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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 403 419 400
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -19
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 19 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.088% 0.066% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.49% 0.42% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 20
Median daily rate £450 £550 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +31.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £365 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £80.00
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
3893 3536 3502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.13% 15.67% 14.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2819 2653 2726
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 10
Median hourly rate £38.25 £33.75 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.16 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.85 £60.00 £69.50
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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -2 7 £450 -18.18%
MSBuild
England

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 48 (87.27%) .NET
2 45 (81.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 41 (74.55%) DevOps
4 40 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (67.27%) SQL
6 35 (63.64%) PowerShell
6 35 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (61.82%) TeamCity
8 32 (58.18%) Finance
9 31 (56.36%) Banking
10 28 (50.91%) Windows
11 26 (47.27%) Octopus Deploy
12 25 (45.45%) C#
12 25 (45.45%) Scrum
13 24 (43.64%) Configuration Management
13 24 (43.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 24 (43.64%) Ansible
13 24 (43.64%) Puppet
13 24 (43.64%) Hudson
13 24 (43.64%) Opscode Chef
14 23 (41.82%) Windows Server
15 22 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
16 21 (38.18%) Continuous Improvement
16 21 (38.18%) Open Source
16 21 (38.18%) IIS
17 18 (32.73%) Stakeholder Management
17 18 (32.73%) Post-Production
18 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
19 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
19 12 (21.82%) 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 21 (38.18%) IIS
2 3 (5.45%) Confluence
2 3 (5.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.64%) GitHub
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.45%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.82%) BigQuery
5 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.82%) Event Store
5 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.82%) QlikView
5 1 (1.82%) Redis
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 45 (81.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (61.82%) TeamCity
3 26 (47.27%) Octopus Deploy
4 24 (43.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 24 (43.64%) Hudson
5 9 (16.36%) JIRA
5 9 (16.36%) MSTest
6 7 (12.73%) Git (software)
6 7 (12.73%) NUnit
7 5 (9.09%) WiX
8 4 (7.27%) NuGet
8 4 (7.27%) SpecFlow
8 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
9 3 (5.45%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (3.64%) Selenium
11 1 (1.82%) Bower
11 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
11 1 (1.82%) Moq
11 1 (1.82%) Psake
11 1 (1.82%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 32 (58.18%) Finance
2 31 (56.36%) Banking
3 5 (9.09%) Front Office
4 1 (1.82%) Back Office
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Developer
2 18 (32.73%) Finance Manager
3 15 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (23.64%) C# Developer
5 11 (20.00%) .NET Developer
6 9 (16.36%) Applications Manager
6 9 (16.36%) DevOps Manager
6 9 (16.36%) Engineering Manager
6 9 (16.36%) IT Finance Manager
6 9 (16.36%) IT Manager
7 8 (14.55%) Senior Developer
8 7 (12.73%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (10.91%) WPF Developer
10 5 (9.09%) Build Engineer
10 5 (9.09%) C# WPF Developer
10 5 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (7.27%) IT Operations Manager
11 4 (7.27%) Operations Manager
11 4 (7.27%) Senior C# Developer
11 4 (7.27%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (87.27%) .NET
2 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET
2 8 (14.55%) WPF
3 7 (12.73%) WinForms
4 6 (10.91%) .NET Framework
4 6 (10.91%) WCF
5 5 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (7.27%) MSMQ
7 3 (5.45%) ADO.NET
7 3 (5.45%) CSS
7 3 (5.45%) HTML
7 3 (5.45%) JSON
7 3 (5.45%) LINQ
7 3 (5.45%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 3 (5.45%) React
7 3 (5.45%) SOAP
7 3 (5.45%) Unity DI Container
7 3 (5.45%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (5.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Fixed Income
2 5 (9.09%) Swaptions
3 4 (7.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (5.45%) Clustering
4 3 (5.45%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 28 (50.91%) Windows
2 23 (41.82%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (74.55%) DevOps
2 40 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
3 35 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (45.45%) Scrum
5 24 (43.64%) Configuration Management
6 22 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 21 (38.18%) Continuous Improvement
7 21 (38.18%) Open Source
8 18 (32.73%) Post-Production
8 18 (32.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (21.82%) TDD
10 10 (18.18%) BDD
11 9 (16.36%) Incident Management
11 9 (16.36%) Problem Management
11 9 (16.36%) Service Delivery
12 6 (10.91%) Multithreading
12 6 (10.91%) Unit Testing
13 5 (9.09%) MVVM
13 5 (9.09%) Risk Management
13 5 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 37 (67.27%) SQL
2 35 (63.64%) PowerShell
3 25 (45.45%) C#
4 8 (14.55%) XAML
5 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.27%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.64%) C++
8 1 (1.82%) F#
8 1 (1.82%) R
8 1 (1.82%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 24 (43.64%) Ansible
1 24 (43.64%) Opscode Chef
1 24 (43.64%) Puppet
2 3 (5.45%) BladeLogic
2 3 (5.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle
2 3 (5.45%) Splunk
3 1 (1.82%) Google
3 1 (1.82%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (1.82%) Solace
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