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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 199 199 210
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 9 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.085% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.25% 0.67% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £407 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.74% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
721 750 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.35% 12.80% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 581 617
Average daily rate £450 £443 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +10.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £317 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.92% +0.80%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (69.23%) .NET
3 8 (61.54%) C#
4 7 (53.85%) TeamCity
5 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (46.15%) MVC
5 6 (46.15%) Subversion
6 5 (38.46%) Windows
6 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
7 4 (30.77%) WCF
7 4 (30.77%) Entity Framework
7 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
7 4 (30.77%) SQL
7 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
7 4 (30.77%) SOAP
7 4 (30.77%) TDD
7 4 (30.77%) Firewall
8 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (23.08%) Migration
8 3 (23.08%) Scrum
8 3 (23.08%) Middleware
8 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
8 3 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (23.08%) Maven
8 3 (23.08%) NHibernate
8 3 (23.08%) Project Planning
8 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (23.08%) BladeLogic
8 3 (23.08%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 (23.08%) IIS
1 3 (23.08%) Apache
1 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
1 3 (23.08%) MQSeries
2 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) TeamCity
2 6 (46.15%) Subversion
3 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (23.08%) Mercurial
4 3 (23.08%) Gradle
4 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
4 3 (23.08%) Maven
4 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
4 3 (23.08%) Ant
5 2 (15.38%) JIRA
6 1 (7.69%) Fiddler
6 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
6 1 (7.69%) NUnit
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (7.69%) NCrunch
6 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Developer
2 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Environment Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (7.69%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
2 4 (30.77%) SOAP
2 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
2 4 (30.77%) WCF
2 4 (30.77%) Entity Framework
3 3 (23.08%) REST
3 3 (23.08%) OAuth2
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (23.08%) HTML5
3 3 (23.08%) Django
3 3 (23.08%) OAuth
3 3 (23.08%) Middleware
3 3 (23.08%) HTML
3 3 (23.08%) NHibernate
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) XML
5 1 (7.69%) XSD
5 1 (7.69%) XSLT
5 1 (7.69%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Fixed Income
2 1 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) MVC
1 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Project Planning
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) EAI
3 3 (23.08%) OOD
3 3 (23.08%) SOA
3 3 (23.08%) BDD
3 3 (23.08%) Release Management
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
4 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
4 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) BladeLogic
1 3 (23.08%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
1 3 (23.08%) IBM
1 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
1 3 (23.08%) EPiServer
2 1 (7.69%) Splunk
2 1 (7.69%) TIBCO
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Sun
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TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Computer People
Rate: £320 - £360 per day
Posted: 5 days ago