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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 146 171 185
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 11 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.47% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.50% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 15
Median daily rate £481 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £356 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £535 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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
3194 5206 5695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.34% 95.00% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2607 3980 4278
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 90 79
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £29.32 £34.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (28.57%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) CRM
2 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (14.29%) MS Access
4 2 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 2 (14.29%) .NET
4 2 (14.29%) ETL
4 2 (14.29%) Tableau
5 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
5 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
5 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
5 1 (7.14%) ATDD
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
5 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Development
5 1 (7.14%) ETL Development

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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (14.29%) MS Access
4 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (7.14%) OLAP
4 1 (7.14%) Power BI
4 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
2 1 (7.14%) MDX
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Data Conversion
1 1 (7.14%) IVR
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.14%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) ATDD
3 1 (7.14%) Contact Management
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.14%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) ETL Development
3 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Development
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
3 1 (7.14%) Test Management
3 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VBA
2 1 (7.14%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Tableau
3 1 (7.14%) Teradata