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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 354 331 378
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +47
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 54 87 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.41% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.43% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 73 23
Average daily rate £425 £427 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.46% -5.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.88 - £31.25
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
20061 20060 20469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.75% 94.51% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14232 14223 13899
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 342 392
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.53 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 6 £450 +2.85% 3
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 76 (59.84%) Microsoft
2 64 (50.39%) SQL
3 51 (40.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 50 (39.37%) SQL Server
5 49 (38.58%) C#
6 48 (37.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 47 (37.01%) CRM
8 46 (36.22%) Dynamics CRM
9 43 (33.86%) Agile Software Development
10 41 (32.28%) Business Intelligence
10 41 (32.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 40 (31.50%) MS Excel
12 38 (29.92%) .NET
13 34 (26.77%) Finance
14 30 (23.62%) ETL
15 27 (21.26%) T-SQL
16 24 (18.90%) Data Warehouse
17 19 (14.96%) Data Modelling
17 19 (14.96%) JavaScript
18 15 (11.81%) Scrum
19 12 (9.45%) Unit Testing
19 12 (9.45%) Kanban
19 12 (9.45%) Performance Tuning
20 11 (8.66%) Dynamics NAV
20 11 (8.66%) FitNesse
20 11 (8.66%) Migration
20 11 (8.66%) Risk Management
21 10 (7.87%) TeamCity
21 10 (7.87%) PowerShell
21 10 (7.87%) SpecFlow

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 8 (6.30%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.36%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.79%) IIS
4 1 (0.79%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 40 (31.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.57%) MS Office
2 2 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.57%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.79%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 46 (36.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (8.66%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (3.15%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (3.15%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.36%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.79%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (40.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 50 (39.37%) SQL Server
3 48 (37.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 41 (32.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 24 (18.90%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (7.09%) OLAP
6 9 (7.09%) OLAP Cube
7 8 (6.30%) Big Data
7 8 (6.30%) Star Schema
8 7 (5.51%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (4.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (4.72%) MS Access
10 5 (3.94%) Oracle Database
11 4 (3.15%) Oracle OLAP
11 4 (3.15%) QlikView
12 3 (2.36%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 2 (1.57%) Data Mart
13 2 (1.57%) Power BI
13 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (8.66%) FitNesse
2 10 (7.87%) SpecFlow
2 10 (7.87%) TeamCity
3 8 (6.30%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.30%) JIRA
4 6 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.36%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.57%) NUnit
6 2 (1.57%) Subversion
7 1 (0.79%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.79%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.79%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.79%) WiX
General
1 34 (26.77%) Finance
2 7 (5.51%) Banking
3 5 (3.94%) Advertising
4 4 (3.15%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.36%) German Language
5 3 (2.36%) Marketing
5 3 (2.36%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.57%) Danish Language
6 2 (1.57%) Norwegian Language
6 2 (1.57%) Retail
7 1 (0.79%) Back Office
7 1 (0.79%) Billing
7 1 (0.79%) Front Office
7 1 (0.79%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (29.92%) .NET
2 8 (6.30%) ASP.NET
2 8 (6.30%) HTML
3 7 (5.51%) MDX
4 5 (3.94%) .NET Framework
4 5 (3.94%) WCF
5 3 (2.36%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 3 (2.36%) XML
6 2 (1.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (1.57%) COM
6 2 (1.57%) CSS
6 2 (1.57%) HTML5
6 2 (1.57%) jQuery
6 2 (1.57%) JSON
6 2 (1.57%) SOAP
6 2 (1.57%) Web Services
6 2 (1.57%) WPF
7 1 (0.79%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.79%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.72%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.15%) Hedge funds
4 3 (2.36%) Credit Risk
4 3 (2.36%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.36%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.57%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.57%) Market Risk
5 2 (1.57%) Video Editing
6 1 (0.79%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.79%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.79%) FMCG
6 1 (0.79%) NHS
6 1 (0.79%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.79%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.94%) Windows
2 3 (2.36%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (37.01%) CRM
2 43 (33.86%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (32.28%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (23.62%) ETL
5 19 (14.96%) Data Modelling
6 15 (11.81%) Scrum
7 12 (9.45%) Kanban
7 12 (9.45%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (9.45%) Unit Testing
8 11 (8.66%) Migration
8 11 (8.66%) Risk Management
9 9 (7.09%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (7.09%) ERP
9 9 (7.09%) Kimball Methodology
9 9 (7.09%) Workflow
10 8 (6.30%) Asset Management
10 8 (6.30%) Automated Testing
10 8 (6.30%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (6.30%) Refactoring
10 8 (6.30%) Systematic Trading
Programming Languages
1 64 (50.39%) SQL
2 49 (38.58%) C#
3 27 (21.26%) T-SQL
4 19 (14.96%) JavaScript
5 10 (7.87%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.15%) VBA
7 2 (1.57%) C++
7 2 (1.57%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.79%) C
8 1 (0.79%) Java
8 1 (0.79%) Scala
8 1 (0.79%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.79%) VB
8 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.79%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.79%) Degree
2 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.79%) COREP
1 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.79%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 76 (59.84%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.30%) Tableau
3 6 (4.72%) Oracle
4 2 (1.57%) iManage
5 1 (0.79%) Actian
5 1 (0.79%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.79%) Perforce
5 1 (0.79%) Red Gate
5 1 (0.79%) Telerik
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