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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Developer
Rank 358 338 362
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 53 68 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.29% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.31% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 53 32
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£450 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £24.50
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
21502 21611 21671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.96% 92.91% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15015 14996 14673
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 391 462
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.00 £12.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -8 22 £463 +2.66% 16
Croydon - 3 - -
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 93 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 66 (53.23%) .NET
3 65 (52.42%) SQL Server
4 60 (48.39%) SQL
4 60 (48.39%) CRM
4 60 (48.39%) Dynamics CRM
5 48 (38.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 48 (38.71%) C#
6 42 (33.87%) JavaScript
6 42 (33.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 36 (29.03%) MS Excel
8 34 (27.42%) Business Intelligence
9 32 (25.81%) ETL
9 32 (25.81%) T-SQL
9 32 (25.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 30 (24.19%) Finance
11 25 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (19.35%) XML
13 20 (16.13%) ASP.NET
14 18 (14.52%) SOAP
14 18 (14.52%) Web Services
15 17 (13.71%) Data Warehouse
15 17 (13.71%) .NET Framework
16 16 (12.90%) CSS
16 16 (12.90%) OLAP
16 16 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
17 15 (12.10%) WCF
17 15 (12.10%) Entity Framework
17 15 (12.10%) Data Modelling
18 14 (11.29%) Tableau

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 13 (10.48%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.23%) IIS
3 3 (2.42%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 36 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) PowerPivot
2 1 (0.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 60 (48.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (5.65%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (4.03%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.81%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (52.42%) SQL Server
2 48 (38.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 42 (33.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (25.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 17 (13.71%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (12.90%) OLAP
6 16 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (10.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (10.48%) OLAP Cube
8 9 (7.26%) Big Data
9 7 (5.65%) Oracle OLAP
9 7 (5.65%) Oracle Database
9 7 (5.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (4.84%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (4.03%) Star Schema
12 3 (2.42%) Data Mining
13 2 (1.61%) DTS
13 2 (1.61%) MS Access
13 2 (1.61%) Relational Database
13 2 (1.61%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 7 (5.65%) Visual Studio
1 7 (5.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.61%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (1.61%) FitNesse
3 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.81%) Subversion
3 1 (0.81%) MorphX
General
1 30 (24.19%) Finance
2 9 (7.26%) Advertising
3 7 (5.65%) Banking
4 6 (4.84%) Retail
5 5 (4.03%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.61%) Front Office
7 1 (0.81%) Publishing
7 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.81%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.81%) Marketing
7 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (53.23%) .NET
2 24 (19.35%) XML
3 20 (16.13%) ASP.NET
4 18 (14.52%) SOAP
4 18 (14.52%) Web Services
5 17 (13.71%) .NET Framework
6 16 (12.90%) CSS
7 15 (12.10%) WCF
7 15 (12.10%) Entity Framework
8 14 (11.29%) LINQ
9 11 (8.87%) HTML
10 9 (7.26%) MDX
11 7 (5.65%) jQuery
12 5 (4.03%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (2.42%) KnockoutJS
13 3 (2.42%) AngularJS
13 3 (2.42%) ASP.NET MVC
14 2 (1.61%) JSON
14 2 (1.61%) Ajax
14 2 (1.61%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.03%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.23%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.42%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.42%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.61%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.61%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.61%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.81%) iPad
6 1 (0.81%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.81%) User Experience
6 1 (0.81%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.81%) iPhone
6 1 (0.81%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.81%) Equities
6 1 (0.81%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (0.81%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (48.39%) CRM
2 34 (27.42%) Business Intelligence
3 32 (25.81%) ETL
4 25 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (12.10%) Data Modelling
6 12 (9.68%) TDD
7 11 (8.87%) Migration
8 9 (7.26%) Dimensional Modelling
9 6 (4.84%) Kimball Methodology
10 5 (4.03%) Analytics
10 5 (4.03%) Inmon Methodology
10 5 (4.03%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (4.03%) Workflow
10 5 (4.03%) ETL Development
10 5 (4.03%) Scrum
10 5 (4.03%) MVC
10 5 (4.03%) Wealth Management
10 5 (4.03%) Data Migration
10 5 (4.03%) Data Mapping
11 4 (3.23%) OO
Programming Languages
1 60 (48.39%) SQL
2 48 (38.71%) C#
3 42 (33.87%) JavaScript
4 32 (25.81%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.42%) VB
5 3 (2.42%) VBA
5 3 (2.42%) VB6
5 3 (2.42%) X++
6 2 (1.61%) R
7 1 (0.81%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (0.81%) C
7 1 (0.81%) Java
7 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.81%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (8.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (6.45%) Degree
3 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.81%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.42%) HL7
2 2 (1.61%) QA
3 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 93 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.29%) Tableau
3 9 (7.26%) Oracle
4 4 (3.23%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.61%) Cognos
6 1 (0.81%) SAP
6 1 (0.81%) Sun
6 1 (0.81%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.81%) Bloomberg
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