The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Blend skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Blend over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Blend for Visual Studio (formerly Microsoft Expression Blend)
Rank 99 82 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Blend 1 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.061% 0.97% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.44% 7.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £350 £275
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Microsoft Blend
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
225 212 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.78% 13.74% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 117 105
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +59.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Microsoft Blend
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing Microsoft Blend as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Microsoft Blend Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Microsoft Blend
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Microsoft Blend Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Microsoft Blend
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Microsoft Blend Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Microsoft Blend
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Blend within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire - 1 - - 1
Microsoft Blend
England

Microsoft Blend
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Blend 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft Blend.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Microsoft Blend
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Application Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Web Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# WPF Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
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