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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Developer
Rank 434 468 450
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 142 92 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 72 48
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £240 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +34.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +34.32%
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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
45333 44161 38662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.46% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 27997 26983 22727
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1804 1877 2051
Average 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 £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +50 70 £425 - 25
South East -7 24 £354 -1.80% 9
West Midlands +2 13 £344 -5.17% 6
North West -16 11 £400 +18.51% 12
Yorkshire -7 10 £385 +18.46% 12
South West -10 7 £350 +21.21% 4
East of England -1 3 £400 +14.28% 5
East Midlands -9 2 £350 -
North East -5 1 £475 +115.17% 3
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Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 218 (71.48%) Microsoft
2 160 (52.46%) CRM
2 160 (52.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 141 (46.23%) SQL Server
4 125 (40.98%) SQL
5 121 (39.67%) .NET
6 110 (36.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 99 (32.46%) C#
8 90 (29.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 80 (26.23%) JavaScript
10 74 (24.26%) Business Intelligence
11 70 (22.95%) MS Excel
12 68 (22.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 54 (17.70%) T-SQL
14 52 (17.05%) SharePoint
15 44 (14.43%) ASP.NET
15 44 (14.43%) Finance
15 44 (14.43%) Agile Software Development
16 43 (14.10%) SQL Server 2008
17 40 (13.11%) ETL
18 36 (11.80%) SQL Server 2012
19 35 (11.48%) HTML
20 32 (10.49%) XML
20 32 (10.49%) MDX
21 31 (10.16%) Web Services
22 30 (9.84%) Advertising
23 28 (9.18%) CSS
23 28 (9.18%) OLAP
24 26 (8.52%) Visual Studio
24 26 (8.52%) Dynamics AX

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 52 (17.05%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.92%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.31%) IIS
5 1 (0.33%) Lync
5 1 (0.33%) Drupal
5 1 (0.33%) Moodle
Applications
1 70 (22.95%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.61%) MS Office
3 7 (2.30%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.98%) MS Project
5 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 160 (52.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (8.52%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.31%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (46.23%) SQL Server
2 110 (36.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 90 (29.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 68 (22.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 43 (14.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 36 (11.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 28 (9.18%) OLAP
8 24 (7.87%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (6.56%) OLAP Cube
10 19 (6.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 17 (5.57%) SQL Server 2005
12 16 (5.25%) MS Access
13 12 (3.93%) Oracle Database
14 9 (2.95%) Big Data
14 9 (2.95%) Oracle OLAP
15 8 (2.62%) Star Schema
16 7 (2.30%) SQL Server 2000
17 6 (1.97%) Oracle Reports
17 6 (1.97%) QlikView
18 4 (1.31%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 26 (8.52%) Visual Studio
2 15 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.66%) ERwin
5 2 (0.66%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.33%) JUnit
6 1 (0.33%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.33%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.33%) Moq
6 1 (0.33%) NUnit
6 1 (0.33%) MorphX
6 1 (0.33%) JIRA
6 1 (0.33%) Selenium
6 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
General
1 44 (14.43%) Finance
2 30 (9.84%) Advertising
3 10 (3.28%) Banking
4 5 (1.64%) Retail
4 5 (1.64%) Front Office
5 3 (0.98%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.98%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.33%) Publishing
7 1 (0.33%) Games
7 1 (0.33%) Law
7 1 (0.33%) Legal
7 1 (0.33%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (39.67%) .NET
2 44 (14.43%) ASP.NET
3 35 (11.48%) HTML
4 32 (10.49%) XML
4 32 (10.49%) MDX
5 31 (10.16%) Web Services
6 28 (9.18%) CSS
7 22 (7.21%) SOAP
8 21 (6.89%) .NET Framework
9 19 (6.23%) WCF
10 15 (4.92%) Entity Framework
11 13 (4.26%) LINQ
12 12 (3.93%) jQuery
13 8 (2.62%) HTML5
14 6 (1.97%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (1.97%) Silverlight
15 5 (1.64%) Ajax
16 3 (0.98%) DOM
16 3 (0.98%) Flash
16 3 (0.98%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.30%) Computer Science
3 6 (1.97%) Replication
4 5 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.98%) Algorithms
6 3 (0.98%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.98%) Clustering
6 3 (0.98%) Visualisation
6 3 (0.98%) iPad
7 1 (0.33%) Kindle
7 1 (0.33%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.33%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.33%) FMCG
7 1 (0.33%) iPhone
7 1 (0.33%) Equities
7 1 (0.33%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (0.33%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.33%) Derivative
7 1 (0.33%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.28%) Windows
2 5 (1.64%) UNIX
3 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.33%) Android
4 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (52.46%) CRM
2 74 (24.26%) Business Intelligence
3 44 (14.43%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (13.11%) ETL
5 20 (6.56%) Migration
6 14 (4.59%) Data Modelling
6 14 (4.59%) Unit Testing
7 13 (4.26%) Data Migration
8 12 (3.93%) Dimensional Modelling
9 11 (3.61%) TDD
9 11 (3.61%) ERP
10 10 (3.28%) MVC
10 10 (3.28%) Workflow
10 10 (3.28%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (2.95%) Kimball Methodology
11 9 (2.95%) System Testing
11 9 (2.95%) Scrum
11 9 (2.95%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (2.62%) Analytics
12 8 (2.62%) Inmon Methodology
Programming Languages
1 125 (40.98%) SQL
2 99 (32.46%) C#
3 80 (26.23%) JavaScript
4 54 (17.70%) T-SQL
5 24 (7.87%) VBA
6 8 (2.62%) VB
7 7 (2.30%) Java
8 6 (1.97%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.31%) VB6
9 4 (1.31%) X++
10 3 (0.98%) R
10 3 (0.98%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (0.66%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.66%) PHP
11 2 (0.66%) C
12 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.33%) VBScript
12 1 (0.33%) Groovy
12 1 (0.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (5.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (3.28%) Degree
3 9 (2.95%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.31%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.66%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.66%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.66%) ISO 9001
1 2 (0.66%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 218 (71.48%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.57%) Oracle
3 16 (5.25%) Tableau
4 7 (2.30%) Business Objects
5 5 (1.64%) SAP
6 3 (0.98%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.66%) Bloomberg
7 2 (0.66%) Cognos
8 1 (0.33%) IBM
8 1 (0.33%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.33%) Xamarin
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