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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft MSBuild
England / London
Rank 381 386 378
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 15 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.077% 0.093% 0.082%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.43% 0.60% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 13
Median daily rate £425 £551 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.79% +29.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £380 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £642 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £301 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.96% -19.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
3460 3156 3114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.87% 15.37% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2523 2349 2406
Median daily rate £475 £473 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +11.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 6
Median hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.10 £24.23 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £60.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.06 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.65% +8.10%

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
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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -7 3 £450 -21.77%
MSBuild
England

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 45 (80.36%) .NET
1 45 (80.36%) DevOps
2 44 (78.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 43 (76.79%) PowerShell
4 41 (73.21%) SQL
5 38 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (66.07%) TeamCity
7 35 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (58.93%) Octopus Deploy
9 31 (55.36%) Banking
9 31 (55.36%) Windows
9 31 (55.36%) Finance
10 30 (53.57%) Configuration Management
10 30 (53.57%) Puppet
11 27 (48.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 27 (48.21%) Ansible
11 27 (48.21%) Opscode Chef
11 27 (48.21%) Hudson
11 27 (48.21%) Windows Server
12 26 (46.43%) Scrum
13 25 (44.64%) IIS
14 22 (39.29%) Open Source
15 21 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
16 20 (35.71%) Continuous Delivery
17 18 (32.14%) Post-Production
17 18 (32.14%) C#
17 18 (32.14%) Stakeholder Management
18 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
19 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
20 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure

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 25 (44.64%) IIS
2 4 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.36%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.57%) GitHub
3 1 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.79%) IaaS
3 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) DNS
1 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) MongoDB
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.79%) BigQuery
4 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.79%) Event Store
4 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.79%) Redis
4 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 44 (78.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 37 (66.07%) TeamCity
3 33 (58.93%) Octopus Deploy
4 27 (48.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 27 (48.21%) Hudson
5 10 (17.86%) MSTest
6 9 (16.07%) JIRA
7 8 (14.29%) Git (software)
8 5 (8.93%) NUnit
9 4 (7.14%) WiX
10 3 (5.36%) NuGet
10 3 (5.36%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (5.36%) SpecFlow
10 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
11 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
11 2 (3.57%) Selenium
12 1 (1.79%) Log4Net
12 1 (1.79%) Psake
12 1 (1.79%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 31 (55.36%) Banking
1 31 (55.36%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (32.14%) Finance Manager
3 14 (25.00%) Developer
4 12 (21.43%) .NET Developer
5 9 (16.07%) Applications Manager
5 9 (16.07%) DevOps Manager
5 9 (16.07%) Engineering Manager
5 9 (16.07%) IT Finance Manager
5 9 (16.07%) IT Manager
6 8 (14.29%) C# Developer
7 7 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (12.50%) PowerShell Engineer
7 7 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
8 6 (10.71%) Senior Developer
9 5 (8.93%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (7.14%) Build Engineer
10 4 (7.14%) IT Operations Manager
10 4 (7.14%) Operations Manager
11 2 (3.57%) Senior WPF Developer
11 2 (3.57%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (80.36%) .NET
2 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 7 (12.50%) MSMQ
4 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 4 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 4 (7.14%) HATEOAS
5 4 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (5.36%) React
6 3 (5.36%) WinForms
6 3 (5.36%) XML
7 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (3.57%) ELK Stack
7 2 (3.57%) WCF
7 2 (3.57%) WPF
8 1 (1.79%) Castle Windsor
8 1 (1.79%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.79%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 1 (1.79%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Online Banking
2 3 (5.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.79%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 31 (55.36%) Windows
2 27 (48.21%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.36%) Linux
4 3 (5.36%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.79%) CentOS
5 1 (1.79%) Fedora
5 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (80.36%) DevOps
2 38 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (53.57%) Configuration Management
5 26 (46.43%) Scrum
6 22 (39.29%) Open Source
7 21 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 20 (35.71%) Continuous Delivery
9 18 (32.14%) Post-Production
9 18 (32.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (16.07%) Incident Management
10 9 (16.07%) Problem Management
10 9 (16.07%) Service Delivery
10 9 (16.07%) TDD
11 6 (10.71%) BDD
11 6 (10.71%) Microservices
11 6 (10.71%) Migration
12 5 (8.93%) Domain-Driven Design
12 5 (8.93%) Release Management
13 4 (7.14%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 43 (76.79%) PowerShell
2 41 (73.21%) SQL
3 18 (32.14%) C#
4 6 (10.71%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.57%) XAML
7 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.79%) F#
7 1 (1.79%) Korn
7 1 (1.79%) Perl
7 1 (1.79%) Python
7 1 (1.79%) R
7 1 (1.79%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 30 (53.57%) Puppet
2 27 (48.21%) Ansible
2 27 (48.21%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (12.50%) Nagios
4 1 (1.79%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.36%) IBM
2 3 (5.36%) Splunk
3 1 (1.79%) Google
3 1 (1.79%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle
3 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.79%) Solace
London
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