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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 136 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.031% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.31% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -11.42%
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
319 344 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.99% 11.82% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 182 199
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £393 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 20
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.78 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.52% -12.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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

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Top 12 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase