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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 239 256 257
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +1
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 7 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.092% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.62% 0.81% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 7
Median daily rate £369 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.05% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £400 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £553 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £401
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -0.12%
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
1127 1351 1163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.76% 14.20% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 810 690
Median daily rate £415 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 42 31
Median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £37.50 £23.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
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
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 4 December 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
Surrey +17 4 £358 -33.48%
Oxfordshire -4 3 £375 -6.25%
MSBuild
England

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 (81.25%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (75.00%) Puppet
3 23 (71.88%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (65.63%) Git (software)
5 20 (62.50%) TeamCity
5 20 (62.50%) Python
5 20 (62.50%) Perforce
6 19 (59.38%) PaaS
7 18 (56.25%) SpecFlow
7 18 (56.25%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (56.25%) Test Automation
7 18 (56.25%) Performance Testing
7 18 (56.25%) NUnit
7 18 (56.25%) Ansible
7 18 (56.25%) Docker
7 18 (56.25%) Microservices
7 18 (56.25%) Gradle
7 18 (56.25%) Jenkins
7 18 (56.25%) Continuous Delivery
8 14 (43.75%) Visual Studio
8 14 (43.75%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (37.50%) PowerShell
9 12 (37.50%) C#
9 12 (37.50%) .NET
10 11 (34.38%) SQL
10 11 (34.38%) Windows
10 11 (34.38%) CMake
10 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
11 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (31.25%) SQL Server

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 9 (28.13%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (25.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 19 (59.38%) PaaS
2 18 (56.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.88%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.25%) MySQL
3 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.25%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 21 (65.63%) Git (software)
2 20 (62.50%) TeamCity
3 18 (56.25%) Gradle
3 18 (56.25%) Jenkins
3 18 (56.25%) NUnit
3 18 (56.25%) SpecFlow
4 14 (43.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (43.75%) Visual Studio
5 11 (34.38%) CMake
6 9 (28.13%) TestComplete
7 2 (6.25%) NuGet
7 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (6.25%) Subversion
7 2 (6.25%) Vagrant
7 2 (6.25%) WinDbg
8 1 (3.13%) WiX
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Build Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Build Automation Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Test Automation Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Test Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Release Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Build and Release Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Release Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Server Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Environment And Release Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Environment Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Software Build Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Software Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) .NET
2 9 (28.13%) .NET Framework
3 7 (21.88%) AngularJS
3 7 (21.88%) Node.js
4 2 (6.25%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Windows
1 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (56.25%) Continuous Delivery
2 18 (56.25%) Microservices
2 18 (56.25%) Performance Testing
2 18 (56.25%) Test Automation
3 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (28.13%) SDLC
5 8 (25.00%) Build Automation
5 8 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 8 (25.00%) Service Management
6 7 (21.88%) Web Development
7 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.25%) Scrum
8 1 (3.13%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) Python
2 12 (37.50%) C#
2 12 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 11 (34.38%) SQL
4 9 (28.13%) VB.NET
5 8 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (12.50%) C++
7 2 (6.25%) C++/CLI
7 2 (6.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) QA
System Software
1 18 (56.25%) Docker
2 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.25%) VirtualBox
3 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (81.25%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (75.00%) Puppet
3 18 (56.25%) Ansible
4 2 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) Perforce
2 9 (28.13%) AppDynamics
3 8 (25.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) VMware