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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 409 387 391
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +4
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 15 34 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.063% 0.13% 0.087%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.42% 1.02% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 31 18
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £375 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £525 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+31.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
3548 3321 2997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.83% 13.09% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2518 2386 2054
Average daily rate £420 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 24
Average hourly rate £45.00 £48.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.21% +42.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.70 £24.01 £24.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.35 £59.00 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.00%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 5 £400 +6.66% 4
Harrow - - - -
MSBuild
England

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (82.00%) .NET
2 38 (76.00%) C#
3 27 (54.00%) SQL Server
3 27 (54.00%) ASP.NET
4 24 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (48.00%) PowerShell
5 23 (46.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (46.00%) MVC
5 23 (46.00%) HTML
6 20 (40.00%) CSS
7 19 (38.00%) WCF
7 19 (38.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (38.00%) TeamCity
8 18 (36.00%) Subversion
8 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
9 17 (34.00%) Windows
10 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
11 15 (30.00%) NUnit
12 14 (28.00%) TDD
13 13 (26.00%) Visual Studio
13 13 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (24.00%) jQuery
14 12 (24.00%) SQL
14 12 (24.00%) OO
15 11 (22.00%) SharePoint
15 11 (22.00%) .NET Framework
15 11 (22.00%) Ajax
16 10 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (20.00%) Degree
16 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 11 (22.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (8.00%) IIS
4 3 (6.00%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (4.00%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (2.00%) SharePoint Foundation
6 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (4.00%) CloudFront
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (54.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (38.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.00%) Hadoop
5 3 (6.00%) Couchbase
6 2 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (4.00%) MySQL
6 2 (4.00%) QlikView
7 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.00%) CouchDB
7 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.00%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 23 (46.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (38.00%) TeamCity
3 18 (36.00%) Subversion
4 15 (30.00%) NUnit
5 13 (26.00%) Visual Studio
6 8 (16.00%) Jenkins
7 7 (14.00%) CruiseControl
8 6 (12.00%) Git (software)
8 6 (12.00%) Rhino Mocks
9 4 (8.00%) WiX
10 3 (6.00%) ClearQuest
11 2 (4.00%) Serena SBM
11 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
11 2 (4.00%) JIRA
11 2 (4.00%) Selenium
11 2 (4.00%) Ant
11 2 (4.00%) WebDriver
11 2 (4.00%) Moq
11 2 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (2.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Front Office
3 1 (2.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (46.00%) Developer
2 6 (12.00%) Programmer
2 6 (12.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (12.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Team Leader
4 4 (8.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Build and Release Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 3 (6.00%) Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Web Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Release Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Deployment Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Release Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Programmer
5 3 (6.00%) .NET Programmer
5 3 (6.00%) Implementation Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (82.00%) .NET
2 27 (54.00%) ASP.NET
3 23 (46.00%) HTML
4 20 (40.00%) CSS
5 19 (38.00%) WCF
6 12 (24.00%) jQuery
7 11 (22.00%) Ajax
7 11 (22.00%) .NET Framework
8 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (18.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 9 (18.00%) Web Services
10 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 7 (14.00%) WPF
11 7 (14.00%) ADO.NET
11 7 (14.00%) MSMQ
12 6 (12.00%) JSON
12 6 (12.00%) Classic ASP
12 6 (12.00%) COM+
12 6 (12.00%) XML
12 6 (12.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) W3C
2 5 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.00%) MVC
3 14 (28.00%) TDD
4 13 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (24.00%) OO
6 8 (16.00%) Project Management
7 7 (14.00%) UML
7 7 (14.00%) Release Management
7 7 (14.00%) Unit Testing
8 6 (12.00%) SOA
8 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
8 6 (12.00%) Scrum
8 6 (12.00%) Use Case
8 6 (12.00%) DevOps
9 5 (10.00%) BDD
10 4 (8.00%) Build Automation
10 4 (8.00%) Dependency Injection
10 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
11 3 (6.00%) Web Development
11 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (76.00%) C#
2 24 (48.00%) PowerShell
3 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (24.00%) SQL
5 8 (16.00%) VBScript
6 6 (12.00%) VB
6 6 (12.00%) VB6
7 4 (8.00%) Java
8 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (6.00%) Python
8 3 (6.00%) Ruby
8 3 (6.00%) XAML
9 2 (4.00%) VBA
10 1 (2.00%) MATLAB
10 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) MCP
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle
3 3 (6.00%) Business Objects
3 3 (6.00%) EPiServer
3 3 (6.00%) Sitecore
3 3 (6.00%) Twitter
4 2 (4.00%) IBM
4 2 (4.00%) TIBCO
4 2 (4.00%) Serena
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
North London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago