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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 242 258 247
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 23 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.72% 1.35% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 4
Median daily rate £375 £336 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% -14.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £265 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £403 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
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
1341 1263 1024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.59% 12.88% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 835 773 585
Median daily rate £420 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £459 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 28 28
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £23.94 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.20 £50.00 £50.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +9 15 £413 - 1
Surrey +4 5 £358 -
East Sussex +8 2 £325 +35.41%
Hampshire +6 1 £400 +14.28%
MSBuild
England

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 26 (68.42%) Git (software)
2 25 (65.79%) Jenkins
3 23 (60.53%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (60.53%) .NET
4 22 (57.89%) C#
4 22 (57.89%) Continuous Delivery
5 21 (55.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (47.37%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (42.11%) Perforce
7 16 (42.11%) Python
7 16 (42.11%) Puppet
7 16 (42.11%) TeamCity
8 14 (36.84%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (36.84%) PaaS
8 14 (36.84%) Build Automation
8 14 (36.84%) Ansible
8 14 (36.84%) Docker
9 13 (34.21%) Microservices
9 13 (34.21%) SpecFlow
9 13 (34.21%) Gradle
9 13 (34.21%) Test Automation
9 13 (34.21%) Performance Testing
9 13 (34.21%) NUnit
10 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
11 11 (28.95%) Visual Studio
11 11 (28.95%) NuGet
12 10 (26.32%) JIRA
12 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (26.32%) PowerShell

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 (13.16%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (13.16%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) Confluence
2 1 (2.63%) JBoss
2 1 (2.63%) nginx
2 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (36.84%) Cloud Computing
1 14 (36.84%) PaaS
2 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.89%) MySQL
4 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.26%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 26 (68.42%) Git (software)
2 25 (65.79%) Jenkins
3 21 (55.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (42.11%) TeamCity
5 13 (34.21%) Gradle
5 13 (34.21%) NUnit
5 13 (34.21%) SpecFlow
6 11 (28.95%) NuGet
6 11 (28.95%) Visual Studio
7 10 (26.32%) JIRA
8 9 (23.68%) Artifactory
9 8 (21.05%) CMake
10 7 (18.42%) TestComplete
11 3 (7.89%) CruiseControl
11 3 (7.89%) Subversion
11 3 (7.89%) Vagrant
12 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (5.26%) WinDbg
13 1 (2.63%) Serena SBM
13 1 (2.63%) WiX
General
1 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.16%) Finance
3 3 (7.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Build Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Senior Build Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Build Automation Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Test Automation Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Test Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Release Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Build and Release Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Release Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Server Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (60.53%) .NET
2 7 (18.42%) AngularJS
3 5 (13.16%) .NET Framework
3 5 (13.16%) Node.js
4 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (5.26%) MFC
5 2 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.63%) LAMP
6 1 (2.63%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.63%) AS400
2 1 (2.63%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Windows
2 7 (18.42%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.89%) Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.63%) Solaris
5 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) Continuous Integration
2 22 (57.89%) Continuous Delivery
3 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (36.84%) Build Automation
5 13 (34.21%) Microservices
5 13 (34.21%) Performance Testing
5 13 (34.21%) Test Automation
6 8 (21.05%) DevOps
7 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
7 5 (13.16%) SDLC
7 5 (13.16%) Service Management
7 5 (13.16%) Web Development
8 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
9 3 (7.89%) Release Management
10 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing
10 2 (5.26%) Data Protection
10 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (5.26%) MVC
10 2 (5.26%) Quality Management
10 2 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) C#
2 16 (42.11%) Python
3 10 (26.32%) PowerShell
3 10 (26.32%) SQL
4 6 (15.79%) VB.NET
5 5 (13.16%) C++
6 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
7 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
8 2 (5.26%) C++/CLI
8 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.26%) Perl
9 1 (2.63%) C
9 1 (2.63%) Delphi
9 1 (2.63%) Java
9 1 (2.63%) Ruby
9 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) QA
System Software
1 14 (36.84%) Docker
2 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.26%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 18 (47.37%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (42.11%) Puppet
3 14 (36.84%) Ansible
4 2 (5.26%) SCCM
5 1 (2.63%) Nagios
5 1 (2.63%) Scalr
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Perforce
2 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.79%) AppDynamics
4 5 (13.16%) ServiceNow
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle
5 3 (7.89%) VMware
6 1 (2.63%) ATG
6 1 (2.63%) IBM
6 1 (2.63%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.63%) Seapine
6 1 (2.63%) Serena
6 1 (2.63%) Splunk