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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 370 349 338
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -11
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 29 35 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.93% 1.21% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 22
Average daily rate
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£525 £415 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.50% -5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £338 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £290
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +37.93%
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
3133 2903 2506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.76% 13.36% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2320 2090 1851
Average daily rate £425 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 14
Average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +5.00%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +6 6 £425 -9.57% 3
Croydon - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
MSBuild
England

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 37 (74.00%) .NET
2 35 (70.00%) C#
3 30 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (56.00%) SQL Server
5 24 (48.00%) Windows
6 23 (46.00%) Jenkins
7 21 (42.00%) PowerShell
8 19 (38.00%) Subversion
9 18 (36.00%) TeamCity
10 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (32.00%) IIS
11 16 (32.00%) SQL
12 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
12 14 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (26.00%) Git (software)
13 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET
13 13 (26.00%) TDD
13 13 (26.00%) WCF
14 12 (24.00%) Release Management
14 12 (24.00%) Degree
14 12 (24.00%) Oracle
14 12 (24.00%) SharePoint
15 11 (22.00%) Ant
16 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
16 10 (20.00%) HTML
16 10 (20.00%) MVC
16 10 (20.00%) Maven
16 10 (20.00%) WiX
17 9 (18.00%) Mercurial
17 9 (18.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 16 (32.00%) IIS
2 12 (24.00%) SharePoint
3 9 (18.00%) Apache
3 9 (18.00%) Tomcat
4 7 (14.00%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (14.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (6.00%) WebSphere
6 2 (4.00%) Confluence
6 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.00%) CMS
7 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.00%) MS Office
3 2 (4.00%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) GitHub
2 2 (4.00%) SaaS
3 1 (2.00%) PaaS
3 1 (2.00%) IaaS
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (56.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.00%) DTS
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (46.00%) Jenkins
2 19 (38.00%) Subversion
3 18 (36.00%) TeamCity
4 14 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (26.00%) Git (software)
6 11 (22.00%) Ant
7 10 (20.00%) Maven
7 10 (20.00%) WiX
8 9 (18.00%) Gradle
8 9 (18.00%) Mercurial
9 7 (14.00%) NUnit
10 6 (12.00%) CruiseControl
11 5 (10.00%) JIRA
12 4 (8.00%) Visual Studio
13 3 (6.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (6.00%) MSI
13 3 (6.00%) Octopus Deploy
14 2 (4.00%) ClearCase
14 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
14 2 (4.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
1 7 (14.00%) Banking
2 4 (8.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (52.00%) Developer
2 12 (24.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Build Manager
4 5 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Environment Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Build Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Release Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Software Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Build and Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (74.00%) .NET
2 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET
2 13 (26.00%) WCF
3 10 (20.00%) HTML
4 9 (18.00%) Django
5 8 (16.00%) CSS
6 7 (14.00%) XML
6 7 (14.00%) Lucene
7 6 (12.00%) OOXML
8 5 (10.00%) Ajax
8 5 (10.00%) .NET Framework
8 5 (10.00%) Rendezvous
8 5 (10.00%) jQuery
8 5 (10.00%) AngularJS
8 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (8.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (8.00%) LINQ
9 4 (8.00%) Web Services
10 3 (6.00%) CSS3
10 3 (6.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (16.00%) Fixed Income
3 7 (14.00%) Open Source
4 4 (8.00%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.00%) User Experience
7 1 (2.00%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (2.00%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (2.00%) Credit Risk
7 1 (2.00%) NHS
7 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.00%) Windows
2 9 (18.00%) Linux
2 9 (18.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (26.00%) TDD
4 12 (24.00%) Release Management
5 10 (20.00%) MVC
6 9 (18.00%) Load Balancing
7 8 (16.00%) Scrum
8 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
9 5 (10.00%) ITIL
9 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
9 5 (10.00%) Problem Management
9 5 (10.00%) Capacity Management
9 5 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
10 4 (8.00%) Build Automation
10 4 (8.00%) Waterfall
10 4 (8.00%) BDD
11 3 (6.00%) OO
11 3 (6.00%) Web Development
12 2 (4.00%) Refactoring
12 2 (4.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 35 (70.00%) C#
2 21 (42.00%) PowerShell
3 16 (32.00%) SQL
4 9 (18.00%) C++
4 9 (18.00%) Java
5 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (14.00%) Python
6 6 (12.00%) Bash Shell
6 6 (12.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.00%) VBScript
7 2 (4.00%) VB
7 2 (4.00%) VBA
7 2 (4.00%) VB6
8 1 (2.00%) XAML
8 1 (2.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) EMIR
2 2 (4.00%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) BladeLogic
1 9 (18.00%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (2.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (24.00%) Oracle
3 9 (18.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (10.00%) TIBCO
4 5 (10.00%) Splunk
5 3 (6.00%) EPiServer
5 3 (6.00%) IBM
6 2 (4.00%) Red Gate
6 2 (4.00%) Twitter
7 1 (2.00%) VMware
7 1 (2.00%) Sun
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