The table below looks at the statistics for MSBuild skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSBuild over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 55 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.56% - 0.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.68% - 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate £275 - £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £388 £438
% change year-on-year
-29.07% -11.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MSBuild
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
112 64 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 20.90% 9.94% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 45 18
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £38.25 £14.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.79% -57.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

MSBuild
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

MSBuild Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

MSBuild
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

MSBuild Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

MSBuild
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

MSBuild Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

MSBuild
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSBuild within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 3 £275 -
MSBuild
South East

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) Visual Studio
2 7 (87.50%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) C++
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) OOP
3 5 (62.50%) HTTP
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
3 5 (62.50%) ATDD
4 4 (50.00%) SQLite
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) WiX
5 3 (37.50%) Release Management
5 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Quality Management
5 3 (37.50%) ADO.NET
5 3 (37.50%) XML
6 2 (25.00%) CRM
6 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
7 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Visual Studio
2 4 (50.00%) WiX
3 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) C# Developer
1 5 (62.50%) C++ Developer
1 5 (62.50%) C++/C# Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Release Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Build and Release Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Build Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) ADO.NET
2 3 (37.50%) XML
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ATDD
1 5 (62.50%) OOP
1 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Quality Management
3 3 (37.50%) Release Management
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) C++
3 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared