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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Developer
Rank 316 360 330
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 78 37 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.18% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 25 30
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£427 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.11% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £335 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
19406 20362 18296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.44% 93.12% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13742 13958 12341
Average daily rate £438 £436 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.45% +2.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 382 512
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.39 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.74% -3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +22 27 £400 +6.66% 9
Hounslow - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 118 (71.08%) Microsoft
2 87 (52.41%) CRM
2 87 (52.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 73 (43.98%) .NET
3 73 (43.98%) SQL Server
4 69 (41.57%) SQL
5 66 (39.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 63 (37.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 44 (26.51%) C#
8 38 (22.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 37 (22.29%) JavaScript
10 35 (21.08%) MS Excel
11 34 (20.48%) T-SQL
12 32 (19.28%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (16.27%) ETL
14 26 (15.66%) SQL Server 2008
15 25 (15.06%) ASP.NET
16 23 (13.86%) Advertising
17 22 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
18 17 (10.24%) Finance
18 17 (10.24%) Web Services
18 17 (10.24%) Data Warehouse
18 17 (10.24%) Dynamics AX
19 16 (9.64%) SQL Server 2012
19 16 (9.64%) MS Access
19 16 (9.64%) SharePoint
19 16 (9.64%) XML
20 15 (9.04%) CSS
20 15 (9.04%) HTML
20 15 (9.04%) Migration

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 16 (9.64%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.22%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.60%) IIS
4 1 (0.60%) Drupal
4 1 (0.60%) Moodle
Applications
1 35 (21.08%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.42%) MS Office
3 2 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.20%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.60%) MS Project
4 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.60%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 87 (52.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (10.24%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.20%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (43.98%) SQL Server
2 66 (39.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 63 (37.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (22.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 26 (15.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (10.24%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (9.64%) MS Access
7 16 (9.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (7.83%) OLAP
8 13 (7.83%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (6.02%) OLAP Cube
10 8 (4.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (3.61%) Oracle Database
12 5 (3.01%) Oracle OLAP
13 4 (2.41%) QlikView
13 4 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (2.41%) Star Schema
13 4 (2.41%) Relational Database
14 3 (1.81%) Big Data
14 3 (1.81%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 10 (6.02%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.20%) SpecFlow
3 2 (1.20%) ERwin
3 2 (1.20%) MorphX
General
1 23 (13.86%) Advertising
2 17 (10.24%) Finance
3 13 (7.83%) Banking
4 3 (1.81%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.20%) Publishing
5 2 (1.20%) Front Office
5 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.60%) Legal
6 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.60%) Retail
6 1 (0.60%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.60%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (43.98%) .NET
2 25 (15.06%) ASP.NET
3 17 (10.24%) Web Services
4 16 (9.64%) XML
5 15 (9.04%) CSS
5 15 (9.04%) HTML
5 15 (9.04%) WCF
6 14 (8.43%) MDX
7 12 (7.23%) SOAP
8 11 (6.63%) .NET Framework
9 9 (5.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 8 (4.82%) LINQ
11 6 (3.61%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (2.41%) Silverlight
13 3 (1.81%) jQuery
14 2 (1.20%) RESTful
14 2 (1.20%) XML Messaging
14 2 (1.20%) XSD
14 2 (1.20%) DOM
14 2 (1.20%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.41%) Data Structures
3 3 (1.81%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.20%) Clustering
4 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.20%) Replication
5 1 (0.60%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.60%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.60%) Equities
5 1 (0.60%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (0.60%) Derivative
5 1 (0.60%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.60%) iPad
5 1 (0.60%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.42%) Windows
2 4 (2.41%) UNIX
3 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (52.41%) CRM
2 32 (19.28%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (16.27%) ETL
4 22 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (9.04%) Migration
6 10 (6.02%) Data Modelling
7 9 (5.42%) Workflow
8 8 (4.82%) Dimensional Modelling
9 7 (4.22%) TDD
10 6 (3.61%) MVC
10 6 (3.61%) Scrum
10 6 (3.61%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (3.01%) Web Application Development
11 5 (3.01%) Kimball Methodology
11 5 (3.01%) Change Management
11 5 (3.01%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (3.01%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (3.01%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (2.41%) Inmon Methodology
12 4 (2.41%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 69 (41.57%) SQL
2 44 (26.51%) C#
3 37 (22.29%) JavaScript
4 34 (20.48%) T-SQL
5 14 (8.43%) VBA
6 3 (1.81%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.20%) VB
7 2 (1.20%) PHP
7 2 (1.20%) Java
7 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.20%) X++
8 1 (0.60%) VB6
8 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.60%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (6.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (3.61%) Degree
3 2 (1.20%) MCITP
4 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.20%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) WMI
1 1 (0.60%) SCCM
Vendors
1 118 (71.08%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.63%) Oracle
3 7 (4.22%) Tableau
4 3 (1.81%) Business Objects
4 3 (1.81%) SAP
5 2 (1.20%) Cognos
5 2 (1.20%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.60%) Citrix
6 1 (0.60%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.60%) IBM
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