The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 141 136 123
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 17 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.15% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.16% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 7
Average daily rate £385 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.88 - £31.25
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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3564 3084 2661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.04% 94.28% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2143 1714 1351
Average daily rate £386 £363 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 186 201
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.50 £41.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Developer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Microsoft Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Microsoft Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Microsoft Developer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
Manchester -9 10 £385 -3.75% 10
Cheshire - 3 £388 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £425 - 1
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Microsoft Developer in their job title 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 with Microsoft Developer in their job title.

1 21 (67.74%) CRM
1 21 (67.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (61.29%) JavaScript
2 19 (61.29%) .NET
3 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
4 14 (45.16%) SharePoint
4 14 (45.16%) jQuery
5 13 (41.94%) ERP
6 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
7 11 (35.48%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (35.48%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (29.03%) C#
9 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
9 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (22.58%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (16.13%) Workflow
11 5 (16.13%) Finance
11 5 (16.13%) Advertising
11 5 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (16.13%) SQL
12 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
13 3 (9.68%) OLTP
13 3 (9.68%) Migration
13 3 (9.68%) CSS
13 3 (9.68%) ETL

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Microsoft Developer in their job title 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 with Microsoft Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (45.16%) SharePoint
2 11 (35.48%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (35.48%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (67.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (6.45%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (9.68%) OLTP
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (6.45%) OLAP
5 2 (6.45%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.23%) Data Mart
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (3.23%) MorphX
4 1 (3.23%) tSQLt
General
1 5 (16.13%) Advertising
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (61.29%) .NET
2 14 (45.16%) jQuery
3 3 (9.68%) CSS
3 3 (9.68%) HTML
4 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.23%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
3 1 (3.23%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) CRM
2 13 (41.94%) ERP
3 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (16.13%) Workflow
5 3 (9.68%) ETL
5 3 (9.68%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (9.68%) Migration
6 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.45%) Front End Development
6 2 (6.45%) Logistics
6 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Release Management
6 2 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Workflow Development
7 1 (3.23%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.23%) Kanban
7 1 (3.23%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) JavaScript
2 9 (29.03%) C#
3 5 (16.13%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.45%) X++
5 1 (3.23%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Red Gate
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