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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Developer
Rank 341 344 361
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 61 61 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.29% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 48 34
Average daily rate
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£427 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.47% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £335 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £508 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.50
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
20188 21161 20446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.06% 92.87% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13983 14901 13771
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 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 380 457
Average hourly rate £18.71 £17.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.88% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +19 25 £440 +3.52% 13
Croydon - 5 £325 -
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 99 (72.79%) Microsoft
2 69 (50.74%) SQL Server
3 68 (50.00%) CRM
3 68 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 66 (48.53%) .NET
5 62 (45.59%) SQL
6 56 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 49 (36.03%) C#
8 47 (34.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 40 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
10 39 (28.68%) JavaScript
10 39 (28.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 38 (27.94%) MS Excel
12 35 (25.74%) T-SQL
13 33 (24.26%) Finance
14 32 (23.53%) ETL
15 28 (20.59%) XML
16 27 (19.85%) Agile Software Development
17 20 (14.71%) Web Services
18 19 (13.97%) SOAP
18 19 (13.97%) .NET Framework
18 19 (13.97%) WCF
18 19 (13.97%) SQL Server 2008
19 18 (13.24%) Entity Framework
19 18 (13.24%) Data Warehouse
19 18 (13.24%) OLAP
20 17 (12.50%) SharePoint
20 17 (12.50%) ASP.NET
20 17 (12.50%) LINQ
20 17 (12.50%) Tableau

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 17 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.21%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (2.21%) IIS
3 2 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 38 (27.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.21%) PowerPivot
3 2 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 68 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (4.41%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (3.68%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (50.74%) SQL Server
2 56 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 47 (34.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (28.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 19 (13.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (13.24%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (13.24%) OLAP
7 15 (11.03%) OLAP Cube
8 13 (9.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (7.35%) Oracle Database
9 10 (7.35%) Big Data
10 9 (6.62%) Oracle OLAP
11 8 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (4.41%) Star Schema
12 6 (4.41%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (3.68%) MS Access
14 3 (2.21%) Data Mining
15 2 (1.47%) QlikView
15 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
15 2 (1.47%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 6 (4.41%) Visual Studio
1 6 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.47%) FitNesse
3 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.74%) Subversion
3 1 (0.74%) MorphX
General
1 33 (24.26%) Finance
2 8 (5.88%) Advertising
3 6 (4.41%) Retail
4 5 (3.68%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.94%) Banking
6 1 (0.74%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Marketing
6 1 (0.74%) Publishing
6 1 (0.74%) Front Office
6 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (48.53%) .NET
2 28 (20.59%) XML
3 20 (14.71%) Web Services
4 19 (13.97%) SOAP
4 19 (13.97%) .NET Framework
4 19 (13.97%) WCF
5 18 (13.24%) Entity Framework
6 17 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 17 (12.50%) LINQ
7 15 (11.03%) CSS
8 9 (6.62%) HTML
9 8 (5.88%) MDX
9 8 (5.88%) jQuery
10 2 (1.47%) JSON
10 2 (1.47%) Ajax
10 2 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.74%) HTML5
11 1 (0.74%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (0.74%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.41%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.94%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.21%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.74%) iPad
6 1 (0.74%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.74%) iPhone
6 1 (0.74%) Kindle
6 1 (0.74%) User Experience
6 1 (0.74%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (0.74%) Replication
6 1 (0.74%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.74%) Equities
6 1 (0.74%) Derivative
6 1 (0.74%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.47%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.74%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (50.00%) CRM
2 40 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
3 32 (23.53%) ETL
4 27 (19.85%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (11.76%) Data Modelling
6 10 (7.35%) TDD
6 10 (7.35%) Migration
6 10 (7.35%) Dimensional Modelling
7 7 (5.15%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (5.15%) Kimball Methodology
8 6 (4.41%) Inmon Methodology
8 6 (4.41%) Data Mapping
9 5 (3.68%) Database Tuning
9 5 (3.68%) Data Migration
9 5 (3.68%) Analytics
9 5 (3.68%) Wealth Management
9 5 (3.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (3.68%) Workflow
10 4 (2.94%) Scrum
10 4 (2.94%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 62 (45.59%) SQL
2 49 (36.03%) C#
3 39 (28.68%) JavaScript
4 35 (25.74%) T-SQL
5 5 (3.68%) VBA
6 3 (2.21%) X++
7 2 (1.47%) VB
7 2 (1.47%) R
8 1 (0.74%) Scala
8 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.74%) VB6
8 1 (0.74%) Java
8 1 (0.74%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (7.35%) Degree
3 2 (1.47%) MCITP
4 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.47%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.74%) HL7
Vendors
1 99 (72.79%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.50%) Tableau
3 12 (8.82%) Oracle
4 4 (2.94%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.47%) Bloomberg
5 2 (1.47%) Cognos
6 1 (0.74%) SAP
6 1 (0.74%) Sun
6 1 (0.74%) Hyperion
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