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 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Developer
Rank 233 239 223
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 19 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 6
Average daily rate
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£365 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £312 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £405 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.50
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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
8998 8753 7707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.43% 91.95% 92.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4991 4857 3880
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 458 593
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 7 May 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 7 May 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 0 9 £350 -9.67% 2
Hampshire - 6 £438 - 2
Surrey +1 1 £500 +51.51% 5
Oxfordshire -24 1 £338 -6.25% 3
Buckinghamshire - 1 £450 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 26 (60.47%) Microsoft
2 25 (58.14%) SQL Server
3 18 (41.86%) CRM
3 18 (41.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 16 (37.21%) C#
5 15 (34.88%) .NET
5 15 (34.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (27.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (27.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (27.91%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (27.91%) Finance
7 10 (23.26%) ERP
8 9 (20.93%) SQL
8 9 (20.93%) Dynamics AX
9 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 8 (18.60%) Web Services
10 7 (16.28%) XML
10 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
10 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET
10 7 (16.28%) Migration
11 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
12 4 (9.30%) MDX
12 4 (9.30%) DV Cleared
12 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
12 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (9.30%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (9.30%) VBA
12 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 4 (9.30%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.65%) IIS
4 1 (2.33%) CMS
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.33%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 18 (41.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (20.93%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (58.14%) SQL Server
2 15 (34.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (27.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 12 (27.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.33%) OLAP
6 1 (2.33%) MySQL
6 1 (2.33%) MS Access
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (2.33%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.33%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.33%) Mercurial
2 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 12 (27.91%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Front Office
2 3 (6.98%) Advertising
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.88%) .NET
2 8 (18.60%) Web Services
3 7 (16.28%) XML
3 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET
4 4 (9.30%) MDX
5 3 (6.98%) HTML
5 3 (6.98%) SOAP
5 3 (6.98%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.65%) WCF
6 2 (4.65%) Silverlight
6 2 (4.65%) jQuery
7 1 (2.33%) CSS
7 1 (2.33%) CGI
7 1 (2.33%) XML-RPC
7 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.33%) HTML5
7 1 (2.33%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.33%) REST
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.33%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) UNIX
2 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) CRM
2 12 (27.91%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (23.26%) ERP
4 7 (16.28%) Migration
5 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.98%) Workflow
6 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.98%) Revenue Management
6 3 (6.98%) Data Migration
6 3 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (4.65%) ITIL
8 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.33%) ETL
8 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.33%) MVC
8 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.33%) Scrum
8 1 (2.33%) User Stories
8 1 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) C#
2 9 (20.93%) SQL
3 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.30%) VBA
5 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 2 (4.65%) VB
7 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) DV Cleared
1 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 26 (60.47%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) Xamarin
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