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 26 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 359 372 352
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 61 64 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.29% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 39 53
Median daily rate £418 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £320 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £492 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.72% +3.21%
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
20313 22036 22179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.14% 94.60% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14741 15378 15441
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 368 399
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £52.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +30 12 £500 +8.10% 5
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Romford - 1 £430 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £475 -
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 100 (75.19%) Microsoft
2 63 (47.37%) SQL
3 60 (45.11%) SQL Server
4 53 (39.85%) CRM
5 52 (39.10%) C#
5 52 (39.10%) Dynamics CRM
6 50 (37.59%) MS Excel
7 47 (35.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 46 (34.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 41 (30.83%) Business Intelligence
10 39 (29.32%) .NET
11 34 (25.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 31 (23.31%) Finance
13 30 (22.56%) Data Warehouse
14 26 (19.55%) ETL
14 26 (19.55%) T-SQL
15 22 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (15.79%) JavaScript
17 18 (13.53%) Data Modelling
17 18 (13.53%) Migration
18 17 (12.78%) Windows
19 15 (11.28%) Web Services
20 14 (10.53%) SharePoint
20 14 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
21 12 (9.02%) XML
22 11 (8.27%) Analytics
22 11 (8.27%) Performance Tuning
22 11 (8.27%) Data Migration
23 10 (7.52%) PowerShell
23 10 (7.52%) Unit Testing

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 14 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.26%) SAS
3 2 (1.50%) MS Project Server
3 2 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 50 (37.59%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.26%) MS Office
3 2 (1.50%) SPSS
4 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.75%) MS Project
4 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 52 (39.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (6.77%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (3.76%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.75%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.75%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (45.11%) SQL Server
2 47 (35.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 46 (34.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (25.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 30 (22.56%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (7.52%) Power BI
8 9 (6.77%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (6.02%) OLAP
10 7 (5.26%) Relational Database
11 6 (4.51%) QlikView
12 5 (3.76%) Big Data
12 5 (3.76%) Data Mart
12 5 (3.76%) OLAP Cube
13 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2014
14 3 (2.26%) MS Access
14 3 (2.26%) RDBMS
14 3 (2.26%) SAS EBI
14 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (2.26%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (4.51%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.76%) JIRA
4 4 (3.01%) SpecFlow
5 3 (2.26%) FitNesse
5 3 (2.26%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.26%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (2.26%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.50%) MSTest
6 2 (1.50%) NUnit
6 2 (1.50%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.75%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (0.75%) WiX
General
1 31 (23.31%) Finance
2 7 (5.26%) Advertising
2 7 (5.26%) Banking
3 5 (3.76%) Marketing
4 4 (3.01%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.26%) Retail
6 1 (0.75%) Automotive
6 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.75%) Law
6 1 (0.75%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (29.32%) .NET
2 15 (11.28%) Web Services
3 12 (9.02%) XML
4 10 (7.52%) ASP.NET
4 10 (7.52%) MDX
5 9 (6.77%) REST
6 8 (6.02%) .NET Framework
6 8 (6.02%) WCF
7 6 (4.51%) SOAP
7 6 (4.51%) WPF
8 5 (3.76%) Ajax
8 5 (3.76%) WinForms
9 4 (3.01%) HTML
10 3 (2.26%) Entity Framework
10 3 (2.26%) HTML5
10 3 (2.26%) Silverlight
11 2 (1.50%) Kendo UI
11 2 (1.50%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 1 (0.75%) OOXML
12 1 (0.75%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (5.26%) Data Integration
2 5 (3.76%) Derivative
2 5 (3.76%) Visualisation
3 3 (2.26%) Credit Risk
3 3 (2.26%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (1.50%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.50%) Data Conversion
4 2 (1.50%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.50%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.50%) Market Risk
4 2 (1.50%) NHS
4 2 (1.50%) User Experience
5 1 (0.75%) FMCG
5 1 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.75%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.75%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.78%) Windows
2 2 (1.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (39.85%) CRM
2 41 (30.83%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (19.55%) ETL
4 22 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (13.53%) Data Modelling
5 18 (13.53%) Migration
6 11 (8.27%) Analytics
6 11 (8.27%) Data Migration
6 11 (8.27%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (7.52%) Unit Testing
7 10 (7.52%) Workflow
8 9 (6.77%) ERP
9 8 (6.02%) Scrum
10 7 (5.26%) Kimball Methodology
11 6 (4.51%) Data Management
12 5 (3.76%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (3.76%) GAP Analysis
12 5 (3.76%) OO
12 5 (3.76%) System Testing
12 5 (3.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (47.37%) SQL
2 52 (39.10%) C#
3 26 (19.55%) T-SQL
4 21 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 10 (7.52%) PowerShell
6 6 (4.51%) VBA
7 3 (2.26%) Python
8 2 (1.50%) C
8 2 (1.50%) C++
9 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.75%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.75%) X++
9 1 (0.75%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (0.75%) Degree
1 1 (0.75%) ISEB
1 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.26%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.75%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (1.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 100 (75.19%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.26%) Oracle
3 6 (4.51%) Tableau
4 5 (3.76%) Teradata
5 3 (2.26%) Sybase
6 2 (1.50%) Citrix
6 2 (1.50%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.50%) Telerik
7 1 (0.75%) Informatica
7 1 (0.75%) MicroStrategy
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