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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 445 470 452
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 173 168 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.32% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.34% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 124 108
Median daily rate £425 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £333 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £376 £390
% change year-on-year
+9.96% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 - -
Microsoft Developer
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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
46288 49909 49165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.61% 95.03% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 30548 32428 30599
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1517 1920 2004
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +5 69 £438 -6.91% 11
South East +11 23 £400 +3.15% 5
West Midlands -10 23 £450 +20.00% 8
North West +3 18 £450 +20.00% 5
East of England +18 15 £438 +16.90% 1
Yorkshire +20 10 £400 -17.52% 2
North East -20 5 £390 +4.00% 1
South West +13 4 £300 -17.52%
Midlands +1 3 £500 +81.81%
East Midlands -19 2 £375 -6.18% 3
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Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 277 (84.97%) Microsoft
2 171 (52.45%) CRM
2 171 (52.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 165 (50.61%) C#
3 165 (50.61%) .NET
4 117 (35.89%) SQL Server
5 116 (35.58%) SQL
6 84 (25.77%) JavaScript
7 83 (25.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 81 (24.85%) MS Excel
9 80 (24.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 77 (23.62%) Agile Software Development
11 65 (19.94%) Business Intelligence
12 53 (16.26%) Visual Studio
13 50 (15.34%) ASP.NET
14 46 (14.11%) Finance
15 44 (13.50%) T-SQL
16 43 (13.19%) Web Services
17 42 (12.88%) SharePoint
18 40 (12.27%) Advertising
19 39 (11.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 39 (11.96%) HTML
20 36 (11.04%) Migration
21 34 (10.43%) CSS
22 32 (9.82%) ETL
23 31 (9.51%) .NET Framework
24 30 (9.20%) Data Warehouse
25 29 (8.90%) SQL Server 2008
26 26 (7.98%) WCF
27 25 (7.67%) Windows

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 42 (12.88%) SharePoint
2 19 (5.83%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (2.15%) IIS
4 5 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.92%) CMS
5 3 (0.92%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.61%) SAS
7 1 (0.31%) Apache
7 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.31%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.31%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.31%) Mule
7 1 (0.31%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 81 (24.85%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.53%) MS Office
3 2 (0.61%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.61%) SPSS
4 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 171 (52.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (6.75%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (4.60%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.61%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.31%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.53%) Office 365
3 3 (0.92%) Yammer
4 2 (0.61%) SaaS
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.31%) IaaS
5 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.61%) DNS
1 2 (0.61%) HTTP
1 2 (0.61%) Internet
1 2 (0.61%) Intranet
1 2 (0.61%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.31%) CTI
2 1 (0.31%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (35.89%) SQL Server
2 83 (25.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 80 (24.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 39 (11.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 30 (9.20%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (8.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (5.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 18 (5.52%) Power BI
9 10 (3.07%) MS Access
10 9 (2.76%) Big Data
10 9 (2.76%) QlikView
11 8 (2.45%) OLAP
12 7 (2.15%) Relational Database
13 6 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (1.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
15 4 (1.23%) OLAP Cube
15 4 (1.23%) Oracle Database
15 4 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
16 3 (0.92%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 53 (16.26%) Visual Studio
2 24 (7.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (5.21%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (1.84%) SpecFlow
5 5 (1.53%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (1.53%) Selenium
6 4 (1.23%) NUnit
7 3 (0.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (0.92%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.61%) Bower
8 2 (0.61%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.61%) gulp
8 2 (0.61%) JIRA
8 2 (0.61%) MSI
8 2 (0.61%) MSTest
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.61%) WiX
9 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.31%) Subversion
General
1 46 (14.11%) Finance
2 40 (12.27%) Advertising
3 14 (4.29%) Marketing
4 11 (3.37%) Manufacturing
4 11 (3.37%) Retail
5 10 (3.07%) Banking
6 5 (1.53%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.92%) Military
8 2 (0.61%) Electronics
8 2 (0.61%) Law
8 2 (0.61%) Publishing
8 2 (0.61%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.31%) Automotive
9 1 (0.31%) French Language
9 1 (0.31%) Games
9 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.31%) German Language
9 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.31%) Legal
9 1 (0.31%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (50.61%) .NET
2 50 (15.34%) ASP.NET
3 43 (13.19%) Web Services
4 39 (11.96%) HTML
5 34 (10.43%) CSS
6 31 (9.51%) .NET Framework
7 26 (7.98%) WCF
8 23 (7.06%) jQuery
8 23 (7.06%) XML
9 19 (5.83%) ASP.NET Web API
10 17 (5.21%) HTML5
10 17 (5.21%) SOAP
11 16 (4.91%) Entity Framework
12 15 (4.60%) Ajax
12 15 (4.60%) AngularJS
13 13 (3.99%) CSS3
14 12 (3.68%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (3.37%) RESTful
16 9 (2.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 9 (2.76%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.45%) Data Integration
3 6 (1.84%) Computer Science
3 6 (1.84%) Data Conversion
3 6 (1.84%) N-Tier
4 5 (1.53%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.23%) NHS
5 4 (1.23%) Visualisation
6 3 (0.92%) Derivative
7 2 (0.61%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.61%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.61%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.61%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (0.61%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.61%) Replication
8 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.31%) Fintech
8 1 (0.31%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.31%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.31%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.67%) Windows
2 3 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (0.61%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.31%) Linux
4 1 (0.31%) Solaris
4 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (52.45%) CRM
2 77 (23.62%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (19.94%) Business Intelligence
4 36 (11.04%) Migration
5 32 (9.82%) ETL
6 24 (7.36%) Data Migration
6 24 (7.36%) MVC
7 20 (6.13%) Scrum
8 18 (5.52%) Workflow
9 13 (3.99%) OO
10 12 (3.68%) TDD
11 10 (3.07%) Project Management
11 10 (3.07%) SDLC
11 10 (3.07%) Unit Testing
12 9 (2.76%) Integration Testing
12 9 (2.76%) Waterfall
13 8 (2.45%) Line Management
13 8 (2.45%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (2.45%) Test Scripting
14 7 (2.15%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 165 (50.61%) C#
2 116 (35.58%) SQL
3 84 (25.77%) JavaScript
4 44 (13.50%) T-SQL
5 16 (4.91%) VBA
6 14 (4.29%) X++
7 12 (3.68%) C
8 10 (3.07%) VB
9 6 (1.84%) PHP
10 5 (1.53%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.23%) Java
12 3 (0.92%) C++
12 3 (0.92%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.92%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.92%) VBScript
13 2 (0.61%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.61%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (5.21%) Security Cleared
2 15 (4.60%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.68%) Degree
4 9 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.92%) MCITP
5 3 (0.92%) MCTS
6 2 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.61%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.31%) ISEB
7 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.31%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.53%) QA
2 3 (0.92%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.31%) SLA
3 1 (0.31%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (1.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.31%) Oozie
Vendors
1 277 (84.97%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.91%) Oracle
3 7 (2.15%) Tableau
3 7 (2.15%) Teradata
4 6 (1.84%) SAP
5 5 (1.53%) Greenplum
5 5 (1.53%) Netezza
5 5 (1.53%) Vertica
6 3 (0.92%) CheckPoint
6 3 (0.92%) DevExpress
6 3 (0.92%) Infor
6 3 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.61%) BMC
7 2 (0.61%) Citrix
7 2 (0.61%) Cognos
7 2 (0.61%) Informatica
7 2 (0.61%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.61%) Remedy
7 2 (0.61%) Sybase
7 2 (0.61%) Telerik
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