The table below looks at the statistics for FxCop skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FxCop over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft FxCop
Rank 575 556 569
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Contract jobs citing FxCop 13 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.004% 0.009%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.19% 0.035% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Average daily rate
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£338 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £425 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
FxCop
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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 England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6715 5734 5881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.87% 12.06% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4503 3792 3310
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £281 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 118 202
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

FxCop
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

FxCop Jobs Demand Trend in England

FxCop
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

FxCop Daily Rate Trend in England

FxCop
Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

FxCop Daily Rate Histogram in England

FxCop
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

FxCop Hourly Rate Trend in England

FxCop
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FxCop within the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
London -5 1 £550 +29.41%
North West - 1 £275 -
East Midlands - - - -
FxCop
UK

FxCop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing FxCop 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 FxCop.

1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 14 (100.00%) WCF
2 12 (85.71%) C#
3 11 (78.57%) CSS
3 11 (78.57%) XSL
3 11 (78.57%) XSLT
4 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
5 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (50.00%) NUnit
5 7 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (50.00%) InfoPath
5 7 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (50.00%) Office 365
6 6 (42.86%) QA
6 6 (42.86%) StyleCop
6 6 (42.86%) POCO
6 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
6 6 (42.86%) JIRA
6 6 (42.86%) LINQ
6 6 (42.86%) IIS
6 6 (42.86%) VBScript
6 6 (42.86%) HTML
6 6 (42.86%) XML
6 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
6 6 (42.86%) Code Coverage
6 6 (42.86%) Scrum
6 6 (42.86%) Regression Testing

FxCop
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing FxCop 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 FxCop. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 7 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (42.86%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) NUnit
1 7 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (42.86%) JIRA
2 6 (42.86%) StyleCop
3 2 (14.29%) ReSharper
4 1 (7.14%) dotTrace
4 1 (7.14%) Moq
4 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
4 1 (7.14%) MSBuild
4 1 (7.14%) T4 Templates
4 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 14 (100.00%) WCF
2 11 (78.57%) CSS
2 11 (78.57%) XSL
2 11 (78.57%) XSLT
3 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 6 (42.86%) HTML
3 6 (42.86%) XML
3 6 (42.86%) LINQ
3 6 (42.86%) POCO
4 5 (35.71%) ADO.NET
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Code Coverage
2 6 (42.86%) Regression Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) Web Development
4 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (21.43%) TDD
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (14.29%) BDD
7 1 (7.14%) Coaching
7 1 (7.14%) OOP
7 1 (7.14%) OO
7 1 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) VBScript
4 1 (7.14%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
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