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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Developer
Rank 429 421 434
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 146 141 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.29% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.31% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 93 78
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£425 £388 £409
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -5.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +100.00%
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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
47165 45283 49370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.19% 92.85% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29205 27533 28388
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1871 1982 2460
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.57 £41.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014. 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 +28 74 £425 +9.67% 25
East of England -20 24 £425 +11.84% 7
West Midlands -13 16 £413 +37.58% 7
South East -19 14 £425 +6.25% 16
North West -2 9 £394 -7.35% 4
Yorkshire -1 6 £325 -20.00% 3
South West -43 2 £300 -20.00% 5
East Midlands - 2 - - 1
North East - - - - 2
Microsoft Developer
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Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

1 201 (76.43%) Microsoft
2 132 (50.19%) .NET
3 116 (44.11%) CRM
3 116 (44.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 109 (41.44%) C#
5 97 (36.88%) SQL Server
6 95 (36.12%) SQL
7 73 (27.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 73 (27.76%) MS Excel
8 58 (22.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 47 (17.87%) SharePoint
10 46 (17.49%) Agile Software Development
11 45 (17.11%) Web Services
12 43 (16.35%) ASP.NET
13 42 (15.97%) Business Intelligence
14 40 (15.21%) Dynamics AX
15 38 (14.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 38 (14.45%) JavaScript
16 29 (11.03%) Finance
16 29 (11.03%) Advertising
17 28 (10.65%) Workflow
18 27 (10.27%) T-SQL
19 25 (9.51%) Data Warehouse
19 25 (9.51%) Windows
20 23 (8.75%) XML
20 23 (8.75%) SQL Server 2008
21 21 (7.98%) WCF
22 20 (7.60%) Unit Testing
22 20 (7.60%) MVC
23 19 (7.22%) ETL

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 47 (17.87%) SharePoint
2 18 (6.84%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (4.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (3.04%) IIS
5 7 (2.66%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.76%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.38%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 73 (27.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.52%) MS Office
3 3 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.76%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.76%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.38%) MS Project
5 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 116 (44.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (15.21%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (4.94%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.76%) Agresso
5 1 (0.38%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.14%) SaaS
3 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.14%) NAS
2 2 (0.76%) Intranet
2 2 (0.76%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (36.88%) SQL Server
2 73 (27.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 58 (22.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (14.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 25 (9.51%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (8.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (6.84%) MS Access
8 14 (5.32%) Relational Database
9 10 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (3.04%) OLAP
11 7 (2.66%) RDBMS
11 7 (2.66%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (2.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (1.90%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (1.14%) EDMS
14 3 (1.14%) Oracle OLAP
15 2 (0.76%) PerformancePoint
15 2 (0.76%) Big Data
15 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database
15 2 (0.76%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 18 (6.84%) Visual Studio
2 14 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.90%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (1.52%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.52%) Subversion
5 2 (0.76%) MorphX
5 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.38%) MSTest
6 1 (0.38%) MSBuild
General
1 29 (11.03%) Finance
1 29 (11.03%) Advertising
2 10 (3.80%) Manufacturing
2 10 (3.80%) Banking
3 8 (3.04%) Retail
4 4 (1.52%) Front Office
5 3 (1.14%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.76%) Marketing
6 2 (0.76%) Publishing
6 2 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.38%) Games
7 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (50.19%) .NET
2 45 (17.11%) Web Services
3 43 (16.35%) ASP.NET
4 23 (8.75%) XML
5 21 (7.98%) WCF
6 18 (6.84%) .NET Framework
7 17 (6.46%) HTML
8 16 (6.08%) CSS
9 12 (4.56%) Silverlight
10 10 (3.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 9 (3.42%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (2.66%) HTML5
12 7 (2.66%) jQuery
12 7 (2.66%) SOAP
12 7 (2.66%) MDX
12 7 (2.66%) Middleware
13 6 (2.28%) XSD
13 6 (2.28%) Managed Extensibility Framework
14 5 (1.90%) Reactive Extensions
14 5 (1.90%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (1.52%) Learning Management System
2 3 (1.14%) Visualisation
2 3 (1.14%) Data Extraction
2 3 (1.14%) N-Tier
2 3 (1.14%) Management Information System
2 3 (1.14%) Fixed Income
2 3 (1.14%) E-Learning
2 3 (1.14%) SCORM
3 2 (0.76%) Mobile App
3 2 (0.76%) iPad
3 2 (0.76%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.38%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.38%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.38%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.38%) Market Risk
4 1 (0.38%) Online Games
4 1 (0.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (9.51%) Windows
2 6 (2.28%) Windows 7
3 5 (1.90%) Windows 8
4 2 (0.76%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (44.11%) CRM
2 46 (17.49%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (15.97%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (10.65%) Workflow
5 20 (7.60%) MVC
5 20 (7.60%) Unit Testing
6 19 (7.22%) ETL
7 18 (6.84%) Migration
8 14 (5.32%) ERP
9 13 (4.94%) Data Migration
10 12 (4.56%) Scrum
11 11 (4.18%) TDD
12 8 (3.04%) Data Modelling
12 8 (3.04%) MVVM
12 8 (3.04%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (2.66%) Project Planning
13 7 (2.66%) OO
14 5 (1.90%) SOA
14 5 (1.90%) Project Management
14 5 (1.90%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 109 (41.44%) C#
2 95 (36.12%) SQL
3 38 (14.45%) JavaScript
4 27 (10.27%) T-SQL
5 17 (6.46%) VB.NET
6 15 (5.70%) VBA
7 6 (2.28%) X++
7 6 (2.28%) VB
8 4 (1.52%) C++
9 2 (0.76%) Java
9 2 (0.76%) C
9 2 (0.76%) VBScript
10 1 (0.38%) PHP
10 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.38%) VC++
10 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (7.22%) Degree
2 18 (6.84%) Security Cleared
3 14 (5.32%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.90%) MCITP
6 2 (0.76%) MCPD
6 2 (0.76%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.76%) MCTS
6 2 (0.76%) MCAD
6 2 (0.76%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.42%) QA
2 2 (0.76%) GxP
3 1 (0.38%) CRD IV
System Software
1 3 (1.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.76%) WMI
2 1 (0.38%) SCCM
2 1 (0.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 201 (76.43%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.32%) Oracle
3 4 (1.52%) SAP
4 3 (1.14%) TARGIT
5 2 (0.76%) CheckPoint
5 2 (0.76%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.38%) Capita
6 1 (0.38%) Lattice Semiconductor
6 1 (0.38%) Tableau
6 1 (0.38%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.38%) Cognos
6 1 (0.38%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.38%) EMC
6 1 (0.38%) Citrix
6 1 (0.38%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.38%) Epicor
6 1 (0.38%) Lotus
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