The first table below looks at the demand for the Microsoft Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

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.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Developer
Rank 134 122 139
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 8 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.23% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Average daily rate £289 £335 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.80% -16.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £335 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £335 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £24.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -25.55%
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3028 2207 3325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 92.26% 94.08% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1839 1304 1930
Average daily rate £350 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 149 239
Average hourly rate £19.31 £15.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.73% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Developer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 23 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -17 4 £289 - 1
Gloucestershire +9 2 £105 -
Somerset -18 1 £385 +14.92%
Wiltshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Microsoft Developer in their job title 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 with Microsoft Developer in their job title.

1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) VBA
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (53.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (40.00%) XML
3 6 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 4 (26.67%) MS Access
4 4 (26.67%) .NET
4 4 (26.67%) C#
5 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 3 (20.00%) CRM
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) JSON
5 3 (20.00%) WCF
5 3 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (13.33%) Workflow
6 2 (13.33%) InfoPath
6 2 (13.33%) MS Office
6 2 (13.33%) Intranet
7 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
7 1 (6.67%) Commerce Server
7 1 (6.67%) MVC
7 1 (6.67%) Retail
7 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET
7 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Microsoft Developer in their job title 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 with Microsoft Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Commerce Server
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) InfoPath
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) MS Access
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) XML
2 4 (26.67%) Web Services
2 4 (26.67%) .NET
3 3 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (20.00%) JSON
3 3 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) XSL
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) CRM
3 3 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) VBA
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) C#
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
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