The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Developer
Rank - - 49
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - - 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £381
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +100.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
545 458 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.78% 97.45% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 255 227
Average daily rate £340 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.22% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 37 53
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £10.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Microsoft Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Developer
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 5 (62.50%) CRM
1 5 (62.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Clustering

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) CRM
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft