The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Microsoft Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 457 474 466
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 156 131 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.27% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.28% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 92 93
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £304 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Microsoft Developer
UK

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
46744 46649 45930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.93% 94.71% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30942 29439 28805
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1325 1843 1957
Median hourly rate £17.95 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.91 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Microsoft Developer in the job title.

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 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 63 £400 -6.10% 6
South East -10 26 £478 +27.33% 3
North West -6 22 £450 +27.20% 5
South West +2 15 £425 +21.42% 3
West Midlands -11 13 £406 +26.95% 3
Yorkshire -6 8 £350 -1.40% 3
North East -44 4 £301 -28.45%
East Midlands +8 3 £500 +21.21%
South Coast - 2 - -
Microsoft Developer
UK

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Microsoft Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 240 (74.77%) Microsoft
2 169 (52.65%) CRM
3 166 (51.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 144 (44.86%) C#
5 128 (39.88%) .NET
6 124 (38.63%) SQL Server
7 123 (38.32%) SQL
8 108 (33.64%) MS Excel
9 92 (28.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 83 (25.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 70 (21.81%) JavaScript
12 67 (20.87%) Business Intelligence
13 58 (18.07%) T-SQL
13 58 (18.07%) SharePoint
14 57 (17.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 52 (16.20%) Finance
16 51 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
17 37 (11.53%) Data Warehouse
17 37 (11.53%) ASP.NET
17 37 (11.53%) ETL
18 32 (9.97%) Web Services
19 28 (8.72%) Windows
19 28 (8.72%) Data Modelling
20 27 (8.41%) XML
20 27 (8.41%) Visual Studio
21 21 (6.54%) BizTalk Server
21 21 (6.54%) Workflow
22 20 (6.23%) Advertising
22 20 (6.23%) Migration
22 20 (6.23%) .NET Framework

