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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Developer
Rank 459 445 446
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 124 121 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.27% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 89 54
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.50
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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
46210 45651 39482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.56% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 29185 28733 23345
Average daily rate £400 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
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 1806 1895 2016
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -9.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +18 61 £427 +0.47% 25
South East -20 14 £375 - 16
North West -2 13 £354 +14.11% 19
Yorkshire -10 12 £385 +18.46% 5
South West +9 6 £350 +13.82% 6
West Midlands -10 6 £320 -1.53% 6
East of England +6 5 £388 +5.08% 2
East Midlands -4 3 £413 - 3
North East -12 2 £420 +65.51% 6
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Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (71.22%) Microsoft
2 137 (49.28%) SQL Server
3 126 (45.32%) CRM
3 126 (45.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 114 (41.01%) .NET
4 114 (41.01%) SQL
5 108 (38.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 105 (37.77%) C#
7 82 (29.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 81 (29.14%) Business Intelligence
9 76 (27.34%) JavaScript
10 72 (25.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 71 (25.54%) MS Excel
12 61 (21.94%) T-SQL
13 50 (17.99%) Finance
14 42 (15.11%) SQL Server 2008
15 41 (14.75%) ETL
16 40 (14.39%) XML
17 38 (13.67%) SharePoint
18 36 (12.95%) Agile Software Development
19 34 (12.23%) Web Services
20 33 (11.87%) ASP.NET
20 33 (11.87%) SQL Server 2012
21 30 (10.79%) .NET Framework
22 28 (10.07%) MDX
22 28 (10.07%) SOAP
23 27 (9.71%) Advertising
23 27 (9.71%) Dynamics AX
24 26 (9.35%) WCF
24 26 (9.35%) Migration

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 38 (13.67%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.88%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (2.88%) IIS
3 5 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.36%) CMS
4 1 (0.36%) Lync
Applications
1 71 (25.54%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.60%) MS Office
3 3 (1.08%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.36%) MS Project
5 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 126 (45.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (9.71%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (3.24%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.72%) Internet
2 1 (0.36%) HTTP
2 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (49.28%) SQL Server
2 108 (38.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 82 (29.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 72 (25.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 42 (15.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 33 (11.87%) SQL Server 2012
7 25 (8.99%) OLAP
7 25 (8.99%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (6.47%) OLAP Cube
9 17 (6.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 11 (3.96%) MS Access
10 11 (3.96%) Oracle Database
11 10 (3.60%) Big Data
12 9 (3.24%) Oracle OLAP
12 9 (3.24%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (2.52%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (2.52%) SQL Server 2000
14 6 (2.16%) Star Schema
15 4 (1.44%) QlikView
16 3 (1.08%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 20 (7.19%) Visual Studio
2 13 (4.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.08%) NUnit
3 3 (1.08%) MorphX
4 2 (0.72%) Selenium
4 2 (0.72%) FitNesse
4 2 (0.72%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (0.72%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.36%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.36%) MSTest
5 1 (0.36%) Moq
5 1 (0.36%) Subversion
5 1 (0.36%) JIRA
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 50 (17.99%) Finance
2 27 (9.71%) Advertising
3 11 (3.96%) Retail
4 5 (1.80%) Financial Institution
4 5 (1.80%) Front Office
5 4 (1.44%) Banking
5 4 (1.44%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.72%) Marketing
6 2 (0.72%) Dutch Language
6 2 (0.72%) French Language
6 2 (0.72%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.72%) Law
7 1 (0.36%) Publishing
7 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.36%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (41.01%) .NET
2 40 (14.39%) XML
3 34 (12.23%) Web Services
4 33 (11.87%) ASP.NET
5 30 (10.79%) .NET Framework
6 28 (10.07%) MDX
6 28 (10.07%) SOAP
7 26 (9.35%) WCF
8 22 (7.91%) HTML
9 21 (7.55%) Entity Framework
10 20 (7.19%) CSS
11 19 (6.83%) LINQ
12 17 (6.12%) jQuery
13 5 (1.80%) JSON
13 5 (1.80%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (1.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (1.44%) Silverlight
14 4 (1.44%) Ajax
14 4 (1.44%) HTML5
15 3 (1.08%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.16%) Computer Science
3 5 (1.80%) Replication
3 5 (1.80%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.80%) Visualisation
4 4 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.08%) iPad
5 3 (1.08%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.36%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.36%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.36%) Equities
6 1 (0.36%) iPhone
6 1 (0.36%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.36%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.36%) Kindle
6 1 (0.36%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (0.36%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.36%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.36%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.16%) Windows
2 2 (0.72%) Windows 8
2 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.36%) UNIX
3 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.36%) Android
3 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (45.32%) CRM
2 81 (29.14%) Business Intelligence
3 41 (14.75%) ETL
4 36 (12.95%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (9.35%) Migration
6 16 (5.76%) Data Modelling
7 15 (5.40%) ERP
7 15 (5.40%) Data Migration
8 14 (5.04%) TDD
9 12 (4.32%) Dimensional Modelling
9 12 (4.32%) Workflow
10 10 (3.60%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (3.60%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (3.60%) MVC
11 8 (2.88%) Web Development
12 7 (2.52%) Unit Testing
12 7 (2.52%) Test Scripting
12 7 (2.52%) Kimball Methodology
13 6 (2.16%) Analytics
13 6 (2.16%) Inmon Methodology
Programming Languages
1 114 (41.01%) SQL
2 105 (37.77%) C#
3 76 (27.34%) JavaScript
4 61 (21.94%) T-SQL
5 15 (5.40%) VBA
6 10 (3.60%) X++
7 5 (1.80%) VB
7 5 (1.80%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 4 (1.44%) Java
9 3 (1.08%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.08%) R
10 2 (0.72%) VB6
10 2 (0.72%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.72%) Scala
10 2 (0.72%) C
11 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (5.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (3.60%) Degree
3 8 (2.88%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.44%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.72%) MCITP
6 1 (0.36%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.08%) QA
2 2 (0.72%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.36%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (0.72%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 198 (71.22%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.47%) Tableau
3 17 (6.12%) Oracle
4 8 (2.88%) Business Objects
5 3 (1.08%) SAP
5 3 (1.08%) CheckPoint
6 2 (0.72%) Bloomberg
6 2 (0.72%) Cognos
7 1 (0.36%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.36%) Sun
7 1 (0.36%) Xamarin
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