The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Essex region that had Microsoft Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank - - 56
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Microsoft Developer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
434 528 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 97.97% 98.51% 93.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 290 317
Median daily rate £348 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £213 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 38 57
Median hourly rate £16.50 £36.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.48% +119.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.40 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Essex region that featured Microsoft Developer in the job title.

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Microsoft Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Microsoft Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Server Building
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) ETL Development
3 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (33.33%) Tableau
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Data Extraction
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) XML

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) Server Building
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Tableau