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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Developer
Rank 196 187 210
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 14 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 11
Average daily rate £425 £385 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -23.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £335 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £461 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -25.55%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5961 5787 7412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.36% 92.86% 91.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 4275 5242
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 120 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £135.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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 24 (82.76%) Microsoft
2 17 (58.62%) CRM
2 17 (58.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (51.72%) .NET
4 13 (44.83%) Finance
5 12 (41.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (41.38%) C#
6 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
7 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
8 8 (27.59%) SharePoint
8 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
10 6 (20.69%) Banking
11 5 (17.24%) SQL
11 5 (17.24%) HTML
12 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (13.79%) ETL
13 3 (10.34%) Workflow
13 3 (10.34%) Advertising
13 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (10.34%) Private Banking
13 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
13 3 (10.34%) OLAP
13 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
13 3 (10.34%) Dynamics AX
13 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (10.34%) HTML5
14 2 (6.90%) Low Latency

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (27.59%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (58.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (10.34%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
3 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (10.34%) OLAP
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (6.90%) MS Access
7 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (3.45%) OLTP
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
7 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Advertising
3 3 (10.34%) Private Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Front Office
5 1 (3.45%) Legal
5 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) HTML
3 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.34%) HTML5
4 2 (6.90%) CSS
4 2 (6.90%) Web Services
4 2 (6.90%) MDX
5 1 (3.45%) jQuery
5 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.45%) XML
5 1 (3.45%) XSD
5 1 (3.45%) CSS3
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Market Risk
1 1 (3.45%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) CRM
2 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (13.79%) ETL
4 3 (10.34%) Workflow
5 2 (6.90%) Low Latency
5 2 (6.90%) Time Management
5 2 (6.90%) Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.45%) Data Management
6 1 (3.45%) Document Management
6 1 (3.45%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.45%) MVC
6 1 (3.45%) RAD
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.45%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (3.45%) Database Tuning
6 1 (3.45%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) C#
2 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.24%) SQL
4 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.90%) VBA
6 1 (3.45%) C
6 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.45%) MCSD
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (82.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) TIBCO
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Tableau
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