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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Developer
Rank 243 226 223
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 15 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.21% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.23% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 5
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£375 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £352 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £480 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £391
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -4.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £24.50
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
8664 8286 7701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.59% 92.51% 92.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4998 4523 3917
Average daily rate £375 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £215 £210
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 422 421 581
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -7.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Hampshire +8 8 £325 -
Berkshire +12 5 £375 -16.66% 3
Oxfordshire -28 1 - - 2
Kent - 1 £375 - 1
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 29 (74.36%) Microsoft
2 20 (51.28%) .NET
3 19 (48.72%) SQL Server
3 19 (48.72%) CRM
3 19 (48.72%) Dynamics CRM
4 18 (46.15%) C#
5 17 (43.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (25.64%) SQL
8 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
9 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
9 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET
10 8 (20.51%) Finance
11 7 (17.95%) T-SQL
11 7 (17.95%) Web Services
11 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (17.95%) Dynamics AX
12 6 (15.38%) ERP
12 6 (15.38%) Advertising
13 5 (12.82%) Migration
13 5 (12.82%) Retail
13 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
13 5 (12.82%) XML
13 5 (12.82%) MDX
13 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (10.26%) Marketing
14 4 (10.26%) DV Cleared
14 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.13%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) CMS
4 1 (2.56%) Lync
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (48.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (17.95%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (48.72%) SQL Server
2 17 (43.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (5.13%) OLAP
7 2 (5.13%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.56%) MS Access
8 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.56%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (2.56%) MySQL
8 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.56%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Advertising
3 5 (12.82%) Retail
4 4 (10.26%) Marketing
5 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (51.28%) .NET
2 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 7 (17.95%) Web Services
4 5 (12.82%) XML
4 5 (12.82%) MDX
5 2 (5.13%) Silverlight
5 2 (5.13%) jQuery
5 2 (5.13%) HTML
5 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.56%) SOAP
6 1 (2.56%) CGI
6 1 (2.56%) XML-RPC
6 1 (2.56%) Ajax
6 1 (2.56%) REST
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
1 1 (2.56%) Cryptography
1 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) UNIX
3 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) CRM
2 12 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (15.38%) ERP
4 5 (12.82%) Migration
5 4 (10.26%) MVC
6 3 (7.69%) Workflow
6 3 (7.69%) ETL
7 2 (5.13%) Web Development
7 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.13%) ITIL
8 1 (2.56%) Content Management
8 1 (2.56%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (2.56%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.56%) ETL Development
8 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.56%) Scrum
8 1 (2.56%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.56%) Multithreading
8 1 (2.56%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) C#
2 10 (25.64%) SQL
3 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.95%) T-SQL
5 4 (10.26%) VBA
6 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 2 (5.13%) VB
7 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) DV Cleared
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.56%) MCTS
3 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 29 (74.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Xamarin
Slough, Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £325 - £340 per day
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