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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 358 365 357
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 63 64 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.29% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.30% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 42 50
Median daily rate £400 £426 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.10% +0.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £303 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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
20569 21078 21803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.98% 94.55% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14996 14579 15350
Median daily rate £463 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 396 399
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.72 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.89% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +25 11 £481 +13.23%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 96 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 62 (49.21%) SQL
3 58 (46.03%) C#
4 52 (41.27%) SQL Server
4 52 (41.27%) MS Excel
5 50 (39.68%) CRM
6 49 (38.89%) Dynamics CRM
7 45 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 41 (32.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 37 (29.37%) .NET
10 36 (28.57%) Finance
11 35 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
12 34 (26.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 26 (20.63%) Data Warehouse
13 26 (20.63%) T-SQL
14 22 (17.46%) JavaScript
14 22 (17.46%) Data Modelling
15 21 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
16 20 (15.87%) ETL
17 17 (13.49%) Windows
18 16 (12.70%) Unit Testing
19 15 (11.90%) PowerShell
19 15 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
20 13 (10.32%) Web Services
21 11 (8.73%) Scrum
21 11 (8.73%) Migration
21 11 (8.73%) SharePoint
21 11 (8.73%) SQL Server 2012
22 10 (7.94%) JIRA
22 10 (7.94%) XML

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 11 (8.73%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.38%) SAS
3 2 (1.59%) MS Project Server
3 2 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 52 (41.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.38%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.79%) MS Project
3 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 49 (38.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (6.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.79%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.79%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (41.27%) SQL Server
2 45 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 41 (32.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (26.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 26 (20.63%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (8.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (4.76%) Power BI
8 6 (4.76%) QlikView
9 5 (3.97%) Data Mart
10 4 (3.17%) MS Access
10 4 (3.17%) OLAP
10 4 (3.17%) Relational Database
11 3 (2.38%) Big Data
11 3 (2.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 3 (2.38%) OLAP Cube
11 3 (2.38%) SAS EBI
11 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (2.38%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (7.94%) JIRA
2 9 (7.14%) SpecFlow
3 8 (6.35%) FitNesse
3 8 (6.35%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.35%) TeamCity
4 6 (4.76%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.59%) MSTest
7 2 (1.59%) NUnit
8 1 (0.79%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (0.79%) WiX
General
1 36 (28.57%) Finance
2 7 (5.56%) Banking
3 6 (4.76%) Advertising
3 6 (4.76%) Marketing
4 4 (3.17%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.59%) Retail
6 1 (0.79%) Automotive
6 1 (0.79%) Law
6 1 (0.79%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (29.37%) .NET
2 13 (10.32%) Web Services
3 10 (7.94%) XML
4 9 (7.14%) MDX
4 9 (7.14%) REST
5 8 (6.35%) .NET Framework
5 8 (6.35%) ASP.NET
5 8 (6.35%) WCF
6 6 (4.76%) SOAP
6 6 (4.76%) WPF
7 5 (3.97%) Ajax
7 5 (3.97%) WinForms
8 3 (2.38%) Entity Framework
8 3 (2.38%) Silverlight
9 2 (1.59%) HTML
9 2 (1.59%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 1 (0.79%) Gherkin
10 1 (0.79%) HTML5
10 1 (0.79%) LINQ
10 1 (0.79%) OOXML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (4.76%) Data Integration
2 5 (3.97%) Derivative
2 5 (3.97%) Visualisation
3 3 (2.38%) Credit Risk
3 3 (2.38%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (1.59%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.59%) Data Conversion
4 2 (1.59%) Market Risk
4 2 (1.59%) NHS
4 2 (1.59%) User Experience
5 1 (0.79%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.79%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.79%) FMCG
5 1 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.79%) IVR
5 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.79%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.79%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.49%) Windows
2 2 (1.59%) Windows Server
2 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (39.68%) CRM
2 35 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (17.46%) Data Modelling
4 21 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (15.87%) ETL
6 16 (12.70%) Unit Testing
7 15 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (8.73%) Migration
8 11 (8.73%) Scrum
9 10 (7.94%) Workflow
10 9 (7.14%) Analytics
10 9 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (6.35%) Automated Testing
11 8 (6.35%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (6.35%) Kanban
11 8 (6.35%) Refactoring
11 8 (6.35%) Risk Management
11 8 (6.35%) Systematic Trading
11 8 (6.35%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (4.76%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 62 (49.21%) SQL
2 58 (46.03%) C#
3 26 (20.63%) T-SQL
4 22 (17.46%) JavaScript
5 15 (11.90%) PowerShell
6 7 (5.56%) VBA
7 3 (2.38%) Python
8 2 (1.59%) C++
9 1 (0.79%) C
9 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.79%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.79%) VB
9 1 (0.79%) X++
9 1 (0.79%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (0.79%) Degree
1 1 (0.79%) ISEB
1 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.59%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 96 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.97%) Oracle
3 4 (3.17%) Tableau
3 4 (3.17%) Teradata
4 3 (2.38%) Sybase
5 2 (1.59%) Citrix
6 1 (0.79%) MicroStrategy
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