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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 254 253 246
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 16 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.12% 0.033%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.24% 0.97% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 1
Median daily rate £463 £375 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £343 £388
% change year-on-year
+31.38% -11.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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
1290 1133 1083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.11% 12.12% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 688 612
Median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 29 29
Median hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £13.50 £36.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £58.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +2 12 £463 +19.35%
Surrey - 3 £475 -
West Sussex -31 1 £325 -5.10%
MSBuild
England

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 27 (93.10%) .NET
2 25 (86.21%) C#
3 24 (82.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (62.07%) Jenkins
6 16 (55.17%) Continuous Delivery
7 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
8 14 (48.28%) JIRA
8 14 (48.28%) Git (software)
9 13 (44.83%) Microsoft Azure
9 13 (44.83%) Build Automation
9 13 (44.83%) NuGet
9 13 (44.83%) DevOps
9 13 (44.83%) Artifactory
10 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (31.03%) SQL
11 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
12 7 (24.14%) Windows
13 6 (20.69%) Release Management
13 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
13 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
14 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
14 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
14 5 (17.24%) CruiseControl
14 5 (17.24%) Quality Management
15 4 (13.79%) CRM
15 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
15 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
15 4 (13.79%) Automated Testing
15 4 (13.79%) Dynamics CRM

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 1 (3.45%) Confluence
1 1 (3.45%) IIS
1 1 (3.45%) JBoss
1 1 (3.45%) nginx
1 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.45%) MySQL
4 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (82.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (62.07%) Jenkins
3 14 (48.28%) Git (software)
3 14 (48.28%) JIRA
4 13 (44.83%) Artifactory
4 13 (44.83%) NuGet
5 5 (17.24%) CruiseControl
6 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
7 3 (10.34%) WiX
8 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
9 1 (3.45%) Ant
9 1 (3.45%) Maven
9 1 (3.45%) Moq
9 1 (3.45%) NUnit
9 1 (3.45%) Serena SBM
9 1 (3.45%) Subversion
9 1 (3.45%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Build Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Senior Build Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Release Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (93.10%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
3 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (6.90%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (3.45%) CSS
5 1 (3.45%) CSS3
5 1 (3.45%) HTML
5 1 (3.45%) HTML5
5 1 (3.45%) jQuery
5 1 (3.45%) LAMP
5 1 (3.45%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (3.45%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) AS400
1 1 (3.45%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.45%) Solaris
3 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (55.17%) Continuous Delivery
3 13 (44.83%) Build Automation
3 13 (44.83%) DevOps
4 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (20.69%) Release Management
6 5 (17.24%) Quality Management
7 4 (13.79%) Automated Testing
7 4 (13.79%) CRM
8 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (10.34%) MVC
9 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
9 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
10 1 (3.45%) Application Packaging
10 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
10 1 (3.45%) Issue Tracking
10 1 (3.45%) Software Delivery
10 1 (3.45%) TDD
10 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
10 1 (3.45%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (86.21%) C#
2 9 (31.03%) SQL
3 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
4 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
5 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.45%) C
6 1 (3.45%) C++
6 1 (3.45%) Delphi
6 1 (3.45%) Java
6 1 (3.45%) Python
6 1 (3.45%) Ruby
6 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Ansible
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.45%) Nagios
1 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
1 1 (3.45%) Scalr
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Capita
3 1 (3.45%) AppDynamics
3 1 (3.45%) ATG
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Perforce
3 1 (3.45%) Rackspace
3 1 (3.45%) Seapine
3 1 (3.45%) Serena
3 1 (3.45%) Splunk
3 1 (3.45%) VMware