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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 462 483 440
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -43
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 150 140 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.29% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 95 100
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 £313 £294 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
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
46674 48291 46317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.89% 94.80% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 30793 30976 28892
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1388 1837 1891
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +12 62 £423 -0.58% 12
South East +16 25 £365 +4.28% 5
West Midlands -12 19 £450 +38.46% 1
South West +20 18 £425 +30.76%
North West -14 13 £438 +16.66% 2
Yorkshire +4 8 £344 +3.77% 1
North East -53 4 £310 -15.00% 1
East Midlands +2 2 - -
Microsoft Developer
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Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 266 (75.78%) Microsoft
2 202 (57.55%) CRM
3 199 (56.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 151 (43.02%) C#
5 150 (42.74%) .NET
6 130 (37.04%) SQL Server
7 122 (34.76%) SQL
8 107 (30.48%) MS Excel
9 96 (27.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 85 (24.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 79 (22.51%) JavaScript
12 74 (21.08%) Business Intelligence
13 63 (17.95%) SharePoint
13 63 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
14 57 (16.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 50 (14.25%) T-SQL
16 47 (13.39%) Finance
17 45 (12.82%) ETL
18 43 (12.25%) Data Warehouse
19 42 (11.97%) ASP.NET
20 36 (10.26%) Visual Studio
21 35 (9.97%) Web Services
22 28 (7.98%) Windows
22 28 (7.98%) BizTalk Server
23 27 (7.69%) .NET Framework
24 26 (7.41%) Migration
24 26 (7.41%) XML
25 23 (6.55%) SQL Server 2012
25 23 (6.55%) Workflow
25 23 (6.55%) Advertising

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 63 (17.95%) SharePoint
2 28 (7.98%) BizTalk Server
3 15 (4.27%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (1.42%) IIS
6 3 (0.85%) SAS
7 2 (0.57%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 107 (30.48%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.99%) MS Office
3 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.57%) SPSS
4 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.28%) MS Project
4 1 (0.28%) Simulink
4 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 199 (56.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (3.99%) Dynamics AX
2 14 (3.99%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.57%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.28%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.28%) Office 365
2 1 (0.28%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.85%) HTTP
2 2 (0.57%) DNS
2 2 (0.57%) Firewall
2 2 (0.57%) HTTPS
2 2 (0.57%) SAN
2 2 (0.57%) SSL
2 2 (0.57%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.28%) CTI
3 1 (0.28%) FTP
3 1 (0.28%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 96 (27.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 85 (24.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 57 (16.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 43 (12.25%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (6.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 21 (5.98%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (3.99%) Power BI
8 14 (3.99%) QlikView
8 14 (3.99%) Relational Database
9 13 (3.70%) MS Access
10 8 (2.28%) OLAP
11 7 (1.99%) Big Data
11 7 (1.99%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (1.71%) Data Mart
13 5 (1.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (1.42%) OLAP Cube
14 4 (1.14%) Hadoop
14 4 (1.14%) RDBMS
14 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 36 (10.26%) Visual Studio
2 18 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.28%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (1.71%) JIRA
5 5 (1.42%) Eclipse
5 5 (1.42%) SpecFlow
6 3 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (0.57%) Fiddler
7 2 (0.57%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.57%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.57%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.57%) MSTest
7 2 (0.57%) NUnit
7 2 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.57%) Selenium
7 2 (0.57%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 47 (13.39%) Finance
2 23 (6.55%) Advertising
3 14 (3.99%) Marketing
4 7 (1.99%) Banking
5 6 (1.71%) Retail
6 4 (1.14%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.57%) Electronics
8 2 (0.57%) Military
8 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.28%) Automotive
9 1 (0.28%) Back Office
9 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.28%) Games
9 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.28%) Law
9 1 (0.28%) Legal
9 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (42.74%) .NET
2 42 (11.97%) ASP.NET
3 35 (9.97%) Web Services
4 27 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 26 (7.41%) XML
6 20 (5.70%) HTML
7 19 (5.41%) REST
7 19 (5.41%) WCF
8 17 (4.84%) jQuery
9 16 (4.56%) CSS
9 16 (4.56%) MDX
10 13 (3.70%) Entity Framework
11 12 (3.42%) SOAP
12 11 (3.13%) Ajax
12 11 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (2.85%) ADO.NET
13 10 (2.85%) WPF
14 7 (1.99%) HTML5
15 6 (1.71%) WinForms
16 4 (1.14%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 14 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.42%) Virtual Team
3 9 (2.56%) Data Integration
4 6 (1.71%) Visualisation
5 5 (1.42%) Data Extraction
5 5 (1.42%) Derivative
5 5 (1.42%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.14%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.85%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.85%) Credit Risk
7 3 (0.85%) Data Conversion
7 3 (0.85%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (0.85%) NHS
7 3 (0.85%) Smartcard
8 2 (0.57%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.57%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.57%) FMCG
8 2 (0.57%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 28 (7.98%) Windows
2 6 (1.71%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.57%) Windows 8
4 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (57.55%) CRM
2 74 (21.08%) Business Intelligence
3 63 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (12.82%) ETL
5 26 (7.41%) Migration
6 23 (6.55%) Workflow
7 21 (5.98%) Data Modelling
8 20 (5.70%) ERP
9 19 (5.41%) Waterfall
10 17 (4.84%) Data Migration
11 13 (3.70%) Test Scripting
12 12 (3.42%) Analytics
12 12 (3.42%) Scrum
12 12 (3.42%) Unit Testing
13 11 (3.13%) Virtual Team Management
14 10 (2.85%) Kimball Methodology
14 10 (2.85%) Performance Tuning
14 10 (2.85%) TDD
15 9 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (2.28%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 151 (43.02%) C#
2 122 (34.76%) SQL
3 79 (22.51%) JavaScript
4 50 (14.25%) T-SQL
5 17 (4.84%) VBA
6 10 (2.85%) PowerShell
7 7 (1.99%) Java
8 6 (1.71%) C
8 6 (1.71%) Python
9 5 (1.42%) C++
9 5 (1.42%) VB
9 5 (1.42%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.14%) PHP
11 3 (0.85%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.57%) Ruby
12 2 (0.57%) VBScript
12 2 (0.57%) X++
12 2 (0.57%) XAML
13 1 (0.28%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (3.99%) Security Cleared
2 13 (3.70%) Degree
3 11 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.85%) MCITP
7 2 (0.57%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.57%) MCTS
8 1 (0.28%) ISEB
8 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.28%) MCSD
8 1 (0.28%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.85%) Data Quality
1 3 (0.85%) QA
2 2 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.57%) SLA
2 2 (0.57%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.28%) DBAmp
Vendors
1 266 (75.78%) Microsoft
2 12 (3.42%) Oracle
3 8 (2.28%) Tableau
4 5 (1.42%) Pegasus
4 5 (1.42%) Teradata
5 3 (0.85%) Sybase
6 2 (0.57%) Citrix
6 2 (0.57%) Facebook
6 2 (0.57%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.57%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (0.57%) Remedy
6 2 (0.57%) Sage
6 2 (0.57%) SAP
6 2 (0.57%) Telerik
6 2 (0.57%) Twitter
7 1 (0.28%) Cognos
7 1 (0.28%) Informatica
7 1 (0.28%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.28%) Nintex
7 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
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