The table below looks at the statistics for MSBuild skills 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 MSBuild over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 128 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 18 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.57% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 3.83% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£216 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MSBuild
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 of England region.

Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
470 257 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.89% 10.72% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 126 178
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 36
Average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £22.56 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £56.00 £45.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

MSBuild
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MSBuild across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

MSBuild Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

MSBuild
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 MSBuild across the East of England region.

MSBuild Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

MSBuild
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 MSBuild across the East of England region.

MSBuild Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

MSBuild
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 MSBuild within the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
Cambridgeshire - 18 £216 -
Essex - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
MSBuild
England

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing MSBuild also 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 that cited MSBuild.

1 42 (100.00%) .NET
2 38 (90.48%) Windows
2 38 (90.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 37 (88.10%) Microsoft
3 37 (88.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 36 (85.71%) SQL
4 36 (85.71%) Visual Studio
5 33 (78.57%) Configuration Management
5 33 (78.57%) Maven
5 33 (78.57%) Automated Testing
5 33 (78.57%) .NET Framework
5 33 (78.57%) Release Management
5 33 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (78.57%) TeamCity
5 33 (78.57%) Git (software)
5 33 (78.57%) Red Gate
5 33 (78.57%) NuGet
5 33 (78.57%) SSDT
5 33 (78.57%) Gradle
5 33 (78.57%) Artifactory
5 33 (78.57%) Automation Testing
5 33 (78.57%) Octopus Deploy
6 9 (21.43%) C#
6 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET
6 9 (21.43%) MVC
6 9 (21.43%) WCF
6 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
6 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (11.90%) Java
7 5 (11.90%) MySQL

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing MSBuild also 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 that cited MSBuild. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.14%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (7.14%) CloudFront
2 3 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (7.14%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (78.57%) SSDT
2 5 (11.90%) MySQL
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
4 3 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 37 (88.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 36 (85.71%) Visual Studio
3 33 (78.57%) Maven
3 33 (78.57%) TeamCity
3 33 (78.57%) Git (software)
3 33 (78.57%) NuGet
3 33 (78.57%) Gradle
3 33 (78.57%) Artifactory
3 33 (78.57%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (11.90%) JIRA
4 5 (11.90%) Eclipse
4 5 (11.90%) NUnit
4 5 (11.90%) CruiseControl
4 5 (11.90%) Subversion
5 4 (9.52%) WiX
Job Titles
1 33 (78.57%) Release Engineer
1 33 (78.57%) Build Engineer
1 33 (78.57%) Build and Release Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Developer
3 7 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 7 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 7 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Developer
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Senior SQL Server Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (78.57%) .NET Framework
3 9 (21.43%) WCF
3 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (11.90%) REST
4 5 (11.90%) Web Services
5 4 (9.52%) WPF
5 4 (9.52%) LINQ
6 3 (7.14%) RESTful
6 3 (7.14%) XML
Operating Systems
1 38 (90.48%) Windows
1 38 (90.48%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (78.57%) Configuration Management
1 33 (78.57%) Automated Testing
1 33 (78.57%) Release Management
1 33 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
1 33 (78.57%) Automation Testing
2 9 (21.43%) MVC
3 4 (9.52%) Migration
3 4 (9.52%) Scrum
3 4 (9.52%) Multithreading
3 4 (9.52%) TDD
4 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (85.71%) SQL
2 9 (21.43%) C#
2 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 5 (11.90%) Java
4 4 (9.52%) XAML
Vendors
1 37 (88.10%) Microsoft
2 33 (78.57%) Red Gate