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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 383 381 373
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 41 31 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.23% 0.97% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 21 30
Average daily rate
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£463 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £500 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £331 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.39% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
3335 3196 2894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.30% 13.95% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2403 2296 2103
Average daily rate £438 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 17
Average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% -2.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £25.75 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £48.75 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 0 12 £419 +11.66% 2
MSBuild
England

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 56 (80.00%) .NET
2 44 (62.86%) SQL Server
3 42 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (58.57%) TeamCity
5 39 (55.71%) Windows
6 35 (50.00%) SQL
7 33 (47.14%) Subversion
8 32 (45.71%) C#
9 29 (41.43%) IIS
10 28 (40.00%) Git (software)
11 26 (37.14%) Jenkins
12 24 (34.29%) Oracle
12 24 (34.29%) Linux
13 23 (32.86%) Oracle Database
13 23 (32.86%) Release Management
14 22 (31.43%) Ant
15 21 (30.00%) Java
15 21 (30.00%) Firewall
16 20 (28.57%) Fixed Income
16 20 (28.57%) Maven
16 20 (28.57%) C++
16 20 (28.57%) Apache
16 20 (28.57%) Tomcat
16 20 (28.57%) Red Hat
16 20 (28.57%) Django
16 20 (28.57%) BladeLogic
16 20 (28.57%) Load Balancing
16 20 (28.57%) Mercurial
16 20 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 20 (28.57%) ITRS Geneos

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 29 (41.43%) IIS
2 20 (28.57%) Apache
2 20 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.71%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (4.29%) MQSeries
4 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.86%) Confluence
5 2 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.29%) SaaS
3 1 (1.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.00%) Firewall
2 6 (8.57%) HTTP
3 1 (1.43%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (62.86%) SQL Server
2 23 (32.86%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.29%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.43%) DTS
7 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.43%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 41 (58.57%) TeamCity
2 33 (47.14%) Subversion
3 28 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 26 (37.14%) Jenkins
5 22 (31.43%) Ant
6 20 (28.57%) Maven
6 20 (28.57%) Gradle
6 20 (28.57%) Mercurial
7 16 (22.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (22.86%) JIRA
8 3 (4.29%) Visual Studio
8 3 (4.29%) CruiseControl
9 2 (2.86%) ClearCase
9 2 (2.86%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.86%) ClearQuest
9 2 (2.86%) NUnit
9 2 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (1.43%) gulp
10 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (1.43%) NCrunch
General
1 12 (17.14%) Finance
1 12 (17.14%) Banking
2 8 (11.43%) Investment Banking
3 5 (7.14%) Front Office
4 4 (5.71%) Law
5 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.43%) Marketing
6 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 25 (35.71%) Developer
2 14 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (11.43%) Senior Developer
4 7 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 7 (10.00%) Build Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Software Developer
5 6 (8.57%) .NET Developer
6 5 (7.14%) WPF Developer
7 4 (5.71%) UI Programmer
7 4 (5.71%) UI Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Senior WPF Developer
8 3 (4.29%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Build Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Senior UI Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Environment Manager
9 2 (2.86%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Release Manager
9 2 (2.86%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (80.00%) .NET
2 20 (28.57%) Django
3 18 (25.71%) ASP.NET
4 17 (24.29%) WCF
5 15 (21.43%) Rendezvous
6 13 (18.57%) .NET Framework
7 11 (15.71%) Entity Framework
8 9 (12.86%) XML
9 8 (11.43%) Middleware
10 7 (10.00%) HTML
10 7 (10.00%) jQuery
10 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (8.57%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (7.14%) Unity DI Container
12 5 (7.14%) JSON
12 5 (7.14%) WPF
12 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (7.14%) SOAP
13 4 (5.71%) HTML5
14 3 (4.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.57%) Fixed Income
2 5 (7.14%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.86%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.86%) User Experience
5 1 (1.43%) NHS
5 1 (1.43%) DTV
5 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.43%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.43%) Derivative
5 1 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.43%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 39 (55.71%) Windows
2 24 (34.29%) Linux
3 20 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.86%) UNIX
4 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 23 (32.86%) Release Management
3 20 (28.57%) Load Balancing
4 19 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (22.86%) MVC
5 16 (22.86%) Capacity Management
6 15 (21.43%) Technical Analysis
6 15 (21.43%) ITIL
6 15 (21.43%) Problem Management
7 13 (18.57%) TDD
8 12 (17.14%) Scrum
9 8 (11.43%) Unit Testing
10 6 (8.57%) DevOps
10 6 (8.57%) SDLC
11 5 (7.14%) MVVM
11 5 (7.14%) Waterfall
11 5 (7.14%) Configuration Management
12 4 (5.71%) Migration
12 4 (5.71%) BDD
13 3 (4.29%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 35 (50.00%) SQL
2 32 (45.71%) C#
3 21 (30.00%) Java
4 20 (28.57%) C++
5 18 (25.71%) Python
6 17 (24.29%) Bash Shell
7 15 (21.43%) PowerShell
8 14 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 5 (7.14%) T-SQL
9 5 (7.14%) VBScript
10 3 (4.29%) VB
10 3 (4.29%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.86%) VB6
11 2 (2.86%) VBA
12 1 (1.43%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) EMIR
2 1 (1.43%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) XenApp
2 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (28.57%) BladeLogic
1 20 (28.57%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.43%) SCCM
2 1 (1.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (34.29%) Oracle
2 20 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 15 (21.43%) TIBCO
3 15 (21.43%) Splunk
4 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
5 8 (11.43%) Solace
6 5 (7.14%) IBM
6 5 (7.14%) Infragistics
6 5 (7.14%) Perforce
7 4 (5.71%) Citrix
7 4 (5.71%) DataSynapse
7 4 (5.71%) EPiServer
8 1 (1.43%) Twitter
8 1 (1.43%) VMware
8 1 (1.43%) Sun
8 1 (1.43%) SAP
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