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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft MSBuild
England / South East
Rank 228 249 257
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +8
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 13 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.15% 1.07% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 12
Median daily rate £400 £301 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.11% -29.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £288 £405
% change year-on-year
+34.66% -28.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1128 1216 1253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.66% 13.86% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 676 758 699
Median daily rate £425 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 51 43
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +29.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £39.60 £21.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

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
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 23 February 2017. 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 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
Kent - 8 £400 -
Surrey +14 3 £363 -36.95% 2
Oxfordshire -3 2 £400 +45.45%
MSBuild
England

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 17 (77.27%) .NET
1 17 (77.27%) SQL Server
2 16 (72.73%) C#
2 16 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (68.18%) SQL
3 15 (68.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (63.64%) VB.NET
5 13 (59.09%) NUnit
6 11 (50.00%) Puppet
6 11 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (40.91%) LINQ
7 9 (40.91%) Oracle
7 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
7 9 (40.91%) MVC
8 8 (36.36%) WinForms
8 8 (36.36%) Client/Server
8 8 (36.36%) ADO.NET
8 8 (36.36%) IIS
8 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 8 (36.36%) ReSharper
8 8 (36.36%) WCF
8 8 (36.36%) WPF
8 8 (36.36%) Unit Testing
8 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
8 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
8 8 (36.36%) MVVM
8 8 (36.36%) Moq
8 8 (36.36%) Caliburn.Micro

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 8 (36.36%) IIS
2 6 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (22.73%) PaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (77.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (59.09%) NUnit
3 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 8 (36.36%) Moq
3 8 (36.36%) ReSharper
4 7 (31.82%) TeamCity
4 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
5 5 (22.73%) Gradle
5 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
5 5 (22.73%) SpecFlow
6 3 (13.64%) CMake
7 2 (9.09%) TestComplete
8 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
8 1 (4.55%) Grunt
8 1 (4.55%) NuGet
8 1 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (4.55%) SonarQube
8 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) .NET Developer
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Oracle Developer
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Developer
2 8 (36.36%) WCF Developer
2 8 (36.36%) WinForms Developer
2 8 (36.36%) WPF Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Build Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Applications Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) C# Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Build Automation Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) C# WCF Developer
5 3 (13.64%) C# WPF Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce Web Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (77.27%) .NET
2 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
2 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET Web API
2 9 (40.91%) LINQ
3 8 (36.36%) ADO.NET
3 8 (36.36%) Caliburn.Micro
3 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
3 8 (36.36%) WCF
3 8 (36.36%) WinForms
3 8 (36.36%) WPF
4 7 (31.82%) .NET Framework
5 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 2 (9.09%) Node.js
5 2 (9.09%) Web Services
6 1 (4.55%) HTML5
6 1 (4.55%) Lambda Expressions
6 1 (4.55%) LESS
6 1 (4.55%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
1 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (40.91%) MVC
3 8 (36.36%) MVVM
3 8 (36.36%) Prototyping
3 8 (36.36%) Unit Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 6 (27.27%) SDLC
5 5 (22.73%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (22.73%) Microservices
5 5 (22.73%) Performance Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Service Management
5 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
6 3 (13.64%) Build Automation
6 3 (13.64%) Web Development
7 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.55%) DevOps
7 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) C#
2 15 (68.18%) SQL
3 14 (63.64%) VB.NET
4 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
5 6 (27.27%) Python
5 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
6 2 (9.09%) Perl
7 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.55%) C++
7 1 (4.55%) C++/CLI
7 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Docker
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (50.00%) Puppet
2 5 (22.73%) Ansible
3 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle
2 6 (27.27%) AppDynamics
2 6 (27.27%) Perforce
3 5 (22.73%) ServiceNow
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
5 1 (4.55%) VMware