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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 371 382 370
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 28 36 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.80% 1.14% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 29 29
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 £326 £375 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £345 £361
% change year-on-year
-5.72% -4.56%
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
3479 3148 2988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.80% 12.98% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2521 2254 2042
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 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 31
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +18.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £36.29 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.25 £59.00 £50.00
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 31 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 31 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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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 +22 7 £408 +5.16% 1
Harrow - - - -
MSBuild
England

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 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 44 (80.00%) .NET
2 42 (76.36%) C#
3 30 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 30 (54.55%) ASP.NET
4 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (47.27%) MVC
6 25 (45.45%) HTML
7 23 (41.82%) PowerShell
8 22 (40.00%) CSS
8 22 (40.00%) WCF
9 21 (38.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 20 (36.36%) TeamCity
10 20 (36.36%) Subversion
11 18 (32.73%) NUnit
11 18 (32.73%) JavaScript
11 18 (32.73%) Microsoft
11 18 (32.73%) SQL Server 2008
11 18 (32.73%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (27.27%) Windows
13 14 (25.45%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (23.64%) MSMQ
14 13 (23.64%) Visual Studio
15 12 (21.82%) TDD
15 12 (21.82%) jQuery
16 11 (20.00%) SQL
17 10 (18.18%) OO
17 10 (18.18%) Ajax
17 10 (18.18%) WPF
17 10 (18.18%) .NET Framework
17 10 (18.18%) Degree

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (16.36%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.27%) TIBCO EMS
2 4 (7.27%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (5.45%) IIS
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.64%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (3.64%) CloudFront
2 2 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.64%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 18 (32.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (16.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.45%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.45%) Couchbase
6 2 (3.64%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.64%) MySQL
6 2 (3.64%) QlikView
7 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.82%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.82%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 21 (38.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (36.36%) TeamCity
2 20 (36.36%) Subversion
3 18 (32.73%) NUnit
4 13 (23.64%) Visual Studio
5 7 (12.73%) Git (software)
5 7 (12.73%) Jenkins
6 6 (10.91%) Rhino Mocks
6 6 (10.91%) CruiseControl
7 4 (7.27%) JIRA
7 4 (7.27%) Ant
8 3 (5.45%) ClearQuest
9 2 (3.64%) Serena SBM
9 2 (3.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
9 2 (3.64%) Maven
9 2 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (3.64%) Moq
9 2 (3.64%) WiX
10 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Front Office
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Advertising
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (43.64%) Developer
2 7 (12.73%) Web Developer
3 6 (10.91%) Programmer
3 6 (10.91%) .NET Developer
4 5 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 5 (9.09%) Release Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Build and Release Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (7.27%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Team Leader
6 3 (5.45%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Programmer
6 3 (5.45%) .NET Programmer
6 3 (5.45%) Implementation Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Release Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Deployment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (80.00%) .NET
2 30 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 25 (45.45%) HTML
4 22 (40.00%) WCF
4 22 (40.00%) CSS
5 14 (25.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (23.64%) MSMQ
7 12 (21.82%) jQuery
8 10 (18.18%) WPF
8 10 (18.18%) Ajax
8 10 (18.18%) .NET Framework
8 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (16.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 8 (14.55%) Web Services
11 6 (10.91%) XML
11 6 (10.91%) XSLT
11 6 (10.91%) COM+
11 6 (10.91%) ADO.NET
11 6 (10.91%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 6 (10.91%) W3C
2 5 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.64%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.27%) Windows
2 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (47.27%) MVC
3 18 (32.73%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (21.82%) TDD
5 10 (18.18%) OO
6 8 (14.55%) Project Management
7 7 (12.73%) Release Management
7 7 (12.73%) Unit Testing
7 7 (12.73%) MVVM
7 7 (12.73%) DevOps
8 6 (10.91%) Use Case
8 6 (10.91%) Multithreading
8 6 (10.91%) UML
8 6 (10.91%) SOA
8 6 (10.91%) Configuration Management
9 5 (9.09%) Scrum
10 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
10 4 (7.27%) Dependency Injection
10 4 (7.27%) BDD
11 3 (5.45%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 42 (76.36%) C#
2 23 (41.82%) PowerShell
3 18 (32.73%) JavaScript
4 11 (20.00%) SQL
5 8 (14.55%) VBScript
6 6 (10.91%) VB
6 6 (10.91%) VB6
7 4 (7.27%) Python
7 4 (7.27%) Java
8 3 (5.45%) Ruby
9 2 (3.64%) XAML
9 2 (3.64%) VBA
9 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.82%) Perl
10 1 (1.82%) PHP
10 1 (1.82%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) MCP
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Nagios
1 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (32.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle
3 4 (7.27%) TIBCO
4 3 (5.45%) Business Objects
4 3 (5.45%) EPiServer
4 3 (5.45%) Sitecore
4 3 (5.45%) Twitter
5 2 (3.64%) IBM
5 2 (3.64%) Perforce
5 2 (3.64%) Serena
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago