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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Developer
Rank 440 438 428
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 148 146 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.29% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.31% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 87 93
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
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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
49918 47231 45321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.83% 92.31% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32491 29236 27556
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
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 1858 1876 1985
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -28 55 £463 +8.88% 18
North West -10 26 £388 -1.58% 7
South East -11 23 £375 -11.76% 14
West Midlands +5 15 £375 -9.14% 6
Yorkshire -26 8 £383 +17.69% 4
East Midlands +1 7 £400 - 5
East of England -13 6 £398 -6.35% 3
South West +2 5 £300 - 4
North East - 2 £375 - 1
Midlands +4 1 - -
Microsoft Developer
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Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 197 (72.16%) Microsoft
2 130 (47.62%) SQL Server
3 124 (45.42%) CRM
4 123 (45.05%) Dynamics CRM
5 111 (40.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 108 (39.56%) C#
7 105 (38.46%) .NET
8 98 (35.90%) SQL
9 87 (31.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 78 (28.57%) MS Excel
11 74 (27.11%) Business Intelligence
11 74 (27.11%) JavaScript
12 67 (24.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 53 (19.41%) Agile Software Development
14 48 (17.58%) T-SQL
14 48 (17.58%) SharePoint
15 47 (17.22%) ETL
16 44 (16.12%) Finance
17 41 (15.02%) Advertising
18 39 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
18 39 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
19 36 (13.19%) ASP.NET
20 31 (11.36%) HTML
21 29 (10.62%) MDX
22 28 (10.26%) XML
22 28 (10.26%) Visual Studio
23 26 (9.52%) OLAP
23 26 (9.52%) Web Services
23 26 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
24 25 (9.16%) Migration

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 48 (17.58%) SharePoint
2 15 (5.49%) IIS
2 15 (5.49%) SharePoint 2013
3 13 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
4 10 (3.66%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.37%) CMS
5 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 78 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.59%) MS Office
3 3 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.10%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.73%) MS Project
4 2 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 123 (45.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (8.06%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (3.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.37%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.73%) Office 365
3 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.73%) HTTP
2 1 (0.37%) Intranet
2 1 (0.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 111 (40.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 87 (31.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 67 (24.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 39 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 39 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (9.52%) OLAP
6 26 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 21 (7.69%) OLAP Cube
8 12 (4.40%) MS Access
9 9 (3.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 9 (3.30%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (2.93%) Big Data
11 6 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (1.83%) Star Schema
13 4 (1.47%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.47%) QlikView
14 3 (1.10%) Oracle OLAP
14 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Power View
14 3 (1.10%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 28 (10.26%) Visual Studio
2 22 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (3.30%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (1.10%) Subversion
4 3 (1.10%) MorphX
5 2 (0.73%) Selenium
5 2 (0.73%) FitNesse
5 2 (0.73%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.73%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.73%) NUnit
6 1 (0.37%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.37%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.37%) MSTest
6 1 (0.37%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.37%) Moq
6 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 44 (16.12%) Finance
2 41 (15.02%) Advertising
3 17 (6.23%) Retail
4 14 (5.13%) Banking
5 7 (2.56%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.56%) Marketing
6 6 (2.20%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.83%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.73%) Publishing
8 2 (0.73%) Front Office
8 2 (0.73%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.73%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.73%) French Language
9 1 (0.37%) German Language
9 1 (0.37%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.37%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (38.46%) .NET
2 36 (13.19%) ASP.NET
3 31 (11.36%) HTML
4 29 (10.62%) MDX
5 28 (10.26%) XML
6 26 (9.52%) Web Services
7 24 (8.79%) .NET Framework
7 24 (8.79%) CSS
7 24 (8.79%) SOAP
8 20 (7.33%) WCF
9 19 (6.96%) jQuery
10 9 (3.30%) LINQ
11 8 (2.93%) Entity Framework
12 7 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (2.20%) REST
14 4 (1.47%) KnockoutJS
14 4 (1.47%) AngularJS
14 4 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (1.47%) JSON
15 3 (1.10%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.93%) Credit Risk
3 5 (1.83%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.10%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.10%) Data Extraction
5 3 (1.10%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.73%) User Experience
6 2 (0.73%) Market Risk
6 2 (0.73%) Statistics
6 2 (0.73%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.37%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.37%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.37%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.37%) Physics
7 1 (0.37%) NHS
7 1 (0.37%) Replication
7 1 (0.37%) FMCG
7 1 (0.37%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.37%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.66%) Windows
2 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (45.42%) CRM
2 74 (27.11%) Business Intelligence
3 53 (19.41%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (17.22%) ETL
5 25 (9.16%) Migration
6 21 (7.69%) TDD
7 19 (6.96%) MVC
8 18 (6.59%) Workflow
8 18 (6.59%) Data Modelling
9 13 (4.76%) ETL Development
10 10 (3.66%) Scrum
10 10 (3.66%) Data Migration
10 10 (3.66%) Kimball Methodology
11 9 (3.30%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (3.30%) Unit Testing
11 9 (3.30%) ERP
12 7 (2.56%) Data Protection
12 7 (2.56%) Dimensional Modelling
12 7 (2.56%) Mentoring
13 6 (2.20%) OO
Programming Languages
1 108 (39.56%) C#
2 98 (35.90%) SQL
3 74 (27.11%) JavaScript
4 48 (17.58%) T-SQL
5 13 (4.76%) X++
5 13 (4.76%) VBA
6 6 (2.20%) VB
7 5 (1.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 3 (1.10%) VB6
8 3 (1.10%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.10%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.10%) C
8 3 (1.10%) Java
9 2 (0.73%) Scala
10 1 (0.37%) R
10 1 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (3.66%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.30%) Degree
3 4 (1.47%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.10%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.10%) MCITP
5 2 (0.73%) MCP
6 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.37%) MCTS
6 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.47%) QA
2 3 (1.10%) HL7
3 2 (0.73%) COREP
4 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.10%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.37%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 197 (72.16%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.76%) Tableau
3 8 (2.93%) Oracle
4 2 (0.73%) Cognos
4 2 (0.73%) Perforce
4 2 (0.73%) Red Gate
5 1 (0.37%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.37%) Actian
5 1 (0.37%) IBM
5 1 (0.37%) Sybase
5 1 (0.37%) SAP
5 1 (0.37%) Sun
5 1 (0.37%) Informatica
5 1 (0.37%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
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