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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSBuild over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 159 151 191
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +40
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 7 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.088% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.19% 0.56% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 9
Median daily rate £450 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £494 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
MSBuild
London

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
587 531 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.55% 15.55% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 440 641
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

MSBuild
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing MSBuild as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MSBuild also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for MSBuild.

1 14 (77.78%) DevOps
2 13 (72.22%) SQL
3 12 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (61.11%) .NET
5 10 (55.56%) C#
6 9 (50.00%) TeamCity
6 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
7 8 (44.44%) MSTest
7 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (38.89%) Finance
8 7 (38.89%) WinForms
9 6 (33.33%) Banking
10 5 (27.78%) TDD
10 5 (27.78%) JIRA
10 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
10 5 (27.78%) WPF
10 5 (27.78%) Swaptions
10 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (27.78%) Fixed Income
10 5 (27.78%) XAML
10 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
10 5 (27.78%) Front Office
10 5 (27.78%) MVVM
10 5 (27.78%) BDD
11 3 (16.67%) Release Management
11 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
11 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
12 2 (11.11%) GitHub
12 2 (11.11%) NuGet

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (11.11%) GitHub
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) BigQuery
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 8 (44.44%) MSTest
4 5 (27.78%) JIRA
5 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 2 (11.11%) NuGet
6 2 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (11.11%) Selenium
6 2 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (5.56%) NUnit
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Banking
3 5 (27.78%) Front Office
4 1 (5.56%) Back Office
4 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 4 (22.22%) C# WPF Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 4 (22.22%) WPF Developer
5 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Senior WPF Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Agile C# Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Agile Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Build and Release Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Build Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Developer in Test
7 1 (5.56%) Release Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) .NET
2 7 (38.89%) WinForms
3 5 (27.78%) WPF
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (11.11%) WCF
4 2 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Fixed Income
1 5 (27.78%) Swaptions
2 1 (5.56%) Derivative
2 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) DevOps
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) BDD
3 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (27.78%) MVVM
3 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
3 5 (27.78%) TDD
3 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
4 3 (16.67%) Release Management
5 2 (11.11%) Multithreading
5 2 (11.11%) MVC
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.56%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.56%) ETL
6 1 (5.56%) Kanban
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 10 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (27.78%) XAML
4 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (11.11%) C++
5 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.56%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Google
2 1 (5.56%) MicroStrategy