The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Developer
Rank 170 211 210
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 26 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.45% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.21% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 13
Average daily rate
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£451 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.62% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £250 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £470 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5336 6586 7221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.11% 92.64% 92.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3884 4842 5258
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 168 171
Average hourly rate £18.46 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.70% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £51.00 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Microsoft Developer
London

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014, 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 34 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (57.50%) .NET
3 17 (42.50%) C#
3 17 (42.50%) CRM
3 17 (42.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (32.50%) MS Excel
4 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
5 12 (30.00%) SQL
6 10 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (22.50%) SharePoint
7 9 (22.50%) Degree
8 8 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
9 6 (15.00%) QA
9 6 (15.00%) Finance
9 6 (15.00%) Migration
9 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
11 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
11 4 (10.00%) Advertising
11 4 (10.00%) Project Management
11 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
11 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
12 3 (7.50%) HTML
12 3 (7.50%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 (22.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (32.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (42.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (7.50%) OLAP
7 2 (5.00%) MS Access
7 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (2.50%) OLTP
8 1 (2.50%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Advertising
3 3 (7.50%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Front Office
4 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (57.50%) .NET
2 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.50%) HTML
4 2 (5.00%) CSS
4 2 (5.00%) Web Services
4 2 (5.00%) XML
4 2 (5.00%) XSD
5 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.50%) MDX
5 1 (2.50%) jQuery
5 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (2.50%) Market Risk
2 1 (2.50%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
1 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) CRM
2 10 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.00%) Migration
4 4 (10.00%) Project Management
4 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (7.50%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.00%) System Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Investment Management
6 2 (5.00%) ETL
6 2 (5.00%) Workflow
6 2 (5.00%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.50%) Data Management
7 1 (2.50%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.50%) TDD
7 1 (2.50%) MVC
7 1 (2.50%) Time Management
7 1 (2.50%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (2.50%) Database Tuning
7 1 (2.50%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) C#
2 12 (30.00%) SQL
3 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
4 3 (7.50%) VBA
5 1 (2.50%) C
5 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) QA
Vendors
1 34 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.50%) Tableau
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Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £425 per annum
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Rate: £300 - £500 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
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Rate: £200 - £300 per day
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