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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 385 387 364
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -23
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 18 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.079% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.53% 1.01% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 18
Average daily rate
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£425 £415 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +14.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £370 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £505 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £341
% change year-on-year
-2.80% +28.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £80.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
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
3387 2978 2790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.88% 12.51% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2628 2182 2011
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 20
Average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £27.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £74.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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
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 24 December 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 +3 8 £450 +20.00% 6
Wimbledon - - - -
MSBuild
England

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 34 (87.18%) C#
2 25 (64.10%) .NET
3 21 (53.85%) PowerShell
4 19 (48.72%) SQL Server
5 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (43.59%) TDD
6 17 (43.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (43.59%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (35.90%) WCF
7 14 (35.90%) MVC
7 14 (35.90%) Windows
7 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
8 13 (33.33%) SharePoint
8 13 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 13 (33.33%) WiX
9 12 (30.77%) CSS
9 12 (30.77%) HTML
10 10 (25.64%) Scrum
10 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
10 10 (25.64%) Jenkins
11 9 (23.08%) Subversion
11 9 (23.08%) Degree
11 9 (23.08%) TeamCity
12 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
12 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
12 8 (20.51%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (17.95%) NUnit
13 7 (17.95%) .NET Framework
13 7 (17.95%) Ajax
13 7 (17.95%) BDD

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 8 (20.51%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (12.82%) IIS
5 3 (7.69%) WebSphere
5 3 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Foundation
6 1 (2.56%) CMS
6 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) InfoPath
2 3 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) GitHub
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.56%) SaaS
3 1 (2.56%) PaaS
3 1 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (48.72%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (43.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (33.33%) WiX
3 10 (25.64%) Jenkins
4 9 (23.08%) TeamCity
4 9 (23.08%) Subversion
5 7 (17.95%) NUnit
6 4 (10.26%) CruiseControl
6 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
6 4 (10.26%) Selenium
6 4 (10.26%) WebDriver
7 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (7.69%) MSI
7 3 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (5.13%) MSTest
9 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
9 1 (2.56%) Build Forge
9 1 (2.56%) FitNesse
9 1 (2.56%) Maven
General
1 4 (10.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (76.92%) Developer
2 12 (30.77%) C# Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Senior Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Build Manager
5 6 (15.38%) .NET Developer
5 6 (15.38%) Software Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Web Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Environment Manager
6 4 (10.26%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (10.26%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Software Manager
7 2 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Deployment Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Programmer
8 1 (2.56%) Release Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) .NET Programmer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (64.10%) .NET
2 14 (35.90%) WCF
3 13 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 12 (30.77%) CSS
4 12 (30.77%) HTML
5 7 (17.95%) Ajax
5 7 (17.95%) .NET Framework
6 6 (15.38%) Lucene
6 6 (15.38%) jQuery
6 6 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (15.38%) AngularJS
7 5 (12.82%) CSS3
7 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (12.82%) HTML5
7 5 (12.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (12.82%) Web Services
7 5 (12.82%) OOXML
8 4 (10.26%) XML
8 4 (10.26%) Backbone.js
9 3 (7.69%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.38%) Open Source
3 3 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.56%) User Experience
5 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (43.59%) TDD
2 17 (43.59%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (35.90%) MVC
4 10 (25.64%) Scrum
5 7 (17.95%) BDD
6 6 (15.38%) OO
7 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.26%) Kanban
8 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
8 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
9 3 (7.69%) OOP
9 3 (7.69%) Release Management
9 3 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
9 3 (7.69%) Build Automation
10 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
10 2 (5.13%) Integration Testing
10 2 (5.13%) Web Development
10 2 (5.13%) Refactoring
11 1 (2.56%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 34 (87.18%) C#
2 21 (53.85%) PowerShell
3 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.38%) SQL
5 5 (12.82%) T-SQL
6 3 (7.69%) XAML
7 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) EMIR
1 1 (2.56%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) EPiServer
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle
2 3 (7.69%) Twitter
3 2 (5.13%) Red Gate
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 22 days ago
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