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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 387 482 418
Rank change year-on-year
+95 -64
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 227 148 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.29% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.31% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 106 155
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £385
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -3.89%
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
43326 47716 48151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.50% 94.87% 93.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 28578 30875 30978
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1509 1842 2016
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +5.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +45 91 £450 +2.85% 12
West Midlands +33 48 £400 +14.28% 4
South East +26 25 £400 +4.91% 8
North West +20 22 £400 -8.57% 6
North East -33 11 £413 +17.85% 1
South West 0 10 £410 +9.33% 1
Yorkshire +20 9 £400 +14.28%
East Midlands +4 6 £400 +32.23%
East of England -3 6 £425 +21.34%
Microsoft Developer
UK

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 356 (89.45%) Microsoft
2 215 (54.02%) .NET
3 196 (49.25%) C#
4 194 (48.74%) CRM
4 194 (48.74%) Dynamics CRM
5 140 (35.18%) SQL
6 128 (32.16%) SQL Server
7 119 (29.90%) Agile Software Development
8 114 (28.64%) JavaScript
9 91 (22.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 87 (21.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 80 (20.10%) Business Intelligence
12 79 (19.85%) MS Excel
12 79 (19.85%) Advertising
13 71 (17.84%) HTML
14 66 (16.58%) ASP.NET
15 63 (15.83%) CSS
16 58 (14.57%) Migration
17 57 (14.32%) Finance
18 52 (13.07%) T-SQL
19 50 (12.56%) MVC
20 49 (12.31%) Visual Studio
21 48 (12.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 44 (11.06%) Team Foundation Server
23 43 (10.80%) Web Services
24 41 (10.30%) WCF
24 41 (10.30%) .NET Framework
25 39 (9.80%) Dynamics AX
26 37 (9.30%) Data Migration
27 36 (9.05%) Microsoft Azure

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 26 (6.53%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.27%) IIS
3 11 (2.76%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (1.51%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (1.26%) SAS
6 4 (1.01%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.75%) CMS
7 3 (0.75%) FileNet
7 3 (0.75%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.50%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.25%) Apache
9 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.25%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.25%) Mule
9 1 (0.25%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 79 (19.85%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.01%) MS Office
3 6 (1.51%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.50%) SPSS
5 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 194 (48.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (9.80%) Dynamics AX
3 23 (5.78%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.50%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (9.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (4.27%) Office 365
3 7 (1.76%) Boomi
4 4 (1.01%) PaaS
4 4 (1.01%) SaaS
4 4 (1.01%) Yammer
5 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.50%) DNS
1 2 (0.50%) HTTP
1 2 (0.50%) Internet
1 2 (0.50%) Intranet
1 2 (0.50%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (32.16%) SQL Server
2 91 (22.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 87 (21.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 48 (12.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 36 (9.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 35 (8.79%) Data Warehouse
7 29 (7.29%) Power BI
8 21 (5.28%) MS Access
9 20 (5.03%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (3.77%) Big Data
11 9 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (2.01%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (1.26%) OLAP
13 5 (1.26%) Relational Database
13 5 (1.26%) SQL Server 2000
14 4 (1.01%) MySQL
14 4 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
15 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 3 (0.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 49 (12.31%) Visual Studio
2 44 (11.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (5.53%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (1.01%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.01%) NUnit
4 4 (1.01%) Selenium
4 4 (1.01%) SpecFlow
5 3 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.50%) Bower
6 2 (0.50%) gulp
6 2 (0.50%) MSI
6 2 (0.50%) Subversion
6 2 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.50%) WiX
7 1 (0.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.25%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.25%) Moq
7 1 (0.25%) MSTest
7 1 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 79 (19.85%) Advertising
2 57 (14.32%) Finance
3 22 (5.53%) Manufacturing
4 12 (3.02%) Marketing
4 12 (3.02%) Retail
5 10 (2.51%) Banking
6 5 (1.26%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.75%) Back Office
7 3 (0.75%) Publishing
8 2 (0.50%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.50%) Law
9 1 (0.25%) Electronics
9 1 (0.25%) French Language
9 1 (0.25%) Games
9 1 (0.25%) German Language
9 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.25%) Legal
9 1 (0.25%) Local Government
9 1 (0.25%) Military
9 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (54.02%) .NET
2 71 (17.84%) HTML
3 66 (16.58%) ASP.NET
4 63 (15.83%) CSS
5 43 (10.80%) Web Services
6 41 (10.30%) .NET Framework
6 41 (10.30%) WCF
7 32 (8.04%) AngularJS
8 31 (7.79%) jQuery
9 30 (7.54%) ASP.NET Web API
10 29 (7.29%) XML
11 25 (6.28%) ASP.NET MVC
11 25 (6.28%) HTML5
12 22 (5.53%) CSS3
13 17 (4.27%) Entity Framework
14 15 (3.77%) Ajax
15 14 (3.52%) SOAP
16 12 (3.02%) MDX
17 11 (2.76%) RESTful
18 10 (2.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.02%) Data Conversion
2 13 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.26%) N-Tier
4 6 (1.51%) Data Integration
4 6 (1.51%) Visualisation
5 5 (1.26%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.01%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.75%) Replication
8 2 (0.50%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.50%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.50%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.50%) NHS
9 1 (0.25%) Fintech
9 1 (0.25%) IVR
9 1 (0.25%) Kinect
9 1 (0.25%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.25%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.25%) User Experience
9 1 (0.25%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.25%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 21 (5.28%) Windows
2 3 (0.75%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.50%) Windows 10
3 2 (0.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.25%) Linux
4 1 (0.25%) Solaris
4 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (48.74%) CRM
2 119 (29.90%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (20.10%) Business Intelligence
4 58 (14.57%) Migration
5 50 (12.56%) MVC
6 37 (9.30%) Data Migration
7 36 (9.05%) ETL
8 23 (5.78%) Scrum
8 23 (5.78%) TDD
9 21 (5.28%) Workflow
10 13 (3.27%) Integration Testing
11 12 (3.02%) Data Mapping
11 12 (3.02%) Unit Testing
12 11 (2.76%) Analytics
12 11 (2.76%) OO
12 11 (2.76%) SDLC
13 10 (2.51%) OOP
13 10 (2.51%) Test Scripting
13 10 (2.51%) Waterfall
14 9 (2.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 196 (49.25%) C#
2 140 (35.18%) SQL
3 114 (28.64%) JavaScript
4 52 (13.07%) T-SQL
5 28 (7.04%) X++
6 25 (6.28%) VBA
7 17 (4.27%) C
8 12 (3.02%) Java
9 11 (2.76%) VB.NET
10 10 (2.51%) VB
11 7 (1.76%) C++
11 7 (1.76%) PHP
12 3 (0.75%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.75%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.75%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.75%) VB6
13 2 (0.50%) Perl
13 2 (0.50%) Python
13 2 (0.50%) VBScript
14 1 (0.25%) R
Qualifications
1 26 (6.53%) Security Cleared
2 22 (5.53%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.02%) Degree
4 9 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.76%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.75%) MCITP
6 3 (0.75%) MCTS
7 2 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.25%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.25%) ISEB
8 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.25%) MCAD
8 1 (0.25%) MCP
8 1 (0.25%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.76%) QA
2 3 (0.75%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.25%) Oozie
1 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 356 (89.45%) Microsoft
2 15 (3.77%) Oracle
3 12 (3.02%) Teradata
4 11 (2.76%) Greenplum
4 11 (2.76%) Netezza
4 11 (2.76%) Vertica
5 7 (1.76%) Dell
6 6 (1.51%) Cognos
6 6 (1.51%) SAP
6 6 (1.51%) Tableau
7 4 (1.01%) Infor
7 4 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.75%) CheckPoint
8 3 (0.75%) DevExpress
8 3 (0.75%) Lotus
9 2 (0.50%) BMC
9 2 (0.50%) Informatica
9 2 (0.50%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.50%) Remedy
9 2 (0.50%) Sage
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