The table below looks at the statistics for MSBuild skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSBuild over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 69 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.40% 0.095% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.90% 0.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +23.07%
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 Reading region.

Development Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
138 131 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 13.76% 12.43% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 76 38
Average daily rate £350 £313 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -18.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £33.50 £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.41% +36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £20.50 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.50 £16.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.85%

MSBuild
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

MSBuild Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

MSBuild
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

MSBuild Daily Rate Trend in Reading

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) XSL
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) DevOps
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) MySQL
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Kanban
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Selenium
5 1 (20.00%) WCF
5 1 (20.00%) Release Management
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
5 1 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (20.00%) CruiseControl
5 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (40.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) CruiseControl
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) Artifactory
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) NuGet
3 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Build Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) XSL
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft