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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 446 470 453
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 185 162 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.32% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 121 95
Median daily rate £428 £403 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.21% -5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £321 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £500 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 - -
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
46888 50234 48267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.74% 94.99% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30895 32536 29727
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1440 1905 1932
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.12 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -3 67 £450 - 7
South East +11 32 £390 +4.00% 2
West Midlands -15 25 £450 +20.00% 3
North West +6 22 £450 +16.12% 4
East of England +25 14 £438 +1.68%
South West +16 10 £439 +40.40% 3
Yorkshire +7 8 £395 +3.26% 2
Midlands -7 3 £500 -
North East -20 2 £358 -4.60%
East Midlands -3 1 - - 1
Microsoft Developer
UK

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 264 (77.88%) Microsoft
2 196 (57.82%) CRM
2 196 (57.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 153 (45.13%) C#
4 148 (43.66%) .NET
5 123 (36.28%) SQL Server
5 123 (36.28%) SQL
6 95 (28.02%) MS Excel
7 86 (25.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 83 (24.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 71 (20.94%) JavaScript
10 66 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
11 63 (18.58%) Business Intelligence
12 51 (15.04%) SharePoint
13 50 (14.75%) Visual Studio
14 44 (12.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 42 (12.39%) ASP.NET
16 41 (12.09%) T-SQL
16 41 (12.09%) Finance
17 35 (10.32%) Web Services
18 33 (9.73%) Migration
19 32 (9.44%) ETL
20 31 (9.14%) Advertising
21 30 (8.85%) Data Warehouse
21 30 (8.85%) Windows
22 26 (7.67%) SQL Server 2008
23 25 (7.37%) .NET Framework
23 25 (7.37%) HTML
24 24 (7.08%) Data Migration
25 21 (6.19%) BizTalk Server

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 51 (15.04%) SharePoint
2 21 (6.19%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (2.06%) IIS
4 6 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.88%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.29%) Apache
7 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.29%) CMS
7 1 (0.29%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.29%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.29%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 95 (28.02%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.47%) MS Office
3 2 (0.59%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.59%) SPSS
4 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) MS Project
4 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 196 (57.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (4.42%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (3.83%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.59%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.29%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.47%) Office 365
3 3 (0.88%) Yammer
4 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.29%) IaaS
4 1 (0.29%) PaaS
4 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.59%) DNS
1 2 (0.59%) Internet
1 2 (0.59%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.29%) CTI
2 1 (0.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (36.28%) SQL Server
2 86 (25.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 83 (24.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 44 (12.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 30 (8.85%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (7.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (5.31%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (4.42%) MS Access
9 11 (3.24%) Power BI
10 10 (2.95%) Relational Database
11 9 (2.65%) QlikView
12 8 (2.36%) Big Data
12 8 (2.36%) OLAP
12 8 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (1.18%) Hadoop
14 4 (1.18%) OLAP Cube
14 4 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (0.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 50 (14.75%) Visual Studio
2 18 (5.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (5.01%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (2.06%) SpecFlow
5 5 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (1.47%) Selenium
6 4 (1.18%) NUnit
7 3 (0.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (0.88%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.88%) Jasmine
7 3 (0.88%) JIRA
7 3 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.59%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.59%) MSI
8 2 (0.59%) MSTest
8 2 (0.59%) WiX
9 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.29%) Subversion
9 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 41 (12.09%) Finance
2 31 (9.14%) Advertising
3 17 (5.01%) Marketing
4 11 (3.24%) Retail
5 9 (2.65%) Banking
6 6 (1.77%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.47%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.88%) Military
9 2 (0.59%) Electronics
9 2 (0.59%) Games
9 2 (0.59%) Publishing
9 2 (0.59%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.29%) Automotive
10 1 (0.29%) Back Office
10 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.29%) French Language
10 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.29%) German Language
10 1 (0.29%) Legal
10 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (43.66%) .NET
2 42 (12.39%) ASP.NET
3 35 (10.32%) Web Services
4 25 (7.37%) .NET Framework
4 25 (7.37%) HTML
5 20 (5.90%) CSS
5 20 (5.90%) WCF
6 19 (5.60%) jQuery
6 19 (5.60%) XML
7 15 (4.42%) Ajax
8 13 (3.83%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (3.83%) REST
8 13 (3.83%) SOAP
9 12 (3.54%) Entity Framework
10 10 (2.95%) MDX
11 8 (2.36%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (2.06%) HTML5
12 7 (2.06%) WinForms
13 6 (1.77%) KnockoutJS
13 6 (1.77%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.06%) Data Integration
3 6 (1.77%) N-Tier
4 5 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.47%) Derivative
4 5 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.18%) Data Conversion
5 4 (1.18%) NHS
6 3 (0.88%) Credit Risk
6 3 (0.88%) Data Extraction
6 3 (0.88%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (0.88%) User Experience
6 3 (0.88%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.59%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.59%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.59%) IVR
7 2 (0.59%) Market Risk
7 2 (0.59%) Replication
7 2 (0.59%) Smartcard
7 2 (0.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (8.85%) Windows
2 4 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (0.88%) Windows Server
3 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (57.82%) CRM
2 66 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (18.58%) Business Intelligence
4 33 (9.73%) Migration
5 32 (9.44%) ETL
6 24 (7.08%) Data Migration
7 18 (5.31%) Workflow
8 15 (4.42%) Scrum
8 15 (4.42%) Waterfall
9 14 (4.13%) MVC
10 11 (3.24%) TDD
11 10 (2.95%) Project Management
12 9 (2.65%) Data Modelling
12 9 (2.65%) Integration Testing
12 9 (2.65%) OO
12 9 (2.65%) Test Scripting
13 8 (2.36%) Data Management
13 8 (2.36%) Line Management
13 8 (2.36%) Unit Testing
14 7 (2.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 153 (45.13%) C#
2 123 (36.28%) SQL
3 71 (20.94%) JavaScript
4 41 (12.09%) T-SQL
5 19 (5.60%) VBA
6 10 (2.95%) VB
7 9 (2.65%) C
8 7 (2.06%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.77%) X++
10 5 (1.47%) PHP
10 5 (1.47%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.18%) Java
11 4 (1.18%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.88%) C++
12 3 (0.88%) VBScript
13 2 (0.59%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.59%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (4.13%) Degree
1 14 (4.13%) Security Cleared
2 11 (3.24%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (0.88%) MCITP
4 3 (0.88%) MCTS
5 2 (0.59%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.59%) ISEB
6 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.88%) QA
2 2 (0.59%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.59%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.29%) Oozie
Vendors
1 264 (77.88%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.31%) Oracle
3 7 (2.06%) Tableau
3 7 (2.06%) Teradata
4 6 (1.77%) SAP
5 3 (0.88%) CheckPoint
5 3 (0.88%) Infor
5 3 (0.88%) Remedy
5 3 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (0.88%) Sybase
6 2 (0.59%) BMC
6 2 (0.59%) Citrix
6 2 (0.59%) DevExpress
6 2 (0.59%) Greenplum
6 2 (0.59%) Informatica
6 2 (0.59%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.59%) Netezza
6 2 (0.59%) Sage
6 2 (0.59%) Telerik
6 2 (0.59%) Vertica
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 5 days ago
South East England
Nigel Frank International
Rate: 400
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £434.99 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Leicester
Rate: From £25,700 to £55,750 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago