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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Developer
Rank 409 441 442
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 148 98 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.24% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 65 44
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£400 £394 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £314 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £31.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.25 -
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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
42131 41322 38316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.43% 92.67% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26842 25081 22205
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1651 1833 2326
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.09 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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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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 +58 77 £427 -5.11% 26
South East -11 24 £358 -2.05% 12
West Midlands +7 12 £340 -16.56% 8
South West -14 11 £325 -18.75% 7
Yorkshire -8 10 £390 +20.00% 10
East of England -3 5 £389 +11.07% 3
North West -5 4 £325 -7.14% 6
North East -11 2 £330 -25.42%
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Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 236 (75.16%) Microsoft
2 178 (56.69%) CRM
2 178 (56.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 143 (45.54%) SQL Server
4 137 (43.63%) .NET
5 122 (38.85%) SQL
6 104 (33.12%) C#
6 104 (33.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 93 (29.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 86 (27.39%) JavaScript
9 67 (21.34%) SharePoint
10 66 (21.02%) MS Excel
11 61 (19.43%) Business Intelligence
12 60 (19.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 56 (17.83%) ASP.NET
14 54 (17.20%) T-SQL
15 51 (16.24%) Agile Software Development
16 49 (15.61%) HTML
17 48 (15.29%) SQL Server 2008
18 40 (12.74%) Advertising
19 39 (12.42%) CSS
20 36 (11.46%) Web Services
21 34 (10.83%) ETL
21 34 (10.83%) Finance
22 32 (10.19%) Visual Studio
22 32 (10.19%) WCF
22 32 (10.19%) Dynamics AX
22 32 (10.19%) SQL Server 2012
23 31 (9.87%) .NET Framework
24 30 (9.55%) MDX

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 67 (21.34%) SharePoint
2 18 (5.73%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (4.46%) SharePoint 2013
4 12 (3.82%) IIS
5 3 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.32%) Moodle
6 1 (0.32%) Drupal
Applications
1 66 (21.02%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.18%) MS Office
3 6 (1.91%) PowerPivot
4 4 (1.27%) MS Project
5 2 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.32%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 178 (56.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (10.19%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.27%) PaaS
3 3 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (45.54%) SQL Server
2 104 (33.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 93 (29.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 60 (19.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 48 (15.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 32 (10.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 22 (7.01%) OLAP
8 21 (6.69%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (6.37%) MS Access
10 19 (6.05%) SQL Server 2005
11 15 (4.78%) OLAP Cube
12 14 (4.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 8 (2.55%) Oracle Database
14 6 (1.91%) QlikView
15 5 (1.59%) Relational Database
15 5 (1.59%) Oracle OLAP
16 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
16 4 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
16 4 (1.27%) Star Schema
16 4 (1.27%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 32 (10.19%) Visual Studio
2 12 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (3.18%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (1.27%) MSTest
5 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.64%) ERwin
6 2 (0.64%) Subversion
6 2 (0.64%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.64%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.32%) Moq
7 1 (0.32%) MorphX
7 1 (0.32%) JUnit
General
1 40 (12.74%) Advertising
2 34 (10.83%) Finance
3 13 (4.14%) Banking
4 5 (1.59%) Front Office
5 4 (1.27%) Retail
6 3 (0.96%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.96%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.96%) Publishing
7 2 (0.64%) Legal
7 2 (0.64%) Marketing
8 1 (0.32%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.32%) Games
8 1 (0.32%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (43.63%) .NET
2 56 (17.83%) ASP.NET
3 49 (15.61%) HTML
4 39 (12.42%) CSS
5 36 (11.46%) Web Services
6 32 (10.19%) WCF
7 31 (9.87%) .NET Framework
8 30 (9.55%) MDX
9 28 (8.92%) XML
10 19 (6.05%) SOAP
11 15 (4.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 11 (3.50%) Silverlight
13 10 (3.18%) LINQ
14 9 (2.87%) HTML5
14 9 (2.87%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (2.23%) jQuery
16 5 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web API
16 5 (1.59%) Managed Extensibility Framework
16 5 (1.59%) DOM
17 4 (1.27%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (1.59%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (1.59%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.27%) Replication
4 3 (0.96%) Data Structures
4 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (0.96%) Computer Science
4 3 (0.96%) N-Tier
4 3 (0.96%) Clustering
5 2 (0.64%) E-Learning
5 2 (0.64%) SCORM
5 2 (0.64%) Learning Management System
5 2 (0.64%) Visualisation
5 2 (0.64%) iPad
5 2 (0.64%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.32%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.32%) Kindle
6 1 (0.32%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.32%) FMCG
6 1 (0.32%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.73%) Windows
2 5 (1.59%) UNIX
3 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (56.69%) CRM
2 61 (19.43%) Business Intelligence
3 51 (16.24%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (10.83%) ETL
5 23 (7.32%) Migration
6 19 (6.05%) Unit Testing
7 16 (5.10%) MVC
8 15 (4.78%) Workflow
9 12 (3.82%) Data Migration
10 11 (3.50%) Scrum
11 10 (3.18%) TDD
11 10 (3.18%) Data Modelling
12 9 (2.87%) OO
12 9 (2.87%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (2.55%) System Testing
13 8 (2.55%) Dimensional Modelling
13 8 (2.55%) ERP
14 7 (2.23%) Performance Tuning
14 7 (2.23%) Web Application Development
14 7 (2.23%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 122 (38.85%) SQL
2 104 (33.12%) C#
3 86 (27.39%) JavaScript
4 54 (17.20%) T-SQL
5 24 (7.64%) VBA
6 9 (2.87%) VB.NET
7 8 (2.55%) VB
8 7 (2.23%) Java
9 4 (1.27%) VC++
9 4 (1.27%) C++
9 4 (1.27%) VB6
9 4 (1.27%) X++
10 3 (0.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (0.64%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.64%) PHP
11 2 (0.64%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.32%) R
12 1 (0.32%) Scala
12 1 (0.32%) Groovy
12 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (4.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (3.18%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.87%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.23%) Degree
5 3 (0.96%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.64%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.32%) SCCM
2 1 (0.32%) SCOM
2 1 (0.32%) WMI
Vendors
1 236 (75.16%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.46%) Oracle
3 9 (2.87%) Tableau
4 5 (1.59%) SAP
5 4 (1.27%) Business Objects
6 3 (0.96%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.64%) Serena
7 2 (0.64%) HP
7 2 (0.64%) Bloomberg
7 2 (0.64%) Cognos
8 1 (0.32%) IBM
8 1 (0.32%) Citrix
8 1 (0.32%) Hyperion
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