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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 235 252 234
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -18
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 11 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.90% 0.91% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 4
Average daily rate £288 £468 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.44% +6.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £388 £438
% change year-on-year
-29.07% -11.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
1220 1206 944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.25% 12.64% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 751 669 526
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 38 34
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.83 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.06 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSBuild within the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Berkshire +11 4 - - 3
Surrey -12 3 £575 +9.52%
Oxfordshire - 3 £275 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
MSBuild
England

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 19 (95.00%) .NET
2 18 (90.00%) C#
3 16 (80.00%) Windows
4 14 (70.00%) SQL
4 14 (70.00%) PowerShell
4 14 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
7 9 (45.00%) WiX
8 8 (40.00%) Visual Studio
9 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
9 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (25.00%) NHibernate
10 5 (25.00%) jQuery
10 5 (25.00%) ATDD
10 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
10 5 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (25.00%) TDD
10 5 (25.00%) CruiseControl
10 5 (25.00%) Capita
10 5 (25.00%) HTTP
10 5 (25.00%) OOP
10 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 5 (25.00%) C++
11 4 (20.00%) HTML
11 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
11 4 (20.00%) CSS

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (20.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (45.00%) WiX
3 8 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (25.00%) CruiseControl
6 4 (20.00%) Moq
6 4 (20.00%) NUnit
General
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Administrator
3 5 (25.00%) C++ Developer
3 5 (25.00%) C++/C# Developer
4 3 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Build Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Release Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (5.00%) PowerShell Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 5 (25.00%) jQuery
2 5 (25.00%) NHibernate
3 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 4 (20.00%) CSS
3 4 (20.00%) CSS3
3 4 (20.00%) HTML
3 4 (20.00%) HTML5
4 3 (15.00%) ADO.NET
4 3 (15.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (25.00%) ATDD
3 5 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (25.00%) OOP
3 5 (25.00%) TDD
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) DevOps
4 4 (20.00%) MVC
4 4 (20.00%) Wealth Management
5 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Quality Management
5 3 (15.00%) Release Management
6 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (10.00%) CRM
7 1 (5.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) C#
2 14 (70.00%) PowerShell
2 14 (70.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) C++
3 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Capita
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft