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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 240 264 234
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -30
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 20 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.10% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.52% 0.81% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 7
Median daily rate £400 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £420 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £408
% change year-on-year
+11.84% -6.74%
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
1314 1234 1034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.78% 12.48% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 761 618
Median daily rate £413 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £485 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £357
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 33 22
Median hourly rate £41.00 £39.37 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.14% +12.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £26.09 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £40.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Oxfordshire +1 18 £450 +12.50% 1
Hampshire - 1 £400 -
Surrey - 1 £385 -
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England

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (77.14%) Git (software)
2 25 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (68.57%) Jenkins
3 24 (68.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 22 (62.86%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (57.14%) Puppet
5 20 (57.14%) TeamCity
5 20 (57.14%) Python
5 20 (57.14%) Perforce
6 19 (54.29%) PaaS
7 18 (51.43%) SpecFlow
7 18 (51.43%) Gradle
7 18 (51.43%) Ansible
7 18 (51.43%) Docker
7 18 (51.43%) Microservices
7 18 (51.43%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (51.43%) Test Automation
7 18 (51.43%) NUnit
7 18 (51.43%) Performance Testing
8 17 (48.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (42.86%) .NET
10 14 (40.00%) C#
10 14 (40.00%) Build Automation
11 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (31.43%) CMake
13 10 (28.57%) Visual Studio
14 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
14 9 (25.71%) TestComplete
14 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
15 8 (22.86%) Windows

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 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (11.43%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (54.29%) PaaS
2 18 (51.43%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) MySQL
2 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.71%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 27 (77.14%) Git (software)
2 24 (68.57%) Jenkins
3 20 (57.14%) TeamCity
4 18 (51.43%) Gradle
4 18 (51.43%) NUnit
4 18 (51.43%) SpecFlow
5 17 (48.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (31.43%) CMake
7 10 (28.57%) Visual Studio
8 9 (25.71%) TestComplete
9 8 (22.86%) NuGet
10 6 (17.14%) Artifactory
10 6 (17.14%) JIRA
11 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (5.71%) Subversion
11 2 (5.71%) Vagrant
11 2 (5.71%) WinDbg
12 1 (2.86%) WiX
General
1 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (71.43%) Build Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Build Automation Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Build Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Build and Release Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Release Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Release Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Server Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.86%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Environment And Release Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Environment Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Software Build Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Software Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) .NET
2 7 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 7 (20.00%) Node.js
3 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.71%) MFC
5 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.71%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 24 (68.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 18 (51.43%) Microservices
3 18 (51.43%) Performance Testing
3 18 (51.43%) Test Automation
4 14 (40.00%) Build Automation
5 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (20.00%) Web Development
7 5 (14.29%) DevOps
7 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 5 (14.29%) SDLC
7 5 (14.29%) Service Management
8 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
9 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (5.71%) Scrum
10 1 (2.86%) Application Packaging
10 1 (2.86%) Continuous Deployment
10 1 (2.86%) Release Management
10 1 (2.86%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (57.14%) Python
2 14 (40.00%) C#
3 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
4 7 (20.00%) SQL
5 5 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 4 (11.43%) C++
6 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.71%) C++/CLI
7 2 (5.71%) Perl
8 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 18 (51.43%) Docker
2 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.71%) VirtualBox
3 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (62.86%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (57.14%) Puppet
3 18 (51.43%) Ansible
4 2 (5.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Perforce
2 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.29%) AppDynamics
3 5 (14.29%) ServiceNow
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle
4 2 (5.71%) VMware