The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the London region.

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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 364 366 367
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 32 42 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.99% 1.39% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 30 40
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £371 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £362 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.28% +11.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3241 3013 2862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.20% 12.64% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2322 2185 1954
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 29
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.30 £32.58 £22.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.90 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
MSBuild
England

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 9 July 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 9 July 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 +7 5 £375 -6.25% 2
Harrow - - - -
MSBuild
England

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 50 (84.75%) .NET
2 47 (79.66%) C#
3 34 (57.63%) SQL Server
3 34 (57.63%) ASP.NET
4 29 (49.15%) MVC
4 29 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (47.46%) HTML
6 26 (44.07%) WCF
7 25 (42.37%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (42.37%) CSS
8 22 (37.29%) Microsoft
8 22 (37.29%) NUnit
8 22 (37.29%) TeamCity
9 21 (35.59%) PowerShell
9 21 (35.59%) JavaScript
10 20 (33.90%) Subversion
11 19 (32.20%) MSMQ
11 19 (32.20%) Team Foundation Server
12 18 (30.51%) SQL Server 2008
12 18 (30.51%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (28.81%) Windows
14 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET Web API
15 13 (22.03%) jQuery
15 13 (22.03%) WPF
15 13 (22.03%) Visual Studio
16 11 (18.64%) SQL
16 11 (18.64%) Ajax
16 11 (18.64%) Degree
16 11 (18.64%) TDD
17 10 (16.95%) .NET Framework

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 9 (15.25%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.86%) TIBCO EMS
3 4 (6.78%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (5.08%) IIS
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Markit EDM
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.39%) Amazon S3
2 2 (3.39%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (3.39%) CloudFront
2 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (57.63%) SQL Server
2 18 (30.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (15.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (5.08%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.08%) Couchbase
5 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.39%) MySQL
6 2 (3.39%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.39%) QlikView
7 1 (1.69%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.69%) RavenDB
7 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (37.29%) NUnit
1 22 (37.29%) TeamCity
2 20 (33.90%) Subversion
3 19 (32.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (22.03%) Visual Studio
5 7 (11.86%) Git (software)
5 7 (11.86%) Jenkins
6 6 (10.17%) CruiseControl
6 6 (10.17%) Ant
6 6 (10.17%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (8.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (6.78%) JIRA
9 3 (5.08%) ClearQuest
10 2 (3.39%) Maven
10 2 (3.39%) Serena SBM
10 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
10 2 (3.39%) Moq
10 2 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (10.17%) Banking
2 5 (8.47%) Investment Banking
3 4 (6.78%) Finance
4 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.69%) Front Office
5 1 (1.69%) Legal
5 1 (1.69%) Advertising
5 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (45.76%) Developer
2 10 (16.95%) Web Developer
3 6 (10.17%) .NET Developer
3 6 (10.17%) Programmer
4 5 (8.47%) Build and Release Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Release Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Release Manager
5 4 (6.78%) C# Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Team Leader
5 4 (6.78%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Implementation Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (5.08%) Senior Programmer
6 3 (5.08%) .NET Programmer
7 2 (3.39%) Deployment Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Implementation Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (84.75%) .NET
2 34 (57.63%) ASP.NET
3 28 (47.46%) HTML
4 26 (44.07%) WCF
5 25 (42.37%) CSS
6 19 (32.20%) MSMQ
7 18 (30.51%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (22.03%) jQuery
9 13 (22.03%) WPF
10 11 (18.64%) Ajax
11 10 (16.95%) .NET Framework
12 9 (15.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET MVC 2
14 7 (11.86%) Web Services
15 6 (10.17%) JSON
15 6 (10.17%) XML
15 6 (10.17%) XSLT
15 6 (10.17%) ADO.NET
15 6 (10.17%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (10.17%) W3C
3 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.39%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.81%) Windows
2 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.08%) Linux
4 2 (3.39%) UNIX
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (49.15%) MVC
1 29 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (42.37%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (18.64%) TDD
4 10 (16.95%) Multithreading
4 10 (16.95%) MVVM
5 9 (15.25%) OO
6 8 (13.56%) Project Management
7 7 (11.86%) Unit Testing
7 7 (11.86%) Release Management
7 7 (11.86%) DevOps
8 6 (10.17%) UML
8 6 (10.17%) SOA
8 6 (10.17%) Use Case
9 5 (8.47%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (6.78%) Software Engineering
10 4 (6.78%) Web Development
10 4 (6.78%) Workflow
10 4 (6.78%) Scrum
10 4 (6.78%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (79.66%) C#
2 21 (35.59%) PowerShell
2 21 (35.59%) JavaScript
3 11 (18.64%) SQL
4 8 (13.56%) VBScript
5 6 (10.17%) VB6
5 6 (10.17%) VB
5 6 (10.17%) Java
6 4 (6.78%) Python
7 3 (5.08%) Ruby
8 2 (3.39%) XAML
8 2 (3.39%) VBA
8 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.69%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.69%) Perl
9 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (18.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.95%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (37.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.56%) Oracle
3 7 (11.86%) TIBCO
4 5 (8.47%) Perforce
5 3 (5.08%) EPiServer
5 3 (5.08%) Sitecore
5 3 (5.08%) Twitter
5 3 (5.08%) Business Objects
6 2 (3.39%) Serena
6 2 (3.39%) IBM
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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