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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 516 479 460
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -19
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 59 75 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.89% 1.22% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 54
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
6649 6125 5246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.38% 12.79% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4429 3968 3328
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 128 148
Average hourly rate £37.45 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.92% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £32.50 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.69 £47.82 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +1 37 £475 +16.56% 10
South East +5 22 £343 -8.66% 2
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UK

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 92 (81.42%) .NET
2 69 (61.06%) Continuous Integration
3 68 (60.18%) C#
4 66 (58.41%) Windows
5 60 (53.10%) SQL Server
6 59 (52.21%) SQL
7 56 (49.56%) TeamCity
8 47 (41.59%) Subversion
9 45 (39.82%) Team Foundation Server
10 39 (34.51%) Git (software)
11 38 (33.63%) PowerShell
11 38 (33.63%) Agile Software Development
12 36 (31.86%) IIS
13 35 (30.97%) ASP.NET
13 35 (30.97%) Oracle
14 30 (26.55%) Jenkins
15 29 (25.66%) Microsoft
16 28 (24.78%) Scrum
16 28 (24.78%) WCF
16 28 (24.78%) Oracle Database
17 27 (23.89%) MVC
17 27 (23.89%) Linux
18 26 (23.01%) JavaScript
18 26 (23.01%) Release Management
19 25 (22.12%) C++
20 24 (21.24%) Visual Studio
21 23 (20.35%) Ant
21 23 (20.35%) Python
22 21 (18.58%) Java
22 21 (18.58%) Firewall

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 36 (31.86%) IIS
2 20 (17.70%) Apache
2 20 (17.70%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.31%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (3.54%) CMS
4 4 (3.54%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.54%) Oracle Coherence
4 4 (3.54%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.65%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.77%) Confluence
6 2 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (8.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Tridion
2 2 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.65%) SaaS
3 2 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.88%) Office 365
4 1 (0.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.58%) Firewall
2 6 (5.31%) HTTP
3 1 (0.88%) DNS
3 1 (0.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (53.10%) SQL Server
2 28 (24.78%) Oracle Database
3 16 (14.16%) Relational Database
4 10 (8.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (7.08%) MySQL
6 5 (4.42%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.42%) SSDT
7 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.65%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.65%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.88%) DTS
10 1 (0.88%) Big Data
10 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 56 (49.56%) TeamCity
2 47 (41.59%) Subversion
3 45 (39.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 39 (34.51%) Git (software)
5 30 (26.55%) Jenkins
6 24 (21.24%) Visual Studio
7 23 (20.35%) Ant
8 20 (17.70%) Mercurial
8 20 (17.70%) Maven
8 20 (17.70%) JIRA
8 20 (17.70%) Gradle
9 7 (6.19%) CruiseControl
10 6 (5.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (4.42%) WinDbg
11 5 (4.42%) NUnit
12 4 (3.54%) SoapUI
12 4 (3.54%) WiX
13 3 (2.65%) Moq
13 3 (2.65%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (2.65%) Artifactory
General
1 16 (14.16%) Banking
2 14 (12.39%) Finance
3 12 (10.62%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.31%) Front Office
5 4 (3.54%) Law
6 2 (1.77%) Retail
6 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.88%) Marketing
7 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 40 (35.40%) Developer
2 17 (15.04%) .NET Developer
3 14 (12.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (11.50%) Administrator
4 13 (11.50%) Senior Developer
4 13 (11.50%) C# Developer
5 10 (8.85%) Build Engineer
6 9 (7.96%) Senior C# Developer
7 8 (7.08%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (6.19%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (5.31%) Server Administrator
9 6 (5.31%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (5.31%) WPF Developer
9 6 (5.31%) Release Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) Software Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Web Developer
10 5 (4.42%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (4.42%) .NET Web Developer
10 5 (4.42%) UI Programmer
10 5 (4.42%) Build and Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (81.42%) .NET
2 35 (30.97%) ASP.NET
3 28 (24.78%) WCF
4 21 (18.58%) .NET Framework
5 20 (17.70%) Django
6 16 (14.16%) Entity Framework
7 15 (13.27%) Rendezvous
8 14 (12.39%) CSS
8 14 (12.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (11.50%) XML
10 11 (9.73%) jQuery
11 10 (8.85%) HTML
12 9 (7.96%) Middleware
12 9 (7.96%) KnockoutJS
13 8 (7.08%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (5.31%) Unity DI Container
14 6 (5.31%) HTML5
14 6 (5.31%) WPF
14 6 (5.31%) JSON
15 5 (4.42%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.70%) Fixed Income
2 5 (4.42%) N-Tier
2 5 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.42%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.65%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.77%) User Experience
4 2 (1.77%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.88%) NHS
5 1 (0.88%) DTV
5 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.88%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.88%) Derivative
5 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.88%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.88%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 66 (58.41%) Windows
2 27 (23.89%) Linux
3 20 (17.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (10.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.31%) Windows 8
6 5 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.42%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.77%) UNIX
7 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (61.06%) Continuous Integration
2 38 (33.63%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (24.78%) Scrum
4 27 (23.89%) MVC
5 26 (23.01%) Release Management
6 20 (17.70%) Load Balancing
7 19 (16.81%) Unit Testing
7 19 (16.81%) TDD
8 16 (14.16%) Capacity Management
9 15 (13.27%) Technical Analysis
9 15 (13.27%) Problem Management
9 15 (13.27%) ITIL
10 11 (9.73%) DevOps
11 10 (8.85%) Configuration Management
12 7 (6.19%) Automated Testing
12 7 (6.19%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (6.19%) Capacity Planning
13 6 (5.31%) MVVM
13 6 (5.31%) SDLC
14 5 (4.42%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 68 (60.18%) C#
2 59 (52.21%) SQL
3 38 (33.63%) PowerShell
4 26 (23.01%) JavaScript
5 25 (22.12%) C++
6 23 (20.35%) Python
7 21 (18.58%) Java
8 17 (15.04%) Bash Shell
9 9 (7.96%) Perl
10 6 (5.31%) PL/SQL
10 6 (5.31%) T-SQL
10 6 (5.31%) VBScript
11 5 (4.42%) C++/CLI
12 4 (3.54%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.65%) VB
14 2 (1.77%) VB6
14 2 (1.77%) VBA
15 1 (0.88%) C
15 1 (0.88%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (2.65%) Degree
2 2 (1.77%) ISEB
2 2 (1.77%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.88%) MCTS
3 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.88%) MCPD
3 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) MCAD
3 1 (0.88%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.19%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) EMIR
2 1 (0.88%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (7.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.31%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.54%) XenApp
3 4 (3.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (17.70%) BladeLogic
1 20 (17.70%) ITRS Geneos
2 6 (5.31%) Puppet
2 6 (5.31%) SCCM
3 4 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.65%) SCOM
5 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.88%) WMI
Vendors
1 35 (30.97%) Oracle
2 29 (25.66%) Microsoft
3 20 (17.70%) Red Hat
4 15 (13.27%) TIBCO
4 15 (13.27%) Splunk
5 12 (10.62%) VMware
6 10 (8.85%) Perforce
7 9 (7.96%) Solace
8 6 (5.31%) Capita
8 6 (5.31%) Infragistics
8 6 (5.31%) IBM
9 4 (3.54%) Citrix
9 4 (3.54%) DataSynapse
9 4 (3.54%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.88%) Twitter
10 1 (0.88%) Sun
10 1 (0.88%) SAP
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