The table below looks at the statistics for MSBuild skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSBuild over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 393 410 388
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -22
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 40 14 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.058% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.08% 0.39% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 13 32
Average daily rate
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£380 £400 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -7.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £225 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £445 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MSBuild
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3704 3609 3330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.39% 14.84% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2667 2573 2393
Average daily rate £440 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.02% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 15
Average hourly rate £22.12 £45.00 £48.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.85% -7.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £29.00 £24.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £190.00 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

MSBuild
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MSBuild across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

MSBuild Jobs Demand Trend in London

MSBuild
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MSBuild across the London region.

MSBuild Daily Rate Trend in London

MSBuild
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MSBuild across the London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

MSBuild Daily Rate Histogram in London

MSBuild
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MSBuild across the London region.

MSBuild Hourly Rate Trend in London

MSBuild
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 MSBuild within the London region over the 3 months to 2 September 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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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 +19 14 £375 -6.25% 1
MSBuild
England

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing MSBuild also 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 that cited MSBuild.

1 58 (82.86%) .NET
2 44 (62.86%) SQL Server
3 36 (51.43%) C#
3 36 (51.43%) TeamCity
4 35 (50.00%) SQL
5 33 (47.14%) Subversion
5 33 (47.14%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (42.86%) Windows
7 29 (41.43%) MVC
8 28 (40.00%) ASP.NET
9 27 (38.57%) Git (software)
10 22 (31.43%) IIS
11 21 (30.00%) WCF
11 21 (30.00%) Jenkins
12 19 (27.14%) JavaScript
13 18 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (24.29%) TDD
14 17 (24.29%) .NET Framework
14 17 (24.29%) Oracle
15 16 (22.86%) Oracle Database
15 16 (22.86%) Team Foundation Server
15 16 (22.86%) PowerShell
15 16 (22.86%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (21.43%) Release Management
16 15 (21.43%) HTML
16 15 (21.43%) Linux
16 15 (21.43%) Scrum
17 14 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
18 13 (18.57%) jQuery
18 13 (18.57%) Unit Testing

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing MSBuild also 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 that cited MSBuild. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (31.43%) IIS
2 10 (14.29%) Apache
2 10 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 7 (10.00%) Umbraco
4 5 (7.14%) Oracle Coherence
5 3 (4.29%) NServiceBus
5 3 (4.29%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.86%) Confluence
7 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.43%) CMS
7 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.71%) Firewall
2 9 (12.86%) HTTP
3 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.43%) DNS
3 1 (1.43%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (62.86%) SQL Server
2 16 (22.86%) Oracle Database
3 7 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (8.57%) Relational Database
5 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (4.29%) MongoDB
7 3 (4.29%) RDBMS
7 3 (4.29%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.86%) Big Data
9 1 (1.43%) HBase
9 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 36 (51.43%) TeamCity
2 33 (47.14%) Subversion
3 27 (38.57%) Git (software)
4 21 (30.00%) Jenkins
5 16 (22.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (15.71%) Maven
6 11 (15.71%) JIRA
7 10 (14.29%) Mercurial
7 10 (14.29%) Ant
7 10 (14.29%) Gradle
8 8 (11.43%) Visual Studio
9 6 (8.57%) SpecFlow
9 6 (8.57%) NUnit
9 6 (8.57%) gulp
10 5 (7.14%) Grunt
11 4 (5.71%) Jasmine
11 4 (5.71%) Log4Net
11 4 (5.71%) ReSharper
12 3 (4.29%) Moq
12 3 (4.29%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 13 (18.57%) Finance
2 12 (17.14%) Banking
3 7 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 7 (10.00%) Front Office
4 4 (5.71%) Law
5 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.43%) Back Office
6 1 (1.43%) Electronics
6 1 (1.43%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (51.43%) Developer
2 15 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 9 (12.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (12.86%) Software Developer
3 9 (12.86%) Senior Developer
4 7 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 7 (10.00%) Build Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) WPF Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Umbraco Developer
6 5 (7.14%) UI Programmer
6 5 (7.14%) UI Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Senior WPF Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Environment Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Senior UI Developer
9 2 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Build Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (82.86%) .NET
2 28 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 21 (30.00%) WCF
4 17 (24.29%) .NET Framework
5 16 (22.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (21.43%) HTML
7 14 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (18.57%) Entity Framework
8 13 (18.57%) jQuery
9 11 (15.71%) CSS
10 10 (14.29%) Django
10 10 (14.29%) HTML5
11 9 (12.86%) Rendezvous
11 9 (12.86%) Middleware
12 8 (11.43%) XML
12 8 (11.43%) RESTful
12 8 (11.43%) JSON
12 8 (11.43%) WPF
12 8 (11.43%) AngularJS
12 8 (11.43%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) Fixed Income
2 6 (8.57%) N-Tier
3 4 (5.71%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.86%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.86%) Clustering
5 1 (1.43%) Derivative
5 1 (1.43%) DTV
5 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.43%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (42.86%) Windows
2 15 (21.43%) Linux
3 10 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.86%) Android
6 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.14%) Continuous Integration
2 29 (41.43%) MVC
3 18 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (24.29%) TDD
5 15 (21.43%) Scrum
5 15 (21.43%) Release Management
6 13 (18.57%) Unit Testing
7 10 (14.29%) Load Balancing
7 10 (14.29%) ITIL
7 10 (14.29%) Capacity Management
8 9 (12.86%) BDD
8 9 (12.86%) Technical Analysis
8 9 (12.86%) Problem Management
9 7 (10.00%) API Design
10 6 (8.57%) DevOps
10 6 (8.57%) MVVM
10 6 (8.57%) SOA
11 5 (7.14%) Web Development
12 4 (5.71%) OO
12 4 (5.71%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (51.43%) C#
2 35 (50.00%) SQL
3 19 (27.14%) JavaScript
4 16 (22.86%) PowerShell
5 11 (15.71%) Java
6 10 (14.29%) C++
6 10 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 10 (14.29%) Python
7 7 (10.00%) Ruby
8 6 (8.57%) T-SQL
9 5 (7.14%) VBScript
10 3 (4.29%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.86%) XAML
11 2 (2.86%) VB
12 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.43%) VBA
12 1 (1.43%) VB6
12 1 (1.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) XenApp
2 1 (1.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (17.14%) BladeLogic
2 11 (15.71%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (2.86%) Nagios
4 1 (1.43%) logstash
4 1 (1.43%) Icinga
4 1 (1.43%) SCCM
4 1 (1.43%) Puppet
4 1 (1.43%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 17 (24.29%) Oracle
2 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 10 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 10 (14.29%) Splunk
3 10 (14.29%) Solace
4 9 (12.86%) TIBCO
5 6 (8.57%) Infragistics
5 6 (8.57%) Perforce
6 5 (7.14%) DataSynapse
6 5 (7.14%) Citrix
7 4 (5.71%) EPiServer
7 4 (5.71%) IBM
7 4 (5.71%) Twitter
8 1 (1.43%) SAP