The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Developer
Rank 466 416 441
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 129 156 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.32% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.34% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 97 84
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£388 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Microsoft Developer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47663 45698 43174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.51% 92.58% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30861 28215 25922
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1778 1844 1984
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.78 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Microsoft Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Microsoft Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Microsoft Developer
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 Microsoft Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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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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 -37 47 £450 - 7
South East -7 21 £375 -16.66% 4
North West -19 17 £388 +3.33% 5
West Midlands +6 13 £330 +5.60% 2
East of England -15 9 £389 -2.75% 1
Yorkshire -21 7 £325 -23.52% 1
East Midlands +3 5 £413 - 2
South West -7 4 £294 -2.08% 1
North East -25 3 £370 +59.13%
Midlands +1 1 - -
Microsoft Developer
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Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 198 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 128 (47.41%) CRM
2 128 (47.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 125 (46.30%) SQL Server
4 117 (43.33%) .NET
5 108 (40.00%) C#
6 106 (39.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 97 (35.93%) SQL
8 84 (31.11%) JavaScript
9 78 (28.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 75 (27.78%) MS Excel
11 68 (25.19%) Business Intelligence
12 61 (22.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 49 (18.15%) Finance
14 47 (17.41%) T-SQL
15 45 (16.67%) SharePoint
16 44 (16.30%) ASP.NET
17 43 (15.93%) ETL
18 42 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
19 40 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
20 34 (12.59%) Advertising
21 30 (11.11%) XML
22 29 (10.74%) Data Warehouse
22 29 (10.74%) Web Services
23 28 (10.37%) HTML
23 28 (10.37%) .NET Framework
24 27 (10.00%) MDX
24 27 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
24 27 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
25 26 (9.63%) Visual Studio

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 45 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 16 (5.93%) IIS
3 14 (5.19%) SharePoint 2013
3 14 (5.19%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (2.96%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.37%) CMS
5 1 (0.37%) Lync
Applications
1 75 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 19 (7.04%) MS Office
3 3 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.11%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.37%) MS Project
4 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 128 (47.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.37%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.74%) Office 365
3 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.74%) HTTP
2 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (46.30%) SQL Server
2 106 (39.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 78 (28.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 61 (22.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 40 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 29 (10.74%) Data Warehouse
7 27 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 23 (8.52%) OLAP
9 17 (6.30%) OLAP Cube
10 11 (4.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 10 (3.70%) MS Access
12 9 (3.33%) Big Data
13 8 (2.96%) BusinessObjects
14 7 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
15 6 (2.22%) Oracle Database
16 5 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
16 5 (1.85%) Oracle OLAP
16 5 (1.85%) Star Schema
17 4 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
18 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 26 (9.63%) Visual Studio
2 17 (6.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (1.11%) NUnit
4 3 (1.11%) MorphX
5 2 (0.74%) Selenium
5 2 (0.74%) FitNesse
5 2 (0.74%) Subversion
5 2 (0.74%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (0.74%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.74%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.37%) Moq
6 1 (0.37%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.37%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.37%) MSTest
6 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.37%) JIRA
General
1 49 (18.15%) Finance
2 34 (12.59%) Advertising
3 16 (5.93%) Retail
4 12 (4.44%) Banking
5 6 (2.22%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.85%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.85%) Marketing
7 4 (1.48%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.74%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.74%) French Language
9 1 (0.37%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.37%) Front Office
9 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.37%) Law
9 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (43.33%) .NET
2 44 (16.30%) ASP.NET
3 30 (11.11%) XML
4 29 (10.74%) Web Services
5 28 (10.37%) HTML
5 28 (10.37%) .NET Framework
6 27 (10.00%) MDX
7 24 (8.89%) SOAP
8 22 (8.15%) CSS
9 18 (6.67%) WCF
10 17 (6.30%) jQuery
11 12 (4.44%) Entity Framework
11 12 (4.44%) LINQ
12 7 (2.59%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (2.59%) REST
13 5 (1.85%) JSON
14 4 (1.48%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (1.48%) HTML5
14 4 (1.48%) KnockoutJS
15 3 (1.11%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 5 (1.85%) Credit Risk
4 4 (1.48%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.11%) iPad
5 3 (1.11%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.74%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.74%) Replication
6 2 (0.74%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.74%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.74%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.37%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.37%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.37%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.37%) User Experience
7 1 (0.37%) iPhone
7 1 (0.37%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.37%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.70%) Windows
2 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.37%) Android
3 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (47.41%) CRM
2 68 (25.19%) Business Intelligence
3 43 (15.93%) ETL
4 42 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (8.15%) Migration
6 18 (6.67%) MVC
6 18 (6.67%) TDD
7 16 (5.93%) Data Modelling
8 14 (5.19%) Workflow
9 12 (4.44%) ERP
10 11 (4.07%) Data Migration
11 9 (3.33%) Dimensional Modelling
11 9 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (2.96%) Unit Testing
13 7 (2.59%) OO
13 7 (2.59%) ETL Development
14 6 (2.22%) Mentoring
14 6 (2.22%) Scrum
14 6 (2.22%) Logistics
14 6 (2.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 108 (40.00%) C#
2 97 (35.93%) SQL
3 84 (31.11%) JavaScript
4 47 (17.41%) T-SQL
5 14 (5.19%) VBA
6 12 (4.44%) X++
7 6 (2.22%) VB
8 5 (1.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 3 (1.11%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.11%) VB6
9 3 (1.11%) C
9 3 (1.11%) Java
10 2 (0.74%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.74%) R
11 1 (0.37%) Scala
11 1 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (3.33%) Degree
2 9 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.48%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.11%) MCITP
5 2 (0.74%) MCP
5 2 (0.74%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.37%) MCTS
6 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.48%) QA
2 3 (1.11%) HL7
3 1 (0.37%) COREP
3 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 198 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.44%) Tableau
3 10 (3.70%) Oracle
4 2 (0.74%) SAP
4 2 (0.74%) Cognos
5 1 (0.37%) IBM
5 1 (0.37%) Sybase
5 1 (0.37%) Sun
5 1 (0.37%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.37%) Perforce
5 1 (0.37%) Red Gate
5 1 (0.37%) Xamarin
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