The first table below looks at the demand for the Microsoft Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 23 April 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 London 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Developer
Rank 373 359 375
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 36 32 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 27 36
Average daily rate £425 £400 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -17.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £350 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -25.55%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22319 20402 25856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.54% 92.80% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 15512 13818 16636
Average daily rate £425 £445 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 411 581
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.86 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 23 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -3 14 £425 +10.38% 2
Beckenham - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 50 (69.44%) Microsoft
2 34 (47.22%) .NET
2 34 (47.22%) SQL Server
3 29 (40.28%) CRM
3 29 (40.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 27 (37.50%) SQL
4 27 (37.50%) Finance
5 26 (36.11%) MS Excel
5 26 (36.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (31.94%) C#
7 21 (29.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 19 (26.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 18 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (20.83%) SharePoint
11 12 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (15.28%) ETL
13 10 (13.89%) ASP.NET
14 9 (12.50%) XML
14 9 (12.50%) MS Access
14 9 (12.50%) Banking
14 9 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
15 8 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (11.11%) Visual Studio
15 8 (11.11%) OLAP
15 8 (11.11%) JavaScript
15 8 (11.11%) VBA
16 7 (9.72%) Oracle
16 7 (9.72%) Data Modelling
17 6 (8.33%) T-SQL

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 15 (20.83%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.78%) IIS
3 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 26 (36.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) PowerPivot
2 2 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.78%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 29 (40.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (47.22%) SQL Server
2 26 (36.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (29.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (26.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (12.50%) MS Access
6 9 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (11.11%) OLAP
8 5 (6.94%) Oracle OLAP
9 4 (5.56%) Relational Database
9 4 (5.56%) Data Mining
9 4 (5.56%) Star Schema
10 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database
11 2 (2.78%) ProClarity
11 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (1.39%) PerformancePoint
12 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 27 (37.50%) Finance
2 9 (12.50%) Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Advertising
4 2 (2.78%) Front Office
4 2 (2.78%) Retail
4 2 (2.78%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.39%) Legal
5 1 (1.39%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (47.22%) .NET
2 10 (13.89%) ASP.NET
3 9 (12.50%) XML
4 6 (8.33%) MDX
5 5 (6.94%) HTML
5 5 (6.94%) Web Services
6 3 (4.17%) Middleware
6 3 (4.17%) EDI
6 3 (4.17%) HTML5
6 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.78%) CSS
7 2 (2.78%) JSP
7 2 (2.78%) XSD
8 1 (1.39%) jQuery
8 1 (1.39%) WCF
8 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.39%) CSS3
8 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.78%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.39%) Market Risk
2 1 (1.39%) Online Games
2 1 (1.39%) Informatics
2 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.39%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.28%) CRM
2 18 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (15.28%) ETL
4 7 (9.72%) Data Modelling
5 5 (6.94%) Asset Management
5 5 (6.94%) Workflow
5 5 (6.94%) Migration
5 5 (6.94%) ERP
5 5 (6.94%) Analytics
6 4 (5.56%) Data Governance
6 4 (5.56%) MVC
6 4 (5.56%) Validation
6 4 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.56%) Automated Testing
6 4 (5.56%) Web Development
6 4 (5.56%) Investment Management
6 4 (5.56%) Unit Testing
6 4 (5.56%) Data Migration
6 4 (5.56%) Data Validation
7 3 (4.17%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 27 (37.50%) SQL
2 23 (31.94%) C#
3 8 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 8 (11.11%) VBA
4 6 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.17%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.78%) Java
6 2 (2.78%) PHP
7 1 (1.39%) X++
7 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.39%) C
7 1 (1.39%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
7 1 (1.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (6.94%) MCSD
2 4 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) EMIR
1 2 (2.78%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.39%) CRD IV
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 50 (69.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.72%) Oracle
3 3 (4.17%) SAP
4 2 (2.78%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.78%) Lattice Semiconductor
5 1 (1.39%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.39%) Tableau
London
Enterprise Partners
Rate: €500 - €700 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Uxbridge
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Enterprise Partners
Posted: 28 days ago