The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Microsoft Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 342 375 338
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 94 57 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.25% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.26% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 43 82
Median daily rate £450 £425 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -0.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Microsoft Developer
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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20547 21624 22839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.81% 95.17% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14638 15330 16456
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 286 343 446
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.40 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Microsoft Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Microsoft Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Microsoft Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
City of London +9 23 £450 - 1
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 London region featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 144 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 77 (47.53%) .NET
3 70 (43.21%) C#
3 70 (43.21%) CRM
3 70 (43.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 60 (37.04%) SQL
5 56 (34.57%) SQL Server
6 45 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (24.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 34 (20.99%) MS Excel
9 33 (20.37%) Finance
9 33 (20.37%) Migration
9 33 (20.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 28 (17.28%) Business Intelligence
11 27 (16.67%) T-SQL
12 25 (15.43%) JavaScript
12 25 (15.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 24 (14.81%) Data Migration
13 24 (14.81%) Web Services
13 24 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
14 23 (14.20%) ETL
15 22 (13.58%) Advertising
16 20 (12.35%) MVC
16 20 (12.35%) ASP.NET
17 17 (10.49%) SQL Server 2008
17 17 (10.49%) Visual Studio
18 15 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
18 15 (9.26%) Big Data
19 14 (8.64%) SQL Server 2012
19 14 (8.64%) .NET Framework

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 6 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.85%) FileNet
2 3 (1.85%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.23%) CMS
3 2 (1.23%) IIS
4 1 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.62%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.62%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.62%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 34 (20.99%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.23%) SPSS
3 1 (0.62%) MS Office
3 1 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 70 (43.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (6.79%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.62%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.62%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (7.41%) Office 365
3 4 (2.47%) SaaS
4 3 (1.85%) PaaS
5 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.62%) IaaS
5 1 (0.62%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.23%) HTTP
1 2 (1.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (34.57%) SQL Server
2 39 (24.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (20.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (15.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 24 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (10.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (9.26%) Big Data
8 14 (8.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (3.70%) MS Access
9 6 (3.70%) OLAP
10 5 (3.09%) Power BI
11 4 (2.47%) OLAP Cube
11 4 (2.47%) Relational Database
11 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (1.23%) Hadoop
12 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (1.23%) NoSQL
12 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (10.49%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (4.32%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (1.23%) Bower
3 2 (1.23%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.23%) gulp
3 2 (1.23%) NUnit
3 2 (1.23%) Selenium
3 2 (1.23%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.62%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.62%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.62%) JIRA
4 1 (0.62%) Moq
4 1 (0.62%) MSTest
4 1 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.62%) Subversion
General
1 33 (20.37%) Finance
2 22 (13.58%) Advertising
3 10 (6.17%) Banking
4 7 (4.32%) Retail
5 5 (3.09%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.47%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.85%) Back Office
7 3 (1.85%) Marketing
8 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.23%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.23%) Law
9 1 (0.62%) Electronics
9 1 (0.62%) Games
9 1 (0.62%) Legal
9 1 (0.62%) Military
9 1 (0.62%) Publishing
9 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (47.53%) .NET
2 24 (14.81%) Web Services
3 20 (12.35%) ASP.NET
4 14 (8.64%) .NET Framework
5 13 (8.02%) WCF
6 12 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (6.79%) HTML
8 10 (6.17%) jQuery
9 9 (5.56%) SOAP
10 8 (4.94%) XML
11 7 (4.32%) AngularJS
11 7 (4.32%) Entity Framework
11 7 (4.32%) RESTful
12 6 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 6 (3.70%) CSS
12 6 (3.70%) MDX
13 5 (3.09%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (2.47%) Ajax
14 4 (2.47%) HTML5
15 3 (1.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.85%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.23%) Data Conversion
3 2 (1.23%) Data Extraction
3 2 (1.23%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.23%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.23%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.62%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.62%) Fintech
4 1 (0.62%) IVR
4 1 (0.62%) Kinect
4 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.62%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.62%) Replication
4 1 (0.62%) Smartcard
4 1 (0.62%) User Experience
4 1 (0.62%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.62%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.17%) Windows
2 2 (1.23%) Windows 10
2 2 (1.23%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.62%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (43.21%) CRM
2 45 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (20.37%) Migration
4 28 (17.28%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (14.81%) Data Migration
6 23 (14.20%) ETL
7 20 (12.35%) MVC
8 14 (8.64%) Scrum
9 11 (6.79%) Data Mapping
9 11 (6.79%) Unit Testing
10 8 (4.94%) Line Management
10 8 (4.94%) OO
10 8 (4.94%) TDD
11 7 (4.32%) Workflow
12 6 (3.70%) ERP
12 6 (3.70%) Waterfall
13 5 (3.09%) Data Analysis
13 5 (3.09%) Data Management
13 5 (3.09%) Integration Testing
13 5 (3.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 70 (43.21%) C#
2 60 (37.04%) SQL
3 27 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 25 (15.43%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.94%) C
6 6 (3.70%) VBA
7 5 (3.09%) X++
8 4 (2.47%) Java
8 4 (2.47%) PHP
9 3 (1.85%) C++
9 3 (1.85%) VB
9 3 (1.85%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.85%) VB6
10 2 (1.23%) Perl
10 2 (1.23%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.23%) Python
11 1 (0.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.62%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (2.47%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.23%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.62%) Degree
3 1 (0.62%) ISEB
3 1 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.62%) MCAD
3 1 (0.62%) MCSD
3 1 (0.62%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.47%) QA
2 2 (1.23%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.62%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (2.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 144 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.41%) Teradata
3 11 (6.79%) Greenplum
3 11 (6.79%) Netezza
3 11 (6.79%) Vertica
4 7 (4.32%) Oracle
5 5 (3.09%) Tableau
6 4 (2.47%) Cognos
7 3 (1.85%) Lotus
8 2 (1.23%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.23%) SAP
8 2 (1.23%) Telerik
9 1 (0.62%) Concur
9 1 (0.62%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.62%) Infor
9 1 (0.62%) Informatica
9 1 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
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