The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Developer
Rank 412 439 404
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 153 115 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.25% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.27% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 84 89
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £258 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45617 43185 49090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.64% 92.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 28196 25932 28031
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1837 1975 2545
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Microsoft Developer
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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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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 +31 80 £450 +12.50% 24
East of England -15 24 £400 -5.88% 3
South East -13 18 £450 +12.50% 5
North West +2 10 £375 -14.28% 16
West Midlands -11 9 £325 -21.21% 3
Yorkshire +1 5 £425 +4.61%
South West -36 3 £300 -17.80% 3
North East -18 2 £233 -33.57%
East Midlands - 2 - - 5
Microsoft Developer
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Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

1 189 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 129 (51.19%) .NET
3 109 (43.25%) C#
3 109 (43.25%) CRM
3 109 (43.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 105 (41.67%) SQL Server
5 87 (34.52%) SQL
6 75 (29.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 70 (27.78%) MS Excel
8 59 (23.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 50 (19.84%) SharePoint
10 48 (19.05%) ASP.NET
11 42 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 42 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 38 (15.08%) Web Services
12 38 (15.08%) Business Intelligence
13 34 (13.49%) Finance
14 32 (12.70%) Windows
15 30 (11.90%) Workflow
16 29 (11.51%) Dynamics AX
16 29 (11.51%) JavaScript
17 27 (10.71%) T-SQL
18 26 (10.32%) SQL Server 2008
19 24 (9.52%) WCF
20 23 (9.13%) XML
21 22 (8.73%) VB.NET
21 22 (8.73%) Data Warehouse
21 22 (8.73%) Advertising
22 21 (8.33%) MVC
22 21 (8.33%) Oracle

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 50 (19.84%) SharePoint
2 20 (7.94%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.59%) IIS
6 2 (0.79%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.40%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.40%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 70 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.98%) MS Office
3 4 (1.59%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.79%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 109 (43.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (11.51%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (5.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.79%) Agresso
5 1 (0.40%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.19%) Intranet
1 3 (1.19%) NAS
2 2 (0.79%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.40%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 75 (29.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 59 (23.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 42 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 26 (10.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 22 (8.73%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (7.94%) MS Access
7 20 (7.94%) Relational Database
8 14 (5.56%) RDBMS
9 11 (4.37%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (3.17%) OLAP
12 6 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (1.19%) EDMS
13 3 (1.19%) Oracle OLAP
14 2 (0.79%) PerformancePoint
14 2 (0.79%) Big Data
14 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.79%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 18 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 16 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.79%) Moq
3 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.79%) Subversion
3 2 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (0.79%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.40%) MorphX
4 1 (0.40%) MSBuild
General
1 34 (13.49%) Finance
2 22 (8.73%) Advertising
3 14 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 11 (4.37%) Banking
5 6 (2.38%) Retail
6 4 (1.59%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.59%) Front Office
7 2 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.40%) Games
8 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (51.19%) .NET
2 48 (19.05%) ASP.NET
3 38 (15.08%) Web Services
4 24 (9.52%) WCF
5 23 (9.13%) XML
6 12 (4.76%) .NET Framework
7 11 (4.37%) HTML
7 11 (4.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (3.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 9 (3.57%) Silverlight
9 9 (3.57%) CSS
9 9 (3.57%) SOAP
10 8 (3.17%) jQuery
11 7 (2.78%) MDX
11 7 (2.78%) Middleware
12 5 (1.98%) WPF
12 5 (1.98%) Reactive Extensions
12 5 (1.98%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 4 (1.59%) HTML5
13 4 (1.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (1.19%) N-Tier
1 3 (1.19%) Management Information System
1 3 (1.19%) Fixed Income
1 3 (1.19%) Data Extraction
1 3 (1.19%) Visualisation
2 2 (0.79%) Learning Management System
2 2 (0.79%) Hedge funds
2 2 (0.79%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.40%) SWIFT
3 1 (0.40%) iPad
3 1 (0.40%) Clustering
3 1 (0.40%) E-Learning
3 1 (0.40%) SCORM
3 1 (0.40%) Informatics
3 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
3 1 (0.40%) Market Risk
3 1 (0.40%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 32 (12.70%) Windows
2 10 (3.97%) Windows 8
3 7 (2.78%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.79%) UNIX
5 2 (0.79%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.40%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (43.25%) CRM
2 42 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (15.08%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (11.90%) Workflow
5 21 (8.33%) MVC
6 19 (7.54%) Migration
7 16 (6.35%) Unit Testing
8 15 (5.95%) ETL
9 14 (5.56%) ERP
9 14 (5.56%) Data Migration
10 12 (4.76%) Test Scripting
11 11 (4.37%) Integration Testing
11 11 (4.37%) TDD
12 10 (3.97%) Scrum
13 8 (3.17%) Data Modelling
13 8 (3.17%) Performance Tuning
14 7 (2.78%) MVVM
15 6 (2.38%) Dimensional Modelling
15 6 (2.38%) OO
16 5 (1.98%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (43.25%) C#
2 87 (34.52%) SQL
3 29 (11.51%) JavaScript
4 27 (10.71%) T-SQL
5 22 (8.73%) VB.NET
6 16 (6.35%) VBA
7 5 (1.98%) VB
8 4 (1.59%) X++
8 4 (1.59%) Java
9 3 (1.19%) C++
10 2 (0.79%) C
10 2 (0.79%) VBScript
11 1 (0.40%) PHP
11 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.40%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (7.94%) Degree
1 20 (7.94%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.95%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.98%) MCITP
5 3 (1.19%) MCSD
6 2 (0.79%) MCAD
6 2 (0.79%) MCTS
6 2 (0.79%) MCPD
6 2 (0.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.17%) QA
2 2 (0.79%) GxP
3 1 (0.40%) CRD IV
System Software
1 3 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) WMI
1 1 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 189 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.33%) Oracle
3 4 (1.59%) SAP
4 2 (0.79%) Business Objects
4 2 (0.79%) CheckPoint
4 2 (0.79%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.40%) Capita
5 1 (0.40%) Lattice Semiconductor
5 1 (0.40%) Tableau
5 1 (0.40%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.40%) Cognos
5 1 (0.40%) EMC
5 1 (0.40%) Hyperion
5 1 (0.40%) Epicor
5 1 (0.40%) Lotus
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