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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Developer
Rank 180 176 213
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +37
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 20 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.38% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.42% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 8
Average daily rate
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£457 £451 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +38.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £425 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £363 £388
% change year-on-year
-0.34% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £24.50
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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
5247 5287 6553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.31% 92.38% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4037 3878 4847
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £283
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 91 77 165
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £32.03 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 33 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 29 (60.42%) .NET
3 28 (58.33%) CRM
3 28 (58.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 20 (41.67%) SQL
5 18 (37.50%) C#
5 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 16 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 13 (27.08%) Finance
8 12 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (22.92%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (22.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (16.67%) ETL
11 8 (16.67%) T-SQL
11 8 (16.67%) Advertising
12 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET
12 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
12 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (10.42%) Wealth Management
13 5 (10.42%) MDX
13 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (10.42%) OLAP
13 5 (10.42%) SOAP
13 5 (10.42%) HTML
13 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (10.42%) Retail
14 4 (8.33%) TDD
14 4 (8.33%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 28 (58.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.08%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (22.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (10.42%) OLAP
6 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (8.33%) OLAP Cube
8 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
10 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
10 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
10 1 (2.08%) MS Access
10 1 (2.08%) Big Data
10 1 (2.08%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.08%) MorphX
2 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (27.08%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Advertising
3 5 (10.42%) Retail
4 3 (6.25%) Banking
4 3 (6.25%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.08%) Front Office
5 1 (2.08%) Publishing
5 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.08%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (60.42%) .NET
2 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 5 (10.42%) HTML
3 5 (10.42%) SOAP
3 5 (10.42%) MDX
4 4 (8.33%) WCF
4 4 (8.33%) Web Services
4 4 (8.33%) XML
4 4 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 3 (6.25%) LINQ
5 3 (6.25%) jQuery
5 3 (6.25%) Entity Framework
6 2 (4.17%) CSS
7 1 (2.08%) DAO
7 1 (2.08%) REST
7 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.08%) Fixed Income
2 1 (2.08%) Equities
2 1 (2.08%) Credit Derivative
2 1 (2.08%) Derivative
2 1 (2.08%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.08%) iPhone
2 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.08%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (58.33%) CRM
2 11 (22.92%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (16.67%) ETL
4 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.42%) Wealth Management
5 4 (8.33%) TDD
5 4 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 3 (6.25%) User Stories
6 3 (6.25%) Test Scripting
6 3 (6.25%) ETL Development
7 2 (4.17%) Time Management
7 2 (4.17%) OO
7 2 (4.17%) Migration
8 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.08%) Scrum
8 1 (2.08%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.08%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.08%) Logistics
8 1 (2.08%) OOP
8 1 (2.08%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) SQL
2 18 (37.50%) C#
2 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 8 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.25%) VBA
5 2 (4.17%) X++
6 1 (2.08%) Scala
6 1 (2.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (2.08%) VB6
6 1 (2.08%) VB
6 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.08%) MCITP
3 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 33 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) Tableau
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) Cognos
3 1 (2.08%) Sun
3 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.08%) Bloomberg
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