The table below looks at the statistics for MSBuild skills 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 MSBuild over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 237 227 237
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 16 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.12% 0.046%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.41% 1.15% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £438 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £395 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £438 £348
% change year-on-year
-6.80% +25.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
MSBuild
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1132 872 1028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.54% 10.25% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 671 518 520
Average daily rate £363 £368 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +8.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 60
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £15.20 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.60 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -2.77%

MSBuild
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MSBuild across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

MSBuild Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MSBuild
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MSBuild across the South East region.

MSBuild Daily Rate Trend in the South East

MSBuild
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MSBuild across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

MSBuild Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

MSBuild
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MSBuild across the South East region.

MSBuild Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

MSBuild
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 MSBuild within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 November 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 -3 5 £350 - 4
Berkshire 0 4 £338 -22.85% 1
MSBuild
England

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing MSBuild also 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 that cited MSBuild.

1 22 (88.00%) .NET
2 20 (80.00%) TeamCity
3 17 (68.00%) PowerShell
3 17 (68.00%) SQL
4 14 (56.00%) C#
5 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
5 12 (48.00%) IIS
6 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (44.00%) QA
7 10 (40.00%) Selenium
8 9 (36.00%) WCF
9 8 (32.00%) TDD
10 7 (28.00%) MVC
10 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
10 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
10 7 (28.00%) OO
11 6 (24.00%) Finance
11 6 (24.00%) Scrum
11 6 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (24.00%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (20.00%) BDD
13 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
13 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
13 4 (16.00%) Windows
13 4 (16.00%) OOD
13 4 (16.00%) SOA
13 4 (16.00%) Web Services

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing MSBuild also 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 that cited MSBuild. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (48.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (80.00%) TeamCity
2 10 (40.00%) Selenium
3 6 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (24.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (16.00%) WebDriver
5 3 (12.00%) NUnit
5 3 (12.00%) SpecFlow
6 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (8.00%) Hudson
6 2 (8.00%) CruiseControl
7 1 (4.00%) Subversion
7 1 (4.00%) JIRA
7 1 (4.00%) FxCop
7 1 (4.00%) StyleCop
7 1 (4.00%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (4.00%) Moq
7 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
7 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (4.00%) NCrunch
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Release Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Deployment Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Agile C# Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Configuration Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Build and Release Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (88.00%) .NET
2 9 (36.00%) WCF
3 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (16.00%) jQuery
6 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (16.00%) Web Services
7 3 (12.00%) CSS
7 3 (12.00%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (12.00%) Gherkin
8 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
8 2 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (8.00%) Middleware
8 2 (8.00%) XML
8 2 (8.00%) HTML
8 2 (8.00%) Backbone.js
9 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (4.00%) CSS3
9 1 (4.00%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (4.00%) DTV
1 1 (4.00%) IPTV
1 1 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (32.00%) TDD
3 7 (28.00%) OO
3 7 (28.00%) MVC
4 6 (24.00%) Scrum
5 5 (20.00%) BDD
6 4 (16.00%) OOD
6 4 (16.00%) SOA
7 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
8 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
8 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (8.00%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (8.00%) Agile Testing
9 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (4.00%) DevOps
9 1 (4.00%) Line Management
9 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) SQL
1 17 (68.00%) PowerShell
2 14 (56.00%) C#
3 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.00%) Perl
5 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) VMware
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) SAP
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