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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 436 468 488
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 176 145 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.28% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.30% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 103 83
Median daily rate £400 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £323 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
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
48564 48799 47642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.03% 94.77% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 32040 30125 29587
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
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 £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1382 1958 1985
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 2 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 2 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 -31 70 £406 -4.85% 16
South East -6 28 £475 +26.49% 8
North West +4 21 £425 - 11
Yorkshire +9 18 £375 -2.59% 6
South West +7 15 £425 +9.67% 4
West Midlands -7 11 £375 +4.16% 3
North East -33 5 £310 -34.73% 2
East Midlands +9 4 £363 -14.70% 2
South Coast - 2 - -
Microsoft Developer
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Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 243 (71.26%) Microsoft
2 170 (49.85%) CRM
3 167 (48.97%) Dynamics CRM
4 151 (44.28%) C#
5 139 (40.76%) .NET
6 136 (39.88%) SQL Server
7 131 (38.42%) SQL
8 112 (32.84%) MS Excel
9 94 (27.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 84 (24.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 75 (21.99%) JavaScript
12 68 (19.94%) T-SQL
13 64 (18.77%) SharePoint
13 64 (18.77%) Business Intelligence
14 62 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
15 61 (17.89%) Finance
16 55 (16.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 41 (12.02%) ETL
18 39 (11.44%) ASP.NET
19 35 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
20 29 (8.50%) Web Services
20 29 (8.50%) Visual Studio
20 29 (8.50%) Data Modelling
21 28 (8.21%) XML
22 27 (7.92%) Windows
23 24 (7.04%) BizTalk Server
23 24 (7.04%) Workflow
24 23 (6.74%) Advertising
25 21 (6.16%) MS Access
26 20 (5.87%) .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 64 (18.77%) SharePoint
2 24 (7.04%) BizTalk Server
3 15 (4.40%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (2.64%) IIS
5 8 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (1.76%) Apache
6 6 (1.76%) CICS
6 6 (1.76%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.88%) SAS
7 3 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.59%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 112 (32.84%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.35%) MS Office
3 3 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.59%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.29%) MS Project
5 1 (0.29%) Simulink
5 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 167 (48.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (5.28%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (3.81%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.29%) Office 365
2 1 (0.29%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.35%) SSL
2 6 (1.76%) FTP
2 6 (1.76%) WinSCP
3 5 (1.47%) Kerberos
4 3 (0.88%) HTTP
5 2 (0.59%) DNS
5 2 (0.59%) Firewall
5 2 (0.59%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.59%) SAN
5 2 (0.59%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.29%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (39.88%) SQL Server
2 94 (27.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 84 (24.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 55 (16.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 35 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (6.16%) MS Access
7 19 (5.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (3.52%) Relational Database
10 9 (2.64%) Big Data
11 8 (2.35%) QlikView
12 7 (2.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (1.76%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 6 (1.76%) Data Mart
13 6 (1.76%) DB2
13 6 (1.76%) Easytrieve
13 6 (1.76%) Power BI
13 6 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (1.76%) Star Schema
14 4 (1.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 29 (8.50%) Visual Studio
2 17 (4.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (4.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 12 (3.52%) JIRA
5 11 (3.23%) Eclipse
