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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 390 386 374
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 21 19 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.099% 0.091% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.66% 0.60% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 17
Average daily rate £551 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.52% +2.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £373 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £642 £525 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £388 £438
% change year-on-year
-25.78% -11.37%
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
3194 3152 2913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.10% 15.13% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2366 2398 2100
Average daily rate £475 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 13
Average hourly rate £50.00 £24.69 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.55% -34.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +38 4 £575 +35.35% 2
Canary Wharf - 1 £648 -
MSBuild
England

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 28 (87.50%) .NET
2 25 (78.13%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (71.88%) C#
4 22 (68.75%) SQL Server
5 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
6 17 (53.13%) Windows
7 16 (50.00%) Finance
8 15 (46.88%) NUnit
8 15 (46.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (43.75%) PowerShell
10 13 (40.63%) Banking
10 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (40.63%) Relational Database
10 13 (40.63%) DevOps
11 12 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
11 12 (37.50%) SQL
11 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (37.50%) Release Management
12 11 (34.38%) WCF
13 10 (31.25%) LINQ
14 9 (28.13%) WPF
14 9 (28.13%) JSON
14 9 (28.13%) Unit Testing
14 9 (28.13%) Java
14 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
14 9 (28.13%) SOAP
15 8 (25.00%) Clustering
15 8 (25.00%) XAML
15 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
15 8 (25.00%) RDBMS

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (21.88%) IIS
2 6 (18.75%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) DNS
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 13 (40.63%) Relational Database
3 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 8 (25.00%) RDBMS
5 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (18.75%) Big Data
6 6 (18.75%) HBase
7 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (46.88%) NUnit
1 15 (46.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 7 (21.88%) CruiseControl
3 7 (21.88%) TeamCity
4 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
4 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
5 5 (15.63%) Maven
5 5 (15.63%) Moq
5 5 (15.63%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (12.50%) Ant
6 4 (12.50%) Apache Ivy
6 4 (12.50%) Gradle
6 4 (12.50%) Grunt
7 3 (9.38%) WiX
8 2 (6.25%) FitNesse
9 1 (3.13%) JIRA
9 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
9 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 16 (50.00%) Finance
2 13 (40.63%) Banking
3 6 (18.75%) Investment Banking
4 3 (9.38%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (28.13%) C# Developer
4 7 (21.88%) WPF Developer
5 6 (18.75%) Applications Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) C# WPF Developer
5 6 (18.75%) PowerShell Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Senior Developer
7 4 (12.50%) Scala Developer
7 4 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (12.50%) Senior WPF Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Build Engineer
8 3 (9.38%) Front Office Developer
9 2 (6.25%) C# WCF Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Deployment Manager
9 2 (6.25%) Senior Applications Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
9 2 (6.25%) WCF Developer
9 2 (6.25%) XAML Developer
10 1 (3.13%) C# Developer - Commodities
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (87.50%) .NET
2 11 (34.38%) WCF
3 10 (31.25%) LINQ
4 9 (28.13%) JSON
4 9 (28.13%) SOAP
4 9 (28.13%) WPF
5 8 (25.00%) ADO.NET
5 8 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 8 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
6 7 (21.88%) AngularJS
6 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
6 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (21.88%) jQuery
7 6 (18.75%) HTML
7 6 (18.75%) HTML5
7 6 (18.75%) MSMQ
7 6 (18.75%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (15.63%) CSS3
8 5 (15.63%) Reactive Extensions
8 5 (15.63%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Clustering
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Windows Server
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Android
4 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) DevOps
3 12 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 12 (37.50%) Release Management
4 9 (28.13%) Unit Testing
5 8 (25.00%) BDD
5 8 (25.00%) Multithreading
6 7 (21.88%) MVC
7 6 (18.75%) Scrum
7 6 (18.75%) SDLC
8 5 (15.63%) Integration Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Build Automation
9 4 (12.50%) Change Management
9 4 (12.50%) Dependency Management
9 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 4 (12.50%) Software Distribution
9 4 (12.50%) TDD
9 4 (12.50%) Wealth Management
10 3 (9.38%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) C#
2 14 (43.75%) PowerShell
3 12 (37.50%) SQL
4 9 (28.13%) Java
4 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
5 8 (25.00%) XAML
6 4 (12.50%) C++
6 4 (12.50%) Groovy
6 4 (12.50%) Perl
6 4 (12.50%) Python
6 4 (12.50%) Scala
6 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
7 3 (9.38%) VB
8 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (3.13%) EMIR
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) Nagios
1 7 (21.88%) Puppet
2 6 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (18.75%) ZABBIX
3 5 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (9.38%) Ansible
5 1 (3.13%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) Oracle
3 7 (21.88%) IBM
4 2 (6.25%) Twitter
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