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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Developer
UK / England
Rank 361 427 442
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 217 165 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.35% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.37% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 111 124
Median daily rate £413 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.43% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £31.88 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.88 -

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
39800 44770 45194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 95.09% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 26166 29219 28232
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1406 1507 1784
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +45 88 £425 +3.03% 10
South East +40 36 £395 -3.18% 3
West Midlands +31 29 £450 +44.00% 2
North West +27 24 £400 +2.56% 7
South West 0 14 £463 +32.14% 1
Yorkshire +9 10 £438 +25.00% 3
East of England -13 5 £500 +25.00% 3
East Midlands +2 4 £388 +37.77% 1
North East -26 4 £394 +5.00% 2
Microsoft Developer
UK

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 402 (91.57%) Microsoft
2 218 (49.66%) CRM
2 218 (49.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 216 (49.20%) .NET
4 178 (40.55%) C#
5 159 (36.22%) SQL Server
6 139 (31.66%) SQL
7 127 (28.93%) Agile Software Development
8 115 (26.20%) Business Intelligence
9 114 (25.97%) JavaScript
10 112 (25.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 91 (20.73%) MS Excel
12 86 (19.59%) HTML
13 84 (19.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 83 (18.91%) CSS
15 82 (18.68%) WCF
16 80 (18.22%) Advertising
17 73 (16.63%) Finance
18 69 (15.72%) Team Foundation Server
19 63 (14.35%) Migration
20 61 (13.90%) Microsoft Azure
21 58 (13.21%) SQL Server 2008
21 58 (13.21%) .NET Framework
22 57 (12.98%) Dynamics AX
23 56 (12.76%) Visual Studio
24 54 (12.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 53 (12.07%) T-SQL
25 53 (12.07%) MVC
26 52 (11.85%) Web Services
27 51 (11.62%) ASP.NET

