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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Developer
Rank 172 193 193
Rank change year-on-year
+21 0
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 28 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 0.22% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.24% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 7
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £298 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £525 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- -51.72%
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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
5236 6344 5698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.80% 93.32% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4045 4617 4242
Average daily rate £445 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 114 148
Average hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.78 £35.10 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 46 (88.46%) Microsoft
2 29 (55.77%) .NET
3 23 (44.23%) CRM
3 23 (44.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 23 (44.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (42.31%) SQL Server
5 21 (40.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (38.46%) SQL
6 20 (38.46%) C#
7 18 (34.62%) Advertising
8 14 (26.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (25.00%) T-SQL
10 12 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (21.15%) ETL
11 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET
12 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
12 10 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (17.31%) MDX
13 9 (17.31%) SharePoint
14 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
14 8 (15.38%) Migration
14 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
15 7 (13.46%) Dynamics AX
15 7 (13.46%) OLAP
15 7 (13.46%) Windows
16 6 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
17 5 (9.62%) Degree
17 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2012
18 4 (7.69%) OLAP Cube

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (17.31%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.92%) Drupal
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.77%) MS Office
3 1 (1.92%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 23 (44.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (13.46%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (44.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 22 (42.31%) SQL Server
3 21 (40.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (26.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (13.46%) OLAP
8 6 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (7.69%) OLAP Cube
10 4 (7.69%) MS Access
11 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (5.77%) QlikView
12 2 (3.85%) SSDT
12 2 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (1.92%) PerformancePoint
13 1 (1.92%) Oracle OLAP
13 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.85%) SpecFlow
2 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.85%) ERwin
3 1 (1.92%) MorphX
General
1 18 (34.62%) Advertising
2 3 (5.77%) Banking
2 3 (5.77%) Finance
3 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.92%) Front Office
4 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (55.77%) .NET
2 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET
3 9 (17.31%) MDX
4 3 (5.77%) SOAP
4 3 (5.77%) Web Services
4 3 (5.77%) WCF
5 2 (3.85%) XML
5 2 (3.85%) HTML
6 1 (1.92%) CSS
6 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.92%) jQuery
6 1 (1.92%) WPF
6 1 (1.92%) REST
6 1 (1.92%) Reactive Extensions
6 1 (1.92%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (1.92%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.85%) Clustering
2 1 (1.92%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) UNIX
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) CRM
2 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (21.15%) ETL
5 8 (15.38%) Migration
6 4 (7.69%) Data Migration
6 4 (7.69%) TDD
6 4 (7.69%) Scrum
7 3 (5.77%) Dimensional Modelling
7 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.85%) ATDD
8 2 (3.85%) Change Management
9 1 (1.92%) Data Modelling
9 1 (1.92%) MVC
9 1 (1.92%) Workflow
9 1 (1.92%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.92%) Asset Management
9 1 (1.92%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (1.92%) Product Management
9 1 (1.92%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 20 (38.46%) SQL
1 20 (38.46%) C#
2 13 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.69%) VBA
5 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.92%) Java
6 1 (1.92%) PHP
6 1 (1.92%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.92%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 46 (88.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.85%) Business Objects
2 2 (3.85%) SAP
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (1.92%) Tableau
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