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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 575 541 520
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -21
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 33 37 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.079% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.47% 0.58% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 28 22
Average daily rate £550 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £350 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £525 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £388 £438
% change year-on-year
-29.07% -11.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
7079 6357 5415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.99% 13.53% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4780 4328 3498
Average daily rate £425 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 113 120
Average hourly rate £41.80 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.11% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £24.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £47.30 £47.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSBuild within the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +4 21 £551 +29.52% 6
South East -4 11 £288 -38.44% 2
West Midlands -12 1 £325 -7.27% 1
MSBuild
UK

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 49 (85.96%) .NET
2 41 (71.93%) C#
3 40 (70.18%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (59.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 34 (59.65%) SQL Server
4 34 (59.65%) Windows
5 30 (52.63%) PowerShell
6 29 (50.88%) SQL
7 21 (36.84%) Microsoft
8 20 (35.09%) Visual Studio
9 19 (33.33%) NUnit
10 18 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
10 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (31.58%) DevOps
10 18 (31.58%) Continuous Delivery
11 17 (29.82%) Relational Database
11 17 (29.82%) Finance
12 15 (26.32%) Release Management
12 15 (26.32%) WiX
13 14 (24.56%) WCF
13 14 (24.56%) Banking
13 14 (24.56%) JavaScript
14 13 (22.81%) LINQ
15 12 (21.05%) jQuery
15 12 (21.05%) Unit Testing
15 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (21.05%) CruiseControl
15 12 (21.05%) AngularJS
15 12 (21.05%) Jenkins
16 11 (19.30%) MVC

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 7 (12.28%) IIS
2 6 (10.53%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) HTTP
2 1 (1.75%) DNS
2 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (59.65%) SQL Server
2 18 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (29.82%) Relational Database
4 8 (14.04%) Oracle Database
4 8 (14.04%) RDBMS
5 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (10.53%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (10.53%) Big Data
6 6 (10.53%) HBase
7 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (7.02%) SQLite
9 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 34 (59.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (35.09%) Visual Studio
3 19 (33.33%) NUnit
4 15 (26.32%) WiX
5 12 (21.05%) CruiseControl
5 12 (21.05%) Jenkins
6 9 (15.79%) Moq
7 7 (12.28%) TeamCity
8 6 (10.53%) Git (software)
9 5 (8.77%) Maven
9 5 (8.77%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (7.02%) Ant
10 4 (7.02%) Apache Ivy
10 4 (7.02%) Gradle
10 4 (7.02%) Grunt
11 2 (3.51%) FitNesse
12 1 (1.75%) JIRA
12 1 (1.75%) SpecFlow
12 1 (1.75%) Subversion
12 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (29.82%) Finance
2 14 (24.56%) Banking
3 6 (10.53%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 25 (43.86%) Developer
2 15 (26.32%) C# Developer
3 14 (24.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Senior Developer
5 7 (12.28%) WPF Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Applications Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) C# WPF Developer
6 6 (10.53%) PowerShell Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Administrator
7 5 (8.77%) Build Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) C++ Developer
7 5 (8.77%) C++/C# Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Scala Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Senior WPF Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Front Office Developer
10 2 (3.51%) .NET Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Deployment Engineer
10 2 (3.51%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (3.51%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (85.96%) .NET
2 14 (24.56%) WCF
3 13 (22.81%) LINQ
4 12 (21.05%) AngularJS
4 12 (21.05%) jQuery
5 11 (19.30%) ADO.NET
5 11 (19.30%) ASP.NET
5 11 (19.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (17.54%) HTML
6 10 (17.54%) HTML5
6 10 (17.54%) NHibernate
7 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 9 (15.79%) CSS
7 9 (15.79%) CSS3
7 9 (15.79%) JSON
7 9 (15.79%) SOAP
7 9 (15.79%) WPF
8 8 (14.04%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 8 (14.04%) Unity DI Container
9 6 (10.53%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Clustering
2 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 34 (59.65%) Windows
2 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (14.04%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.75%) Android
4 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (70.18%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (31.58%) Continuous Delivery
2 18 (31.58%) DevOps
3 15 (26.32%) Release Management
4 12 (21.05%) Unit Testing
5 11 (19.30%) MVC
6 9 (15.79%) TDD
7 8 (14.04%) BDD
7 8 (14.04%) Integration Testing
7 8 (14.04%) Multithreading
7 8 (14.04%) Wealth Management
8 6 (10.53%) Scrum
8 6 (10.53%) SDLC
9 5 (8.77%) ATDD
9 5 (8.77%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (8.77%) OOP
10 4 (7.02%) Build Automation
10 4 (7.02%) Dependency Management
10 4 (7.02%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 41 (71.93%) C#
2 30 (52.63%) PowerShell
3 29 (50.88%) SQL
4 14 (24.56%) JavaScript
5 9 (15.79%) C++
5 9 (15.79%) Java
6 8 (14.04%) XAML
7 4 (7.02%) Groovy
7 4 (7.02%) Perl
7 4 (7.02%) Python
7 4 (7.02%) Scala
7 4 (7.02%) Shell Script
8 3 (5.26%) VB
9 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (1.75%) EMIR
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (12.28%) Nagios
2 7 (12.28%) Puppet
3 6 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (10.53%) ZABBIX
4 4 (7.02%) SCOM
5 3 (5.26%) Ansible
6 1 (1.75%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.04%) Oracle
3 7 (12.28%) IBM
4 5 (8.77%) Capita
5 2 (3.51%) Twitter
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