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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Developer
England / South East
Rank 209 242 219
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 25 14 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.17% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.18% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 24
Median daily rate £390 £388 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £343 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £373 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.38% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.00 -

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
6821 7896 8507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.22% 94.22% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3941 4626 4618
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 342 412 416
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £11.48 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £39.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +18 11 £390 -2.50% 1
Surrey +21 3 - - 1
Berkshire +7 3 £500 +25.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +7 3 £400 +14.28%
Kent -8 1 £425 +1.19%
West Sussex - 1 - -
Microsoft Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 49 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 37 (66.07%) .NET
3 34 (60.71%) SQL
4 33 (58.93%) C#
5 28 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 23 (41.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (35.71%) JavaScript
8 18 (32.14%) VBA
8 18 (32.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (30.36%) ASP.NET
9 17 (30.36%) MS Excel
10 16 (28.57%) MS Access
10 16 (28.57%) CRM
10 16 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
11 15 (26.79%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (23.21%) .NET Framework
14 12 (21.43%) WCF
14 12 (21.43%) HTML
15 11 (19.64%) T-SQL
15 11 (19.64%) CSS
15 11 (19.64%) MVC
15 11 (19.64%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (17.86%) jQuery
17 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET Web API
17 9 (16.07%) Team Foundation Server
17 9 (16.07%) Ajax
17 9 (16.07%) Migration
17 9 (16.07%) IIS
17 9 (16.07%) XML

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 (16.07%) IIS
2 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (30.36%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.29%) MS Office
2 8 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (8.93%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (5.36%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Boomi
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.79%) Office 365
3 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) DNS
1 2 (3.57%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (41.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (32.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (28.57%) MS Access
5 14 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (19.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (5.36%) Power BI
10 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (1.79%) OLAP
11 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.57%) MSI
3 2 (3.57%) NUnit
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (3.57%) Selenium
3 2 (3.57%) SpecFlow
3 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (3.57%) WiX
4 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (1.79%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) French Language
2 1 (1.79%) German Language
2 1 (1.79%) Italian Language
2 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.79%) Retail
2 1 (1.79%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (66.07%) .NET
2 17 (30.36%) ASP.NET
3 13 (23.21%) .NET Framework
4 12 (21.43%) HTML
4 12 (21.43%) WCF
5 11 (19.64%) CSS
6 10 (17.86%) jQuery
7 9 (16.07%) Ajax
7 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (16.07%) XML
8 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 7 (12.50%) LINQ
9 7 (12.50%) LINQ to SQL
10 6 (10.71%) Entity Framework
10 6 (10.71%) React
11 5 (8.93%) Web Services
12 4 (7.14%) AngularJS
12 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (7.14%) Redux
13 3 (5.36%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) User Experience
3 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) CRM
2 15 (26.79%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (19.64%) MVC
4 9 (16.07%) Migration
5 8 (14.29%) Analytics
6 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (12.50%) OOP
6 7 (12.50%) OWASP
6 7 (12.50%) Secure Coding
7 4 (7.14%) ETL
8 3 (5.36%) Data Migration
8 3 (5.36%) Integration Testing
8 3 (5.36%) TDD
9 2 (3.57%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.57%) ITIL
9 2 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (3.57%) Scrum
9 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (60.71%) SQL
2 33 (58.93%) C#
3 20 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 18 (32.14%) VBA
5 11 (19.64%) T-SQL
6 9 (16.07%) VB.NET
7 4 (7.14%) C
7 4 (7.14%) VB
8 3 (5.36%) Java
9 2 (3.57%) PHP
9 2 (3.57%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.79%) C++
10 1 (1.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.79%) VBScript
10 1 (1.79%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.79%) Degree
4 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.79%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
Vendors
1 49 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.50%) Dell
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle
4 2 (3.57%) BMC
4 2 (3.57%) DevExpress
4 2 (3.57%) Remedy
5 1 (1.79%) Cognos
5 1 (1.79%) MuleSoft
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