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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft MSBuild
UK / England
Rank 531 577 554
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -23
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 48 35 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.073% 0.094%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.67% 0.50% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 34
Median daily rate £440 £550 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £295 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £626 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £288 £410
% change year-on-year
+34.66% -29.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
7165 6997 6482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.11% 14.67% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4816 4675 4370
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 186 120
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.83 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.75 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.20
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.02%

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 February 2017.

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 February 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 +28 26 £500 -9.17% 13
South East +20 13 £400 +33.11% 1
West Midlands +13 4 £563 +73.07%
Midlands - 2 £450 -
North West - 2 £450 -
South West - 1 £450 -
MSBuild
UK

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 69 (72.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 64 (67.37%) Continuous Integration
2 64 (67.37%) PowerShell
3 62 (65.26%) .NET
4 55 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (55.79%) SQL
6 49 (51.58%) DevOps
7 46 (48.42%) TeamCity
7 46 (48.42%) C#
8 41 (43.16%) SQL Server
8 41 (43.16%) Puppet
9 36 (37.89%) Opscode Chef
10 34 (35.79%) Octopus Deploy
11 33 (34.74%) Windows
12 31 (32.63%) Finance
13 30 (31.58%) Configuration Management
13 30 (31.58%) Ansible
13 30 (31.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 29 (30.53%) Scrum
15 28 (29.47%) Microsoft
16 27 (28.42%) IIS
16 27 (28.42%) Banking
16 27 (28.42%) Hudson
17 26 (27.37%) Windows Server
18 23 (24.21%) ASP.NET
19 22 (23.16%) NUnit
19 22 (23.16%) Open Source
20 21 (22.11%) Continuous Delivery
21 20 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
22 19 (20.00%) Microservices

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 (28.42%) IIS
2 8 (8.42%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.16%) NServiceBus
3 3 (3.16%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.11%) MQSeries
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.05%) Apache
5 1 (1.05%) CMS
5 1 (1.05%) nginx
5 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.05%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (8.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.42%) PaaS
3 6 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (3.16%) IaaS
6 2 (2.11%) GitHub
7 1 (1.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.05%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.05%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.26%) DNS
1 5 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (43.16%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.47%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (9.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (7.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (7.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.16%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.11%) DB2
5 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.05%) BigQuery
6 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.05%) MySQL
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 69 (72.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 46 (48.42%) TeamCity
3 34 (35.79%) Octopus Deploy
4 30 (31.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 27 (28.42%) Hudson
6 22 (23.16%) NUnit
7 16 (16.84%) Git (software)
8 13 (13.68%) MSTest
9 12 (12.63%) ReSharper
9 12 (12.63%) Visual Studio
10 9 (9.47%) Jenkins
10 9 (9.47%) Moq
10 9 (9.47%) SpecFlow
11 7 (7.37%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (5.26%) Gradle
12 5 (5.26%) JIRA
12 5 (5.26%) NuGet
13 4 (4.21%) Bitbucket
14 3 (3.16%) CMake
14 3 (3.16%) NDepend
General
1 31 (32.63%) Finance
2 27 (28.42%) Banking
3 4 (4.21%) Retail
4 2 (2.11%) Front Office
5 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (34.74%) Developer
2 28 (29.47%) .NET Developer
3 27 (28.42%) DevOps Engineer
4 18 (18.95%) C# Developer
5 16 (16.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (10.53%) Finance Manager
7 9 (9.47%) Build Engineer
7 9 (9.47%) Oracle Developer
7 9 (9.47%) SQL Developer
7 9 (9.47%) WCF Developer
7 9 (9.47%) WinForms Developer
7 9 (9.47%) WPF Developer
8 8 (8.42%) PowerShell Engineer
8 8 (8.42%) Release Manager
8 8 (8.42%) Windows Engineer
9 7 (7.37%) Applications Engineer
9 7 (7.37%) Senior .NET Developer
9 7 (7.37%) Senior Developer
10 6 (6.32%) DevOps Manager
10 6 (6.32%) Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (65.26%) .NET
2 23 (24.21%) ASP.NET
3 20 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
4 17 (17.89%) WCF
5 15 (15.79%) .NET Framework
6 12 (12.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (11.58%) LINQ
7 11 (11.58%) WinForms
7 11 (11.58%) WPF
8 9 (9.47%) ADO.NET
8 9 (9.47%) Caliburn.Micro
8 9 (9.47%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 9 (9.47%) MSMQ
9 8 (8.42%) HATEOAS
9 8 (8.42%) Web Services
10 7 (7.37%) AngularJS
10 7 (7.37%) RESTful
11 5 (5.26%) Entity Framework
12 4 (4.21%) Elastic Stack
13 3 (3.16%) React
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.58%) Online Banking
2 9 (9.47%) Client/Server
3 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.21%) Derivative
5 3 (3.16%) Fixed Income
5 3 (3.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (34.74%) Windows
2 26 (27.37%) Windows Server
3 9 (9.47%) Linux
4 8 (8.42%) Ubuntu
5 7 (7.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (7.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.21%) CentOS
6 4 (4.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.16%) Fedora
8 1 (1.05%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (67.37%) Continuous Integration
2 55 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (51.58%) DevOps
4 30 (31.58%) Configuration Management
5 29 (30.53%) Scrum
6 22 (23.16%) Open Source
7 21 (22.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 19 (20.00%) Microservices
9 15 (15.79%) MVC
9 15 (15.79%) Release Management
10 14 (14.74%) Domain-Driven Design
11 13 (13.68%) SOLID
11 13 (13.68%) TDD
11 13 (13.68%) Test Automation
12 12 (12.63%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (11.58%) E-Commerce
13 11 (11.58%) SDLC
13 11 (11.58%) Software Engineering
13 11 (11.58%) Unit Testing
14 10 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (67.37%) PowerShell
2 53 (55.79%) SQL
3 46 (48.42%) C#
4 16 (16.84%) T-SQL
5 15 (15.79%) VB.NET
6 9 (9.47%) Python
7 5 (5.26%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.21%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.21%) Perl
8 4 (4.21%) Ruby
9 3 (3.16%) Korn
10 1 (1.05%) C++
10 1 (1.05%) Java
10 1 (1.05%) PHP
10 1 (1.05%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (4.21%) Degree
2 1 (1.05%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.05%) EMIR
System Software
1 9 (9.47%) Docker
2 2 (2.11%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 41 (43.16%) Puppet
2 36 (37.89%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (31.58%) Ansible
4 8 (8.42%) Nagios
5 4 (4.21%) Terraform
6 1 (1.05%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.05%) Mesos
6 1 (1.05%) Rancher
6 1 (1.05%) rkt
6 1 (1.05%) Salt
Vendors
1 28 (29.47%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.58%) Oracle
3 6 (6.32%) AppDynamics
4 5 (5.26%) IBM
4 5 (5.26%) Perforce
4 5 (5.26%) ServiceNow
5 4 (4.21%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.16%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.11%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.11%) SAP
7 2 (2.11%) VMware
8 1 (1.05%) Google
8 1 (1.05%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.05%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.05%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.05%) Solace
8 1 (1.05%) Twitter
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