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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft MSBuild
UK / England
Rank 530 555 544
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -11
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 38 35 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.091% 0.076% 0.070%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.56% 0.50% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 25
Median daily rate £450 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £295 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £626 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £288 £375
% change year-on-year
+24.23% -23.26%
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
6843 6954 6177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.47% 15.18% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4572 4683 4271
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 181 108
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £24.23 £22.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £50.78 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £41.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.47% +12.97%

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 January 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 January 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 +1 18 £425 -22.79% 12
South East +7 8 £360 -10.05% 4
West Midlands - 4 £563 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 - -
Midlands - 2 £450 -
North West - 2 £450 - 2
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 £500 -
MSBuild
UK

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 73 (73.00%) PowerShell
2 69 (69.00%) Continuous Integration
3 65 (65.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 62 (62.00%) .NET
5 59 (59.00%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (57.00%) TeamCity
7 52 (52.00%) DevOps
8 51 (51.00%) Puppet
8 51 (51.00%) SQL
9 49 (49.00%) Opscode Chef
10 43 (43.00%) Ansible
11 42 (42.00%) Windows
12 38 (38.00%) Octopus Deploy
13 36 (36.00%) Configuration Management
14 35 (35.00%) Windows Server
15 34 (34.00%) C#
15 34 (34.00%) IIS
15 34 (34.00%) Continuous Delivery
16 33 (33.00%) SQL Server
16 33 (33.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 32 (32.00%) Scrum
17 32 (32.00%) Finance
18 31 (31.00%) Banking
19 30 (30.00%) Microsoft
19 30 (30.00%) Hudson
19 30 (30.00%) Git (software)
20 24 (24.00%) Open Source
21 22 (22.00%) Microservices
22 21 (21.00%) Continuous Improvement
23 20 (20.00%) NUnit

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 34 (34.00%) IIS
2 8 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (4.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.00%) NServiceBus
5 2 (2.00%) Confluence
5 2 (2.00%) MQSeries
5 2 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.00%) Apache
6 1 (1.00%) CMS
6 1 (1.00%) nginx
6 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (11.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (17.00%) PaaS
3 13 (13.00%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (3.00%) IaaS
6 2 (2.00%) GitHub
7 1 (1.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.00%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.00%) DNS
1 4 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (33.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.00%) MongoDB
3 8 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.00%) MySQL
6 2 (2.00%) DB2
6 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.00%) SSDT
7 1 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.00%) BigQuery
7 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.00%) Event Store
7 1 (1.00%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.00%) Redis
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 65 (65.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 57 (57.00%) TeamCity
3 38 (38.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 33 (33.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 30 (30.00%) Git (software)
5 30 (30.00%) Hudson
6 20 (20.00%) NUnit
7 18 (18.00%) Jenkins
7 18 (18.00%) SpecFlow
8 14 (14.00%) Visual Studio
9 13 (13.00%) Gradle
9 13 (13.00%) MSTest
10 10 (10.00%) JIRA
11 8 (8.00%) CMake
11 8 (8.00%) NuGet
12 7 (7.00%) Visual Studio Team System
13 6 (6.00%) TestComplete
14 5 (5.00%) WiX
15 4 (4.00%) Bitbucket
16 3 (3.00%) Vagrant
General
1 32 (32.00%) Finance
2 31 (31.00%) Banking
3 4 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (28.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (21.00%) Developer
3 18 (18.00%) .NET Developer
3 18 (18.00%) Build Engineer
4 17 (17.00%) Finance Manager
5 9 (9.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (9.00%) C# Developer
5 9 (9.00%) DevOps Manager
5 9 (9.00%) Engineering Manager
6 8 (8.00%) Applications Manager
6 8 (8.00%) Build Automation Engineer
6 8 (8.00%) IT Finance Manager
6 8 (8.00%) IT Manager
6 8 (8.00%) PowerShell Engineer
6 8 (8.00%) Release Manager
6 8 (8.00%) Windows Engineer
7 7 (7.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 7 (7.00%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.00%) Applications Engineer
8 6 (6.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (62.00%) .NET
2 14 (14.00%) .NET Framework
3 12 (12.00%) AngularJS
4 10 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 10 (10.00%) MSMQ
5 8 (8.00%) Node.js
5 8 (8.00%) Web Services
6 7 (7.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (6.00%) WCF
8 5 (5.00%) HATEOAS
9 4 (4.00%) Entity Framework
9 4 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (3.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (3.00%) ELK Stack
10 3 (3.00%) NHibernate
10 3 (3.00%) React
10 3 (3.00%) XML
11 2 (2.00%) CSS
11 2 (2.00%) HTML
11 2 (2.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (6.00%) Inversion of Control
1 6 (6.00%) Online Banking
2 3 (3.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.00%) Derivative
3 2 (2.00%) User Experience
4 1 (1.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 42 (42.00%) Windows
2 35 (35.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (10.00%) Linux
4 8 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (7.00%) Ubuntu
6 6 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.00%) CentOS
7 4 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.00%) Fedora
9 2 (2.00%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.00%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (69.00%) Continuous Integration
2 59 (59.00%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (52.00%) DevOps
4 36 (36.00%) Configuration Management
5 34 (34.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 32 (32.00%) Scrum
7 24 (24.00%) Open Source
8 22 (22.00%) Microservices
9 21 (21.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 17 (17.00%) Post-Production
10 17 (17.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (17.00%) Test Automation
11 16 (16.00%) Performance Testing
12 14 (14.00%) Release Management
13 13 (13.00%) TDD
14 11 (11.00%) E-Commerce
15 9 (9.00%) Continuous Deployment
15 9 (9.00%) Problem Management
15 9 (9.00%) Service Delivery
15 9 (9.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 73 (73.00%) PowerShell
2 51 (51.00%) SQL
3 34 (34.00%) C#
4 19 (19.00%) Python
5 13 (13.00%) T-SQL
6 6 (6.00%) Perl
6 6 (6.00%) VB.NET
7 5 (5.00%) Bash Shell
7 5 (5.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.00%) Ruby
9 3 (3.00%) Korn
10 2 (2.00%) C++
10 2 (2.00%) C++/CLI
11 1 (1.00%) F#
11 1 (1.00%) Java
11 1 (1.00%) PHP
11 1 (1.00%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (3.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.00%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 17 (17.00%) Docker
2 6 (6.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 51 (51.00%) Puppet
2 49 (49.00%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (43.00%) Ansible
4 8 (8.00%) Nagios
5 4 (4.00%) Terraform
6 2 (2.00%) SCCM
7 1 (1.00%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.00%) Mesos
7 1 (1.00%) Rancher
7 1 (1.00%) rkt
7 1 (1.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 30 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.00%) Perforce
3 6 (6.00%) AppDynamics
4 5 (5.00%) ServiceNow
5 4 (4.00%) IBM
5 4 (4.00%) Oracle
5 4 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.00%) VMware
6 3 (3.00%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.00%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.00%) SAP
7 2 (2.00%) Splunk
8 1 (1.00%) Google
8 1 (1.00%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.00%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.00%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.00%) Solace
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