The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 198 212 210
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 7 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.87% 1.09% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 8
Average daily rate
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£408 £388 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.16% -18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
802 825 815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.60% 11.61% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 623 621
Average daily rate £450 £402 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +24.99%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 16 (76.19%) C#
1 16 (76.19%) .NET
2 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET
3 13 (61.90%) HTML
4 11 (52.38%) MVC
4 11 (52.38%) CSS
5 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
7 8 (38.10%) MSMQ
7 8 (38.10%) NUnit
7 8 (38.10%) WCF
8 7 (33.33%) WPF
8 7 (33.33%) Multithreading
8 7 (33.33%) MVVM
8 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (23.81%) Subversion
9 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (19.05%) TeamCity
10 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
10 4 (19.05%) Degree
10 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
11 3 (14.29%) OO
11 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
11 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 2 (9.52%) EPiServer

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) NUnit
2 5 (23.81%) Subversion
2 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (19.05%) TeamCity
4 2 (9.52%) WiX
4 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.76%) ClearQuest
5 1 (4.76%) Serena SBM
5 1 (4.76%) CruiseControl
5 1 (4.76%) Maven
5 1 (4.76%) JIRA
5 1 (4.76%) Selenium
5 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (4.76%) Ant
5 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.76%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Release Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Build and Release Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Architect
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) .NET
2 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET
2 13 (61.90%) HTML
3 11 (52.38%) CSS
4 8 (38.10%) MSMQ
4 8 (38.10%) WCF
5 7 (33.33%) WPF
5 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (9.52%) Web Services
7 1 (4.76%) XML
7 1 (4.76%) XSLT
7 1 (4.76%) COM+
7 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET
7 1 (4.76%) Classic ASP
7 1 (4.76%) jQuery
7 1 (4.76%) RESTful
7 1 (4.76%) Middleware
7 1 (4.76%) Spring
7 1 (4.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) MVC
2 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 7 (33.33%) MVVM
4 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 3 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Document Management
5 2 (9.52%) Release Management
6 1 (4.76%) BDD
6 1 (4.76%) Build Automation
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps
6 1 (4.76%) Use Case
6 1 (4.76%) TDD
6 1 (4.76%) Kanban
6 1 (4.76%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (4.76%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (4.76%) Workflow
6 1 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) C#
2 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.52%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) VBScript
5 1 (4.76%) VB
5 1 (4.76%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) VB6
5 1 (4.76%) Perl
5 1 (4.76%) PHP
5 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) EPiServer
3 1 (4.76%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.76%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) Serena
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