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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 359 378 377
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 47 28 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.36% 0.81% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 22 29
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £326 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £449 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -13.33%
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
3446 3464 3114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.64% 14.69% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2471 2500 2230
Average daily rate £438 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 14
Average hourly rate £27.78 £45.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.26% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £29.00 £37.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £76.50 £86.80 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 30 July 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 30 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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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 +3 17 £400 -1.84% 2
MSBuild
England

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 70 (83.33%) .NET
2 55 (65.48%) SQL Server
3 49 (58.33%) TeamCity
4 46 (54.76%) Continuous Integration
4 46 (54.76%) SQL
5 41 (48.81%) C#
6 40 (47.62%) Subversion
7 39 (46.43%) Windows
8 35 (41.67%) Git (software)
9 31 (36.90%) IIS
10 30 (35.71%) ASP.NET
10 30 (35.71%) Jenkins
11 29 (34.52%) MVC
12 27 (32.14%) Oracle
13 26 (30.95%) Oracle Database
14 25 (29.76%) Linux
15 23 (27.38%) WCF
16 22 (26.19%) Release Management
16 22 (26.19%) BladeLogic
16 22 (26.19%) Ant
17 21 (25.00%) Java
17 21 (25.00%) Firewall
17 21 (25.00%) ITRS Geneos
18 20 (23.81%) Fixed Income
18 20 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
18 20 (23.81%) Maven
18 20 (23.81%) C++
18 20 (23.81%) Apache
18 20 (23.81%) Tomcat
18 20 (23.81%) Red Hat

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 31 (36.90%) IIS
2 20 (23.81%) Apache
2 20 (23.81%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.14%) Umbraco
4 5 (5.95%) Oracle Coherence
5 3 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.57%) MQSeries
5 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.57%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.19%) CMS
6 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.57%) SaaS
3 1 (1.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.00%) Firewall
2 9 (10.71%) HTTP
3 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.19%) DNS
3 1 (1.19%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (65.48%) SQL Server
2 26 (30.95%) Oracle Database
3 7 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.57%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.57%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (3.57%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.38%) Big Data
9 1 (1.19%) HBase
9 1 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 49 (58.33%) TeamCity
2 40 (47.62%) Subversion
3 35 (41.67%) Git (software)
4 30 (35.71%) Jenkins
5 22 (26.19%) Ant
6 20 (23.81%) Maven
6 20 (23.81%) Mercurial
6 20 (23.81%) Gradle
7 18 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (19.05%) JIRA
9 9 (10.71%) Visual Studio
10 7 (8.33%) NUnit
11 6 (7.14%) SpecFlow
12 5 (5.95%) gulp
13 4 (4.76%) Jasmine
13 4 (4.76%) Log4Net
13 4 (4.76%) Grunt
13 4 (4.76%) ReSharper
14 3 (3.57%) CruiseControl
14 3 (3.57%) Moq
General
1 17 (20.24%) Finance
2 15 (17.86%) Banking
3 10 (11.90%) Investment Banking
4 7 (8.33%) Front Office
5 4 (4.76%) Law
6 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.19%) Back Office
7 1 (1.19%) Electronics
7 1 (1.19%) Private Banking
7 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (45.24%) Developer
2 14 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 14 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (10.71%) C# Developer
3 9 (10.71%) Software Developer
3 9 (10.71%) Senior Developer
4 6 (7.14%) WPF Developer
5 5 (5.95%) UI Programmer
5 5 (5.95%) Build Engineer
5 5 (5.95%) UI Developer
5 5 (5.95%) Software Engineer
6 4 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (4.76%) Umbraco Developer
6 4 (4.76%) Senior WPF Developer
7 3 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Senior UI Developer
7 3 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (3.57%) Build Manager
7 3 (3.57%) Environment Manager
8 2 (2.38%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (83.33%) .NET
2 30 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 23 (27.38%) WCF
4 20 (23.81%) Django
5 18 (21.43%) .NET Framework
6 16 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (17.86%) Rendezvous
8 14 (16.67%) jQuery
8 14 (16.67%) HTML
8 14 (16.67%) Entity Framework
8 14 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (13.10%) CSS
10 9 (10.71%) Middleware
10 9 (10.71%) HTML5
10 9 (10.71%) AngularJS
11 8 (9.52%) Unity DI Container
11 8 (9.52%) WPF
11 8 (9.52%) JSON
11 8 (9.52%) XML
12 7 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.81%) Fixed Income
2 6 (7.14%) N-Tier
3 5 (5.95%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.38%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.38%) Clustering
6 1 (1.19%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.19%) Derivative
6 1 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.19%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.19%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.19%) DTV
6 1 (1.19%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (46.43%) Windows
2 25 (29.76%) Linux
3 20 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.38%) UNIX
5 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.38%) Android
6 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (54.76%) Continuous Integration
2 29 (34.52%) MVC
3 22 (26.19%) Release Management
4 20 (23.81%) Load Balancing
4 20 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (22.62%) TDD
6 17 (20.24%) Scrum
7 16 (19.05%) ITIL
7 16 (19.05%) Capacity Management
8 15 (17.86%) Technical Analysis
8 15 (17.86%) Problem Management
9 13 (15.48%) Unit Testing
10 9 (10.71%) BDD
11 7 (8.33%) DevOps
12 6 (7.14%) MVVM
12 6 (7.14%) API Design
12 6 (7.14%) Configuration Management
12 6 (7.14%) SOA
13 5 (5.95%) Web Development
13 5 (5.95%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 46 (54.76%) SQL
2 41 (48.81%) C#
3 21 (25.00%) Java
4 20 (23.81%) C++
5 19 (22.62%) JavaScript
6 18 (21.43%) Python
6 18 (21.43%) PowerShell
7 17 (20.24%) Bash Shell
8 6 (7.14%) Ruby
8 6 (7.14%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.57%) VBScript
9 3 (3.57%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.38%) XAML
11 1 (1.19%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.19%) VB
11 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.57%) Degree
3 2 (2.38%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) EMIR
2 1 (1.19%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 5 (5.95%) XenApp
2 1 (1.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (26.19%) BladeLogic
2 21 (25.00%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (2.38%) Nagios
4 1 (1.19%) logstash
4 1 (1.19%) Icinga
4 1 (1.19%) SCCM
4 1 (1.19%) Puppet
4 1 (1.19%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 27 (32.14%) Oracle
2 20 (23.81%) Red Hat
3 16 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 16 (19.05%) Splunk
4 15 (17.86%) TIBCO
5 10 (11.90%) Solace
6 6 (7.14%) IBM
6 6 (7.14%) Infragistics
6 6 (7.14%) Perforce
7 5 (5.95%) DataSynapse
7 5 (5.95%) Citrix
7 5 (5.95%) Twitter
8 4 (4.76%) EPiServer
9 1 (1.19%) Sun
9 1 (1.19%) SAP