The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 April 2015 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Developer
Rank 329 369 357
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 74 37 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 31 28
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£427 £425 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.47% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £363 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.50
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
20668 22384 20066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.44% 92.72% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14201 15504 13595
Average daily rate £445 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 363 402 410
Average hourly rate £18.60 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.28% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.65 £39.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 2015. 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
City of London +32 27 £450 +5.88% 13
Beckenham - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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.

1 109 (71.24%) Microsoft
2 76 (49.67%) SQL Server
3 75 (49.02%) CRM
3 75 (49.02%) Dynamics CRM
4 74 (48.37%) .NET
5 71 (46.41%) SQL
6 67 (43.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 61 (39.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 47 (30.72%) C#
9 45 (29.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 42 (27.45%) Business Intelligence
11 39 (25.49%) T-SQL
12 38 (24.84%) JavaScript
13 36 (23.53%) ETL
14 35 (22.88%) MS Excel
15 33 (21.57%) Finance
16 32 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
17 26 (16.99%) XML
18 23 (15.03%) ASP.NET
18 23 (15.03%) Data Warehouse
18 23 (15.03%) SQL Server 2008
19 21 (13.73%) OLAP
20 18 (11.76%) Web Services
20 18 (11.76%) Data Modelling
21 17 (11.11%) SOAP
21 17 (11.11%) Tableau
21 17 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
21 17 (11.11%) OLAP Cube
22 16 (10.46%) WCF
22 16 (10.46%) CSS

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 16 (10.46%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.96%) IIS
2 3 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.65%) Drupal
Applications
1 35 (22.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.61%) MS Office
3 3 (1.96%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.65%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 75 (49.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (49.67%) SQL Server
2 67 (43.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 61 (39.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 45 (29.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 23 (15.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (15.03%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (13.73%) OLAP
7 17 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (11.11%) OLAP Cube
8 12 (7.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 11 (7.19%) Big Data
10 10 (6.54%) Oracle Database
11 9 (5.88%) Oracle OLAP
12 8 (5.23%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (5.23%) MS Access
12 8 (5.23%) Star Schema
13 6 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (2.61%) QlikView
14 4 (2.61%) SSDT
15 3 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (7.84%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.31%) SpecFlow
3 2 (1.31%) ERwin
3 2 (1.31%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.65%) Subversion
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 33 (21.57%) Finance
2 14 (9.15%) Advertising
3 9 (5.88%) Banking
4 5 (3.27%) Retail
5 3 (1.96%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.31%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.31%) Front Office
6 2 (1.31%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.65%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (48.37%) .NET
2 26 (16.99%) XML
3 23 (15.03%) ASP.NET
4 18 (11.76%) Web Services
5 17 (11.11%) SOAP
6 16 (10.46%) CSS
6 16 (10.46%) .NET Framework
6 16 (10.46%) WCF
7 15 (9.80%) Entity Framework
8 14 (9.15%) LINQ
9 12 (7.84%) MDX
10 11 (7.19%) HTML
11 7 (4.58%) jQuery
12 4 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (1.96%) Ajax
14 2 (1.31%) JSON
14 2 (1.31%) HTML5
14 2 (1.31%) ASP.NET Web API
15 1 (0.65%) REST
15 1 (0.65%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.58%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.61%) Visualisation
4 3 (1.96%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.31%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.31%) Replication
5 2 (1.31%) Clustering
6 1 (0.65%) Equities
6 1 (0.65%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (0.65%) Derivative
6 1 (0.65%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.65%) iPhone
6 1 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.65%) iPad
6 1 (0.65%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.65%) Kindle
6 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.61%) UNIX
2 3 (1.96%) Windows
3 2 (1.31%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (49.02%) CRM
2 42 (27.45%) Business Intelligence
3 36 (23.53%) ETL
4 32 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (11.76%) Data Modelling
6 12 (7.84%) Dimensional Modelling
7 11 (7.19%) TDD
8 9 (5.88%) Kimball Methodology
9 8 (5.23%) Inmon Methodology
9 8 (5.23%) Migration
9 8 (5.23%) Scrum
10 7 (4.58%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (4.58%) Data Mapping
11 6 (3.92%) Analytics
12 5 (3.27%) Database Tuning
12 5 (3.27%) Data Migration
12 5 (3.27%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (3.27%) Change Management
12 5 (3.27%) Workflow
12 5 (3.27%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (46.41%) SQL
2 47 (30.72%) C#
3 39 (25.49%) T-SQL
4 38 (24.84%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.92%) VBA
6 2 (1.31%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.31%) X++
6 2 (1.31%) PHP
6 2 (1.31%) Java
6 2 (1.31%) R
7 1 (0.65%) C
7 1 (0.65%) VB
7 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (8.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (6.54%) Degree
3 2 (1.31%) MCITP
4 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.31%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.65%) QA
Vendors
1 109 (71.24%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.11%) Tableau
3 13 (8.50%) Oracle
4 6 (3.92%) Business Objects
5 3 (1.96%) SAP
5 3 (1.96%) Cognos
6 2 (1.31%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.65%) Sun
7 1 (0.65%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.65%) IBM
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