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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 72 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.30% 0.098% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.31% 0.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £438 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +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 Reading region.

Development Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
130 125 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.88% 12.29% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 77 38
Average daily rate £350 £275 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -22.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £181 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £431 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Average hourly rate £33.50 - £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 - £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%

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 27 March 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) XSL
4 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (25.00%) Artifactory
4 1 (25.00%) NuGet
4 1 (25.00%) Release Management
4 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Puppet
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) NuGet
3 1 (25.00%) Artifactory
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) CruiseControl
3 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Build Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) XSL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft