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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Developer
Rank 412 449 445
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 154 97 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.23% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 73 45
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £256 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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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
44005 42325 37797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.52% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27481 25452 22049
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1708 1839 2121
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +32 78 £427 -5.11% 19
South East -20 26 £354 -3.15% 17
West Midlands +4 14 £350 -12.50% 5
Yorkshire -8 10 £390 +20.00% 10
South West -16 9 £325 -18.75% 3
North West -14 8 £450 +28.57% 10
East of England -4 4 £375 +7.14% 6
East Midlands - 3 £344 - 5
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Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 235 (72.09%) Microsoft
2 183 (56.13%) CRM
2 183 (56.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 152 (46.63%) SQL Server
4 140 (42.94%) .NET
5 127 (38.96%) SQL
6 109 (33.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 103 (31.60%) C#
8 93 (28.53%) JavaScript
8 93 (28.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 68 (20.86%) Business Intelligence
10 67 (20.55%) MS Excel
11 65 (19.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 62 (19.02%) SharePoint
13 60 (18.40%) T-SQL
14 59 (18.10%) ASP.NET
15 53 (16.26%) SQL Server 2008
16 49 (15.03%) Agile Software Development
17 47 (14.42%) HTML
18 42 (12.88%) Finance
19 38 (11.66%) SQL Server 2012
20 35 (10.74%) CSS
20 35 (10.74%) Web Services
20 35 (10.74%) Visual Studio
21 34 (10.43%) ETL
22 33 (10.12%) MDX
23 31 (9.51%) WCF
24 30 (9.20%) .NET Framework
24 30 (9.20%) XML
24 30 (9.20%) Advertising

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 62 (19.02%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.99%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (3.37%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (2.45%) IIS
5 4 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.31%) Lync
6 1 (0.31%) Drupal
6 1 (0.31%) Moodle
Applications
1 67 (20.55%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.68%) MS Office
3 6 (1.84%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.92%) MS Project
5 2 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.31%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 183 (56.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (8.28%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.92%) PaaS
3 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.31%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (46.63%) SQL Server
2 109 (33.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 93 (28.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 65 (19.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 53 (16.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 38 (11.66%) SQL Server 2012
7 25 (7.67%) OLAP
8 22 (6.75%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (6.75%) SQL Server 2005
9 20 (6.13%) MS Access
10 17 (5.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 17 (5.21%) OLAP Cube
11 10 (3.07%) Oracle Database
12 7 (2.15%) Oracle OLAP
12 7 (2.15%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (1.84%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (1.84%) QlikView
14 5 (1.53%) Big Data
14 5 (1.53%) Star Schema
15 4 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 35 (10.74%) Visual Studio
2 15 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.15%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.92%) MSTest
5 3 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.61%) ERwin
6 2 (0.61%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.31%) JUnit
7 1 (0.31%) NUnit
7 1 (0.31%) MorphX
7 1 (0.31%) Selenium
7 1 (0.31%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.31%) Moq
General
1 42 (12.88%) Finance
2 30 (9.20%) Advertising
3 14 (4.29%) Banking
4 5 (1.53%) Front Office
5 4 (1.23%) Retail
6 3 (0.92%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.92%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.61%) Legal
8 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.31%) Publishing
8 1 (0.31%) Games
8 1 (0.31%) Law
8 1 (0.31%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.31%) Marketing
8 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (42.94%) .NET
2 59 (18.10%) ASP.NET
3 47 (14.42%) HTML
4 35 (10.74%) CSS
4 35 (10.74%) Web Services
5 33 (10.12%) MDX
6 31 (9.51%) WCF
7 30 (9.20%) .NET Framework
7 30 (9.20%) XML
8 22 (6.75%) SOAP
9 18 (5.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 13 (3.99%) LINQ
11 10 (3.07%) jQuery
12 9 (2.76%) Silverlight
12 9 (2.76%) HTML5
13 8 (2.45%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (1.53%) DOM
14 5 (1.53%) ASP.NET Web API
15 4 (1.23%) Managed Extensibility Framework
16 3 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 13 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (1.84%) Replication
3 5 (1.53%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (1.23%) Computer Science
5 3 (0.92%) iPad
5 3 (0.92%) Clustering
5 3 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.61%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.61%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.31%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.31%) Equities
7 1 (0.31%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (0.31%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.31%) Derivative
7 1 (0.31%) Mobile Games
7 1 (0.31%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.31%) Kindle
7 1 (0.31%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.91%) Windows
2 5 (1.53%) UNIX
3 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.31%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (56.13%) CRM
2 68 (20.86%) Business Intelligence
3 49 (15.03%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (10.43%) ETL
5 24 (7.36%) Migration
6 16 (4.91%) Unit Testing
7 15 (4.60%) MVC
8 14 (4.29%) Workflow
9 13 (3.99%) TDD
9 13 (3.99%) Data Migration
10 12 (3.68%) Data Modelling
11 10 (3.07%) ERP
11 10 (3.07%) Dimensional Modelling
12 9 (2.76%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (2.76%) Scrum
13 7 (2.15%) Requirements Analysis
13 7 (2.15%) OO
13 7 (2.15%) Web Application Development
13 7 (2.15%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (2.15%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 127 (38.96%) SQL
2 103 (31.60%) C#
3 93 (28.53%) JavaScript
4 60 (18.40%) T-SQL
5 25 (7.67%) VBA
6 7 (2.15%) VB
6 7 (2.15%) VB.NET
6 7 (2.15%) Java
7 4 (1.23%) VB6
8 3 (0.92%) VC++
8 3 (0.92%) C++
8 3 (0.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (0.61%) PHP
9 2 (0.61%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.61%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.61%) X++
10 1 (0.31%) Groovy
10 1 (0.31%) Scala
10 1 (0.31%) R
10 1 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (2.45%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.15%) Degree
4 6 (1.84%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.53%) VCP4
6 3 (0.92%) MCITP
7 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.31%) QA
1 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.31%) SCOM
Vendors
1 235 (72.09%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.60%) Oracle
3 11 (3.37%) Tableau
4 6 (1.84%) Business Objects
4 6 (1.84%) SAP
5 3 (0.92%) CheckPoint
6 2 (0.61%) Bloomberg
6 2 (0.61%) Serena
6 2 (0.61%) HP
6 2 (0.61%) Cognos
7 1 (0.31%) IBM
7 1 (0.31%) Hyperion
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