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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 543 505 499
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -6
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 42 50 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.084% 0.11% 0.092%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.64% 0.92% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 25 28
Average daily rate
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£425 £415 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +16.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £329 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £438 £341
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +28.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £80.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
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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
6596 5445 5365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.23% 11.55% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4629 3555 3365
Average daily rate £400 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 128 221
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.85 £19.55 £26.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.30 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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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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 +5 19 £425 +2.40% 6
South East -20 10 £375 -14.28% 2
East of England - 3 £450 - 1
South West -34 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
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UK

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 71 (73.20%) .NET
2 66 (68.04%) C#
3 62 (63.92%) PowerShell
4 50 (51.55%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (41.24%) TDD
6 38 (39.18%) Microsoft
7 37 (38.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 36 (37.11%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (36.08%) SQL Server
9 35 (36.08%) WCF
10 34 (35.05%) TeamCity
11 30 (30.93%) SQL
11 30 (30.93%) Windows
12 27 (27.84%) ASP.NET
12 27 (27.84%) Web Services
12 27 (27.84%) NUnit
13 26 (26.80%) .NET Framework
14 24 (24.74%) MVC
14 24 (24.74%) BDD
15 23 (23.71%) Scrum
16 21 (21.65%) JavaScript
17 20 (20.62%) Microsoft Azure
18 18 (18.56%) CSS
18 18 (18.56%) Subversion
18 18 (18.56%) SpecFlow
19 17 (17.53%) IIS
19 17 (17.53%) Visual Studio
19 17 (17.53%) Domain-Driven Design
20 16 (16.49%) Inversion of Control
21 15 (15.46%) HTML

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 17 (17.53%) IIS
2 13 (13.40%) SharePoint
3 12 (12.37%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (6.19%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.09%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.09%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.03%) SharePoint Foundation
6 1 (1.03%) CMS
6 1 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (8.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.09%) InfoPath
2 3 (3.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (11.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (20.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.25%) GitHub
3 3 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.03%) SaaS
4 1 (1.03%) PaaS
4 1 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.03%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.03%) IaaS
4 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.03%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.09%) Internet
2 2 (2.06%) HTTP
3 1 (1.03%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (36.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.19%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.12%) MySQL
5 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.06%) SSDT
7 1 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 37 (38.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (35.05%) TeamCity
3 27 (27.84%) NUnit
4 18 (18.56%) Subversion
4 18 (18.56%) SpecFlow
5 17 (17.53%) Visual Studio
6 15 (15.46%) Jenkins
6 15 (15.46%) MSTest
6 15 (15.46%) WiX
7 14 (14.43%) Selenium
8 13 (13.40%) ReSharper
8 13 (13.40%) StyleCop
8 13 (13.40%) Octopus Deploy
9 12 (12.37%) NCover
9 12 (12.37%) NDepend
9 12 (12.37%) CruiseControl
10 8 (8.25%) WebDriver
10 8 (8.25%) NuGet
11 6 (6.19%) Git (software)
12 5 (5.15%) MSI
General
1 12 (12.37%) Finance
2 7 (7.22%) Banking
3 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.06%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Marketing
5 1 (1.03%) Retail
5 1 (1.03%) Electronics
5 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 58 (59.79%) Developer
2 19 (19.59%) C# Developer
3 17 (17.53%) .NET Developer
4 10 (10.31%) Senior Developer
5 9 (9.28%) Web Developer
6 8 (8.25%) Build Manager
6 8 (8.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (7.22%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (6.19%) Analyst
8 6 (6.19%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.19%) Architect
9 5 (5.15%) Release Analyst
9 5 (5.15%) Senior C# Developer
9 5 (5.15%) CRM Architect
9 5 (5.15%) Build Engineer
10 4 (4.12%) Deployment Analyst
10 4 (4.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.12%) SharePoint Developer
10 4 (4.12%) BizTalk Developer
10 4 (4.12%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (73.20%) .NET
2 35 (36.08%) WCF
3 27 (27.84%) ASP.NET
3 27 (27.84%) Web Services
4 26 (26.80%) .NET Framework
5 18 (18.56%) CSS
6 15 (15.46%) HTML
7 13 (13.40%) jQuery
7 13 (13.40%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (13.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 11 (11.34%) KnockoutJS
8 11 (11.34%) Ajax
9 10 (10.31%) XML
10 8 (8.25%) AngularJS
11 6 (6.19%) Backbone.js
11 6 (6.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (6.19%) NHibernate
11 6 (6.19%) Lucene
11 6 (6.19%) XSLT
11 6 (6.19%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.49%) Inversion of Control
2 11 (11.34%) Open Source
3 8 (8.25%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.25%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.06%) NHS
6 1 (1.03%) DTV
6 1 (1.03%) Equities
6 1 (1.03%) IPTV
6 1 (1.03%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (30.93%) Windows
2 6 (6.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (3.09%) Windows XP
3 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.09%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.09%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (51.55%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (41.24%) TDD
3 36 (37.11%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (24.74%) MVC
4 24 (24.74%) BDD
5 23 (23.71%) Scrum
6 17 (17.53%) Domain-Driven Design
7 15 (15.46%) OO
8 12 (12.37%) ATDD
9 11 (11.34%) CRM
10 8 (8.25%) Configuration Management
11 7 (7.22%) Pair Programming
11 7 (7.22%) DevOps
12 6 (6.19%) SOA
12 6 (6.19%) Workflow
13 5 (5.15%) Automated Testing
13 5 (5.15%) Software Engineering
13 5 (5.15%) Release Management
13 5 (5.15%) Unit Testing
14 4 (4.12%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 66 (68.04%) C#
2 62 (63.92%) PowerShell
3 30 (30.93%) SQL
4 21 (21.65%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.22%) PL/SQL
6 6 (6.19%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.12%) Java
8 3 (3.09%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.09%) XAML
9 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (10.31%) Degree
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.06%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.43%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) EMIR
2 1 (1.03%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.06%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.03%) vSphere
3 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (3.09%) Puppet
2 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 38 (39.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.22%) Oracle
3 4 (4.12%) Red Gate
4 3 (3.09%) Twitter
4 3 (3.09%) Perforce
4 3 (3.09%) VMware
4 3 (3.09%) EPiServer
4 3 (3.09%) HP
5 1 (1.03%) CODA
5 1 (1.03%) SAP
5 1 (1.03%) IBM
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