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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Developer
UK / England
Rank 374 451 420
Rank change year-on-year
+77 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 200 144 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.31% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.33% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 101 131
Median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.00 -

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
39269 44133 43974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.89% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25773 28481 28114
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1341 1605 1770
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.12% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +35 83 £438 +2.94% 14
West Midlands +26 36 £400 +28.00% 9
South East +27 25 £390 +0.64% 3
North West +35 24 £375 -3.84% 7
South West -1 12 £450 +24.13% 3
Yorkshire +10 10 £475 +35.71% 2
East Midlands +5 4 £400 +95.12% 4
East of England -2 4 £425 +18.05% 2
North East -27 3 £425 +21.42% 1
Microsoft Developer
UK

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 372 (90.95%) Microsoft
2 219 (53.55%) .NET
3 207 (50.61%) CRM
3 207 (50.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 194 (47.43%) C#
5 147 (35.94%) SQL Server
6 128 (31.30%) SQL
7 121 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
8 114 (27.87%) JavaScript
9 102 (24.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 94 (22.98%) Business Intelligence
11 86 (21.03%) Advertising
12 83 (20.29%) MS Excel
13 79 (19.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 75 (18.34%) HTML
15 70 (17.11%) CSS
16 69 (16.87%) WCF
17 66 (16.14%) Finance
18 64 (15.65%) ASP.NET
19 59 (14.43%) Web Services
19 59 (14.43%) Team Foundation Server
20 55 (13.45%) Migration
21 54 (13.20%) SQL Server 2008
22 53 (12.96%) Visual Studio
22 53 (12.96%) Dynamics AX
23 52 (12.71%) MVC
23 52 (12.71%) Microsoft Azure
24 51 (12.47%) .NET Framework
25 49 (11.98%) T-SQL
26 46 (11.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 43 (10.51%) SharePoint
2 31 (7.58%) IIS
3 26 (6.36%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (1.22%) SAS
6 3 (0.73%) CMS
6 3 (0.73%) FileNet
6 3 (0.73%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.49%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.24%) Mule
8 1 (0.24%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 83 (20.29%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.67%) MS Office
3 8 (1.96%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.22%) MS Project
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 207 (50.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 53 (12.96%) Dynamics AX
3 21 (5.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 52 (12.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (4.89%) PaaS
3 17 (4.16%) IaaS
3 17 (4.16%) Office 365
4 8 (1.96%) Boomi
5 3 (0.73%) SaaS
6 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.24%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.49%) DNS
1 2 (0.49%) HTTP
1 2 (0.49%) Internet
1 2 (0.49%) Intranet
1 2 (0.49%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (35.94%) SQL Server
2 102 (24.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 79 (19.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 54 (13.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 46 (11.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 37 (9.05%) Data Warehouse
7 29 (7.09%) MS Access
8 24 (5.87%) Power BI
9 23 (5.62%) SQL Server 2012
10 16 (3.91%) SQL Server 2014
11 14 (3.42%) Big Data
12 10 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (1.71%) SQL Server 2000
14 5 (1.22%) MySQL
15 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (0.98%) OLAP
16 3 (0.73%) NoSQL
16 3 (0.73%) OLAP Cube
16 3 (0.73%) Oracle Database
17 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 59 (14.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 53 (12.96%) Visual Studio
3 24 (5.87%) Visual Studio Team System
4 19 (4.65%) JIRA
5 4 (0.98%) NUnit
5 4 (0.98%) Selenium
5 4 (0.98%) SpecFlow
6 3 (0.73%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.73%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.49%) Bower
7 2 (0.49%) gulp
7 2 (0.49%) MorphX
7 2 (0.49%) MSI
7 2 (0.49%) WiX
8 1 (0.24%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.24%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.24%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.24%) Moq
8 1 (0.24%) MSTest
8 1 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 86 (21.03%) Advertising
2 66 (16.14%) Finance
3 22 (5.38%) Manufacturing
4 12 (2.93%) Retail
5 11 (2.69%) Marketing
6 10 (2.44%) Banking
7 5 (1.22%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.73%) Back Office
9 2 (0.49%) Law
9 2 (0.49%) Publishing
10 1 (0.24%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.24%) French Language
10 1 (0.24%) Games
10 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.24%) German Language
10 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.24%) Legal
10 1 (0.24%) Military
10 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (53.55%) .NET
2 75 (18.34%) HTML
3 70 (17.11%) CSS
4 69 (16.87%) WCF
5 64 (15.65%) ASP.NET
6 59 (14.43%) Web Services
7 51 (12.47%) .NET Framework
8 39 (9.54%) ASP.NET Web API
9 33 (8.07%) AngularJS
10 27 (6.60%) jQuery
11 26 (6.36%) XML
12 25 (6.11%) ASP.NET MVC
13 22 (5.38%) HTML5
14 20 (4.89%) CSS3
15 16 (3.91%) Ajax
15 16 (3.91%) Entity Framework
16 14 (3.42%) SOAP
17 12 (2.93%) MDX
18 10 (2.44%) LINQ
18 10 (2.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (4.40%) Data Conversion
2 9 (2.20%) N-Tier
3 6 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (0.98%) Data Integration
4 4 (0.98%) Mobile App
4 4 (0.98%) Visualisation
5 3 (0.73%) Computer Science
5 3 (0.73%) NHS
6 2 (0.49%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.49%) User Experience
7 1 (0.24%) Fintech
7 1 (0.24%) IVR
7 1 (0.24%) Kinect
7 1 (0.24%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.24%) Replication
7 1 (0.24%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.24%) Social Media
7 1 (0.24%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 39 (9.54%) Windows
2 5 (1.22%) Windows 10
2 5 (1.22%) Windows XP
3 3 (0.73%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.24%) Linux
4 1 (0.24%) Solaris
4 1 (0.24%) Windows CE
4 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (50.61%) CRM
2 121 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (22.98%) Business Intelligence
4 55 (13.45%) Migration
5 52 (12.71%) MVC
6 41 (10.02%) TDD
7 40 (9.78%) Scrum
8 35 (8.56%) ETL
9 28 (6.85%) Data Migration
10 24 (5.87%) ERP
11 17 (4.16%) Logistics
11 17 (4.16%) Workflow
12 14 (3.42%) Unit Testing
13 13 (3.18%) Data Mapping
14 12 (2.93%) Analytics
15 11 (2.69%) OOP
15 11 (2.69%) Test Scripting
16 10 (2.44%) Integration Testing
16 10 (2.44%) OO
16 10 (2.44%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 194 (47.43%) C#
2 128 (31.30%) SQL
3 114 (27.87%) JavaScript
4 49 (11.98%) T-SQL
5 30 (7.33%) VBA
6 28 (6.85%) X++
7 16 (3.91%) VB.NET
8 14 (3.42%) C
9 12 (2.93%) Java
10 10 (2.44%) VB
11 7 (1.71%) C++
11 7 (1.71%) PHP
12 6 (1.47%) VB6
13 3 (0.73%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 2 (0.49%) Perl
14 2 (0.49%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.49%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.49%) Python
15 1 (0.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (8.07%) Security Cleared
2 28 (6.85%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.18%) DV Cleared
4 8 (1.96%) Degree
5 6 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.73%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.49%) MCTS
8 1 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.24%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.24%) ISEB
8 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.24%) MCAD
8 1 (0.24%) MCITP
8 1 (0.24%) MCP
8 1 (0.24%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.69%) QA
2 2 (0.49%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.98%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 372 (90.95%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.18%) Greenplum
2 13 (3.18%) Netezza
2 13 (3.18%) Teradata
2 13 (3.18%) Vertica
3 11 (2.69%) Oracle
4 8 (1.96%) Dell
5 5 (1.22%) Cognos
6 3 (0.73%) DevExpress
6 3 (0.73%) Lotus
6 3 (0.73%) SAP
6 3 (0.73%) Tableau
7 2 (0.49%) BMC
7 2 (0.49%) MuleSoft
7 2 (0.49%) Remedy
8 1 (0.24%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.24%) Concur
8 1 (0.24%) Infor
8 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.24%) Twitter
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