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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 402 400 428
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +28
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 39 35 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.15% 0.087%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.95% 0.97% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 20
Median daily rate £434 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.21% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £298 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £408
% change year-on-year
+11.84% -6.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
4100 3626 3586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.91% 15.72% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2942 2624 2678
Median daily rate £461 £445 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +5.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 14
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.12 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.95% -50.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £22.00 £25.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £190.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +13 11 £550 +57.14% 2
MSBuild
England

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 50 (74.63%) .NET
1 50 (74.63%) Continuous Integration
1 50 (74.63%) DevOps
2 48 (71.64%) PowerShell
3 45 (67.16%) TeamCity
4 42 (62.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 40 (59.70%) Finance
6 36 (53.73%) Windows
7 34 (50.75%) SQL
7 34 (50.75%) Octopus Deploy
8 31 (46.27%) Ansible
8 31 (46.27%) Opscode Chef
8 31 (46.27%) Puppet
8 31 (46.27%) Configuration Management
9 29 (43.28%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (41.79%) C#
11 27 (40.30%) Banking
11 27 (40.30%) Windows Server
12 22 (32.84%) Continuous Delivery
12 22 (32.84%) IIS
13 21 (31.34%) Scrum
14 20 (29.85%) SQL Server
14 20 (29.85%) Hudson
14 20 (29.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 20 (29.85%) Microsoft Azure
15 19 (28.36%) Continuous Improvement
15 19 (28.36%) TDD
16 17 (25.37%) MS Excel
16 17 (25.37%) Splunk
17 16 (23.88%) Open Source

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 22 (32.84%) IIS
2 3 (4.48%) Confluence
2 3 (4.48%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.99%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.49%) Apache
Applications
1 17 (25.37%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 20 (29.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (16.42%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (13.43%) PaaS
4 3 (4.48%) IaaS
5 2 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (29.85%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.94%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.48%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.49%) Event Store
5 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.49%) QlikView
5 1 (1.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 45 (67.16%) TeamCity
2 42 (62.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 34 (50.75%) Octopus Deploy
4 20 (29.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 20 (29.85%) Hudson
5 14 (20.90%) Git (software)
6 13 (19.40%) Jenkins
7 9 (13.43%) NuGet
7 9 (13.43%) NUnit
8 8 (11.94%) JIRA
9 7 (10.45%) Visual Studio
10 6 (8.96%) SpecFlow
10 6 (8.96%) WiX
11 5 (7.46%) MSTest
12 4 (5.97%) Moq
12 4 (5.97%) Subversion
12 4 (5.97%) Vagrant
13 3 (4.48%) Jasmine
13 3 (4.48%) Log4Net
13 3 (4.48%) ReSharper
General
1 40 (59.70%) Finance
2 27 (40.30%) Banking
3 9 (13.43%) Front Office
4 5 (7.46%) Back Office
5 2 (2.99%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Marketing
6 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (29.85%) Developer
2 16 (23.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (23.88%) Finance Manager
3 11 (16.42%) C# Developer
4 10 (14.93%) .NET Developer
5 9 (13.43%) Senior Developer
6 8 (11.94%) Applications Manager
6 8 (11.94%) DevOps Manager
6 8 (11.94%) Engineering Manager
6 8 (11.94%) IT Finance Manager
6 8 (11.94%) IT Manager
7 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (10.45%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) Build Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) PowerShell Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) Senior C# Developer
8 6 (8.96%) WPF Developer
9 5 (7.46%) C# WPF Developer
10 4 (5.97%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (74.63%) .NET
2 11 (16.42%) WCF
3 9 (13.43%) WPF
4 8 (11.94%) .NET Framework
4 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET
5 7 (10.45%) CSS
5 7 (10.45%) HTML
6 6 (8.96%) AngularJS
6 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (8.96%) WinForms
7 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (7.46%) Entity Framework
7 5 (7.46%) jQuery
7 5 (7.46%) LINQ
7 5 (7.46%) MSMQ
7 5 (7.46%) SOAP
7 5 (7.46%) XML
8 4 (5.97%) ADO.NET
8 4 (5.97%) NHibernate
9 3 (4.48%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Fixed Income
2 5 (7.46%) Swaptions
3 4 (5.97%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (4.48%) Clustering
4 3 (4.48%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.49%) Derivative
5 1 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.49%) User Experience
5 1 (1.49%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 36 (53.73%) Windows
2 27 (40.30%) Windows Server
3 9 (13.43%) Linux
4 3 (4.48%) Windows 10
4 3 (4.48%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (74.63%) Continuous Integration
1 50 (74.63%) DevOps
2 31 (46.27%) Configuration Management
3 29 (43.28%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (32.84%) Continuous Delivery
5 21 (31.34%) Scrum
6 19 (28.36%) Continuous Improvement
6 19 (28.36%) TDD
7 16 (23.88%) Open Source
7 16 (23.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (20.90%) Migration
9 13 (19.40%) BDD
10 9 (13.43%) Incident Management
10 9 (13.43%) Risk Management
11 7 (10.45%) MVC
11 7 (10.45%) Problem Management
11 7 (10.45%) Service Delivery
11 7 (10.45%) Test Automation
12 6 (8.96%) MVVM
12 6 (8.96%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (71.64%) PowerShell
2 34 (50.75%) SQL
3 28 (41.79%) C#
4 9 (13.43%) C++
5 8 (11.94%) Bourne shell
5 8 (11.94%) Perl
5 8 (11.94%) Python
5 8 (11.94%) Ruby
5 8 (11.94%) XAML
6 7 (10.45%) Bash Shell
6 7 (10.45%) Java
6 7 (10.45%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.45%) Korn
7 5 (7.46%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.48%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.49%) F#
9 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 14 (20.90%) Docker
2 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 31 (46.27%) Ansible
1 31 (46.27%) Opscode Chef
1 31 (46.27%) Puppet
2 7 (10.45%) Nagios
3 4 (5.97%) Icinga
3 4 (5.97%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (5.97%) logstash
4 3 (4.48%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.49%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 17 (25.37%) Splunk
2 16 (23.88%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.97%) Oracle
4 1 (1.49%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.49%) Solace
4 1 (1.49%) Twitter
London
Ebury
Rate: £425.00 - £454.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £525 - £575 per day
Posted: 6 days ago