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 58 (18.07%) SharePoint
2 21 (6.54%) BizTalk Server
3 15 (4.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (2.18%) IIS
5 5 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.93%) Apache
6 3 (0.93%) CICS
6 3 (0.93%) SAS
6 3 (0.93%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.62%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 108 (33.64%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.18%) MS Office
3 1 (0.31%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.31%) MS Project
3 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.31%) Simulink
3 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 166 (51.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (3.74%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (3.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.31%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.31%) Office 365
2 1 (0.31%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.56%) SSL
2 4 (1.25%) FTP
3 3 (0.93%) HTTP
3 3 (0.93%) WinSCP
4 2 (0.62%) DNS
4 2 (0.62%) Firewall
4 2 (0.62%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.62%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.62%) SAN
4 2 (0.62%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.31%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (38.63%) SQL Server
2 92 (28.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 83 (25.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 57 (17.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 37 (11.53%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (6.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (5.61%) MS Access
8 17 (5.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (3.74%) QlikView
10 11 (3.43%) Relational Database
11 8 (2.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 8 (2.49%) Power BI
12 7 (2.18%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (1.87%) Big Data
13 6 (1.87%) Data Mart
14 5 (1.56%) OLAP
15 3 (0.93%) DB2
15 3 (0.93%) Easytrieve
15 3 (0.93%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.93%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 27 (8.41%) Visual Studio
2 16 (4.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (3.74%) JIRA
4 10 (3.12%) SpecFlow
5 9 (2.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 8 (2.49%) Eclipse
6 8 (2.49%) FitNesse
6 8 (2.49%) Jenkins
6 8 (2.49%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.62%) Fiddler
8 2 (0.62%) MSTest
8 2 (0.62%) NUnit
9 1 (0.31%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.31%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.31%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.31%) Subversion
9 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 1 (0.31%) WiX
General
1 52 (16.20%) Finance
2 20 (6.23%) Advertising
3 10 (3.12%) Banking
4 7 (2.18%) Marketing
5 4 (1.25%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.25%) Retail
6 2 (0.62%) Back Office
6 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.31%) Automotive
7 1 (0.31%) Electronics
7 1 (0.31%) Games
7 1 (0.31%) Law
7 1 (0.31%) Legal
7 1 (0.31%) Military
7 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (39.88%) .NET
2 37 (11.53%) ASP.NET
3 32 (9.97%) Web Services
4 27 (8.41%) XML
5 20 (6.23%) .NET Framework
6 19 (5.92%) REST
7 15 (4.67%) MDX
8 13 (4.05%) Entity Framework
8 13 (4.05%) jQuery
8 13 (4.05%) WCF
9 12 (3.74%) SOAP
10 11 (3.43%) ADO.NET
11 10 (3.12%) Ajax
11 10 (3.12%) HTML
11 10 (3.12%) WPF
12 9 (2.80%) CSS
13 6 (1.87%) WinForms
14 4 (1.25%) HTML5
14 4 (1.25%) LINQ
14 4 (1.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.12%) Data Extraction
3 7 (2.18%) Data Integration
3 7 (2.18%) Visualisation
4 5 (1.56%) Derivative
4 5 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 3 (0.93%) Credit Risk
5 3 (0.93%) Data Conversion
5 3 (0.93%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (0.93%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (0.93%) Mainframe
5 3 (0.93%) NHS
5 3 (0.93%) N-Tier
5 3 (0.93%) Smartcard
5 3 (0.93%) User Experience
5 3 (0.93%) VSAM
6 2 (0.62%) FMCG
6 2 (0.62%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 28 (8.72%) Windows
2 6 (1.87%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (0.93%) Linux
4 3 (0.93%) MVS
5 2 (0.62%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (52.65%) CRM
2 67 (20.87%) Business Intelligence
3 51 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (11.53%) ETL
5 28 (8.72%) Data Modelling
6 21 (6.54%) Workflow
7 20 (6.23%) Migration
8 18 (5.61%) ERP
8 18 (5.61%) Unit Testing
8 18 (5.61%) Waterfall
9 15 (4.67%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (4.67%) Scrum
10 13 (4.05%) Test Scripting
11 12 (3.74%) Data Migration
12 10 (3.12%) Analytics
12 10 (3.12%) Refactoring
12 10 (3.12%) TDD
12 10 (3.12%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (2.80%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (2.80%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 144 (44.86%) C#
2 123 (38.32%) SQL
3 70 (21.81%) JavaScript
4 58 (18.07%) T-SQL
5 19 (5.92%) VBA
6 16 (4.98%) PowerShell
7 11 (3.43%) Java
8 8 (2.49%) C++
9 7 (2.18%) Python
10 6 (1.87%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.56%) VB
12 4 (1.25%) C
13 3 (0.93%) Assembly Language
13 3 (0.93%) CLIST
13 3 (0.93%) COBOL
13 3 (0.93%) JCL
13 3 (0.93%) Perl
13 3 (0.93%) PHP
13 3 (0.93%) REXX
14 2 (0.62%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (3.74%) Degree
1 12 (3.74%) Security Cleared
2 9 (2.80%) BPSS Clearance
2 9 (2.80%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.93%) MCITP
5 2 (0.62%) MCSD
5 2 (0.62%) MCSE
6 1 (0.31%) ISEB
6 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.31%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.93%) Data Quality
1 3 (0.93%) QA
2 2 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.62%) SLA
3 1 (0.31%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (0.93%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (0.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.31%) DBAmp
Vendors
1 240 (74.77%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.12%) Oracle
3 7 (2.18%) Tableau
4 5 (1.56%) Pegasus
5 4 (1.25%) Teradata
6 3 (0.93%) CA
6 3 (0.93%) IBM
6 3 (0.93%) Micro Focus
6 3 (0.93%) Remedy
6 3 (0.93%) Sybase
7 2 (0.62%) Citrix
7 2 (0.62%) Facebook
7 2 (0.62%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (0.62%) Twitter
8 1 (0.31%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.31%) Nintex
8 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.31%) SAP
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £455 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £480 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £325.00 - £350.00 per day + Circa £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Modis International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
South West England
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Hampshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 18 days ago