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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 194 190 208
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +18
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 16 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.84% 1.32% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 9
Average daily rate £425 £415 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -17.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £253 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £613 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £325 £413
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - -
Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
871 759 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.47% 12.22% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 601 490
Average daily rate £425 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Average hourly rate £47.50 £56.25 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +52.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
MSBuild
London

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 28 (93.33%) .NET
2 27 (90.00%) C#
3 26 (86.67%) SQL Server
4 24 (80.00%) ASP.NET
5 23 (76.67%) HTML
5 23 (76.67%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (66.67%) NUnit
7 20 (66.67%) MVC
7 20 (66.67%) WCF
7 20 (66.67%) JavaScript
7 20 (66.67%) CSS
8 19 (63.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 19 (63.33%) MSMQ
8 19 (63.33%) WPF
8 19 (63.33%) Multithreading
8 19 (63.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (63.33%) MVVM
8 19 (63.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
11 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
11 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
11 3 (10.00%) Oracle
11 3 (10.00%) CruiseControl
11 3 (10.00%) Subversion
11 3 (10.00%) Document Management
12 2 (6.67%) Banking
12 2 (6.67%) TeamCity

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (66.67%) NUnit
2 6 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (10.00%) CruiseControl
3 3 (10.00%) Subversion
3 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (3.33%) MSI
5 1 (3.33%) Maven
5 1 (3.33%) JIRA
5 1 (3.33%) FitNesse
5 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.33%) WiX
General
1 2 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (76.67%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) Software Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Web Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Release Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Architect
4 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Build and Release Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Build Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Applications Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (93.33%) .NET
2 24 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 23 (76.67%) HTML
4 20 (66.67%) CSS
4 20 (66.67%) WCF
5 19 (63.33%) WPF
5 19 (63.33%) MSMQ
5 19 (63.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 19 (63.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (3.33%) WinForms
6 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.33%) LINQ
6 1 (3.33%) XML
6 1 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (63.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (66.67%) MVC
4 19 (63.33%) Multithreading
4 19 (63.33%) MVVM
5 3 (10.00%) Document Management
6 2 (6.67%) Release Management
7 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Workflow
7 1 (3.33%) Migration
7 1 (3.33%) SOA
7 1 (3.33%) Project Management
7 1 (3.33%) Build Automation
7 1 (3.33%) Software Deployment
7 1 (3.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (90.00%) C#
2 20 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) Perl
3 1 (3.33%) PHP
3 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.33%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) VB
3 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.33%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) VB6
3 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
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