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £385 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £480 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
5406 5340 6577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.33% 92.01% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4192 3896 4823
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 89 172
Average hourly rate £17.98 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.11 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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 31 July 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 31 (63.27%) Microsoft
2 25 (51.02%) .NET
2 25 (51.02%) CRM
2 25 (51.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (38.78%) JavaScript
3 19 (38.78%) SQL
3 19 (38.78%) SQL Server
4 17 (34.69%) Finance
5 16 (32.65%) C#
6 15 (30.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (28.57%) MS Excel
8 13 (26.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (24.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (24.49%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (20.41%) Advertising
10 10 (20.41%) ETL
11 9 (18.37%) SharePoint
12 8 (16.33%) T-SQL
12 8 (16.33%) OLAP
12 8 (16.33%) MDX
13 7 (14.29%) OLAP Cube
13 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET
14 6 (12.24%) HTML
14 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (10.20%) Wealth Management
15 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (10.20%) Banking
15 5 (10.20%) Retail
16 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (18.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.04%) MS Project
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 25 (51.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (6.12%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (6.12%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.04%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.78%) SQL Server
2 15 (30.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (26.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (24.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (16.33%) OLAP
6 7 (14.29%) OLAP Cube
7 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (4.08%) MS Access
10 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (2.04%) Big Data
10 1 (2.04%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
10 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.04%) Subversion
2 1 (2.04%) MorphX
2 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (34.69%) Finance
2 10 (20.41%) Advertising
3 5 (10.20%) Banking
3 5 (10.20%) Retail
4 3 (6.12%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.12%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.04%) Publishing
5 1 (2.04%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (51.02%) .NET
2 8 (16.33%) MDX
3 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 6 (12.24%) HTML
5 4 (8.16%) .NET Framework
5 4 (8.16%) SOAP
5 4 (8.16%) LINQ
6 3 (6.12%) jQuery
6 3 (6.12%) WCF
6 3 (6.12%) Entity Framework
6 3 (6.12%) Web Services
6 3 (6.12%) XML
7 2 (4.08%) CSS
7 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.04%) REST
8 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (2.04%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.04%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.04%) iPhone
3 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.04%) iPad
3 1 (2.04%) Statistics
3 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.04%) Physics
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
1 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) CRM
2 12 (24.49%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (20.41%) ETL
4 5 (10.20%) Wealth Management
5 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.16%) ETL Development
6 3 (6.12%) User Stories
6 3 (6.12%) TDD
6 3 (6.12%) Data Modelling
6 3 (6.12%) Test Scripting
7 2 (4.08%) Time Management
7 2 (4.08%) Project Management
7 2 (4.08%) MVC
7 2 (4.08%) OO
7 2 (4.08%) Database Tuning
7 2 (4.08%) Dashboard Development
7 2 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.04%) Physical Data Model
8 1 (2.04%) SDLC
8 1 (2.04%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.78%) JavaScript
1 19 (38.78%) SQL
2 16 (32.65%) C#
3 8 (16.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.08%) VBA
4 2 (4.08%) X++
4 2 (4.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (2.04%) Scala
5 1 (2.04%) VB6
5 1 (2.04%) Java
5 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 31 (63.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) Tableau
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) Cognos
3 1 (2.04%) IBM
3 1 (2.04%) Sun
3 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.04%) Perforce
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