The table below looks at the statistics for MSBuild skills 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 MSBuild over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank - 129 -
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.033% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
402 251 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.07% 8.31% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 153 158
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.49 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.69% +24.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.02 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

MSBuild
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MSBuild across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

MSBuild Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MSBuild
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

MSBuild Daily Rate Trend in the North West

MSBuild
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) SCOM
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) Workflow
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) LINQ
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (75.00%) WiX
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (75.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (75.00%) WiX
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Developer
1 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Architect
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) WCF
1 3 (75.00%) LINQ
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Workflow
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCOM