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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 472 469 422
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -47
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 158 147 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.28% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.30% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 104 100
Median daily rate £438 £398 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.92% -6.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £293 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 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
47342 48920 45504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.83% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31086 31590 28112
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 £590 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1402 1847 1880
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.61 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +1 60 £450 +5.88% 7
South East 0 28 £350 -6.66% 5
West Midlands -15 22 £450 +38.46%
North West -4 18 £450 +20.00% 6
South West +9 12 £431 +46.80% 1
Yorkshire 0 7 £375 +13.20% 2
East of England +13 4 £425 +9.25%
Midlands -3 3 £500 -
East Midlands -1 2 - - 2
North East -43 2 £351 -5.27% 3
Microsoft Developer
UK

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 271 (77.21%) Microsoft
2 200 (56.98%) CRM
3 198 (56.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 155 (44.16%) C#
5 151 (43.02%) .NET
6 127 (36.18%) SQL Server
7 124 (35.33%) SQL
8 107 (30.48%) MS Excel
9 91 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 83 (23.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 75 (21.37%) Business Intelligence
12 74 (21.08%) JavaScript
13 63 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
14 60 (17.09%) SharePoint
15 53 (15.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 47 (13.39%) Finance
17 44 (12.54%) ASP.NET
18 43 (12.25%) T-SQL
19 42 (11.97%) ETL
20 41 (11.68%) Visual Studio
21 39 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
22 35 (9.97%) Web Services
23 34 (9.69%) Migration
24 27 (7.69%) XML
24 27 (7.69%) Windows
24 27 (7.69%) HTML
25 26 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
25 26 (7.41%) .NET Framework
26 24 (6.84%) SQL Server 2008
26 24 (6.84%) Data Migration

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 60 (17.09%) SharePoint
2 26 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (1.42%) IIS
6 3 (0.85%) SAS
6 3 (0.85%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.28%) Apache
7 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.28%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.28%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.28%) NServiceBus
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
1 198 (56.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (4.56%) Dynamics AX
2 16 (4.56%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.57%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.28%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.85%) Office 365
2 3 (0.85%) Yammer
3 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.28%) IaaS
3 1 (0.28%) PaaS
3 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.85%) HTTP
2 2 (0.57%) DNS
2 2 (0.57%) Firewall
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
1 127 (36.18%) SQL Server
2 91 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 83 (23.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 53 (15.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 39 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (6.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 22 (6.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (3.99%) Power BI
9 13 (3.70%) MS Access
9 13 (3.70%) QlikView
10 11 (3.13%) Relational Database
11 8 (2.28%) OLAP
11 8 (2.28%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (1.99%) Big Data
13 6 (1.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 5 (1.42%) Hadoop
14 5 (1.42%) SQL Server 2014
15 4 (1.14%) Data Mart
15 4 (1.14%) OLAP Cube
15 4 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 41 (11.68%) Visual Studio
2 18 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (1.42%) Eclipse
4 5 (1.42%) JIRA
5 4 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.85%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (0.57%) Fiddler
7 2 (0.57%) Jasmine
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%) Subversion
8 1 (0.28%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (0.28%) WiX
General
1 47 (13.39%) Finance
2 23 (6.55%) Advertising
3 16 (4.56%) Marketing
4 10 (2.85%) Retail
5 6 (1.71%) Banking
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%) Legal
9 1 (0.28%) Local Government
9 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (43.02%) .NET
2 44 (12.54%) ASP.NET
3 35 (9.97%) Web Services
4 27 (7.69%) HTML
4 27 (7.69%) XML
5 26 (7.41%) .NET Framework
6 21 (5.98%) CSS
7 20 (5.70%) REST
7 20 (5.70%) WCF
8 14 (3.99%) Entity Framework
9 13 (3.70%) jQuery
9 13 (3.70%) SOAP
10 12 (3.42%) Ajax
10 12 (3.42%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (3.42%) MDX
11 10 (2.85%) WPF
12 9 (2.56%) ADO.NET
13 8 (2.28%) HTML5
14 7 (1.99%) WinForms
15 5 (1.42%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.28%) Data Integration
2 8 (2.28%) Visualisation
3 5 (1.42%) Derivative
3 5 (1.42%) N-Tier
3 5 (1.42%) Virtual Team
4 4 (1.14%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.14%) Management Information System
5 3 (0.85%) Credit Risk
5 3 (0.85%) Data Conversion
5 3 (0.85%) Data Extraction
5 3 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (0.85%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (0.85%) NHS
6 2 (0.57%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.57%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.57%) Replication
6 2 (0.57%) Smartcard
6 2 (0.57%) Statistics
6 2 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (7.69%) Windows
2 4 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (0.85%) Windows Server
3 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (56.98%) CRM
2 75 (21.37%) Business Intelligence
3 63 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (11.97%) ETL
5 34 (9.69%) Migration
6 24 (6.84%) Data Migration
7 22 (6.27%) Workflow
8 20 (5.70%) Waterfall
9 18 (5.13%) Data Modelling
10 13 (3.70%) Line Management
10 13 (3.70%) Scrum
11 11 (3.13%) Analytics
11 11 (3.13%) Test Scripting
12 10 (2.85%) ERP
12 10 (2.85%) Unit Testing
13 9 (2.56%) Kimball Methodology
13 9 (2.56%) MVC
14 8 (2.28%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (2.28%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (2.28%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 155 (44.16%) C#
2 124 (35.33%) SQL
3 74 (21.08%) JavaScript
4 43 (12.25%) T-SQL
5 18 (5.13%) VBA
6 9 (2.56%) PowerShell
7 8 (2.28%) C
8 7 (1.99%) VB
9 6 (1.71%) Python
10 5 (1.42%) Java
10 5 (1.42%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.14%) C++
11 4 (1.14%) PHP
11 4 (1.14%) X++
12 3 (0.85%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.85%) VBScript
13 2 (0.57%) Ruby
13 2 (0.57%) XAML
14 1 (0.28%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (4.56%) Degree
2 13 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.85%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.57%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.57%) MCITP
6 2 (0.57%) MCTS
7 1 (0.28%) ISEB
7 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.28%) MCSD
7 1 (0.28%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.85%) QA
2 2 (0.57%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.57%) SLA
2 2 (0.57%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (1.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.28%) Oozie
Vendors
1 271 (77.21%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.99%) Oracle
3 8 (2.28%) Tableau
4 5 (1.42%) Pegasus
4 5 (1.42%) SAP
4 5 (1.42%) Teradata
5 3 (0.85%) Infor
5 3 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (0.85%) Sybase
6 2 (0.57%) CheckPoint
6 2 (0.57%) Citrix
6 2 (0.57%) Cognos
6 2 (0.57%) Informatica
6 2 (0.57%) Infragistics
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%) Telerik
7 1 (0.28%) Ab Initio
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