The table below looks at the statistics for MSBuild skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSBuild over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 417 399 389
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -10
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 24 34 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.64% 1.02% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 21
Median daily rate £444 £444 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £334 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £336 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.52% -0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
3736 3335 3233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.38% 14.23% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2794 2405 2327
Median daily rate £450 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £316 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 15
Median hourly rate £43.75 £32.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -19.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £22.18 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £104.35 £45.00 £48.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+9.47% -0.92%

MSBuild
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing MSBuild as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSBuild within the London region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +24 2 £550 +37.50%
Croydon - 1 £310 -
MSBuild
England

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MSBuild also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for MSBuild.

1 33 (67.35%) .NET
1 33 (67.35%) PowerShell
2 31 (63.27%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (59.18%) C#
3 29 (59.18%) DevOps
4 26 (53.06%) SQL Server
5 24 (48.98%) TeamCity
6 22 (44.90%) Microsoft
6 22 (44.90%) Finance
7 21 (42.86%) Windows
8 19 (38.78%) MS Excel
8 19 (38.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (38.78%) Microsoft Azure
9 18 (36.73%) Octopus Deploy
9 18 (36.73%) Jenkins
10 17 (34.69%) Opscode Chef
10 17 (34.69%) Ansible
10 17 (34.69%) Puppet
11 16 (32.65%) Splunk
11 16 (32.65%) Docker
12 15 (30.61%) NUnit
13 14 (28.57%) WCF
13 14 (28.57%) Configuration Management
13 14 (28.57%) Java
13 14 (28.57%) Git (software)
14 13 (26.53%) Amazon AWS
14 13 (26.53%) SQL
14 13 (26.53%) Migration
14 13 (26.53%) MVC
15 12 (24.49%) ASP.NET

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (14.29%) IIS
2 4 (8.16%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.08%) NServiceBus
4 1 (2.04%) Apache
4 1 (2.04%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 19 (38.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 19 (38.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (26.53%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (22.45%) PaaS
4 3 (6.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (53.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.33%) Relational Database
3 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database
3 6 (12.24%) RDBMS
3 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (10.20%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (10.20%) Big Data
4 5 (10.20%) HBase
4 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
5 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (2.04%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 24 (48.98%) TeamCity
2 19 (38.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (36.73%) Jenkins
3 18 (36.73%) Octopus Deploy
4 15 (30.61%) NUnit
5 14 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 11 (22.45%) Visual Studio
7 9 (18.37%) NuGet
8 6 (12.24%) Moq
9 5 (10.20%) CruiseControl
10 4 (8.16%) Subversion
10 4 (8.16%) Vagrant
11 3 (6.12%) FitNesse
11 3 (6.12%) Jasmine
11 3 (6.12%) JIRA
11 3 (6.12%) ReSharper
11 3 (6.12%) WiX
12 2 (4.08%) Artifactory
12 2 (4.08%) Log4Net
12 2 (4.08%) SpecFlow
General
1 22 (44.90%) Finance
2 8 (16.33%) Banking
3 7 (14.29%) Front Office
4 4 (8.16%) Back Office
4 4 (8.16%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Marketing
5 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Developer
2 13 (26.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (18.37%) C# Developer
4 8 (16.33%) .NET Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (16.33%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
6 6 (12.24%) PowerShell Engineer
6 6 (12.24%) Senior Developer
7 5 (10.20%) WPF Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Architect
8 4 (8.16%) AWS Architect
8 4 (8.16%) AWS DevOps
8 4 (8.16%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Azure Architect
8 4 (8.16%) Azure DevOps
8 4 (8.16%) Build Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) C# WPF Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (8.16%) DevOps Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (67.35%) .NET
2 14 (28.57%) WCF
3 12 (24.49%) ASP.NET
4 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (22.45%) LINQ
5 10 (20.41%) jQuery
6 9 (18.37%) AngularJS
6 9 (18.37%) SOAP
7 8 (16.33%) .NET Framework
7 8 (16.33%) CSS
7 8 (16.33%) HTML
7 8 (16.33%) JSON
7 8 (16.33%) WPF
8 7 (14.29%) ADO.NET
8 7 (14.29%) Entity Framework
8 7 (14.29%) NHibernate
9 6 (12.24%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 6 (12.24%) Unity DI Container
10 5 (10.20%) Reactive Extensions
10 5 (10.20%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Clustering
1 6 (12.24%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) User Experience
3 1 (2.04%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.86%) Windows
2 12 (24.49%) Linux
2 12 (24.49%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.12%) Windows 10
5 3 (6.12%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (63.27%) Continuous Integration
2 29 (59.18%) DevOps
3 14 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 13 (26.53%) Migration
4 13 (26.53%) MVC
5 11 (22.45%) TDD
6 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (20.41%) BDD
6 10 (20.41%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (18.37%) Unit Testing
8 8 (16.33%) Release Management
9 7 (14.29%) Scrum
10 6 (12.24%) Multithreading
11 5 (10.20%) Investment Management
12 4 (8.16%) Dependency Injection
12 4 (8.16%) Electronic Trading
12 4 (8.16%) Risk Management
12 4 (8.16%) SOA
12 4 (8.16%) Test Automation
13 3 (6.12%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 33 (67.35%) PowerShell
2 29 (59.18%) C#
3 14 (28.57%) Java
4 13 (26.53%) SQL
5 10 (20.41%) Bourne shell
5 10 (20.41%) Perl
5 10 (20.41%) Python
5 10 (20.41%) Ruby
6 9 (18.37%) Bash Shell
6 9 (18.37%) C++
6 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
6 9 (18.37%) Korn
7 7 (14.29%) T-SQL
8 6 (12.24%) XAML
9 3 (6.12%) TypeScript
10 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (2.04%) EMIR
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 16 (32.65%) Docker
2 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (34.69%) Ansible
1 17 (34.69%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (34.69%) Puppet
2 7 (14.29%) Nagios
3 4 (8.16%) Icinga
3 4 (8.16%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (8.16%) logstash
4 3 (6.12%) ZABBIX
5 2 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (2.04%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 22 (44.90%) Microsoft
2 16 (32.65%) Splunk
3 7 (14.29%) Oracle
4 4 (8.16%) IBM
5 3 (6.12%) Twitter
6 1 (2.04%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
London
Ebury
Rate: £425.00 - £443.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago