The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 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 Developer
Rank 240 223 222
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 25 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 5
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£354 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.48% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +34.32%
Microsoft Developer
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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 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
9003 8266 7349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.46% 91.37% 92.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4878 4452 3572
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £205 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 471 590
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.40 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 27 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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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
Berkshire -2 11 £350 -6.66% 1
Surrey +4 1 £500 +40.35% 2
Buckinghamshire -4 1 £450 +23.28% 2
Oxfordshire -16 1 £338 -6.25% 3
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 46 (70.77%) Microsoft
2 39 (60.00%) CRM
2 39 (60.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 34 (52.31%) SQL Server
4 18 (27.69%) Finance
5 17 (26.15%) JavaScript
5 17 (26.15%) SQL
5 17 (26.15%) C#
6 15 (23.08%) .NET
7 14 (21.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (20.00%) HTML
9 12 (18.46%) VBA
9 12 (18.46%) SharePoint
9 12 (18.46%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (16.92%) CSS
10 11 (16.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
11 10 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (15.38%) MS Excel
11 10 (15.38%) ERP
11 10 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (13.85%) Unit Testing
13 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 8 (12.31%) System Testing
13 8 (12.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (12.31%) Migration
13 8 (12.31%) Web Services
13 8 (12.31%) XML
13 8 (12.31%) ASP.NET
14 6 (9.23%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (18.46%) SharePoint
2 10 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.54%) IIS
4 1 (1.54%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
2 1 (1.54%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 39 (60.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.54%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (52.31%) SQL Server
2 14 (21.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (16.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 8 (12.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.54%) SAP BI
7 1 (1.54%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.54%) OLAP
7 1 (1.54%) MS Access
7 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (1.54%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.54%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 18 (27.69%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Front Office
3 2 (3.08%) Advertising
4 1 (1.54%) Publishing
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.08%) .NET
2 13 (20.00%) HTML
3 11 (16.92%) CSS
4 8 (12.31%) Web Services
4 8 (12.31%) XML
4 8 (12.31%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.62%) SOAP
5 3 (4.62%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.62%) WCF
5 3 (4.62%) MDX
6 2 (3.08%) Silverlight
6 2 (3.08%) jQuery
6 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (3.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (3.08%) HTML5
7 1 (1.54%) CGI
7 1 (1.54%) REST
7 1 (1.54%) Ajax
7 1 (1.54%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.54%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.54%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.54%) UNIX
1 1 (1.54%) Windows
1 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
1 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.00%) CRM
2 12 (18.46%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (15.38%) ERP
4 9 (13.85%) Unit Testing
5 8 (12.31%) System Testing
5 8 (12.31%) Migration
6 6 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.15%) Data Migration
7 4 (6.15%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.62%) Workflow
8 3 (4.62%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (4.62%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.62%) Revenue Management
9 2 (3.08%) MVC
9 2 (3.08%) Scrum
10 1 (1.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (1.54%) ITIL
10 1 (1.54%) ETL
10 1 (1.54%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.54%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.15%) JavaScript
1 17 (26.15%) SQL
1 17 (26.15%) C#
2 12 (18.46%) VBA
3 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.54%) VB
4 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.54%) Java
4 1 (1.54%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) DV Cleared
1 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 46 (70.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.08%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle
3 1 (1.54%) SAP
3 1 (1.54%) Xamarin
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