The table below looks at the statistics for MSBuild skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSBuild over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 554 581 565
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -16
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 69 52 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.099% 0.095%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.83% 0.69% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 31 31
Median daily rate £425 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
MSBuild
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8267 7565 6730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.82% 14.34% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5589 5051 4503
Median daily rate £430 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.24% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 166 108
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.31 £23.10 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

MSBuild
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing MSBuild as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

MSBuild Jobs Demand Trend in England

MSBuild
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MSBuild across the England region.

MSBuild Daily Rate Trend in England

MSBuild
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MSBuild across the England region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

MSBuild Daily Rate Histogram in England

MSBuild
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MSBuild across the England region.

MSBuild Hourly Rate Trend in England

MSBuild
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 MSBuild within the England region over the 3 months to 24 September 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 +3 38 £434 +14.21% 10
South East +28 24 £385 -3.75% 2
South West +17 3 £400 +21.21% 1
West Midlands - 2 £350 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £498 - 6
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UK

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MSBuild also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for MSBuild.

1 77 (66.38%) Continuous Integration
2 76 (65.52%) .NET
3 68 (58.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 65 (56.03%) TeamCity
5 64 (55.17%) PowerShell
6 56 (48.28%) DevOps
7 54 (46.55%) Opscode Chef
8 52 (44.83%) Puppet
9 50 (43.10%) C#
10 49 (42.24%) Ansible
11 48 (41.38%) Windows
12 47 (40.52%) SQL
13 46 (39.66%) Continuous Delivery
14 45 (38.79%) Agile Software Development
15 44 (37.93%) Finance
16 43 (37.07%) Git (software)
17 38 (32.76%) Jenkins
18 37 (31.90%) Configuration Management
19 35 (30.17%) Windows Server
20 34 (29.31%) Octopus Deploy
21 32 (27.59%) Docker
21 32 (27.59%) SQL Server
22 29 (25.00%) Microsoft
23 28 (24.14%) Python
23 28 (24.14%) PaaS
24 27 (23.28%) Microsoft Azure
24 27 (23.28%) IIS
24 27 (23.28%) NUnit
24 27 (23.28%) Banking
25 25 (21.55%) Test Automation

MSBuild
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 27 (23.28%) IIS
2 8 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.59%) Confluence
3 3 (2.59%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.72%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.86%) Apache
Applications
1 22 (18.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (24.14%) PaaS
2 27 (23.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (17.24%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (9.48%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (2.59%) IaaS
6 2 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.72%) Internet
2 1 (0.86%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.93%) MongoDB
3 8 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.31%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.59%) MySQL
6 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.59%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.72%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.72%) OLTP
7 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.72%) SSDT
8 1 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.86%) Event Store
8 1 (0.86%) QlikView
8 1 (0.86%) Redis
8 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 68 (58.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 65 (56.03%) TeamCity
3 43 (37.07%) Git (software)
4 38 (32.76%) Jenkins
5 34 (29.31%) Octopus Deploy
6 27 (23.28%) NUnit
7 24 (20.69%) SpecFlow
8 21 (18.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 21 (18.10%) Visual Studio
9 20 (17.24%) Hudson
10 18 (15.52%) Gradle
11 16 (13.79%) NuGet
12 13 (11.21%) JIRA
13 11 (9.48%) CMake
14 9 (7.76%) TestComplete
15 7 (6.03%) Subversion
15 7 (6.03%) WiX
16 6 (5.17%) Artifactory
16 6 (5.17%) Vagrant
17 5 (4.31%) MSTest
General
1 44 (37.93%) Finance
2 27 (23.28%) Banking
3 9 (7.76%) Front Office
4 5 (4.31%) Back Office
4 5 (4.31%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.72%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.72%) Retail
6 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (26.72%) Build Engineer
2 30 (25.86%) Developer
3 16 (13.79%) .NET Developer
3 16 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (13.79%) Finance Manager
4 14 (12.07%) C# Developer
5 8 (6.90%) Applications Manager
5 8 (6.90%) Build Automation Engineer
5 8 (6.90%) DevOps Manager
5 8 (6.90%) Engineering Manager
5 8 (6.90%) IT Finance Manager
5 8 (6.90%) IT Manager
5 8 (6.90%) Senior Developer
6 7 (6.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (6.03%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (6.03%) Test Automation Engineer
6 7 (6.03%) Test Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Azure Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Senior C# Developer
7 6 (5.17%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (65.52%) .NET
2 16 (13.79%) .NET Framework
3 14 (12.07%) AngularJS
4 13 (11.21%) ASP.NET
4 13 (11.21%) WCF
5 9 (7.76%) WPF
6 8 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (6.90%) CSS
6 8 (6.90%) HTML
7 7 (6.03%) Node.js
7 7 (6.03%) SOAP
8 6 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (5.17%) Entity Framework
8 6 (5.17%) jQuery
8 6 (5.17%) WinForms
9 5 (4.31%) LINQ
9 5 (4.31%) MSMQ
9 5 (4.31%) NHibernate
9 5 (4.31%) REST
9 5 (4.31%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.31%) Fixed Income
1 5 (4.31%) Swaptions
2 4 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.45%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (2.59%) Clustering
3 3 (2.59%) Hedge funds
4 2 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.72%) Replication
5 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.86%) Derivative
5 1 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.86%) User Experience
5 1 (0.86%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 48 (41.38%) Windows
2 35 (30.17%) Windows Server
3 12 (10.34%) Linux
4 5 (4.31%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.59%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.72%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (66.38%) Continuous Integration
2 56 (48.28%) DevOps
3 46 (39.66%) Continuous Delivery
4 45 (38.79%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (31.90%) Configuration Management
6 25 (21.55%) Test Automation
7 24 (20.69%) Scrum
8 19 (16.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 19 (16.38%) TDD
9 18 (15.52%) Microservices
9 18 (15.52%) Performance Testing
10 16 (13.79%) Migration
10 16 (13.79%) Open Source
10 16 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (12.07%) Build Automation
12 13 (11.21%) BDD
13 9 (7.76%) Incident Management
13 9 (7.76%) MVC
13 9 (7.76%) Risk Management
13 9 (7.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 64 (55.17%) PowerShell
2 50 (43.10%) C#
3 47 (40.52%) SQL
4 28 (24.14%) Python
5 13 (11.21%) C++
6 11 (9.48%) T-SQL
7 10 (8.62%) Perl
8 9 (7.76%) Bash Shell
9 8 (6.90%) Bourne shell
9 8 (6.90%) JavaScript
9 8 (6.90%) Ruby
9 8 (6.90%) XAML
10 7 (6.03%) Java
10 7 (6.03%) Korn
10 7 (6.03%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.59%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.72%) C++/CLI
13 1 (0.86%) F#
13 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (6.03%) Degree
2 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.62%) QA
System Software
1 32 (27.59%) Docker
2 4 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.72%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.72%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 54 (46.55%) Opscode Chef
2 52 (44.83%) Puppet
3 49 (42.24%) Ansible
4 7 (6.03%) Nagios
5 4 (3.45%) Icinga
5 4 (3.45%) ITRS Geneos
5 4 (3.45%) logstash
6 3 (2.59%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.72%) MOM
7 2 (1.72%) SCCM
7 2 (1.72%) SCOM
8 1 (0.86%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 29 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (17.24%) Perforce
3 17 (14.66%) Splunk
4 6 (5.17%) Oracle
5 5 (4.31%) AppDynamics
5 5 (4.31%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.72%) VMware
7 1 (0.86%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.86%) Twitter
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