The table below looks at the statistics for MSBuild skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSBuild over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 45 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.26% - 0.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.50% - 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£425 - £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £438 £325
% change year-on-year
-18.28% +34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
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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 Oxford region.

Development Applications Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
40 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 10.58% 11.20% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 7
Average daily rate £378 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.15% -2.98%
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £42.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +73.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £38.15 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.01% +0.92%

MSBuild
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

MSBuild Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

MSBuild
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

MSBuild Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WF
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) FxCop
2 1 (50.00%) StyleCop
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) MCPD
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) EAI
2 1 (50.00%) OOD

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) FxCop
1 1 (50.00%) StyleCop
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 1 (50.00%) CRM Developer
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WF
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) EAI
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCTS
1 1 (50.00%) MCPD
1 1 (50.00%) MCAD
1 1 (50.00%) MCSD
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft