The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 122 138 123
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 22 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.74% 0.34% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.36% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 3
Average daily rate £340 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.88 - £31.25
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
2846 3089 2451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.54% 95.81% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1906 1957 1481
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 174 162
Average hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% +42.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
Bristol +11 15 £340 +13.33% 1
Somerset +6 6 £400 -
Wiltshire -5 1 £275 -24.13% 2
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 21 (65.63%) SQL
2 19 (59.38%) SQL Server
3 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
4 14 (43.75%) T-SQL
4 14 (43.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (34.38%) Data Extraction
5 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (21.88%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (18.75%) MorphX
7 6 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (18.75%) .NET
8 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 4 (12.50%) MS Access
8 4 (12.50%) CRM
8 4 (12.50%) Finance
9 3 (9.38%) Banking
9 3 (9.38%) Teradata
9 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (9.38%) ETL
9 3 (9.38%) Oracle
9 3 (9.38%) VBA
9 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (9.38%) User Experience
9 3 (9.38%) Data Quality
10 2 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
10 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (6.25%) REST
10 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (6.25%) Data Structures

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 6 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (59.38%) SQL Server
2 14 (43.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (12.50%) MS Access
4 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.13%) QlikView
5 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (18.75%) MorphX
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Back Office
3 2 (6.25%) Electronics
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Advertising
4 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) CSS
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
2 2 (6.25%) REST
2 2 (6.25%) WCF
3 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.13%) DHTML
3 1 (3.13%) Dojo
3 1 (3.13%) HTML5
3 1 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.13%) Servlets
3 1 (3.13%) SGML
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) XML
3 1 (3.13%) XSL
3 1 (3.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Data Extraction
2 3 (9.38%) User Experience
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) CRM
2 3 (9.38%) ETL
3 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
3 2 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.13%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.13%) Integration Testing
4 1 (3.13%) iOS Development
4 1 (3.13%) Logistics
4 1 (3.13%) Microservices
4 1 (3.13%) Migration
4 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
4 1 (3.13%) Web Development
4 1 (3.13%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) SQL
2 14 (43.75%) T-SQL
3 3 (9.38%) VBA
4 2 (6.25%) C#
4 2 (6.25%) Java
4 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) DBAmp
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) Teradata
3 2 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.13%) Tableau
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