The table below looks at the statistics for MSBuild skills 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 MSBuild over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 195 206 191
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 10 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.070% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.25% 0.63% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 9
Average daily rate
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£450 £368 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% +1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £362 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £374 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £438 £348
% change year-on-year
-6.80% +25.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
802 798 665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.77% 11.23% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 601 528
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £49.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -2.77%

MSBuild
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MSBuild across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

MSBuild Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MSBuild
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 MSBuild across the City of London region.

MSBuild Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

MSBuild
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MSBuild across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

MSBuild Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing MSBuild also 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 that cited MSBuild.

1 12 (80.00%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) MVC
2 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (46.67%) PowerShell
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) TDD
3 6 (40.00%) Scrum
3 6 (40.00%) BDD
4 5 (33.33%) WiX
4 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 5 (33.33%) HTML
4 5 (33.33%) CSS
4 5 (33.33%) Web Services
4 5 (33.33%) NUnit
4 5 (33.33%) Subversion
4 5 (33.33%) WCF
4 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (33.33%) TeamCity
5 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (26.67%) WebDriver
5 4 (26.67%) Selenium
5 4 (26.67%) Kanban
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) OO
5 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
5 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
5 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
5 4 (26.67%) HTML5

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing MSBuild also 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 that cited MSBuild. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) IIS
1 3 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) GitHub
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) NUnit
1 5 (33.33%) Subversion
1 5 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 5 (33.33%) WiX
1 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (26.67%) WebDriver
2 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (26.67%) Selenium
3 3 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (20.00%) MSI
3 3 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (13.33%) MSTest
4 2 (13.33%) CruiseControl
4 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (6.67%) Build Forge
5 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Developer
2 6 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior C# Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Build Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Environment Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Software Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Release Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Build and Release Manager
5 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) WCF
2 5 (33.33%) CSS
2 5 (33.33%) Web Services
2 5 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (26.67%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
3 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (26.67%) HTML5
3 4 (26.67%) CSS3
4 3 (20.00%) Backbone.js
4 3 (20.00%) RESTful
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (13.33%) Lucene
5 2 (13.33%) Ajax
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (13.33%) OOXML
5 2 (13.33%) WPF
5 2 (13.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Open Source
2 2 (13.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) MVC
2 6 (40.00%) Scrum
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) TDD
2 6 (40.00%) BDD
3 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (26.67%) Kanban
4 4 (26.67%) OO
4 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
4 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (20.00%) Release Management
5 3 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (20.00%) OOP
6 1 (6.67%) Change Control
6 1 (6.67%) Build Automation
6 1 (6.67%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Red Gate
3 1 (6.67%) EPiServer
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
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