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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 569 558 543
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -15
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 53 60 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.12% 0.092%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.70% 0.90% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 46 17
Median daily rate £444 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.57% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £335 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £438
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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
7560 6658 6216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.75% 12.93% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5170 4320 4066
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 133 123
Median hourly rate £42.45 £37.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.72% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £26.42 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £47.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.29 £37.02 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.23% -4.46%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -31 27 £438 -16.66% 13
South East -7 20 £450 +16.12% 1
South West +8 2 £475 - 2
East Midlands - 2 - -
East of England +8 1 £413 -
West Midlands - 1 £325 -
MSBuild
UK

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 68 (76.40%) .NET
2 64 (71.91%) C#
3 58 (65.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 52 (58.43%) Continuous Integration
5 46 (51.69%) DevOps
6 43 (48.31%) PowerShell
6 43 (48.31%) Microsoft
7 42 (47.19%) Jenkins
8 41 (46.07%) SQL Server
9 35 (39.33%) Windows
10 32 (35.96%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (32.58%) Continuous Delivery
11 29 (32.58%) Microsoft Azure
12 28 (31.46%) SQL
13 26 (29.21%) Finance
14 23 (25.84%) MS Excel
14 23 (25.84%) NUnit
15 22 (24.72%) MVC
15 22 (24.72%) ASP.NET
15 22 (24.72%) Git (software)
16 21 (23.60%) TeamCity
16 21 (23.60%) ASP.NET MVC
17 19 (21.35%) AngularJS
17 19 (21.35%) Octopus Deploy
18 18 (20.22%) Opscode Chef
18 18 (20.22%) Puppet
18 18 (20.22%) jQuery
18 18 (20.22%) Configuration Management
18 18 (20.22%) CruiseControl
19 17 (19.10%) JIRA

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 9 (10.11%) IIS
2 5 (5.62%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.25%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.12%) Apache
4 1 (1.12%) Commerce Server
4 1 (1.12%) Confluence
4 1 (1.12%) JBoss
4 1 (1.12%) nginx
4 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (25.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (32.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (13.48%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (11.24%) PaaS
4 2 (2.25%) IaaS
5 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (46.07%) SQL Server
2 15 (16.85%) Relational Database
2 15 (16.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (7.87%) Oracle Database
4 7 (7.87%) RDBMS
5 6 (6.74%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (6.74%) Big Data
5 6 (6.74%) HBase
5 6 (6.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (5.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.25%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.25%) MySQL
9 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 58 (65.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 42 (47.19%) Jenkins
3 23 (25.84%) NUnit
4 22 (24.72%) Git (software)
5 21 (23.60%) TeamCity
6 19 (21.35%) Octopus Deploy
7 18 (20.22%) CruiseControl
8 17 (19.10%) JIRA
8 17 (19.10%) NuGet
8 17 (19.10%) Visual Studio
9 15 (16.85%) Artifactory
10 12 (13.48%) Moq
11 10 (11.24%) WiX
12 4 (4.49%) FitNesse
13 3 (3.37%) ReSharper
14 2 (2.25%) Jasmine
14 2 (2.25%) Log4Net
14 2 (2.25%) Maven
14 2 (2.25%) SpecFlow
14 2 (2.25%) Subversion
General
1 26 (29.21%) Finance
2 12 (13.48%) Banking
3 6 (6.74%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.62%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.37%) Front Office
6 2 (2.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (26.97%) Developer
2 22 (24.72%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (19.10%) Build Engineer
4 15 (16.85%) C# Developer
5 11 (12.36%) Senior Developer
6 9 (10.11%) .NET Developer
7 8 (8.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (8.99%) Senior C# Developer
8 7 (7.87%) Administrator
8 7 (7.87%) Senior Build Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (6.74%) Azure Engineer
9 6 (6.74%) WPF Developer
10 5 (5.62%) C# WPF Developer
10 5 (5.62%) PowerShell Engineer
10 5 (5.62%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (5.62%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 4 (4.49%) Architect
11 4 (4.49%) Azure Architect
11 4 (4.49%) DevOps Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (76.40%) .NET
2 22 (24.72%) ASP.NET
3 21 (23.60%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (21.35%) AngularJS
5 18 (20.22%) jQuery
6 15 (16.85%) WCF
7 14 (15.73%) CSS
7 14 (15.73%) HTML
8 13 (14.61%) LINQ
8 13 (14.61%) NHibernate
9 11 (12.36%) CSS3
9 11 (12.36%) HTML5
10 10 (11.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 9 (10.11%) JSON
11 9 (10.11%) SOAP
11 9 (10.11%) WPF
12 8 (8.99%) .NET Framework
12 8 (8.99%) ADO.NET
13 7 (7.87%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 7 (7.87%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.87%) Clustering
1 7 (7.87%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.12%) AS400
3 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.12%) iSeries
3 1 (1.12%) User Experience
3 1 (1.12%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 35 (39.33%) Windows
2 13 (14.61%) Linux
3 12 (13.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (10.11%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.25%) Unix
6 2 (2.25%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.25%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (58.43%) Continuous Integration
2 46 (51.69%) DevOps
3 32 (35.96%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (32.58%) Continuous Delivery
5 22 (24.72%) MVC
6 18 (20.22%) Configuration Management
7 15 (16.85%) Build Automation
8 14 (15.73%) Release Management
9 12 (13.48%) TDD
10 11 (12.36%) Migration
11 10 (11.24%) BDD
12 9 (10.11%) Unit Testing
13 8 (8.99%) Integration Testing
14 7 (7.87%) Multithreading
14 7 (7.87%) Scrum
14 7 (7.87%) Wealth Management
15 5 (5.62%) Automated Testing
15 5 (5.62%) Capacity Planning
15 5 (5.62%) Quality Management
15 5 (5.62%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 64 (71.91%) C#
2 43 (48.31%) PowerShell
3 28 (31.46%) SQL
4 17 (19.10%) JavaScript
5 15 (16.85%) Java
6 14 (15.73%) Bash Shell
7 10 (11.24%) C++
7 10 (11.24%) Python
7 10 (11.24%) Ruby
8 9 (10.11%) Bourne shell
8 9 (10.11%) Korn
8 9 (10.11%) Perl
9 7 (7.87%) T-SQL
9 7 (7.87%) XAML
10 2 (2.25%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.25%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.12%) C
11 1 (1.12%) Delphi
11 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (6.74%) Degree
2 5 (5.62%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.12%) EMIR
System Software
1 12 (13.48%) Docker
2 3 (3.37%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (20.22%) Opscode Chef
1 18 (20.22%) Puppet
2 17 (19.10%) Ansible
3 9 (10.11%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (4.49%) Nagios
5 3 (3.37%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.12%) Scalr
6 1 (1.12%) SCOM
6 1 (1.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (48.31%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.48%) Splunk
3 9 (10.11%) Oracle
4 5 (5.62%) Capita
4 5 (5.62%) IBM
5 4 (4.49%) Twitter
6 2 (2.25%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.12%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.12%) ATG
7 1 (1.12%) Perforce
7 1 (1.12%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.12%) Seapine
7 1 (1.12%) Serena
7 1 (1.12%) VMware
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