The table below looks at the statistics for MSBuild skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSBuild over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 518 501 474
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -27
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 46 45 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.097% 0.098% 0.098%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.72% 0.82% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 23 26
Average daily rate
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£456 £415 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.93% +7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £338 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £545 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £290
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +37.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
6384 5469 4647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.40% 11.96% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4275 3515 2999
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 106 155
Average hourly rate £36.20 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.23% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.56 £25.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.65 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +5.00%

MSBuild
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MSBuild across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 February 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSBuild within the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 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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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 -21 29 £525 +26.50% 10
South East -22 13 £425 +6.25%
South West -21 2 - -
East of England - 2 £450 - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
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MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing MSBuild also 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 that cited MSBuild.

1 72 (75.79%) .NET
2 64 (67.37%) C#
3 49 (51.58%) Continuous Integration
3 49 (51.58%) PowerShell
4 42 (44.21%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (41.05%) Windows
6 37 (38.95%) SQL Server
6 37 (38.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 36 (37.89%) Microsoft
8 34 (35.79%) TDD
9 31 (32.63%) TeamCity
10 27 (28.42%) WCF
10 27 (28.42%) SQL
10 27 (28.42%) Jenkins
11 26 (27.37%) Subversion
12 24 (25.26%) .NET Framework
12 24 (25.26%) NUnit
13 23 (24.21%) ASP.NET
14 22 (23.16%) IIS
14 22 (23.16%) Web Services
15 21 (22.11%) Scrum
16 18 (18.95%) JavaScript
16 18 (18.95%) Oracle
16 18 (18.95%) Git (software)
17 17 (17.89%) BDD
18 16 (16.84%) CSS
18 16 (16.84%) SpecFlow
18 16 (16.84%) Inversion of Control
19 15 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
19 15 (15.79%) Release Management

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing MSBuild also 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 that cited MSBuild. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (23.16%) IIS
2 13 (13.68%) SharePoint
3 11 (11.58%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (9.47%) Apache
4 9 (9.47%) Tomcat
5 8 (8.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (4.21%) WebSphere
7 3 (3.16%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.11%) Confluence
8 2 (2.11%) CMS
9 1 (1.05%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.26%) MS Office
3 2 (2.11%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (12.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.05%) Tridion
2 1 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.37%) GitHub
3 2 (2.11%) SaaS
4 1 (1.05%) PaaS
4 1 (1.05%) Office 365
4 1 (1.05%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.47%) Firewall
2 2 (2.11%) Internet
3 1 (1.05%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (38.95%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.74%) Oracle Database
3 8 (8.42%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.16%) MySQL
8 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.05%) DTS
9 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 37 (38.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (32.63%) TeamCity
3 27 (28.42%) Jenkins
4 26 (27.37%) Subversion
5 24 (25.26%) NUnit
6 18 (18.95%) Git (software)
7 16 (16.84%) SpecFlow
8 15 (15.79%) Visual Studio
9 14 (14.74%) MSTest
10 13 (13.68%) CruiseControl
11 12 (12.63%) Ant
11 12 (12.63%) ReSharper
11 12 (12.63%) StyleCop
12 11 (11.58%) WiX
12 11 (11.58%) NCover
12 11 (11.58%) NDepend
12 11 (11.58%) Maven
13 9 (9.47%) Mercurial
13 9 (9.47%) Gradle
14 7 (7.37%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 13 (13.68%) Finance
2 12 (12.63%) Banking
3 7 (7.37%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.16%) Retail
4 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.05%) Electronics
5 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (50.53%) Developer
2 17 (17.89%) C# Developer
3 13 (13.68%) .NET Developer
4 12 (12.63%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (9.47%) Web Developer
6 8 (8.42%) Senior Developer
7 7 (7.37%) Build Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (6.32%) Architect
8 6 (6.32%) Build Manager
9 5 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (5.26%) Software Developer
9 5 (5.26%) CRM Architect
10 4 (4.21%) BizTalk Developer
10 4 (4.21%) SharePoint Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Analyst
10 4 (4.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) .NET Web Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Senior C# Developer
11 3 (3.16%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (75.79%) .NET
2 27 (28.42%) WCF
3 24 (25.26%) .NET Framework
4 23 (24.21%) ASP.NET
5 22 (23.16%) Web Services
6 16 (16.84%) CSS
7 14 (14.74%) XML
8 13 (13.68%) jQuery
9 12 (12.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 12 (12.63%) HTML
10 11 (11.58%) Ajax
11 9 (9.47%) XSLT
11 9 (9.47%) Django
12 8 (8.42%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (8.42%) KnockoutJS
13 7 (7.37%) Lucene
13 7 (7.37%) XSD
14 6 (6.32%) OOXML
14 6 (6.32%) AngularJS
15 5 (5.26%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.84%) Inversion of Control
2 12 (12.63%) Open Source
3 9 (9.47%) Computer Science
4 8 (8.42%) Fixed Income
5 7 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (6.32%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.16%) NHS
8 2 (2.11%) User Experience
9 1 (1.05%) Credit Risk
9 1 (1.05%) DTV
9 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.05%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.05%) Equities
9 1 (1.05%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (1.05%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 39 (41.05%) Windows
2 12 (12.63%) Linux
3 9 (9.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.05%) UNIX
5 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.05%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (51.58%) Continuous Integration
2 42 (44.21%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (35.79%) TDD
4 21 (22.11%) Scrum
5 17 (17.89%) BDD
6 15 (15.79%) MVC
6 15 (15.79%) Release Management
7 13 (13.68%) Domain-Driven Design
8 12 (12.63%) DevOps
8 12 (12.63%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 12 (12.63%) OO
8 12 (12.63%) CRM
9 11 (11.58%) ATDD
10 9 (9.47%) Load Balancing
11 7 (7.37%) Software Engineering
12 6 (6.32%) Pair Programming
12 6 (6.32%) Configuration Management
12 6 (6.32%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
13 5 (5.26%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (67.37%) C#
2 49 (51.58%) PowerShell
3 27 (28.42%) SQL
4 18 (18.95%) JavaScript
5 9 (9.47%) C++
5 9 (9.47%) Java
6 7 (7.37%) T-SQL
6 7 (7.37%) Python
7 6 (6.32%) PL/SQL
7 6 (6.32%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.21%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.21%) Perl
9 3 (3.16%) VBScript
10 2 (2.11%) VB
10 2 (2.11%) VBA
10 2 (2.11%) VB6
11 1 (1.05%) XAML
11 1 (1.05%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (12.63%) Degree
2 2 (2.11%) VCP4
2 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.11%) MCTS
3 1 (1.05%) MCPD
3 1 (1.05%) MCAD
3 1 (1.05%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.42%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) EMIR
2 2 (2.11%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.16%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.05%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (9.47%) BladeLogic
1 9 (9.47%) ITRS Geneos
2 7 (7.37%) Puppet
3 4 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.05%) WMI
Vendors
1 36 (37.89%) Microsoft
2 18 (18.95%) Oracle
3 9 (9.47%) Red Hat
4 6 (6.32%) VMware
5 5 (5.26%) Splunk
5 5 (5.26%) TIBCO
6 4 (4.21%) IBM
7 3 (3.16%) EPiServer
8 2 (2.11%) Red Gate
8 2 (2.11%) Twitter
9 1 (1.05%) Perforce
9 1 (1.05%) CODA
9 1 (1.05%) SAP
9 1 (1.05%) Sun
9 1 (1.05%) HP
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 24 days ago