The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Developer
Rank 239 228 214
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 11 9 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.11% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 20
Average daily rate £360 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £33.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -25.55%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8899 7717 9795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.87% 92.21% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4907 3849 4446
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 481 603 705
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.00 £41.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Microsoft Developer
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire - 4 £360 - 1
Berkshire -11 3 £388 -13.88%
Surrey -9 2 £330 +1.53% 1
West Sussex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
2 18 (46.15%) SQL
2 18 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 17 (43.59%) C#
3 17 (43.59%) MS Excel
4 14 (35.90%) CRM
4 14 (35.90%) Dynamics CRM
5 13 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (28.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (28.21%) MS Access
6 11 (28.21%) .NET
7 10 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (25.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
9 7 (17.95%) T-SQL
9 7 (17.95%) VBA
9 7 (17.95%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (17.95%) MDX
10 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (15.38%) Oracle
10 6 (15.38%) Unit Testing
11 5 (12.82%) Test Scripting
11 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (12.82%) System Testing
11 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
11 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL
11 5 (12.82%) ETL
11 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (10.26%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
1 4 (10.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (43.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.26%) MS Office
3 3 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (35.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 13 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (28.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (28.21%) MS Access
4 10 (25.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (17.95%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.56%) QlikView
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (2.56%) Marketing
1 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) .NET
2 7 (17.95%) MDX
3 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.69%) Silverlight
4 3 (7.69%) CSS
4 3 (7.69%) HTML
5 1 (2.56%) jQuery
5 1 (2.56%) REST
5 1 (2.56%) WCF
5 1 (2.56%) WPF
5 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 1 (2.56%) JSON
5 1 (2.56%) ADO.NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) CRM
2 10 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (15.38%) Unit Testing
4 5 (12.82%) Test Scripting
4 5 (12.82%) System Testing
4 5 (12.82%) ETL
5 3 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (7.69%) Resource Management
5 3 (7.69%) MVC
6 2 (5.13%) Workflow
6 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.13%) Market Research
7 1 (2.56%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (2.56%) Load Testing
7 1 (2.56%) MVVM
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.56%) Web Development
7 1 (2.56%) Scrum
7 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) SQL
2 17 (43.59%) C#
3 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.95%) T-SQL
4 7 (17.95%) VBA
5 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL
6 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 3 (7.69%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle
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