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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 261 247 248
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 20 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.13% 0.053%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.60% 1.10% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 2
Average daily rate £450 £388 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -11.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £438
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average 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
1248 1184 1099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.96% 11.89% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 808 694 645
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 35 26
Average hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £42.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.60 £30.00 £38.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -3.89%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 +15 16 £450 +12.50%
Surrey - 3 £475 -
West Sussex -17 1 £325 -5.10%
MSBuild
England

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 32 (94.12%) .NET
2 30 (88.24%) C#
3 29 (85.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (61.76%) Jenkins
5 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (52.94%) Continuous Delivery
7 16 (47.06%) DevOps
8 15 (44.12%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
9 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
9 14 (41.18%) JIRA
9 14 (41.18%) Git (software)
10 13 (38.24%) NuGet
10 13 (38.24%) Build Automation
10 13 (38.24%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (38.24%) Artifactory
11 12 (35.29%) Windows
11 12 (35.29%) SQL
12 11 (32.35%) PowerShell
13 8 (23.53%) CruiseControl
14 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET
14 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (17.65%) AngularJS
15 6 (17.65%) MVC
15 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
15 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
15 6 (17.65%) Release Management
16 5 (14.71%) Capita
16 5 (14.71%) Quality Management

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) Confluence
1 1 (2.94%) IIS
1 1 (2.94%) JBoss
1 1 (2.94%) nginx
1 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (38.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (85.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (61.76%) Jenkins
3 14 (41.18%) Git (software)
3 14 (41.18%) JIRA
4 13 (38.24%) Artifactory
4 13 (38.24%) NuGet
5 8 (23.53%) CruiseControl
6 5 (14.71%) WiX
7 4 (11.76%) Moq
7 4 (11.76%) NUnit
7 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
8 2 (5.88%) TeamCity
9 1 (2.94%) Ant
9 1 (2.94%) Maven
9 1 (2.94%) Serena SBM
9 1 (2.94%) Subversion
9 1 (2.94%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.76%) Finance
3 3 (8.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Build Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Senior Build Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Administrator
4 5 (14.71%) Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Release Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (8.82%) C# Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (94.12%) .NET
2 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET
3 6 (17.65%) AngularJS
3 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 4 (11.76%) CSS
4 4 (11.76%) CSS3
4 4 (11.76%) HTML
4 4 (11.76%) HTML5
4 4 (11.76%) jQuery
4 4 (11.76%) NHibernate
5 2 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.94%) LAMP
6 1 (2.94%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) AS400
1 1 (2.94%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.94%) Solaris
3 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (52.94%) Continuous Delivery
3 16 (47.06%) DevOps
4 15 (44.12%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (38.24%) Build Automation
6 6 (17.65%) MVC
6 6 (17.65%) Release Management
7 5 (14.71%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (14.71%) Quality Management
8 4 (11.76%) Automated Testing
8 4 (11.76%) CRM
9 3 (8.82%) Integration Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Wealth Management
10 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
10 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
11 1 (2.94%) Application Packaging
11 1 (2.94%) Issue Tracking
11 1 (2.94%) Software Delivery
11 1 (2.94%) TDD
11 1 (2.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 30 (88.24%) C#
2 12 (35.29%) SQL
3 11 (32.35%) PowerShell
4 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 5 (14.71%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.94%) C
6 1 (2.94%) C++
6 1 (2.94%) Delphi
6 1 (2.94%) Java
6 1 (2.94%) Python
6 1 (2.94%) Ruby
6 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Docker
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.94%) Ansible
2 1 (2.94%) Nagios
2 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.94%) Puppet
2 1 (2.94%) Scalr
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) Capita
3 1 (2.94%) AppDynamics
3 1 (2.94%) ATG
3 1 (2.94%) IBM
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Perforce
3 1 (2.94%) Rackspace
3 1 (2.94%) Seapine
3 1 (2.94%) Serena
3 1 (2.94%) Splunk
3 1 (2.94%) VMware