The first table below looks at the demand for the Microsoft Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 18 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 of England 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Developer
Rank 131 114 112
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 13 4 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.41% 0.18% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.19% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 18
Average daily rate £350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £350 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £409 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
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 of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2938 2107 2938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.18% 93.56% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1639 1079 1416
Average daily rate £370 £350 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £188 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 246 307
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -27.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £39.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Microsoft Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Microsoft Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Microsoft Developer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Suffolk -3 5 £288 -17.85% 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £350 - 4
Hertfordshire - 2 £344 -
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England

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 13 (72.22%) C#
3 11 (61.11%) .NET
3 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
4 10 (55.56%) CRM
4 10 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (55.56%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (44.44%) WCF
6 6 (33.33%) Silverlight
6 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (33.33%) SQL
6 6 (33.33%) SOAP
7 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
7 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (27.78%) Workflow
7 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (22.22%) XML
8 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
8 4 (22.22%) MVVM
9 3 (16.67%) Windows
9 3 (16.67%) MS Access
9 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
9 3 (16.67%) HTML
9 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 3 (16.67%) Advertising
9 3 (16.67%) Migration
9 3 (16.67%) TDD
9 3 (16.67%) JSON
9 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (11.11%) Windows 7

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 10 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (16.67%) MS Access
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) Moq
General
1 3 (16.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) .NET
2 8 (44.44%) WCF
3 6 (33.33%) Silverlight
3 6 (33.33%) SOAP
4 4 (22.22%) XML
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 3 (16.67%) HTML
5 3 (16.67%) JSON
6 2 (11.11%) jQuery
7 1 (5.56%) Reactive Extensions
7 1 (5.56%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 1 (5.56%) ADO.NET
7 1 (5.56%) XHTML
7 1 (5.56%) CSS
7 1 (5.56%) Web Services
7 1 (5.56%) Ajax
7 1 (5.56%) NHibernate
7 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 1 (5.56%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) CRM
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Workflow
4 4 (22.22%) MVVM
5 3 (16.67%) Migration
5 3 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.11%) Time Management
6 2 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) ETL
6 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.11%) MVC
6 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Information Management
7 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) C#
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) VB
4 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) MCITP
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) EMC
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