The first table below looks at the demand for the Microsoft Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Essex region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Developer
Rank 51 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.21% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£473 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
Job Titles Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
438 424 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 90.68% 91.38% 96.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 205 247
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 67 82
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £30.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -34.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £10.50 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £38.00 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Microsoft Developer
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Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Developer in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the Essex region.

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Microsoft Developer
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region that cited Microsoft Developer in their job title 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 with Microsoft Developer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) MS Access
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) XHTML
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) XML

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region that cited Microsoft Developer in their job title 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 with Microsoft Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MS Access
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XHTML
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft