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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 243 244 232
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 26 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.18% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 12
Median daily rate £475 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £341 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £468 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
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
8732 8833 8410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.12% 94.63% 93.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5259 4904 4621
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 389 440 464
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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
West Sussex -18 9 £550 -
Surrey -7 5 £300 -4.76% 1
Hampshire +3 4 £375 -16.66% 1
Berkshire -7 4 £438 +16.66% 2
Kent - 3 £375 -
Buckinghamshire +12 1 - -
Microsoft Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 30 (73.17%) Microsoft
2 23 (56.10%) CRM
3 22 (53.66%) Dynamics CRM
4 20 (48.78%) MS Excel
5 18 (43.90%) SQL
6 17 (41.46%) SQL Server
7 16 (39.02%) C#
8 14 (34.15%) .NET
9 13 (31.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (29.27%) T-SQL
11 11 (26.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (24.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (24.39%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET
14 7 (17.07%) SharePoint
15 6 (14.63%) Windows
15 6 (14.63%) ETL
15 6 (14.63%) ADO.NET
15 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
16 5 (12.20%) Workflow
16 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
16 5 (12.20%) Java
16 5 (12.20%) XML
16 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
17 4 (9.76%) Workflow Development
17 4 (9.76%) Entity Framework
17 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2012
17 4 (9.76%) Line Management
17 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
17 4 (9.76%) MS Access

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 7 (17.07%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.76%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (48.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (53.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) DNS
1 2 (4.88%) HTTP
1 2 (4.88%) Kerberos
1 2 (4.88%) SSL
1 2 (4.88%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.44%) CTI
2 1 (2.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (41.46%) SQL Server
2 13 (31.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (26.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (24.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (9.76%) MS Access
6 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (7.32%) Big Data
7 3 (7.32%) Datazen
7 3 (7.32%) Hadoop
7 3 (7.32%) PerformancePoint
8 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (2.44%) Data Mart
9 1 (2.44%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (2.44%) OLAP
9 1 (2.44%) QlikView
9 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (4.88%) Fiddler
3 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (2.44%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.44%) Selenium
4 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
1 1 (2.44%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) .NET
2 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET
3 6 (14.63%) ADO.NET
4 5 (12.20%) XML
5 4 (9.76%) .NET Framework
5 4 (9.76%) Entity Framework
6 3 (7.32%) ADO
6 3 (7.32%) Ajax
6 3 (7.32%) Autofac
6 3 (7.32%) Castle Windsor
6 3 (7.32%) CSS
6 3 (7.32%) ODBC
6 3 (7.32%) OLE
6 3 (7.32%) OLE DB
6 3 (7.32%) Unity DI Container
6 3 (7.32%) WCF
6 3 (7.32%) Web Services
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 3 (7.32%) WPF
6 3 (7.32%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.88%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.44%) Data Conversion
3 1 (2.44%) NHS
3 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) CRM
2 10 (24.39%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (14.63%) ETL
4 5 (12.20%) Workflow
5 4 (9.76%) Line Management
5 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
5 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
5 4 (9.76%) Workflow Development
6 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.32%) Migration
6 3 (7.32%) MVC
6 3 (7.32%) Open Source
6 3 (7.32%) Web Development
7 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.88%) Contact Management
7 2 (4.88%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.88%) Database Security
7 2 (4.88%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (4.88%) Memory Management
7 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (43.90%) SQL
2 16 (39.02%) C#
3 12 (29.27%) T-SQL
4 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
5 5 (12.20%) Java
6 4 (9.76%) Python
7 3 (7.32%) PHP
7 3 (7.32%) VB.NET
7 3 (7.32%) VBA
8 2 (4.88%) C
8 2 (4.88%) C++
8 2 (4.88%) R
8 2 (4.88%) Ruby
8 2 (4.88%) Scala
8 2 (4.88%) VBScript
9 1 (2.44%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.44%) VB
9 1 (2.44%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.88%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) MCSD
2 2 (4.88%) MCSE
2 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) MCP
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (73.17%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle
2 4 (9.76%) Pegasus
3 3 (7.32%) Remedy
4 2 (4.88%) Tableau
5 1 (2.44%) Infragistics
5 1 (2.44%) MicroStrategy
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