6 10 (2.93%) SpecFlow
7 9 (2.64%) FitNesse
8 8 (2.35%) Jenkins
8 8 (2.35%) TeamCity
9 6 (1.76%) MorphX
10 3 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.59%) Fiddler
11 2 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 1 (0.29%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.29%) MSTest
12 1 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.29%) Selenium
12 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 1 (0.29%) WiX
General
1 61 (17.89%) Finance
2 23 (6.74%) Advertising
3 14 (4.11%) Banking
4 10 (2.93%) Marketing
5 5 (1.47%) Retail
6 4 (1.17%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.88%) Back Office
7 3 (0.88%) Electronics
7 3 (0.88%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.88%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.59%) Legal
9 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.29%) Automotive
9 1 (0.29%) Games
9 1 (0.29%) Law
9 1 (0.29%) Military
9 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (40.76%) .NET
2 39 (11.44%) ASP.NET
3 29 (8.50%) Web Services
4 28 (8.21%) XML
5 20 (5.87%) .NET Framework
6 17 (4.99%) REST
7 14 (4.11%) jQuery
8 12 (3.52%) ADO.NET
8 12 (3.52%) Entity Framework
8 12 (3.52%) MDX
8 12 (3.52%) WCF
9 11 (3.23%) SOAP
10 10 (2.93%) HTML
11 9 (2.64%) Ajax
11 9 (2.64%) CSS
12 8 (2.35%) WPF
13 6 (1.76%) ISPF
14 5 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web API
14 5 (1.47%) WinForms
15 4 (1.17%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.40%) Data Extraction
3 8 (2.35%) Data Integration
4 7 (2.05%) Visualisation
5 6 (1.76%) IBM Mainframe
5 6 (1.76%) Mainframe
5 6 (1.76%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.76%) VSAM
6 5 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.47%) User Experience
7 4 (1.17%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.17%) Derivative
8 3 (0.88%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.88%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.88%) Data Conversion
8 3 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (0.88%) Smartcard
9 2 (0.59%) FMCG
9 2 (0.59%) iPad
9 2 (0.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (7.92%) Windows
2 8 (2.35%) Windows Server
3 6 (1.76%) Linux
3 6 (1.76%) MVS
4 5 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.59%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.59%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (49.85%) CRM
2 64 (18.77%) Business Intelligence
3 62 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (12.02%) ETL
5 29 (8.50%) Data Modelling
6 24 (7.04%) Workflow
7 18 (5.28%) ERP
7 18 (5.28%) Scrum
8 17 (4.99%) Migration
8 17 (4.99%) Unit Testing
8 17 (4.99%) Waterfall
9 16 (4.69%) Performance Tuning
10 14 (4.11%) TDD
10 14 (4.11%) Test Scripting
11 12 (3.52%) Kimball Methodology
12 11 (3.23%) Analytics
12 11 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (3.23%) Workflow Development
13 10 (2.93%) Data Migration
13 10 (2.93%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 151 (44.28%) C#
2 131 (38.42%) SQL
3 75 (21.99%) JavaScript
4 68 (19.94%) T-SQL
5 18 (5.28%) VBA
6 17 (4.99%) PowerShell
7 13 (3.81%) Java
8 11 (3.23%) C++
9 7 (2.05%) Python
10 6 (1.76%) Assembly Language
10 6 (1.76%) CLIST
10 6 (1.76%) COBOL
10 6 (1.76%) JCL
10 6 (1.76%) Perl
10 6 (1.76%) REXX
11 5 (1.47%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.17%) C
12 4 (1.17%) VB
13 3 (0.88%) PHP
14 2 (0.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (4.69%) Degree
2 15 (4.40%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.93%) BPSS Clearance
3 10 (2.93%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.88%) MCITP
6 2 (0.59%) MCSD
6 2 (0.59%) MCSE
7 1 (0.29%) ISEB
7 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.17%) QA
2 2 (0.59%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.59%) SLA
3 1 (0.29%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (1.76%) Active Directory
1 6 (1.76%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 7 (2.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.29%) DBAmp
Vendors
1 243 (71.26%) Microsoft
2 9 (2.64%) Oracle
3 7 (2.05%) Tableau
4 6 (1.76%) CA
4 6 (1.76%) IBM
4 6 (1.76%) Micro Focus
5 5 (1.47%) Pegasus
6 3 (0.88%) Remedy
6 3 (0.88%) SAP
6 3 (0.88%) Teradata
7 2 (0.59%) Citrix
7 2 (0.59%) Facebook
7 2 (0.59%) Sybase
7 2 (0.59%) Twitter
8 1 (0.29%) HP
8 1 (0.29%) iManage
8 1 (0.29%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.29%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.29%) Nintex
8 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
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