The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Microsoft Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank - 131 129
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 0 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.18% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.19% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 10
Median daily rate - £388 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.08%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
2374 2616 2840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.19% 95.54% 93.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1349 1465 1560
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 239 233
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East of England region that featured Microsoft Developer in the job title.

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
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Microsoft Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (66.67%) CRM
2 8 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
3 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) TDD
4 6 (50.00%) C#
5 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (25.00%) .NET
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (25.00%) XML
7 3 (25.00%) MCITP
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (25.00%) Degree
7 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (16.67%) Facebook
8 2 (16.67%) Twitter
8 2 (16.67%) Server Building
8 2 (16.67%) Change Control
8 2 (16.67%) iPad
8 2 (16.67%) Statistics
8 2 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (16.67%) COM
8 2 (16.67%) SQL
8 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
8 2 (16.67%) ETL

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) HTTPS
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) COM
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) WCF
3 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) iPad
1 2 (16.67%) Statistics
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) CRM
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) Server Building
4 1 (8.33%) Data Mapping
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) ETL Development
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
1 3 (25.00%) MCITP
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Facebook
2 2 (16.67%) Twitter
3 1 (8.33%) Tableau