The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Midlands region that had Microsoft Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 28 22 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.56% 0.54% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 0.55% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 - -
Microsoft Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
188 182 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 97.92% 97.85% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 69 59
Median daily rate £500 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Midlands region that featured Microsoft Developer in the job title.

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the Midlands region.

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Microsoft Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the Midlands region.

Microsoft Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Microsoft Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
1 3 (100.00%) COM
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) CRM
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
1 3 (100.00%) Data Management
1 3 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 3 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 3 (100.00%) Document Management
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Infor
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
1 3 (100.00%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Case Management
1 3 (100.00%) CRM
1 3 (100.00%) Data Management
1 3 (100.00%) Document Management
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
1 3 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Infor
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (100.00%) SAP