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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Developer
Rank 321 353 340
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 78 31 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 20 25
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£427 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £348 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £503 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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
19643 20190 18456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.91% 93.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13788 13644 12573
Average daily rate £446 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 387 425
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -1.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +26 25 £450 +9.09% 14
Beckenham - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 110 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 88 (53.33%) CRM
2 88 (53.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 78 (47.27%) .NET
4 77 (46.67%) SQL Server
5 71 (43.03%) SQL
6 65 (39.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 60 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 42 (25.45%) C#
8 42 (25.45%) JavaScript
9 41 (24.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 40 (24.24%) T-SQL
11 35 (21.21%) MS Excel
12 34 (20.61%) Business Intelligence
13 30 (18.18%) ASP.NET
14 27 (16.36%) ETL
14 27 (16.36%) SQL Server 2008
15 23 (13.94%) Agile Software Development
16 22 (13.33%) Finance
17 19 (11.52%) SQL Server 2012
18 17 (10.30%) MDX
18 17 (10.30%) WCF
18 17 (10.30%) Data Warehouse
18 17 (10.30%) Web Services
19 16 (9.70%) XML
19 16 (9.70%) OLAP
19 16 (9.70%) Advertising
20 15 (9.09%) HTML
20 15 (9.09%) CSS
20 15 (9.09%) MS Access

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 15 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.61%) Drupal
3 1 (0.61%) Moodle
Applications
1 35 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.45%) MS Office
3 2 (1.21%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.61%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 88 (53.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (4.85%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.21%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 65 (39.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 60 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 41 (24.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 27 (16.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (11.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (10.30%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (9.70%) OLAP
9 15 (9.09%) MS Access
10 13 (7.88%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (7.27%) OLAP Cube
12 8 (4.85%) Oracle Database
12 8 (4.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 7 (4.24%) Oracle OLAP
14 6 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (3.03%) Star Schema
15 5 (3.03%) Big Data
16 4 (2.42%) QlikView
17 3 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
17 3 (1.82%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 13 (7.88%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.21%) SpecFlow
3 2 (1.21%) ERwin
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (13.33%) Finance
2 16 (9.70%) Advertising
3 14 (8.48%) Banking
4 3 (1.82%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.21%) Front Office
5 2 (1.21%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.61%) Legal
6 1 (0.61%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.61%) Retail
6 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (47.27%) .NET
2 30 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 17 (10.30%) Web Services
3 17 (10.30%) MDX
3 17 (10.30%) WCF
4 16 (9.70%) XML
5 15 (9.09%) CSS
5 15 (9.09%) HTML
6 14 (8.48%) SOAP
7 13 (7.88%) .NET Framework
8 12 (7.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 11 (6.67%) LINQ
10 5 (3.03%) jQuery
10 5 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (1.21%) HTML5
11 2 (1.21%) Silverlight
11 2 (1.21%) DOM
12 1 (0.61%) WSDL
12 1 (0.61%) Ajax
12 1 (0.61%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.42%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.21%) Clustering
3 2 (1.21%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.21%) Replication
4 1 (0.61%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.61%) Equities
4 1 (0.61%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (0.61%) Derivative
4 1 (0.61%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.61%) iPhone
4 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.61%) iPad
4 1 (0.61%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.24%) Windows
2 4 (2.42%) UNIX
3 2 (1.21%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (53.33%) CRM
2 34 (20.61%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (16.36%) ETL
4 23 (13.94%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (8.48%) Migration
6 12 (7.27%) Data Modelling
7 10 (6.06%) Dimensional Modelling
8 8 (4.85%) TDD
9 6 (3.64%) Wealth Management
9 6 (3.64%) Scrum
9 6 (3.64%) Kimball Methodology
9 6 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (3.03%) Inmon Methodology
10 5 (3.03%) Web Application Development
10 5 (3.03%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (3.03%) Change Management
10 5 (3.03%) MVC
10 5 (3.03%) Workflow
11 4 (2.42%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (43.03%) SQL
2 42 (25.45%) C#
2 42 (25.45%) JavaScript
3 40 (24.24%) T-SQL
4 13 (7.88%) VBA
5 3 (1.82%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.21%) VB
6 2 (1.21%) PHP
6 2 (1.21%) Java
6 2 (1.21%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.61%) VB6
7 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.61%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (8.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (3.64%) Degree
3 3 (1.82%) VCP4
4 2 (1.21%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.61%) QA
Vendors
1 110 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.27%) Oracle
3 9 (5.45%) Tableau
4 3 (1.82%) Business Objects
4 3 (1.82%) SAP
5 2 (1.21%) Cognos
5 2 (1.21%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.61%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.61%) IBM
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