The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Microsoft Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 218 253 223
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 24 19 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.20% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.21% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 23
Median daily rate £413 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £405 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Microsoft Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7228 9049 9230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.61% 94.91% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4209 5243 5063
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 511 507
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.64 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.94% +10.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Microsoft Developer in the job title.

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the South East region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Microsoft Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Microsoft Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Microsoft Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +33 12 £425 +6.25% 1
West Sussex - 4 £350 -
Surrey +15 3 - - 2
Buckinghamshire +16 1 - -
Berkshire +8 1 £500 +29.03%
Kent -3 1 £425 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £400 -
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Microsoft Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 42 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 36 (66.67%) SQL
3 34 (62.96%) .NET
4 31 (57.41%) C#
5 26 (48.15%) SQL Server
6 23 (42.59%) JavaScript
6 23 (42.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (37.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 16 (29.63%) ASP.NET
10 15 (27.78%) VBA
11 14 (25.93%) CRM
11 14 (25.93%) Dynamics CRM
11 14 (25.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (24.07%) T-SQL
12 13 (24.07%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (22.22%) jQuery
14 11 (20.37%) MVC
15 10 (18.52%) HTML
15 10 (18.52%) MS Access
15 10 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (18.52%) .NET Framework
16 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 9 (16.67%) WCF
16 9 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
16 9 (16.67%) Ajax
16 9 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
16 9 (16.67%) XML
16 9 (16.67%) IIS
17 8 (14.81%) CSS

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.11%) MS Office
2 6 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (25.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (3.70%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Boomi
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.85%) Office 365
3 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) DNS
1 2 (3.70%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (48.15%) SQL Server
2 23 (42.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (37.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (25.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (18.52%) MS Access
5 10 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.70%) Power BI
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.85%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.85%) OLAP
8 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (9.26%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (5.56%) Selenium
3 3 (5.56%) SpecFlow
4 2 (3.70%) MSI
4 2 (3.70%) NUnit
4 2 (3.70%) WiX
5 1 (1.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.85%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.85%) Subversion
5 1 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (9.26%) Advertising
2 4 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) French Language
3 1 (1.85%) German Language
3 1 (1.85%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) Military
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (62.96%) .NET
2 16 (29.63%) ASP.NET
3 12 (22.22%) jQuery
4 10 (18.52%) .NET Framework
4 10 (18.52%) HTML
5 9 (16.67%) Ajax
5 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 9 (16.67%) WCF
5 9 (16.67%) XML
6 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (14.81%) CSS
7 7 (12.96%) Entity Framework
7 7 (12.96%) React
8 6 (11.11%) LINQ
8 6 (11.11%) LINQ to SQL
8 6 (11.11%) Web Services
9 4 (7.41%) AngularJS
9 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (7.41%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (7.41%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) N-Tier
2 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) CRM
2 13 (24.07%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (20.37%) MVC
4 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.11%) Analytics
5 6 (11.11%) Migration
5 6 (11.11%) OOP
5 6 (11.11%) OWASP
5 6 (11.11%) Secure Coding
6 4 (7.41%) Integration Testing
6 4 (7.41%) Project Management
7 3 (5.56%) B2B
7 3 (5.56%) ETL
7 3 (5.56%) Full Text Search
7 3 (5.56%) ITIL
7 3 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (5.56%) Scrum
7 3 (5.56%) Service Design
7 3 (5.56%) TDD
7 3 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (66.67%) SQL
2 31 (57.41%) C#
3 23 (42.59%) JavaScript
4 15 (27.78%) VBA
5 13 (24.07%) T-SQL
6 7 (12.96%) C
6 7 (12.96%) VB
6 7 (12.96%) VB.NET
7 3 (5.56%) Java
7 3 (5.56%) PHP
7 3 (5.56%) TypeScript
8 2 (3.70%) VBScript
9 1 (1.85%) C++
9 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.85%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
1 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.85%) Degree
3 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.85%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
Vendors
1 42 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) Dell
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle
4 2 (3.70%) BMC
4 2 (3.70%) DevExpress
4 2 (3.70%) Remedy
4 2 (3.70%) Sage
5 1 (1.85%) Cognos
5 1 (1.85%) Infragistics
5 1 (1.85%) MuleSoft
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