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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSBuild over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 250 242 246
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 15 21 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.22% 0.022%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.14% 1.72% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 1
Median daily rate £366 £343 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.93% -8.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £336 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.52% -0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
1313 1223 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.74% 12.98% 11.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 797 743 579
Median daily rate £418 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 24 35
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% -12.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £13.50 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.85 £45.00 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+9.34% -2.01%

MSBuild
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing MSBuild as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSBuild within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Berkshire +1 6 £513 +28.12%
Surrey -3 5 £358 - 2
Oxfordshire +8 2 £375 -
East Sussex +6 2 £325 +35.41%
MSBuild
England

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MSBuild also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for MSBuild.

1 24 (80.00%) .NET
2 23 (76.67%) C#
3 22 (73.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (63.33%) Jenkins
6 16 (53.33%) Git (software)
7 15 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 14 (46.67%) JIRA
9 13 (43.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 13 (43.33%) Artifactory
9 13 (43.33%) DevOps
9 13 (43.33%) NuGet
9 13 (43.33%) Build Automation
10 10 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
12 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio
13 7 (23.33%) Windows
13 7 (23.33%) SQL
13 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
13 7 (23.33%) Puppet
13 7 (23.33%) Opscode Chef
14 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
15 5 (16.67%) VB.NET
15 5 (16.67%) IIS
15 5 (16.67%) AppDynamics
16 4 (13.33%) SDLC
16 4 (13.33%) ServiceNow
16 4 (13.33%) TeamCity
16 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework

MSBuild
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 5 (16.67%) IIS
2 4 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.33%) Confluence
3 1 (3.33%) JBoss
3 1 (3.33%) nginx
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (6.67%) PaaS
4 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (73.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (63.33%) Jenkins
3 16 (53.33%) Git (software)
4 14 (46.67%) JIRA
5 13 (43.33%) Artifactory
5 13 (43.33%) NuGet
6 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio
7 4 (13.33%) CruiseControl
7 4 (13.33%) TeamCity
8 3 (10.00%) NUnit
9 2 (6.67%) Gradle
9 2 (6.67%) SpecFlow
10 1 (3.33%) Ant
10 1 (3.33%) CMake
10 1 (3.33%) Maven
10 1 (3.33%) Moq
10 1 (3.33%) Serena SBM
10 1 (3.33%) Subversion
10 1 (3.33%) TestComplete
10 1 (3.33%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Build Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Senior Build Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Release Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Senior DevOps
4 3 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Release Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
2 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (6.67%) MFC
4 2 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (3.33%) CSS
5 1 (3.33%) CSS3
5 1 (3.33%) HTML
5 1 (3.33%) HTML5
5 1 (3.33%) jQuery
5 1 (3.33%) LAMP
5 1 (3.33%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (3.33%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) AS400
1 1 (3.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.33%) Solaris
3 1 (3.33%) Unix
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 13 (43.33%) Build Automation
3 13 (43.33%) DevOps
4 10 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 4 (13.33%) SDLC
5 4 (13.33%) Service Management
6 3 (10.00%) MVC
6 3 (10.00%) Release Management
7 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.67%) CRM
7 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.67%) Microservices
7 2 (6.67%) Performance Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Quality Management
7 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.33%) Application Packaging
8 1 (3.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) C#
2 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
2 7 (23.33%) SQL
3 5 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 4 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (10.00%) C++
5 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.00%) Python
6 1 (3.33%) C
6 1 (3.33%) Delphi
6 1 (3.33%) Java
6 1 (3.33%) Ruby
6 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Docker
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (23.33%) Puppet
2 3 (10.00%) Ansible
3 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.33%) Nagios
3 1 (3.33%) Scalr
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) AppDynamics
3 4 (13.33%) ServiceNow
4 3 (10.00%) Perforce
5 1 (3.33%) ATG
5 1 (3.33%) IBM
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) Rackspace
5 1 (3.33%) Seapine
5 1 (3.33%) Serena
5 1 (3.33%) Splunk
5 1 (3.33%) VMware