The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Microsoft Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 127 126 132
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 14 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.48% 0.20% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.21% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 7
Median daily rate £413 £350 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £313 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £455 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Microsoft Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2790 2879 2810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.38% 95.65% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1791 1809 1811
Median daily rate £370 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 177 201
Median hourly rate £35.00 £18.82 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.97% +4.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Microsoft Developer in the job title.

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the South West region.

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Microsoft Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the South West region.

Microsoft Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Microsoft Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
Somerset +11 4 £400 -5.88%
Bristol -5 3 £425 +47.82%
Wiltshire -7 1 £400 +14.28% 1
Dorset -8 1 £750 +114.28%
Gloucestershire - 1 £225 -
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Microsoft Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 15 (55.56%) SQL
2 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
2 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
3 12 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (40.74%) CRM
5 10 (37.04%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 8 (29.63%) C#
7 8 (29.63%) Data Extraction
8 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 7 (25.93%) .NET
9 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
10 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
10 5 (18.52%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
11 4 (14.81%) Finance
12 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
12 3 (11.11%) HTML
12 3 (11.11%) ETL
12 3 (11.11%) MS Access
12 3 (11.11%) CSS
12 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (7.41%) HTML5
13 2 (7.41%) CSS3
13 2 (7.41%) Kimball Methodology
13 2 (7.41%) Java
13 2 (7.41%) VBA
13 2 (7.41%) XML
13 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 5 (18.52%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
2 12 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (11.11%) MS Access
4 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.70%) MorphX
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Back Office
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) CSS
2 3 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (7.41%) CSS3
3 2 (7.41%) HTML5
3 2 (7.41%) XML
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.70%) DHTML
4 1 (3.70%) REST
4 1 (3.70%) Servlets
4 1 (3.70%) SGML
4 1 (3.70%) WCF
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
4 1 (3.70%) XSL
4 1 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Data Extraction
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) CRM
2 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (11.11%) ETL
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.70%) iOS Development
5 1 (3.70%) Logistics
5 1 (3.70%) OO
5 1 (3.70%) OOD
5 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.70%) Scrum
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) SQL
2 9 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 8 (29.63%) C#
4 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.41%) Java
5 2 (7.41%) VBA
6 1 (3.70%) Apple Swift
6 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) DBAmp
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.70%) SAP
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