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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSBuild over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft MSBuild
England / North West
Rank 132 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.076% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.46% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £288 £375
% change year-on-year
+24.23% -23.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
438 631 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.73% 16.23% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 373 242
Median daily rate £400 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 30 13
Median hourly rate £49.50 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £31.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.40 £40.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.95 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +10.67%

MSBuild
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing MSBuild as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSBuild within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
Manchester - 1 - - 2
Cheshire - 1 £450 -
MSBuild
England

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for MSBuild.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Terraform
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Static Code Analysis

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (100.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Fedora
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) Static Code Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Korn
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat