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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Developer
Rank 177 181 214
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +33
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 19 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.40% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.43% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 11
Average daily rate
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£438 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £363 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £384
% change year-on-year
- -2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
Microsoft Developer
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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
4890 5349 6613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.97% 92.10% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3852 3890 4809
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 90 145
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.84 £13.03 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.45 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015, 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 27 (62.79%) Microsoft
2 21 (48.84%) SQL Server
3 18 (41.86%) SQL
3 18 (41.86%) .NET
3 18 (41.86%) CRM
3 18 (41.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (34.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (32.56%) C#
5 14 (32.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (30.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (30.23%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (27.91%) MS Excel
7 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
7 12 (27.91%) Finance
8 11 (25.58%) ETL
9 10 (23.26%) Advertising
10 8 (18.60%) T-SQL
10 8 (18.60%) OLAP
10 8 (18.60%) OLAP Cube
11 7 (16.28%) MDX
11 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
12 6 (13.95%) HTML
12 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
13 5 (11.63%) Banking
13 5 (11.63%) ETL Development
14 4 (9.30%) Retail
14 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 12 (27.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.33%) MS Project
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (41.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (6.98%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (6.98%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.33%) GoldMine
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (48.84%) SQL Server
2 15 (34.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (32.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (30.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (18.60%) OLAP
5 8 (18.60%) OLAP Cube
6 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (4.65%) MS Access
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.33%) Impala
9 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
9 1 (2.33%) HBase
9 1 (2.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) TeamCity
1 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
1 2 (4.65%) Subversion
2 1 (2.33%) MorphX
2 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.33%) SonarQube
General
1 12 (27.91%) Finance
2 10 (23.26%) Advertising
3 5 (11.63%) Banking
4 4 (9.30%) Retail
4 4 (9.30%) Investment Banking
5 3 (6.98%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.33%) Publishing
6 1 (2.33%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (41.86%) .NET
2 7 (16.28%) MDX
3 6 (13.95%) HTML
4 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
5 4 (9.30%) .NET Framework
5 4 (9.30%) SOAP
5 4 (9.30%) LINQ
6 3 (6.98%) WCF
6 3 (6.98%) Entity Framework
6 3 (6.98%) Web Services
6 3 (6.98%) XML
7 2 (4.65%) CSS
7 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.33%) HTML5
8 1 (2.33%) REST
8 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (2.33%) jQuery
8 1 (2.33%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.33%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.33%) Statistics
3 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.33%) Physics
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) CRM
2 13 (30.23%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (25.58%) ETL
4 5 (11.63%) ETL Development
5 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.98%) Data Modelling
6 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.65%) Dashboard Development
7 2 (4.65%) Database Tuning
7 2 (4.65%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.65%) Time Management
7 2 (4.65%) TDD
7 2 (4.65%) Project Management
7 2 (4.65%) MVC
7 2 (4.65%) Workflow
7 2 (4.65%) Migration
7 2 (4.65%) OO
8 1 (2.33%) RAD
8 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 18 (41.86%) SQL
2 14 (32.56%) C#
3 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
4 8 (18.60%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.65%) Java
5 2 (4.65%) VBA
5 2 (4.65%) X++
5 2 (4.65%) Scala
5 2 (4.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (2.33%) VB6
6 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.33%) HDFS
Vendors
1 27 (62.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Tableau
3 2 (4.65%) Perforce
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Cognos
4 1 (2.33%) IBM
4 1 (2.33%) Sun
4 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.33%) Red Gate
4 1 (2.33%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.33%) Actian
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago