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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 395 389 400
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 20 41 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.082% 0.16% 0.076%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.56% 1.23% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 37 12
Average daily rate
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£400 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £374 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -14.28%
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
3601 3344 2897
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.69% 13.31% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2681 2392 1951
Average daily rate £420 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £565 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 21
Average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.10 £22.00 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £57.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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 +20 8 £400 +6.66% 3
Harrow - - - -
MSBuild
England

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 41 (74.55%) C#
2 40 (72.73%) .NET
3 32 (58.18%) PowerShell
4 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (45.45%) SQL Server
6 23 (41.82%) ASP.NET
6 23 (41.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 22 (40.00%) MVC
7 22 (40.00%) WCF
8 21 (38.18%) TeamCity
9 20 (36.36%) Microsoft
9 20 (36.36%) HTML
10 19 (34.55%) CSS
10 19 (34.55%) Windows
10 19 (34.55%) Subversion
11 17 (30.91%) SQL Server 2008
12 16 (29.09%) TDD
13 15 (27.27%) JavaScript
13 15 (27.27%) SharePoint
14 14 (25.45%) Degree
15 13 (23.64%) NUnit
15 13 (23.64%) Visual Studio
15 13 (23.64%) OO
15 13 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (23.64%) Jenkins
16 12 (21.82%) jQuery
16 12 (21.82%) SQL
17 11 (20.00%) .NET Framework
17 11 (20.00%) Ajax
18 10 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 15 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.91%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (7.27%) IIS
4 4 (7.27%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.64%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (3.64%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (1.82%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
3 1 (1.82%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.09%) GitHub
3 2 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.64%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.64%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (3.64%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 17 (30.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.45%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.45%) Couchbase
6 2 (3.64%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.64%) MySQL
6 2 (3.64%) QlikView
7 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.82%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.82%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 23 (41.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (38.18%) TeamCity
3 19 (34.55%) Subversion
4 13 (23.64%) NUnit
4 13 (23.64%) Visual Studio
4 13 (23.64%) Jenkins
5 7 (12.73%) CruiseControl
6 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
6 6 (10.91%) Rhino Mocks
6 6 (10.91%) WiX
7 3 (5.45%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (5.45%) WebDriver
7 3 (5.45%) Selenium
7 3 (5.45%) ClearQuest
8 2 (3.64%) Serena SBM
8 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
8 2 (3.64%) Ant
8 2 (3.64%) JIRA
8 2 (3.64%) Moq
9 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.64%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Front Office
3 1 (1.82%) Legal
3 1 (1.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (49.09%) Developer
2 11 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 7 (12.73%) .NET Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Programmer
4 6 (10.91%) Senior Developer
5 5 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (7.27%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Release Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Deployment Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Team Leader
6 4 (7.27%) Build Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Release Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Programmer
7 3 (5.45%) .NET Programmer
7 3 (5.45%) Implementation Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (5.45%) Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (72.73%) .NET
2 23 (41.82%) ASP.NET
3 22 (40.00%) WCF
4 20 (36.36%) HTML
5 19 (34.55%) CSS
6 12 (21.82%) jQuery
7 11 (20.00%) Ajax
7 11 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 10 (18.18%) Web Services
9 9 (16.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (12.73%) HTML5
11 7 (12.73%) ADO.NET
12 6 (10.91%) Classic ASP
12 6 (10.91%) COM+
12 6 (10.91%) XML
12 6 (10.91%) XSLT
12 6 (10.91%) JSON
12 6 (10.91%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.91%) W3C
3 5 (9.09%) Open Source
3 5 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.64%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (34.55%) Windows
2 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.00%) MVC
3 16 (29.09%) TDD
4 13 (23.64%) OO
4 13 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (14.55%) Project Management
6 7 (12.73%) Scrum
6 7 (12.73%) UML
6 7 (12.73%) Release Management
6 7 (12.73%) Unit Testing
7 6 (10.91%) BDD
7 6 (10.91%) Build Automation
7 6 (10.91%) DevOps
7 6 (10.91%) Use Case
7 6 (10.91%) SOA
7 6 (10.91%) Configuration Management
8 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.27%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (5.45%) Kanban
9 3 (5.45%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 41 (74.55%) C#
2 32 (58.18%) PowerShell
3 15 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 12 (21.82%) SQL
5 8 (14.55%) VBScript
6 6 (10.91%) VB
6 6 (10.91%) VB6
7 4 (7.27%) XAML
7 4 (7.27%) Java
8 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
8 3 (5.45%) Python
8 3 (5.45%) Ruby
9 2 (3.64%) VBA
10 1 (1.82%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (25.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) MCP
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle
3 3 (5.45%) Business Objects
3 3 (5.45%) IBM
3 3 (5.45%) EPiServer
3 3 (5.45%) Sitecore
3 3 (5.45%) Twitter
4 2 (3.64%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.64%) Serena
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago