The table below looks at the statistics for MSBuild skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSBuild over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 76 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.45% 0.17% -
As % of the Development Applications category 3.77% 1.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£310 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £438 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
159 144 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.80% 12.55% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 85 30
Average daily rate £365 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £236 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

MSBuild
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

MSBuild Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

MSBuild
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MSBuild across the Edinburgh region.

MSBuild Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) CruiseControl
2 6 (85.71%) Ubuntu
2 6 (85.71%) NHibernate
2 6 (85.71%) .NET Framework
2 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (85.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 6 (85.71%) OAuth2
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 6 (85.71%) Performance Testing
2 6 (85.71%) OAuth
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) CA
3 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET
3 1 (14.29%) CA LISA
3 1 (14.29%) T4 Templates
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) FxCop

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) PegaRULES
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (85.71%) CruiseControl
2 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) T4 Templates
3 1 (14.29%) FxCop
3 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 1 (14.29%) ReSharper
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Lead Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) NHibernate
2 6 (85.71%) .NET Framework
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (85.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 6 (85.71%) OAuth2
2 6 (85.71%) OAuth
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET
3 1 (14.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
1 1 (14.29%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Ubuntu
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 6 (85.71%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) CA