The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Developer
Rank 133 117 124
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 6 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.21% 0.41% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.44% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 8
Average daily rate
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£401 £276 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.24% -26.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £213 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- -51.72%
Microsoft Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2641 2282 2556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.85% 93.72% 93.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1684 1214 1345
Average daily rate £380 £345 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% -5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 275 275
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.90 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 3 £450 - 2
Suffolk +1 2 £401 +48.61%
Cambridgeshire -11 1 £375 - 1
Essex - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Microsoft Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 19 (90.48%) Microsoft
2 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
3 14 (66.67%) .NET
4 12 (57.14%) C#
5 11 (52.38%) MS Excel
5 11 (52.38%) CRM
5 11 (52.38%) Dynamics CRM
6 10 (47.62%) SQL
7 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
8 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (23.81%) Advertising
9 5 (23.81%) WCF
10 4 (19.05%) OLAP
10 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
10 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (19.05%) Silverlight
11 3 (14.29%) Windows
11 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
11 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (14.29%) Workflow
11 3 (14.29%) MDX
11 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (14.29%) MVVM
11 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
12 2 (9.52%) Oracle
12 2 (9.52%) ADO.NET
12 2 (9.52%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (52.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (19.05%) OLAP
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (4.76%) MS Access
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JUnit
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.76%) Moq
General
1 5 (23.81%) Advertising
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) .NET
2 5 (23.81%) WCF
3 4 (19.05%) Silverlight
3 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
4 3 (14.29%) MDX
5 2 (9.52%) SOAP
5 2 (9.52%) Web Services
5 2 (9.52%) XML
5 2 (9.52%) ADO.NET
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
6 1 (4.76%) HTML
6 1 (4.76%) WPF
6 1 (4.76%) LINQ
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 1 (4.76%) HTML5
6 1 (4.76%) Reactive Extensions
6 1 (4.76%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) CRM
2 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Workflow
3 3 (14.29%) MVVM
4 2 (9.52%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) TDD
4 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
4 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
4 2 (9.52%) ERP
5 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.76%) ETL
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security Management
5 1 (4.76%) Security Management
5 1 (4.76%) MVC
5 1 (4.76%) Time Management
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security
5 1 (4.76%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) C#
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
3 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.76%) C
5 1 (4.76%) Java
5 1 (4.76%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) MCITP
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
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