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 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 397 386 382
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 31 31 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.83% 1.00% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 26 19
Median daily rate £438 £519 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.66% +24.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £333 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £343 £388
% change year-on-year
+35.03% -11.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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
3746 3096 3143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.99% 13.68% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2768 2181 2341
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 9
Median hourly rate £43.63 £27.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.57% -12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £20.31 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%

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
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 28 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSBuild within the London region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +35 2 £588 +8.79% 1
Hammersmith - 1 - -
MSBuild
England

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 36 (67.92%) .NET
2 35 (66.04%) Continuous Integration
2 35 (66.04%) PowerShell
3 32 (60.38%) C#
3 32 (60.38%) DevOps
4 28 (52.83%) SQL Server
5 25 (47.17%) Windows
5 25 (47.17%) Microsoft
6 24 (45.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 23 (43.40%) TeamCity
7 23 (43.40%) Finance
8 21 (39.62%) MS Excel
9 20 (37.74%) Jenkins
10 19 (35.85%) Octopus Deploy
11 18 (33.96%) Microsoft Azure
11 18 (33.96%) NUnit
12 17 (32.08%) Ansible
12 17 (32.08%) Opscode Chef
12 17 (32.08%) Puppet
13 16 (30.19%) WCF
14 15 (28.30%) Docker
14 15 (28.30%) Splunk
15 14 (26.42%) Configuration Management
15 14 (26.42%) MVC
15 14 (26.42%) Java
15 14 (26.42%) SQL
16 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET
16 13 (24.53%) LINQ
16 13 (24.53%) Amazon AWS
16 13 (24.53%) TDD

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 7 (13.21%) IIS
2 4 (7.55%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.77%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.89%) Apache
4 1 (1.89%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 21 (39.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 18 (33.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (24.53%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (20.75%) PaaS
4 3 (5.66%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (52.83%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.75%) Relational Database
3 7 (13.21%) Oracle Database
3 7 (13.21%) RDBMS
3 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (11.32%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (11.32%) Big Data
4 6 (11.32%) HBase
4 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (7.55%) MongoDB
5 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (45.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (43.40%) TeamCity
3 20 (37.74%) Jenkins
4 19 (35.85%) Octopus Deploy
5 18 (33.96%) NUnit
6 12 (22.64%) Git (software)
7 11 (20.75%) Visual Studio
8 8 (15.09%) CruiseControl
9 7 (13.21%) Moq
9 7 (13.21%) NuGet
10 5 (9.43%) WiX
11 4 (7.55%) FitNesse
12 3 (5.66%) JIRA
12 3 (5.66%) ReSharper
12 3 (5.66%) Subversion
12 3 (5.66%) Vagrant
13 2 (3.77%) Artifactory
13 2 (3.77%) Jasmine
13 2 (3.77%) Karma Test Runner
13 2 (3.77%) SpecFlow
General
1 23 (43.40%) Finance
2 9 (16.98%) Banking
3 6 (11.32%) Front Office
4 5 (9.43%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.66%) Back Office
6 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Developer
2 16 (30.19%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (18.87%) C# Developer
4 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) .NET Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Azure Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Senior Developer
6 6 (11.32%) Build Engineer
6 6 (11.32%) PowerShell Engineer
6 6 (11.32%) WPF Developer
7 5 (9.43%) C# WPF Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Architect
8 4 (7.55%) AWS Architect
8 4 (7.55%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) Azure Architect
8 4 (7.55%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (7.55%) DevOps Architect
9 3 (5.66%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (67.92%) .NET
2 16 (30.19%) WCF
3 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET
3 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (24.53%) LINQ
4 12 (22.64%) jQuery
5 11 (20.75%) AngularJS
6 10 (18.87%) SOAP
7 9 (16.98%) .NET Framework
7 9 (16.98%) JSON
7 9 (16.98%) NHibernate
7 9 (16.98%) WPF
8 8 (15.09%) ADO.NET
8 8 (15.09%) CSS
8 8 (15.09%) HTML
9 7 (13.21%) Entity Framework
9 7 (13.21%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 7 (13.21%) Unity DI Container
10 6 (11.32%) CSS3
10 6 (11.32%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Clustering
1 7 (13.21%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) User Experience
3 1 (1.89%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (47.17%) Windows
2 12 (22.64%) Linux
3 11 (20.75%) Windows Server
4 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.66%) Windows 10
6 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (66.04%) Continuous Integration
2 32 (60.38%) DevOps
3 14 (26.42%) Configuration Management
3 14 (26.42%) MVC
4 13 (24.53%) TDD
5 12 (22.64%) Migration
6 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (20.75%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (18.87%) BDD
8 9 (16.98%) Unit Testing
9 8 (15.09%) Release Management
10 7 (13.21%) Multithreading
11 6 (11.32%) Scrum
12 5 (9.43%) Test Automation
13 4 (7.55%) Dependency Injection
13 4 (7.55%) Integration Testing
13 4 (7.55%) Investment Management
13 4 (7.55%) SDLC
13 4 (7.55%) SOA
13 4 (7.55%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (66.04%) PowerShell
2 32 (60.38%) C#
3 14 (26.42%) Java
3 14 (26.42%) SQL
4 10 (18.87%) Bourne shell
4 10 (18.87%) Perl
4 10 (18.87%) Python
4 10 (18.87%) Ruby
5 9 (16.98%) Bash Shell
5 9 (16.98%) C++
5 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
5 9 (16.98%) Korn
6 7 (13.21%) T-SQL
6 7 (13.21%) XAML
7 2 (3.77%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (1.89%) EMIR
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 15 (28.30%) Docker
2 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (32.08%) Ansible
1 17 (32.08%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (32.08%) Puppet
2 6 (11.32%) Nagios
3 4 (7.55%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (5.66%) Icinga
4 3 (5.66%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (5.66%) logstash
4 3 (5.66%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.89%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 25 (47.17%) Microsoft
2 15 (28.30%) Splunk
3 8 (15.09%) Oracle
4 4 (7.55%) IBM
4 4 (7.55%) Twitter
5 1 (1.89%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.89%) Red Hat