The first table below looks at the demand for the Microsoft Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 23 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 Job Titles advertised for the East Midlands 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Developer
Rank 95 86 81
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.19% 0.15% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.17% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate - £308 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -35.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -25.55%
Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1520 1200 1304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.12% 91.60% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 752 568 631
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £215 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 130 112
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Microsoft Developer
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 Developer across the East Midlands region.

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Microsoft Developer
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 Developer across the East Midlands region.

Microsoft Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Microsoft Developer
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Retail

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
Nottingham
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Lincolnshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Nottingham
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 21 days ago
Nottingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 22 days ago