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 44 (10.02%) SharePoint
2 33 (7.52%) BizTalk Server
3 30 (6.83%) IIS
4 11 (2.51%) SAS
5 3 (0.68%) Drupal
5 3 (0.68%) FileNet
5 3 (0.68%) IBM Notes
5 3 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.68%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.46%) CMS
7 1 (0.23%) Confluence
7 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.23%) Mule
7 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 91 (20.73%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.87%) MS Office
3 8 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.14%) MS Project
5 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 218 (49.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 57 (12.98%) Dynamics AX
3 29 (6.61%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.46%) SystmOne
5 1 (0.23%) BPCS
5 1 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 61 (13.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (5.24%) PaaS
3 20 (4.56%) IaaS
4 18 (4.10%) Office 365
5 8 (1.82%) Boomi
6 3 (0.68%) SaaS
7 2 (0.46%) Yammer
8 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.46%) HTTP
1 2 (0.46%) Intranet
2 1 (0.23%) Internet
2 1 (0.23%) LDAP
2 1 (0.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (36.22%) SQL Server
2 112 (25.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 84 (19.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 58 (13.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 54 (12.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 44 (10.02%) Data Warehouse
7 36 (8.20%) Power BI
8 26 (5.92%) MS Access
9 24 (5.47%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (4.33%) SQL Server 2014
11 11 (2.51%) Big Data
12 10 (2.28%) SQL Server 2000
13 8 (1.82%) MySQL
13 8 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (0.91%) OLAP
15 4 (0.91%) QlikView
15 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2016
16 3 (0.68%) NoSQL
16 3 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 69 (15.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 56 (12.76%) Visual Studio
3 32 (7.29%) Visual Studio Team System
4 26 (5.92%) JIRA
5 4 (0.91%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.68%) MorphX
7 2 (0.46%) Bower
7 2 (0.46%) gulp
7 2 (0.46%) Subversion
8 1 (0.23%) Moq
8 1 (0.23%) NUnit
8 1 (0.23%) Selenium
8 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 80 (18.22%) Advertising
2 73 (16.63%) Finance
3 21 (4.78%) Manufacturing
4 17 (3.87%) Retail
5 10 (2.28%) Banking
5 10 (2.28%) Marketing
6 3 (0.68%) Back Office
6 3 (0.68%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.46%) Law
7 2 (0.46%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.23%) Electronics
8 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.23%) Front Office
8 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.23%) Legal
8 1 (0.23%) Local Government
8 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (49.20%) .NET
2 86 (19.59%) HTML
3 83 (18.91%) CSS
4 82 (18.68%) WCF
5 58 (13.21%) .NET Framework
6 52 (11.85%) Web Services
7 51 (11.62%) ASP.NET
8 49 (11.16%) ASP.NET Web API
9 31 (7.06%) AngularJS
10 21 (4.78%) HTML5
11 20 (4.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (4.56%) CSS3
11 20 (4.56%) jQuery
12 19 (4.33%) XML
13 14 (3.19%) MDX
14 12 (2.73%) Ajax
14 12 (2.73%) Entity Framework
15 9 (2.05%) LINQ
16 8 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 8 (1.82%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (1.82%) N-Tier
3 4 (0.91%) NHS
4 3 (0.68%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.46%) FMCG
6 1 (0.23%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.23%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.23%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.23%) Equities
6 1 (0.23%) Fintech
6 1 (0.23%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.23%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.23%) Replication
6 1 (0.23%) Social Media
6 1 (0.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (7.74%) Windows
2 5 (1.14%) Windows 10
2 5 (1.14%) Windows XP
3 2 (0.46%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.23%) Linux
4 1 (0.23%) Solaris
4 1 (0.23%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (49.66%) CRM
2 127 (28.93%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (26.20%) Business Intelligence
4 63 (14.35%) Migration
5 53 (12.07%) MVC
6 50 (11.39%) Scrum
7 49 (11.16%) ETL
8 44 (10.02%) TDD
9 34 (7.74%) Data Migration
10 30 (6.83%) ERP
11 21 (4.78%) Logistics
12 17 (3.87%) Data Conversion
13 16 (3.64%) Data Modelling
14 13 (2.96%) BDD
14 13 (2.96%) Unit Testing
15 12 (2.73%) Analytics
15 12 (2.73%) Visualisation
16 11 (2.51%) Data Mapping
16 11 (2.51%) Workflow
17 10 (2.28%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 178 (40.55%) C#
2 139 (31.66%) SQL
3 114 (25.97%) JavaScript
4 53 (12.07%) T-SQL
5 29 (6.61%) VBA
6 28 (6.38%) X++
7 17 (3.87%) C
7 17 (3.87%) VB.NET
8 11 (2.51%) Java
8 11 (2.51%) Python
9 10 (2.28%) R
10 9 (2.05%) VB
11 6 (1.37%) C++
11 6 (1.37%) VB6
12 4 (0.91%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 4 (0.91%) PHP
13 2 (0.46%) Perl
13 2 (0.46%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (8.20%) Security Cleared
2 29 (6.61%) SC Cleared
3 17 (3.87%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.14%) Degree
5 4 (0.91%) CCA
6 3 (0.68%) BC Cleared
6 3 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (0.68%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.23%) MCAD
7 1 (0.23%) MCP
7 1 (0.23%) MCSD
7 1 (0.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.51%) QA
2 2 (0.46%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.23%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (1.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.46%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.23%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 402 (91.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (2.51%) Greenplum
2 11 (2.51%) Netezza
2 11 (2.51%) Teradata
2 11 (2.51%) Vertica
3 9 (2.05%) SAP
4 8 (1.82%) Dell
4 8 (1.82%) Oracle
5 4 (0.91%) Cognos
6 3 (0.68%) Lotus
7 2 (0.46%) Infor
7 2 (0.46%) MuleSoft
7 2 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.46%) Tableau
8 1 (0.23%) Concur
8 1 (0.23%) DevExpress
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