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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 405 390 409
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +19
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 27 37 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.72% 1.18% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 31 13
Average daily rate £438 £525 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £335 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £438
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
3775 3127 3098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.40% 13.94% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2771 2186 2304
Average daily rate £463 £425 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 10
Average hourly rate £43.63 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.64% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £20.31 £30.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £127.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -3.89%

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSBuild within the London region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +39 2 £588 +9.30% 3
Hammersmith - 1 - -
MSBuild
England

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 35 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 32 (65.31%) .NET
3 30 (61.22%) C#
3 30 (61.22%) PowerShell
4 28 (57.14%) DevOps
5 25 (51.02%) Microsoft
6 24 (48.98%) SQL Server
6 24 (48.98%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (40.82%) MS Excel
7 20 (40.82%) Windows
7 20 (40.82%) Finance
7 20 (40.82%) Jenkins
8 19 (38.78%) Octopus Deploy
8 19 (38.78%) TeamCity
8 19 (38.78%) NUnit
9 16 (32.65%) Ansible
9 16 (32.65%) Opscode Chef
9 16 (32.65%) Puppet
10 15 (30.61%) MVC
10 15 (30.61%) SQL
10 15 (30.61%) Microsoft Azure
11 14 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (28.57%) WCF
11 14 (28.57%) Java
11 14 (28.57%) ASP.NET
12 13 (26.53%) Configuration Management
12 13 (26.53%) LINQ
12 13 (26.53%) jQuery
13 12 (24.49%) Relational Database
13 12 (24.49%) AngularJS

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 7 (14.29%) IIS
2 4 (8.16%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.08%) NServiceBus
4 1 (2.04%) Apache
4 1 (2.04%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 20 (40.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (30.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (22.45%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (20.41%) PaaS
4 2 (4.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (48.98%) SQL Server
2 12 (24.49%) Relational Database
3 8 (16.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 7 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 6 (12.24%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (12.24%) Big Data
5 6 (12.24%) HBase
5 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
8 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (48.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (40.82%) Jenkins
3 19 (38.78%) NUnit
3 19 (38.78%) Octopus Deploy
3 19 (38.78%) TeamCity
4 11 (22.45%) Visual Studio
5 9 (18.37%) CruiseControl
6 8 (16.33%) Moq
7 7 (14.29%) Git (software)
8 5 (10.20%) WiX
9 4 (8.16%) FitNesse
9 4 (8.16%) NuGet
10 3 (6.12%) JIRA
10 3 (6.12%) ReSharper
11 2 (4.08%) Artifactory
11 2 (4.08%) Jasmine
11 2 (4.08%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (4.08%) Log4Net
11 2 (4.08%) Protractor
11 2 (4.08%) SpecFlow
General
1 20 (40.82%) Finance
2 9 (18.37%) Banking
3 5 (10.20%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.12%) Front Office
5 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Developer
2 13 (26.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (22.45%) C# Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Azure Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Build Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) WPF Developer
6 5 (10.20%) .NET Developer
6 5 (10.20%) C# WPF Developer
6 5 (10.20%) PowerShell Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Architect
7 4 (8.16%) AWS Architect
7 4 (8.16%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Azure Architect
7 4 (8.16%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (8.16%) DevOps Architect
8 3 (6.12%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (65.31%) .NET
2 14 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 14 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 14 (28.57%) WCF
3 13 (26.53%) jQuery
3 13 (26.53%) LINQ
4 12 (24.49%) AngularJS
5 9 (18.37%) CSS
5 9 (18.37%) HTML
5 9 (18.37%) JSON
5 9 (18.37%) WPF
6 8 (16.33%) ADO.NET
6 8 (16.33%) NHibernate
6 8 (16.33%) SOAP
7 7 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 7 (14.29%) CSS3
7 7 (14.29%) HTML5
7 7 (14.29%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 7 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
8 5 (10.20%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Clustering
1 7 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) User Experience
3 1 (2.04%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.82%) Windows
2 11 (22.45%) Linux
3 7 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.08%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 28 (57.14%) DevOps
3 15 (30.61%) MVC
4 13 (26.53%) Configuration Management
5 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (22.45%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (22.45%) Migration
5 11 (22.45%) TDD
6 10 (20.41%) BDD
7 9 (18.37%) Unit Testing
8 8 (16.33%) Release Management
9 7 (14.29%) Multithreading
10 6 (12.24%) Scrum
11 5 (10.20%) Integration Testing
11 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
12 4 (8.16%) SDLC
12 4 (8.16%) Wealth Management
13 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (6.12%) Translating Business Requirements
13 3 (6.12%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 30 (61.22%) C#
1 30 (61.22%) PowerShell
2 15 (30.61%) SQL
3 14 (28.57%) Java
4 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
5 9 (18.37%) Bash Shell
5 9 (18.37%) Bourne shell
5 9 (18.37%) C++
5 9 (18.37%) Korn
5 9 (18.37%) Perl
5 9 (18.37%) Python
5 9 (18.37%) Ruby
6 7 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 7 (14.29%) XAML
7 2 (4.08%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (2.04%) EMIR
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 11 (22.45%) Docker
2 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (32.65%) Ansible
1 16 (32.65%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (32.65%) Puppet
2 5 (10.20%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (6.12%) Nagios
3 3 (6.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (51.02%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.45%) Splunk
3 8 (16.33%) Oracle
4 4 (8.16%) IBM
4 4 (8.16%) Twitter
5 1 (2.04%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
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