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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Developer
Rank 223 212 216
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 40 32 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.37% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.41% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 4
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£450 £369 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.03% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £304 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- -51.72%
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
9027 7888 7714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.29% 91.97% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5009 4185 3713
Average daily rate £375 £355 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 467 448 670
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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
Surrey +5 18 £450 +38.46% 2
Berkshire +19 16 £450 +9.09% 2
Hampshire -16 3 £340 -12.25% 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £325 - 2
Kent - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 41 (78.85%) Microsoft
2 32 (61.54%) CRM
2 32 (61.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 25 (48.08%) SQL Server
4 16 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 15 (28.85%) C#
6 14 (26.92%) SQL
7 13 (25.00%) .NET
7 13 (25.00%) SharePoint
8 12 (23.08%) HTML
8 12 (23.08%) CSS
8 12 (23.08%) Finance
9 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
10 9 (17.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (15.38%) VBA
11 8 (15.38%) Unit Testing
12 7 (13.46%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (13.46%) MVC
12 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (13.46%) System Testing
12 7 (13.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 6 (11.54%) XML
13 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (11.54%) .NET Framework
14 5 (9.62%) Web Services
14 5 (9.62%) Dynamics AX
14 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
15 4 (7.69%) C++
15 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
15 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 13 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (13.46%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 32 (61.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (9.62%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.92%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.69%) PaaS
3 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (48.08%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.85%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.92%) SAP BI
7 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 4 (7.69%) MSTest
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Front Office
3 1 (1.92%) Legal
3 1 (1.92%) Advertising
3 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) .NET
2 12 (23.08%) HTML
2 12 (23.08%) CSS
3 7 (13.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 6 (11.54%) XML
4 6 (11.54%) .NET Framework
5 5 (9.62%) Web Services
6 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET
6 4 (7.69%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 4 (7.69%) Unity DI Container
6 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (5.77%) WCF
7 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 3 (5.77%) Silverlight
7 3 (5.77%) jQuery
7 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (5.77%) HTML5
8 2 (3.85%) ADO.NET
9 1 (1.92%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.77%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) FMCG
3 1 (1.92%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (61.54%) CRM
2 8 (15.38%) Unit Testing
3 7 (13.46%) System Testing
3 7 (13.46%) MVC
3 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (5.77%) MVVM
5 3 (5.77%) Data Migration
5 3 (5.77%) Revenue Management
5 3 (5.77%) Integration Testing
5 3 (5.77%) Migration
5 3 (5.77%) Scrum
5 3 (5.77%) ERP
5 3 (5.77%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.92%) iOS Development
6 1 (1.92%) Resource Management
6 1 (1.92%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 15 (28.85%) C#
3 14 (26.92%) SQL
4 8 (15.38%) VBA
5 4 (7.69%) VC++
5 4 (7.69%) C++
6 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (78.85%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.77%) SAP
3 1 (1.92%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.92%) HP
3 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.92%) Serena
Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago