The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Developer
Rank 14 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 3.75% - 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.17% - 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£481 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +100.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
72 86 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 90.00% 91.49% 97.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 67 72
Average daily rate £430 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £283 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £490 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.73% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Developer in the job title across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the Croydon region.

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Microsoft Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the Croydon region.

Microsoft Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

Microsoft Developer
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon region that cited Microsoft Developer in their job title 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 with Microsoft Developer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) CRM
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon region that cited Microsoft Developer in their job title 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 with Microsoft Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft