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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 146 172 187
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 26 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.76% 0.35% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.36% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 21
Median daily rate £475 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £371 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £376 £390
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 - -
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
3247 4391 5588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.97% 95.27% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2585 3454 4099
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 67 112
Median hourly rate £17.17 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £24.13 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 35 (92.11%) Microsoft
2 20 (52.63%) CRM
2 20 (52.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (36.84%) Migration
4 12 (31.58%) .NET
4 12 (31.58%) Data Migration
5 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
6 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (23.68%) C#
8 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (18.42%) Scrum
9 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
9 7 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
10 6 (15.79%) SQL
10 6 (15.79%) Finance
10 6 (15.79%) Visual Studio Team System
10 6 (15.79%) Line Management
11 5 (13.16%) Web Services
11 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (13.16%) ETL
12 4 (10.53%) Advertising
12 4 (10.53%) SDLC
13 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (7.89%) Tableau
13 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
14 2 (5.26%) Contact Management

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 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (52.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (5.26%) Big Data
7 2 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (5.26%) MS Access
7 2 (5.26%) OLAP
7 2 (5.26%) Power BI
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
2 6 (15.79%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Advertising
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) .NET
2 5 (13.16%) Web Services
3 2 (5.26%) Classic ASP
3 2 (5.26%) MDX
4 1 (2.63%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.63%) jQuery
4 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Data Conversion
3 1 (2.63%) IVR
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) CRM
2 14 (36.84%) Migration
3 12 (31.58%) Data Migration
4 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (18.42%) Scrum
6 6 (15.79%) Line Management
7 5 (13.16%) ETL
8 4 (10.53%) SDLC
9 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
10 2 (5.26%) Contact Management
10 2 (5.26%) Data Modelling
10 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
11 1 (2.63%) Defect Tracking
11 1 (2.63%) ETL Development
11 1 (2.63%) Exploratory Testing
11 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
11 1 (2.63%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) C#
2 6 (15.79%) SQL
3 2 (5.26%) C
3 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.26%) VBA
4 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.63%) PHP
4 1 (2.63%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) ISEB
1 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.63%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 35 (92.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Tableau
3 2 (5.26%) Teradata
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